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 AA/AS
Alumni Leadership Academy Leadership
Amazon Web Services Academy Business Management & Communications
Behavioral and Psychiatric Health Technician Test Prep
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
Bookkeeping Administration Pro Test Prep
Business Management & Organizational Leadership for PMP Test Prep
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
Executive Assistant Test Prep
Home Health Aide Test Prep
Iron Leaders Academy Leadership
Medical Administrative Assistant Test Prep
Medical Billing Test Prep
Medical Coding and Billing for Outpatient Services Test Prep
Medical Coding and Billing for Inpatient Services Test Prep
Medical Records Specialist Test Prep
Mental Health Technician Test Prep
National Park Service GIS Parks & Public Lands
Online & Remote Teaching Foundations Online Teaching
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
Utah Municipal Clerks Association Conference Course Public Administration
Utah Rural Leadership Academy Leadership & Public Administration
Veterinary Assistant Test Prep

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 435-865-8463 or 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 elective credits. SUU master degree programs accept 5000-level credits as elective credits or course substitutions.

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