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Continuing Education

The SPS Office of Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) provides learning opportunities to students and the community with courses that offer valuable career training, certifications and preparation for professional tests.

Jumpstart Your Career

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

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Certified Administrative Professional

Behavioral Sciences in Decision Making

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Center for Cognitive Bias, Heuristics, and Human Behavior


Continuing Education for K-12 Educators


Small Business Workshop


Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist

Certified Physical Therapy Aide

Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician

Medical Billing and Coding

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Optician Certification Training

Personal Trainer Certification

Pharmacy Technician Certification

Registered Dental Assistant Certification

Veterinary Assistant Training

Human Resources

SHRM Essentials

SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Certification Prep

Legal Studies

Center for Legal Studies


OMCP Social and Mobile Marketing Professional

Project Management

Project Management

Software Development

Certified Agile Full Stack Software Developer Bootcamp

Career Training and Personal Development

Browse hundreds of additional courses listed by our partners. 



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

MBA Foundation Courses

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