Professional Development & Leadership

Southern Utah University's Professional Development and Leadership program offers opportunities for working adults to advance in their careers and pursue educational goals by providing access to a number of in-person and online training, certificate and degree options.

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Upcoming Courses


Available Certificates

Certificates/Courses Category MIS MPA MBA M.Ed BA/BS
3B0105 Transition Course Aviation & Systems Management
Alumni Leadership Academy Leadership
Assessment in E-learning Online Teaching &  Post-Bachelor Certificates
Amazon Web Services Academy Business Management & Communications
Aviation Maintenance Training Generals Aviation & Systems Management
Best Friends Executive Leadership Certification Animal Services
Best Friends Management Leadership Certification Animal Services
Best Friends National Conference Course Animal Services
Best Friends Professional Development Symposium Animal Services
Best Friends Running a Lifesaving Sanctuary Certification Animal Services
Better Your Business Leadership & Business Management & Communications
Community Health Worker Healthcare & Learn and Work In Utah
Cyber Security Fundamentals Business Management & Communications
Enriched Teaching Skills & Practices for the Professional Instructor Online Teaching
Entrepreneurship Case Studies & Applications
Foundations of Fundraising Public Administration &  Post-Bachelor Certificates
Foundations of Grant Writing Public Administration &  Post-Bachelor Certificates
Inadvertent Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IIMC) Course Aviation & Systems Management
Instructional Design for E-Learning Online Teaching &  Post-Bachelor Certificates
Iron Leaders Academy Leadership
Leadership Coaching Strategies Leadership &  Post-Bachelor Certificates
Leadership Essentials Leadership &  Post-Bachelor Certificates
Non-Profit Management Public Administration &  Post-Bachelor Certificates
Online & Remote Teaching Foundations Online Teaching
Online Teaching for Educators Online Teaching & Post-Bachelor Certificates
Parks & Tourism Learn and Work In Utah
Parks and Public Land Stewardship Parks & Public Lands
Principles of Contemporary Animal Services Certificate Animal Services
Project Management Learn and Work In Utah
Business Management & Communications
Remote Work Foundations
Strategic Leadership Leadership &  Post-Bachelor Certificates
Upset Recovery Course Aviation & Systems Management
Utah Municipal Clerks Association Conference Course Public Administration
Utah Rural Leadership Academy Leadership & Public Administration

Depending on educational background and goals, SUU Professional Development students have opportunities to apply academic credits toward SUU bachelor’s or master’s degree programs. To find out how to apply your earned credits toward a degree, call 435-865-8463or email

SUU Professional Development certificates and courses with checkmarks in the table are approved to transfer into the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies (MIS), Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Education (M.Ed) programs. SUU bachelor degree programs (B.A. or B.S.) may accept professional development credits and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process.

SUU bachelor degree programs (B.A. or B.S.) may accept 5000-level credits as upper-division elective credits and/or 0500-level credits through the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process. SUU master degree programs accept 5000-level credits as elective credits or course substitutions.

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