Enhance Your Skills
Our non-credit programs are ideal for those seeking to advance their careers or begin a brand-new one in a specific industry or field. Choose from a range of subject areas, from turf management to real estate licensure.
Work with industry experts and professional faculty, all while studying on your schedule in a way that works for you: online, on campus, or both.
The Arts Extension Service offers non-credit options for their three online Certificates in Arts Management - Core, Professional and Leadership. A non-credit option is ideal for those who are committed to the field but aren't in need of a degree, would like to focus on learning and not a grade or are just simply looking to save money. These options are fully online and provide the same level of education as the for-credit programs.
Held throughout the year, these workshops helps candidates for educator licensure in Massachusettsprepare to pass the Communication and Literacy Skills (CLS) portion of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL).
UMass Amherst has chosen to partner with Simplilearn to offer online applied learning bootcamps to professionals. Simplilearn’s award-winning immersive learning model delivered via live virtual classes focuses on outcome-driven learning to create immediate career impact. These professional training programs support a key goal of UMass Amherst – meeting the needs of students at every stage in their educational and professional lives.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst has partnered with The Ken Blanchard Companies® to provide a new virtual learning experience for professional development. These management workshops support a key goal of UMass Amherst – meeting the needs of students at every stage in their educational and professional lives.
Designed for performing musicians in the early stages of their careers,this program offers you private instruction with UMass Music & Dance Department faculty and participation in the Department’s many ensembles.
WMWP is a local site of the National Writing Project, which provides professional development and literacy leadership programs by teachers for teachers. They offer a range of professional development and programs, including courses, certificates, and summer institutes.
Designed for experienced professionals working with golf courses, athletic fields, parks, municipal and private grounds, fine lawns, and landscapes, this certificate program helps you learn concepts essential to maintaining high-quality turf, with emphasis on environmental stewardship and fiscal responsibility.