Continuing Education & Professional Opportunities for Adult Learners

The Adult Career Coaching Center (ACCC) in the School of Professional & Extended Studies houses continuing education opportunities and professional development resources for the adult learner who is considering returning to the workforce, making a career change, advancing in their current role or building on previous degrees or existing knowledge. Offerings range from group workshops to professional certifications and provide students with the skills they need to advance their careers and facilitate their own professional development.


Executive Coaching Certificate Program
An International Coach Federation (ICF) Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) for individuals who want to develop coaching skills and apply them in realistic organizational settings.

Certificate in Essentials of Human Resources
This course provides a solid overview of key aspects of HR and tools you can immediately put to use in your organization.

Certificate in Professional Human Resource Management
Prepare to earn the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) and establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert.

Design Your Life for Success Workshop
This workshop explores the goals, strategies, and tactics necessary to live a successful, fulfilled, and productive life.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Assessment and Interpretation
Available by appointment to current SPExS online graduate degree and certificate students.

Lauren Meier, Assistant Director of Graduate Programs and Online Learning


Lauren Meier 
Assistant Director, Graduate Programs & Online Learning
(202) 895-4942