Professional Development

Select Your Program

USF Continuing Education offers a variety of programs and courses developed to provide working professionals with new, updated, or complementary knowledge and skills. Taught by industry-experienced instructors in a hands-on environment, our classes are designed to help you advance your career in a variety of growing fields.

Financial Planning

In competitive growth industries like financial planning, credentials position professionals for success. The Financial Planner Certificate/CFP® Certification Exam Preparation program is designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills needed to provide comprehensive, full-service financial planning services and prepare you to take the CFP® Certification Examination.

Human Resource Management

Advance your career in human resource management! Our training programs for entry-level and seasoned professionals will give you the skills and knowledge needed to stand out from the crowd. Flexible options allow you to take individual courses, or enroll in a comprehensive certificate or certification program.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Earn a highly sought after certification and develop skills in quality/business process improvement with Lean Sign Sigma Green Belt. Position your organization for success in the global economy by learning to streamline operations while providing quality products and services.

Management and Supervision

Whether you are a new manager or an experienced supervisor, these courses will help you gain the skills you need to effectively manage staff for optimal productivity. Management topics include coaching and mentoring, finance, problem-solving, decision-making, and project management.

Marketing and Public Relations

Public relations skills are becoming increasingly critical in both private and public sectors. These courses will explore the role of public relations today, and will provide you with practical skills that you can immediately put into practice.

Meeting and Event Planning

Whether you are a new meeting and event manager or considering a career change, our Meeting and Event Planning Certificate is ideal. Learn the skills involved in successfully planning, budgeting, and implementing successful conferences, meetings, and other special events. Flexible options allow you to take individual courses, or enroll in the comprehensive certificate program.

Nonprofit Management

Crucial to the success of any nonprofit organization are the knowledge, tools and skills needed to grow in today’s competitive environment. Our training will help you explore the needs of today’s nonprofit organizations and provide practical skills you can immediately put into practice.

Photography

Our photography program is an excellent means to explore an interest in photography, either as a hobby, or for professional development. Enhance your knowledge of commercial photography, or complement a career in public relations, marketing, graphic design, or writing. Flexible options allow you to take individual courses, or enroll in the comprehensive certificate program.

Project Management

Project management is a critical component of organizational success in today's global business environment. Get the training you need to succeed! Learn to plan, develop and complete projects successfully — on time and on budget. Flexible options allow you to take individual courses or enroll in a comprehensive certificate or certification prep program.