Workforce and Professional Development

The UOTP workforce and professional development courses provide non-degree programs designed to assist you to prepare for University coursework and/or enhance career skills. These programs assist students who are not seeking a degree but offer excellent exposure to career fields that are highly skilled and high demand. Students receive a transcript awarding non-academic credit for courses completed. We offer individual courses and certificates in a variety of in-demand areas.

Workforce and professional development courses are available to anyone in need of career training and continuing education.  In terms of flexibility, courses are delivered in online and on-site formats. In addition, some of our online programs and courses are entirely self-paced. These courses do not follow the traditional UOTP term calendar; however, all courses do have a specific starting and ending dates. To enroll today, please complete a non-degree application.

Why You Should Choose University of the Potomac

  • With our intimate campus, flexible schedules and industry-specific learning models, University of the Potomac offers an ideal environment for working adults looking to take their education to the next level.
  • The Accreditation: University of the Potomac is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267) 284-5000.
  • Market-Driven Curriculum Potomac teaches students to master the professional and technical skills needed to compete in today’s highly competitive job markets.
  • Flexible Learning Format Classes are available at campuses in Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and Online.
  • Flexible Schedule Day, evening, and weekend classes are available.
  • Small Class Sizes class sizes are small for more personal attention.

Program Options

With a curriculum geared towards career entry and advancement, every program is carefully adjusted to reflect today’s industry standards. A majority of courses are specific to each student’s field of study, so the number of general education courses is minimized. This enables you to delve into your chosen area of study more quickly, allowing you to spend more time actually studying the topics most critical to your career and life goals.

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