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Western provides a range of options to help you achieve your career and professional goals. From professional certificates and bootcamps to test preparation programs and short courses, Western gives you the edge you need to shine on the job site.

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Entrepreneurship Leadership & Management

Become an Entrepreneurial Leader

Connect with other female entrepreneurs and learn how to start/operate your own business, pitch a new venture and expand your leadership skills.

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Leadership & Management

Become a Certified Sustainability Practitioner and Leader

Learn how to prepare your organization to be sustainable through lean times, in an uncertain economy and environment.

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Marketing

Master the Skills of a Digital Marketer

Gain practical training and expertise in the most in-demand marketing domains.
 

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Business Healthcare Legal

Earn Your Cannabis Certificate Online

Certificates in healthcare, law, business and agriculture.

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Business Marketing

Achieve Success in Sales Operations

Get the strategic know-how, Salesforce credentials, and real-world experience you need to supercharge your career. 

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Environmental

Develop skills needed to solve environmental questions

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Leadership

WWU's Intensive English Program (IEP) is partnering with iLEAP to provide the Global Leadership Academy, which nurtures leadership in young people and equips them with the personal and professional tools needed to address the challenges of the 21st century. 

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Communication & Writing

Offered in partnership with Ed2Go. This course is designed for anyone who wishes to develop their technical writing abilities to a professional level. You'll learn research methods, audience considerations, style, drafting and revision techniques, how to work in a collaborative environment, and more.

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Business

Offered in partnership with Ed2Go. Help your company achieve its environmental goals with this online Certified Green Supply Chain Professional course. Gain the skills you'll need to make a green impact on global sourcing, material management, procurement and buying, transportation and logistics, and new product development.

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Art & Design Business Communication & Writing Marketing

Offered in partnership with Ed2Go. This online course will teach you how to drive traffic, generate leads, and increase conversion through well-defined marketing strategy.

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Computing & IT

Offered in partnership with Ed2Go. This online Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) course will teach you the valuable details that every information security professional needs to know.

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Western Washington University is conveniently located throughout the Puget Sound and the Central Salish Sea regions and online. Whether personal enrichment or career related, Western can help you reach your educational goals.

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