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Improve and expand your performance in your current position or prepare for career advancement and change. The Division of Professional and Continuing Education at the University of San Diego offers affordable, high-quality professional development and continuing education courses, programs and certificates. Upgrade your skills or earn a credential or certificate. Take a single course or begin a certificate program, which can be completed in only a few months.

USD's Professional and Continuing Education offers:

  • Excellent Academics: Curricular excellence, top ranked university reputation, flexible formats, personalized, superior support, and over 300 courses, professional programs and certificates
  • Excellent Learning Experiences: USD faculty, expert practitioner instructors, convenient schedules, certificate credential, and graduate-level extension credit
  • Excellent Service: Small classes sizes, affordable tuition, no application requirements, customized private and group professional development
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NEW - Open House - August 28, 6 - 7 PM - Business and Engineering Programs


Thinking of giving your career a boost? Then don't miss this opportunity to roll up your sleeves and get started by learning important program information.

Mathematics Vision Project Conference - August 4 - 8 in San Diego


Become a Designer of Learning with Mathematics Vision Project Tools, an open educational resource aligned with the CMI framework and the new Core Standards!

NEW - TEFL Certificate


TRAVEL and TEACH ENGLISH in the U.S. and ABROAD - Become TEFL certified. TEFL Foundations starts soon.

College readiness improves freshman retention


U-T MarketConnect San Diego article examines how our 2014 Accelerated Summer Academic Program (ASAP) offerings allow high school students to prepare for college through 30 advanced placement and honors courses ...

Not all continuing education is the same


Get the best education to advance your career. U-T MarketConnect San Diego article reviews how  continuing education offerings at the University of San Diego ...

Health Care Informatics Careers on the Rise


A recent UT in-depth, front-page story on health care informatics points out that these days health care is all digital: Digital changes spawn new health careers.