Executive Education

Explore New Fields. Expand Your Skills.

The University of Dallas Executive Education pass rate for all certification programs is over 20% greater than the national average.

The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business 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 | CFP

The University of Dallas 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. Discover more about our CFP program.

Certified Treasury Professional | CTP

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

Certified Information Systems Security Professional | CISSP®

The University of Dallas 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). Discover more about our CISSP program.

Certified Financial Planner and Analysis Professional | FP&A

Offered in partnership with the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP®), the Executive Education offers high-quality FP&A exam preparation course at our Irving, Texas campus Tuesday nights. Discover more about our FP&A program.

HR Professional | PHR, SPHR

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 at our Irving, Texas campus weeknights or on alternating Saturdays. Discover more about our PHR & SPHR programs.

Project Management Professional | PMP

Executive Education offers offers premium quality PMP® exam preparation utilizing the CertWise Learning System for PMP Exam Preparation. Our course will prepare your project managers to pass the PMP exam and sharpen their knowledge and practical skills to make an immediate impact on their jobs and your organization. Allow us to help you save time, increase effectiveness, and simplify implementation of your project management training. Discover more about our PMP program.


2018 Galbraith Lecture Explores 'Dante and Liturgical Time'

As we age, most of us ask ourselves, where has the time gone? Borrowing text from UD's Core curriculum, this spring semester's Galbraith Lecture will explore the difference between our own perception of time, and how the philosopher-poet Dante Alighieri viewed mankind's immortal clock, steeped in Scripture and in life.

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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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