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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

Scherer Lecturer Poses American Economy's 'Big Questions'

Father Joseph W. Koterski, associate professor of philosophy at Fordham University, will deliver the keynote for this week's University of Dallas Scherer Lecture, "A Practical Moral Vision for the American Economy," in which he addresses the state of current natural law reflected on economics.

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Rome Essay Winner Focuses on Greater Appreciation for Beauty

A new insight and awareness of beauty became the subject of the essay, titled "Learning to See," that won Aspen Daniels, BA '19, first place in the fall 2016 University of Dallas Rome Program Essay Contest, which engages students studying abroad through the university's Rome Program in describing a place they visited or an encounter they had during their study abroad semester, exploring how some part of the Rome Program curriculum better enabled them to comprehend that experience.

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Learning to See

I was shocked by the beauty I saw when I stepped inside the door, and I wondered how I could have missed this before. The church wasn't large, but it didn't need to be because a dome soared upwards above our heads, giving an impression of grandeur. Bea pointed out that the dome was topped by a "lantern," one of our key terms; as we looked around at the marble and gold, naming the different architectural decorations, we realized how much skill it had taken to craft every detail.

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