Executive and Professional Education Programs

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Executive and Professional Education Programs

Fairfield University’s Office of Part-time and Continuing Studies believes that an educated workforce is best equipped to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing, global market. If you’re a professional looking to learn new skills, change career paths, or take your career to the next level, you’ve come to the right place.

Our Executive and Professional Education Center offers a wide-variety of programs designed by industry experts to help you pursue a new career, advance in your current one, or explore a topic of personal interest. Students can earn their certification in a variety of fields, participate in online professional development courses, or rediscover their passion by taking personal enrichment classes. Whichever path you choose, our programs will provide you with real world capabilities to further your career trajectory and personal growth.

Graduate Certificates

Whether you're a working professional or part-time student, Fairfield University offers a wide variety of specialized, 12-credit graduate certificate programs to enhance your resume, teach you news skills, or prepare you for a change in career.

Online Professional Development Certificates & Courses

Whether you want to expand your skill set, reinvent yourself, or learn something new, Fairfield’s online, non-credit professional development programs - offered in partnership with MindEdge - pair perfectly with a busy schedule. Courses are self-paced, accessible from anywhere, and cover a wide-range of areas, like six sigma, digital marketing, small business management, and more.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificates

From pre-health to MBA prep, Fairfield’s post-baccalaureate certificate programs provide a strong academic foundation to help you prepare for a specific graduate program or career. Upon completion, students are awarded a Fairfield certificate and an undergraduate credit transcript.

Noncredit Training & Workshop

From EMT training to CPR workshops, our noncredit professional programs provide students and professionals with knowledge and skills to explore a personal topic of interest or perform better in their current job. Workshops are not graded and do not confer a transcript.

Custom Education & Training

Every organization has its unique education and training needs, and our team at Fairfield is ready to work with your organization to identify learning goals, outcomes, assessments, and delivery models.

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