Professional and Continuing Education
Creating Learning Opportunities for More Than 30 Years!
Improve and expand your performance in your current position or prepare for career advancement and change through professional development programs at the University of San Diego (USD). Professional and Continuing Education offers affordable, high-quality professional development in both classroom and online continuing education courses, programs, and certificates. Choose from 600 courses and upgrade your skills with continuing professional development to gain an advantage in your organization. Start a professional development program at USD by taking a single course or beginning a certificate program, which can be completed in only a few months.
Certificate programs offered by PCE and information about them can be found in the PCE catalog or by clicking on the links below.
- Event Management
- Project Management Certificate (online)
- Health Care Informatics Certificate
- TEFL Certificate
- TESOL Certificate (online)
- Nonprofit Management Certificate
- Real Estate Finance, Investments and Development Certificate
- Strategic Online Marketing Certificate
- ABA Approved Paralegal Certificate
- LSAT, GMAT and GRE Preparation Courses
- Six Sigma Black Belt
- Six Sigma Green Belt
- Lean Improvement Methods
- Lean Six Sigma
Mission and Values
The University of San Diego's Division of Professional and Continuing Education (PCE) offers a robust portfolio of courses and programs needed by aspiring professionals that evolves in response to their professional development in the fields of business, education, and health care.
PCE nurtures key partnerships on the local, national and international level to better able to serve the working professionals who seek to enhance or build careers as well as with their employers to help achieve their highest value and potential. With University of San Diego faculty, other experts and accomplished practitioners we create educational opportunities and programs that students need to:
- Improve performance with new skills and knowledge
- Advance in their careers and open doors to new opportunities
- Make positive, meaningful change in their organizations and communities
The Mission of the University of San Diego
The University of San Diego is committed to advancing academic excellence, expanding liberal and professional knowledge, creating a diverse and inclusive community, and preparing leaders dedicated to ethical conduct and compassionate service. The Division of Professional and Continuing Education shares this mission through academic outreach to adult and professional students.
The Division of Professional and Continuing Education is an agile and innovative academic organization committed to university and community partners in ways that serve the working professionals and their employers. Thousands of returning students, current students and employers have put their trust in PCE to provide excellent educational opportunities for their personal and professional growth.