Professional Certificates

Our non-credit certificates offer professional advancement as well as certification preparation.

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Executive Coaching

A four month (132 hours), on-campus certificate designed to develop coaching skills for organizational settings.


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Essentials of Human Resources

Five online sessions providing a complete overview of human resource roles and responsibilities.


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Human Resource Management

12 online sessions to advance your HR skills by preparing for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification exam.


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Architecting Business Solutions with Pegasystems

Jumpstart your career with American University’s Pegasystems 5-week training certification program.


Online Graduate Certificates

Our six Graduate Certificates are 12 credits each and can be completed within six to eight months. These certificates offer the option of face-to-face, on-campus Immersions.

The Immersion learning experience is designed to enhance your education by blending course project presentations, experiential site visits, and professional development into an optional part of your core certificate course SPEXS 660.

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Agile Project Management

Learn the foundations of the Agile method for managing projects and empowering teams.


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Healthcare Management

Advance in the evaluation of healthcare delivery methods, processes, and technology innovation.


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Human Resource Analytics & Management

Increase organizational effectiveness using the latest HR technologies.


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Instructional Design & Learning Analytics

Enhance project effectiveness and fulfill compliance requirements.


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Project Monitoring & Evaluation

Gain the core competencies to evaluate project performance for the diverse social impact factor.


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Sports Analytics & Management

Focus on the strategic management of sports organizations through analytics, evaluation, and technology.