Professional Education

Graduate Programs in Software (GPS) offers high-impact professional education on a wide range of topics designed to expand your knowledge and help accelerate your career. These non-credit short courses include workshops, seminars and lectures in the fields of data science, software engineering, information technology and more.

Upcoming professional education courses: August - September 2020.

  • Data Analytics with R -- starts August 24th
    Program Dates: August 24th – September 19th, 2020
    Course Format: Online asynchronous with live online/synchronous sessions on 9/3, 9/10 & 9/17
    This course introduces business professionals to the power of the R programming language for data analysis, visualization, and reporting. Through real-world scenarios and datasets in a project-based format, participants will learn how to leverage R in their day-to-day work to produce professional visualizations and summaries of their data, revealing insights that drive decision-making for their organization.
    Learn more and register soon for the Data Analytics with R course.

Upcoming Mini Master's programs: October 2020.

(Register early and save $500 per program!*)

  • Mini Master of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) -- starts October 5th
    Program Dates: October 5 - 9, 2020. 
    Data can help companies improve their operations and make faster, more intelligent business decisions. The Mini Master of Big Data and AI is a response to the expansive growth in data and the corresponding need to store, search, share and analyze massive data sets. A broad range of topics in the field of AI will be covered.
    Learn more and register for the Mini Master of Big Data and AI.

  • Mini Master of Business Analysis -- starts October 19th
    Program Dates: October 19 -23, 2020.
    Designed for professionals wanting to enhance their understanding of the topics related to the roles, responsibilities, and skills necessary to be an effective business analyst or project manager. 
    Learn more and register for the Mini Master of Business Analysis.

  • Mini Master of Information Technology -- starts October 12th 
    Program Dates: October 12 - 16, 2020.
    Designed for anyone from any profession who wants a better understanding of the critical and cutting edge topics, current practices and issues in information technology and how these topics impact their organization.
    Learn more and register for the Mini Master of Information Technology.

View all Graduate Programs in Software sponsored professional development courses available for registration on the St. Thomas Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) department site. 

Questions? Please complete the form to the right so we may follow up with you. Or contact Jana Studelska, Program Coordinator, at 651-962-5564 or email for assistance.