Professional Development Certificate

Have your efforts at development recognized! UMass Amherst employees can receive a Professional Development Certificate upon completion of attending at least 15 hours of employee development classes and workshops. 


Certificate of completion requirements:

  1. All workshops and classes must be offered through Workplace Learning & Development (WLD)  and/or The Partnership for Worker Education (WE).
  2. Complete 15 hours of learning by taking multiple classes. In-person, online via Zoom and/or LinkedIn Learning classes are eligible.  Linkedin Learning classes of 30 minutes (.5 hours) or more are eligible.
  3. The required number of classroom hours must be completed within a 2 year time frame (24 consecutive months).
  4. Upon completion of the 15 hours, a Tracking Sheet listing the completed workshops and classes must be submitted to the WLD office for verification (via email, campus mail, or stop by the office in 303 Goodell). 

To begin:

  • Register for WLD and WE workshops and classes.
  • Save the Employee Professional Development Certificate Tracking Sheet to begin documenting your workshops today. Once the list of completed workshops and classes are verified by WLD, a certificate of achievement and a letter of congratulations will be mailed. 

The Professional Development Certificate program is sponsored by Workplace Learning & Development and The Partnership for Worker Education.

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