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.

Big Data and Data Science

The Big Data and Data Science program is an integrated and comprehensive online course designed for adult professionals interested in the field of... read more about Big Data and Data Science Online Program »

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This curriculum, comprised of five individual courses, provides the tools and training to be able to communicate persuasively and critically in the... read more about Business Communication »

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This course deals with business ethics, the consideration of questions of moral right versus wrong in the context of business practice. Individual... read more about Business Ethics In the 21st Century »

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The online, self-paced Digital Media and Marketing Certificate is designed for individuals seeking to enhance their existing digital marketing skills... read more about Digital Media & Marketing »

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This online certificate program introduces key issues in entrepreneurship for those looking to start a business on their own. What does it take to... read more about Entrepreneurship »

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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 online certificate program introduces non-financial managers to the essentials of finance. The course will help you become conversant in... read more about Finance Essentials »

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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 program, which utilizes the official SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP  preparation is a 36 hour course designed... read more about Human Resource Management »

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The Duke HR Management Program is also offered in an intensive daytime format.  This format is ideal for students who cannot commit to a weeknight... read more about Human Resource Management - Intensive Track »

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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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Because organizations must innovate to stay alive in today's highly competitive marketplace, organizations need employees who can channel their... read more about Innovation & Critical Thinking  »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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This self-paced, online certificate is designed for individuals who are new to management roles and responsibilities. Every day new managers face... read more about Manager’s Toolbox Certificate »

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This self-paced, online certificate is designed for individuals who seek an introduction to the process of creating, administering, or teaching... read more about Online Learning Certificate »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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

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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 »

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As the supply chain grows in complexity, and companies increasingly source products and services from a more diverse and global set of suppliers, the... read more about Supply Side Management »

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A sustainable business is one that generates profits for its owners, protects the environment, and improves the lives of the people with whom it... read more about Sustainable Management »

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This program teaches fundamental technical communication skills to those considering an entry level career in technical communications or those... read more about Technical Communication »