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


UD Presents: 'Dwelling: Paintings by Peter Ligon and Layla Luna'

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition featuring two Dallas/Fort Worth area artists, Peter Ligon and Layla Luna, who articulate the architectural styling of dwelling spaces in their paintings. Both artists will give presentations at an opening reception on Friday, March 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Haggar Art History Auditorium located in the Haggerty Art Village on the University of Dallas’ Irving campus.

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Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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