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University of Delaware Online Professional Development Programs

Expand Your Expertise with Convenience Online

Continue to build on your education and professional skills with one of our University of Delaware online certificate programs. Each brings together expert faculty and leading-edge curriculum with the convenient and flexible access of online learning.

UD Online For-Credit Certificates

Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

Certificate of Business Essentials

Completed as a combination of online and on-campus study, this certificate program is for students and working professionals outside of business who would like to earn a business-related certificate to complement their bachelor’s degree.
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College of Arts & Sciences

Graduate Certificate in Socially Responsible and Sustainable Apparel Business

This program addresses labor and environmental problems in the global supply chains for the apparel, textile and footwear industries. The certificate is comprised of nine, one-credit courses offered online.
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College of Engineering

Graduate Certificate Program in Composite Materials

This certificate program is designed for engineering and science professionals who are new to the field of composite materials or wish to expand their knowledge of composite materials.
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Graduate Certificate Program in Railroad Engineering

The Graduate Certificate Program in Railroad Engineering prepares participants to meet railroad industry employers expectations regarding knowledge of railroad and rail transit. The railroad industry is growing and hiring qualified individuals into long-term, high-paying careers, and this certificate can help participants become competitive candidates for these positions and for advancement in the field.
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College of Health Sciences

Dietetic Internship

This internship provides graduates of a didactic program in dietetics (DPD) with an opportunity to increase their knowledge of food and nutrition science, and to acquire competencies needed to practice dietetics in a variety of settings.
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Molecular Diagnostics Certificate

This program has a hybrid online and on-campus format. It provides medical laboratory scientists working in forensics, biotechnology or pharmaceutics with the opportunity to update skills and knowledge to help meet the demands of modern molecular biology theory and application.
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UD Online Noncredit Certificates

Clinical Trials Management Certificate

This certificate is appropriate for professionals who have a strong science and/or healthcare-related background. Gain a complete perspective of clinical trials management to develop leadership skills and enhance career options.
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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

This certificate provides a foundation in Six Sigma and Lean methodologies, providing insights to help you improve business processes with disciplined and data-driven approaches. This is a hybrid online and on-campus format including required attendance at approximately five face-to-face classes in Newark, DE.
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Social Media Marketing Strategy Certificate

The program centers on developing and managing social media marketing campaigns and content to encourage engagement across social networks. This is a hybrid online and on-campus format including required attendance at approximately 12 face-to-face classes in Newark, DE.
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UD Online Noncredit Courses

Essentials of Clinical Sleep Health and Education

This course presents health care professionals with insight into the medical specialty of sleep medicine, associated comorbid conditions, clinical evaluation of sleep, testing and treatment options, monitoring of therapeutic compliance, education of the patient/family/community, and development of a sleep wellness plan.
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Health Care Risk Management Online

Enhance your understanding of the emergent models of health care risk management, improving your knowledge and enabling you to integrate systems for risk management, quality and patient safety into your professional responsibilities.
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RN Refresher

This course updates and enhances the nursing knowledge and clinical skills of inactive registered nurses preparing for re-entry into active practice and meets continuing education requirements for nurses to renew or maintain their licenses. It addresses foundational competencies for medical-surgical nursing in today’s increasingly complex practice settings.
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Socially Responsible and Sustainable Business–Online Short Courses

UD Online and Cahn Group are jointly offering a set of online short courses addressing important issues faced by businesses today. Courses start at any time, and include:

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