Professional and Continuing Education


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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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Certificate in Grant Writing

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Communication & Writing Non-Credit

Unlock Funding Opportunities with Expertise

Master the art of grant writing to secure vital resources and drive positive change.

Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Certificate

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Leadership & Management Entrepreneurship Non-Credit

Empower Your Business Journey

Join a dynamic program for skill enhancement and collaborative growth in entrepreneurship.

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt

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Business Leadership & Management Non-Credit

Achieve Precision in Process

Master the art of process improvement with this certified Six Sigma Green and Black Belt training program.

Digital Marketing Science

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Marketing Non-Credit

Master the Skills of a Digital Marketer

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

Cannabis Education Certificates

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Business Healthcare Legal Non-Credit

Earn Your Cannabis Certificate Online

Certificates in healthcare, law, business and agriculture.

Human Resources Professional

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Business Non-Credit

Prepare for Career Success

Get ready for a rewarding career in HR with comprehensive training, industry-recognized certifications and a pathway to various HR roles.

Global Leadership Academy

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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. 

Sales Development Science

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Business Non-Credit

Offered in partnership with GreenFig. Get the Salesforce credentials, real-world experience and employable skills you need to launch your sales career and earning potential.

Event Management and Design

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Hospitality Non-Credit

Offered in partnership with Ed2Go. Learn to create spectacular special events with the Event Management and Design online training course.

JavaScript Developer

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Computing & IT Non-Credit

Offered in partnership with Ed2Go. Master JavaScript, jQuery and Vue.js and build out a responsive web application for your portfolio.

Certified Ethical Hacker (Voucher Included)

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Computing & IT Non-Credit

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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