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Continuing Education

The School of Professional Studies provides professional development and continuing education to students and the community with courses that can provide valuable career training, certifications and preparation for professional tests.

Important: Personal Development certifications and certificates of completion DO NOT require an application and/or admittance to the University of the Incarnate Word. Those interested in enrolling in one of the programs below will need to follow the registration instructions on the individual program web page. The Apply and/or Request Info buttons located throughout this site are specifically for degree-seeking students. Financial Aid, active-duty and VA benefits do not apply to personal development program offerings. For more information, contact

Online Courses

Center for Legal Studies

The School of Professional Studies at the University of the Incarnate Word selects uniquely-qualified providers to deliver exciting opportunities for those interested in beginning a new career. The Center for Legal Studies offer professionals certificates in several legal subject areas to help students gain the skills and knowledge to advance their careers.

Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician

Common Professional Component (CPC)
(Also substitute as prerequisites or common professional components (CPCs) to the MBA degree programs)

Continuing Education for K-12 Educators

The School of Professional Studies at the University of the Incarnate Word has selected a uniquely-qualified provider to deliver exciting opportunities for those interested in career advancement. We have partnered with Virtual Education Software (VESi) to offer teachers in grades K-12 the opportunity to gain valuable skills through continuing education course work.

Online Personal Development Courses and Career Training

SPS has selected Ed2Go to deliver relevant, interactive and affordable online programs. Choose from 400+ online courses available that range from accounting and arts to technology and wellness. All of the Ed2Go courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. The online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you.

Project Management
Gain the skills you need to succeed with our online courses in project management fundamentals, project management applications and high speed management tactics. Additionally, we offer Project Management Professional (PMP) preparatory courses that prepares students to take the PMP certification exam.

SHRM Essentials

SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Certification Prep

Over 90 courses and certificates program to select and gain valuable knowledge and achieve a certificate of completion.

Classroom or Hybrid Courses

New! Certified Agile Full Stack Software Developer Bootcamp

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

New! Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist

New! Medical Billing and Coding 

Personal Trainer Certification

Pharmacy Technician Certification

Registered Dental Assistant Certification

SHRM Essentials

SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Certification Prep

Small Business Workshop