The Center for Professional Development at the University of Denver provides skills-based learning opportunities designed to make an immediate impact. Our programs are tied to industry demand and designed with working professionals and adult learners in mind. Because when you’re ready to move up or move on, you need relevant professional development at your fingertips to get you there.

Through our courses and non-credit certificate programs we foster professional and personal growth that will elevate your career and open doors to exciting new opportunities.

  • Accreditation

    University of Denver maintains the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States. The commission sets a standard of integrity for universities, taking into consideration the academic mission, strategy, resources, assessment process, teaching effectiveness, student learning, usefulness of curricula, and community involvement.

  • Mission

    The mission of the University of Denver (DU) is to promote learning by engaging with students in advancing scholarly inquiry, cultivating critical and creative thought, and generating knowledge. Our active partnerships with local and global communities contribute to a sustainable common good. Learn more about DU's vision, values, and goals here.  

    The Center for Professional Development provides quality, accessible professional education designed to develop new skills and refresh existing proficiencies so you can advance your career.

  • Visit Us

    Visit the University of Denver

    The Center for Professional Development is located at 2211 S. Josephine Street on the beautiful University of Denver campus (see location on campus map). While we're always happy to connect with you, we recommend reaching out via phone or email prior to visiting our offices to determine who the best person might be to support your questions. 

    Driving Directions

    From points north of Denver:

    1. Take I-25 south toward Colorado Springs.
    2. Take the University Boulevard exit (Exit 205).
    3. Turn right onto South University Boulevard and drive south approximately 0.1 miles.

    From points south of Denver:

    1. Take I-25 north.
    2. Take the University Boulevard exit (Exit 205).
    3. Turn left onto South University Boulevard and drive south approximately 0.1 miles.

    Public Transportation

    RTD and Light Rail access to campus is available at the University of Denver station. The DU light rail station is a short walk from the heart of campus (about 8 minutes).

    University of Denver Lines: E/F/H

    Station Address: 1901 E. Buchtel Blvd

Short Courses, Big Impact

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What you learn today can be applied tomorrow with short courses that make an immediate impact. Expand your knowledge and reach new levels within your current role or the next one.

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Our programs leverage the expertise of University faculty and industry leaders from around Denver and the Front Range as well as curriculum experts across the country. If you're interested in partnering with us, let's connect!

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University College

University College is the University of Denver’s college of continuing and professional studies, providing high-touch, career-relevant education to help adults achieve their professional goals. University College is built to serve busy adults with flexible online courses, instructors who are experts in their field, and personalized support.

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Who We Are

Teri Markle
Teri Markle, Associate Dean for Continuing Education


Christine Gallager, MSW, Director


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Anna Inazu, Program Manager


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Rachel Kobelt, Program Manager