Executive Education Programs

Explore New Fields. Expand Your Skills.

The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business Executive Education offers a variety of programs for professionals, students, faculty, and staff interested in exploring new career options or expanding their skills through specialized training and certification in a variety of fields. 

Certified Financial Planner

Offered in partnership with Zahn Associates, the Center for Professional Development offers a Certified Financial Planner Certificate Program approved by the CFP Board of Standards. Conveniently located on the University of Dallas Irving, Texas campus on Fridays and Saturdays over a 10-month period, the program is perfect for working professionals who are interested in financial planning instruction that emphasizes quality client service. Tuition for the program includes course materials and may qualify for tuition reimbursement with some employers. Click here for more information.

Certified Treasury Professional

Offered in partnership with the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP®), Executive Education offers a Certified Treasury Professional exam preparation course designed to help you achieve your CTP certification goal. Click here for more information.

CISSP® (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) Training

Executive Education has partnered with Netlynx to provide high quality training for IT and cybersecurity professionals interested in obtaining their CISSP® certification. Since 2003, the University of Dallas has been recognized as a Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance / Cybersecurity by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Click here for more information.

HR Manager

Executive Education offers two programs for HR professionals interested in expanding their understanding of the Human Relations field. The two-day Essentials of HR Management course is perfect for those interested in a career in HR or are new to the field. For more experienced professionals our 12 week Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) courses offer high-quality exam preparation both online or in a more traditional face to face setting at our Irving, Texas campus weeknights or on alternating Saturdays. Click here for more information.

Leadership Programs

Executive Education offers leadership programs which include the Certificate in Business Dynamics for Management and custom leadership programming. Click here for more information.


UD Adds 'Best Value' and 'Best Colleges' Rankings for 2017

Forbes and MONEY magazine have included the University of Dallas, once again, in their annual rankings of America's most valuable and affordable colleges and universities. Dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence, both rankings reward UD for being one of the nation's top higher education institutions.

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Rekindling 'The Truth of Human Experience'

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In Memoriam: Robert "Bob" J. Finegan

Former university trustee Robert "Bob" J. Finegan, passed away last week on July 7, 2017, at the age of 79, surrounded by his loved ones. He will be dearly missed and remembered as a courageous and kind spirit.

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