Professional Certificates

Whether you are looking to upgrade skills in your current field or looking for training in a whole new area, our Professional Certificates can help you take that next step on your career track. Our programs are designed with the needs of working adults in mind, with evening and weekend class sessions and at a moderate cost. Join an energetic, committed peer network in classes taught by seasoned professionals and gain a credential that makes you stand out in today’s changing and competitive workplace. Click on the links below to find out more about our Professional Certificate offerings.

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This self-paced, online certificate is designed for students looking to enhance their writing style, format and grammar in the business environment.... read more about Business Communication »

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This program is intended for individuals with prior IT experience and training. The Cloud Computing Professional Certificate program offers 300 hours... read more about Cloud Computing Professional »

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The online, self-paced Digital Media and Marketing Certificate is designed for individuals ready to expand their skill set in today’s internet driven... read more about Digital Media & Marketing »

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This certificate is designed for individuals who are interested in or new to the field of human resources, and also for managers who are looking for... read more about Essentials of Human Resource Management »

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The Event Development Certificate is designed for both seasoned professionals in the event and meeting planning industry as well as for individuals... read more about Event Development »

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This accelerated certificate program is designed to meet the challenges faced by financial planning professionals in the brokerage, insurance,... read more about Financial Planning »

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The Duke HR Management (SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification preparation course) program is a 35 hour course designed primarily for individuals seeking... read more about Human Resource Management »

We are pleased to announce that our HR Management Program is now being offered in an intensive daytime format.  This format is ideal for students who... read more about Human Resource Management - Intensive Track »

This self-paced, online program is designed for HR professionals seeking continuing education hours toward their SHRM-CP/SCP, PHR or SPHR... read more about Human Resources CE Courses Online »

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The IT Foundations with Cloud Computing program is designed for individuals new to IT or those with limited experience and prior training. The... read more about IT Foundation with Cloud Computing »

The Certificate Program in Legal Nurse Consulting is for registered nurses (RN) who are interested in applying their medical skills and expertise to... read more about Legal Nurse Consulting - Classroom Program »

The Online Certificate Program in Legal Nurse Consulting is for registered nurses (RN) who are interested in applying their medical skills and... read more about Legal Nurse Consulting - Online Program »

Through a partnership with The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), Duke is proud to offer the Online CMAexcel Program, a review program for... read more about Management Accounting - CMAexcel Online »

This certificate program is designed for individuals who are seeking a career change and the skill-set for a successful transition into the paralegal... read more about Paralegal Classroom Program »

This certificate program is designed for individuals who are seeking a career change and the skill-set for a successful transition into the paralegal... read more about Paralegal Online Program »

The paralegal field continues to be a growing profession, so what can an experienced paralegal do to stay on top of a competitive market? Modeled... read more about Paralegal Specialist Certificates »

This certificate program is designed for individuals who are seeking a career change and the skill-set for a successful transition into the paralegal... read more about Paralegal Summer Intensive Program »

This program, created in affiliation with MindEdge and Six Sigma Black Belts, is inclusive of all topics covered by the International Association for... read more about Six Sigma Green Belt »

This 5-month weeknight program teaches fundamental technical communication skills to those considering an entry level career in technical... read more about Technical Communication »

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Professor George Gopen is the creator of the groundbreaking method known as The Reader Expectation Approach.  This technique allows writers to... read more about Writing from the Reader's Perspective »