Professional Development for Business and IT Professionals

The business world is changing and adapting as technology impacts how we do our work quicker and more efficiently. We offer quality professional development courses and certificate programs to increase your marketability and to help you achieve your goals.

Certificate Programs

Partner: Ed2Go | Length: 6-9-12-18 months, 80-600 course hours |College Credit: PLA | Non-Credit: Yes | Cost: Varies; military discount available

You’ll prepare for a new career or advance within your current role with online career training certificate programs. From entrepreneurship and quality assurance to a digital marketing strategist, our online ed2go certificate programs for business will prepare you to grow or change your career. We’ve also got you covered across the IT function with computer programs, computer science and information technology. The length of the program varies from six to 18 months. 


Course Bundles

Partner: ed2go | Length: 6 weeks | College Credit: No | SCECHs: Some / Specific individual courses | Non-Credit: Yes | Cost: Varies

We’ve taken the guesswork out of which courses to take first in a topic with course bundles. Popular technology topics include programming, website design and database management.

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Customized Employee Training

Partner: Ed2Go-Pro, Central Michigan University | Length: 6 weeks | College Credit: N/A | Non-Credit: Yes | Cost: Varies

Customize your employee training in partnership with CMU and ed2go. With courses on everything from business administration and grant writing to digital video, we’ll customize a learning program to meet your company’s specific needs.


Professional Development Courses

Partner: Ed2Go | Length: 6 weeks | College Credit: N/A | CEUs: Yes | Non-Credit: Yes | Credit: PLA | Cost: Varies

Refresh your professional skills or build new ones. From accounting to design to technology, our online ed2go course bundles bring together two or more related instructor-led courses to boost your career. Courses are divided into 12 lessons over 24 hours of instruction. Pass the final exam and you can print off a certificate of completion.


Project Management

Partner: Project Management Institute and Central Michigan University  | Length: One month | College Credit: Certification to Credit option | Non-Credit: Yes | Cost: Varies

Boost your career as a project manager. In collaboration with the Program Management Institute (PMI) – Great Lakes Chapter, we offer accelerated non-credit courses to prepare you or your employees for certification in Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), Project Management Professional (PMP), and Program Management Professional (PgMP).

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Public Service Institutes

Partner: Michigan Association of Municipal Clerks (MAMC), Michigan Municipal Treasurers Institute (MMTI), Michigan Public Service Institute (MPSI) | Length: 3 years  | College Credit: 1-3 hours, undergraduate or graduate credit | Non-Credit: Yes | Tuition Rate: Graduate or Professional Development Rate

Training programs give municipal employees the chance to develop new skills and earn college credit. You may earn undergraduate or graduate credits from CMU by enrolling in an independent study class. 

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