Professional Development & Certificates

Professor speaking to small group of professional program students

With UMBC’s Institute of Extended Learning, your career opportunities are endless: from advancing in your current position to developing skills, increasing your prospects in a competitive job market, exploring career options, or keeping your team up to date with the latest technology, trends, and certifications. We offer a wide variety of comprehensive, in-depth workshops, programs, courses, and certifications to meet your needs and those of your workforce.

You can earn CEUs, PDUs, and industry accreditation with our variety of professional courses and certificates. Whether you are upgrading skills in your current field or seeking more training in a new area, our programs can help. Learners will gain the skills they need to become more productive, effective, and strategic contributors during these courses.

Online, self-paced courses in over 35 categories

  • Agile & Scrum
  • Human Resource Management
  • Cybersecurity
  • and more!

See the online catalog

In-person and hybrid programs

  • Biotechnology
  • Community Leadership
  • English Language Institute
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography

See professional development courses