Continuing & Professional Education

Professional Development. Personal Enrichment.

Certificate programs, noncredit courses, summer institutes and professional development programs for rising stars, career-switchers and the intellectually curious.

Whether you’re looking to enhance your career, expand your faith or explore new ideas, the University of Dallas offers nondegree-seeking adults a number of programs, courses and experiences through our four main schools and colleges. While many of these programs are open to anyone, some do require an advanced degree or professional credential in order to attend. Please check with the individual program if you are unclear about academic requirements or other prerequisites.

Program Listings

  • Business
    • Graduate Certificates
      • Accounting
      • Business Analytics
      • Cybersecurity
      • Finance
      • Global Business
      • Information & Technology Management
    • Professional Development
      • Certified Financial Planner
      • Certified Treasury Professional
      • Certified Information Systems Security Professional Training (CISSP®)
      • HR Manager
  • Education
    • Elementary Certification 
    • Middle School Certification
    • Secondary Certification
    • All-Level Certification
      • EC-12
      • Art
      • Theater Arts (Drama)
      • LOTE (Languages Other Than English)
  • Ministry
    • Catholic Biblical School
    • Adult Faith Formation
    • Programas en Espanol
    • Deacon Formation
    • Rome Program
  • Summer Institute in Classical Languages

News

UD Community Rallies for Charity Week

On Friday, Oct. 13, Catholics around the world gathered to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima, and as the UD community rallies for another Charity Week, we are reminded of our call to serve others. Starting Monday, Oct. 16, and lasting through Saturday, Oct. 21, the entire campus will raise funds for three nonprofits that align with the university's Catholic identity.

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Coming Home: Alumni & Family Weekend Is Fast Approaching

Alumni and Family Weekend (AFW) is the perfect time to reminisce over old memories and create new ones -- and if your graduation year ends in a 2 or a 7, to reunite with your classmates. This year, AFW is fast approaching: we'll officially kick off the festivities with TGIT on the night of Oct. 12.

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Clare Boothe Luce Lecturer Studies Nuclear Fusion: 'One of the Fundamental Forces in Nature'

The sun has been producing light for nearly five billion years, but where does its energy come from? As the mathematician and astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus first suggested, the sun rules the center of our solar system with a gravitational iron fist. Scientists since Copernicus have discovered that nuclear reactions in the sun's core generate energy to produce the light we see; those same reactions enable the production of elements in our universe that are heavier than hydrogen.

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