Top 10

Here's What You Wanted to Learn in 2019

If you're wondering which skills people want to add to their resumes, check out our ten most popular continuing and professional education programs from 2019.

Didn't get a chance to register this year? Lucky for you, all of these programs will be offered again in 2020!

10. Environmental Science for Society Certificate Program

The Environmental Science for Society Certificate Program is designed to help researchers, practitioners, political leaders, and educators actively confront society's most complex environmental challenges. It is a three-course, fully online program for anyone interested in the intersection between science and environmental decision making.

9. Food Safety Certificate Program

The Food Safety Training Program includes basic and advanced Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) training and Preventive Controls for Human Food training. These in-person classes meet at the University of Arizona Food Product & Safety Lab.

8. Project Management Training

Project management is one of the top-requested certifications in job postings nation-wide. It's no surprise that Project Management Professional (PMP) training was one of this year's top programs. We offer online and in-person training options.

7. Microsoft Excel Essentials

Microsoft Excel is another highly in-demand job skill. Our half-day hands-on Microsoft Excel Essentials training equips you with the basic skills you need to take control of your data.

6. Human Resources Certification (SHRM)

A certification from the Society of Human Resources (SHRM) shows employers that you know your HR stuff. Our Human Resources Certification Exam Prep class prepares you to take the SHRM Certified Professional (CP) or Senior Certified Professional (SCP) exam. The online class format lets you learn at your convenience.

5. School Psychology Workshops

The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) has outlined Domains of Professional Practice in its Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological Services. Our School Psychology Workshops systematically address these Domains and offer participants the chance to earn Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits. Workshops meet at the University of Arizona at Chandler.

4. Spanish-English Translation Certificate Program

The Spanish-English Translation Certificate Program is a 3-course fully online program designed to train entry-level translators to meet the needs of doctors' offices, hospitals, courts, law offices, schools and other settings.

3. Paralegal Certificate Program

Paralegal is one of the fastest-growing careers in the country. The online Paralegal Certificate Program prepares you for a career in this fast-growing field in just 14 weeks.

2. Data Analytics Boot Camp

Workers in almost every industry can benefit from adding data analysis skills to their resumes. In fact, by 2021, workers with data analysis skills will be twice as likely to get a job. Data Analytics Boot Camp is an immersive six-month classroom experience, where you will learn in-demand technologies like Excel, Python, JavaScript, SQL Databases, Tableau, and more. Classes meet evenings and weekends, and new Boot Camps start quarterly in Phoenix.

1. Coding Boot Camp

The University of Arizona Continuing & Professional Education Coding Boot Camp gives you the knowledge and skills to build dynamic end-to-end web applications and become a full stack web developer. Part-time (six month) and full-time (three month) options are available.