The Metropolitan School of Professional Studies offers non-credit programs and courses to supplement the education and learning of area professionals. Courses provide professional development, specific industry training, and professional certification preparation. You do not need to be a current Catholic University student to enroll in these non-credit offerings. Please see below for each program’s specific requirements, rates, and schedules.

Professional development and test preparation programs offer reduced tuition and fees, but the courses may not be applied toward degree programs.

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    Certified Financial Planner

    Becoming a Certified Financial Planner helps prepare working adults to sit for examinations leading to professional credential from the CFP board. Establish yourself as an expert in an in-demand industry by earning the new standard certification for professionals looking to enhance their professional careers in financial planning.

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  • Spanish for Health Care class

    Spanish for Health Care Professionals Online Certificate

    The Spanish for Health Care Professionals (SHP) Online Certificate is a specialized online program designed to improve working knowledge of medical Spanish and cultural awareness. The 4-course online program is geared toward current and future health professionals with basic to no Spanish language background.

     Upcoming Course Dates

    MPD 121: Medical Spanish Essentials Sept 17, 2023 - Oct 22, 2023
    MPD 122: Medical Spanish Informative January 28, 2024 - February 3, 2024
    MPD 124: Cultural Competence in Healthcare April 7, 2024 - May 12, 2024

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    SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP)

    The SHRM learning system helps prepare working adults to sit for examinations leading to professional designations. Establish yourself as a globally-recognized HR expert by earning the new standard in human resource certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).

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    Project Management Professional PMP Test Preparation

    Increase your workplace skills, and boost your salary, by earning the Project Management Professional credential – a globally recognized credential documenting that you are adept at managing complex projects from start to finish.

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    CompTIA Data+

    CompTIA Data+ is an early-career data analytics certification for professionals tasked with developing and promoting data-driven business decision-making.

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    Supply Chain Management Credential Preparation

    Earning your CSCP designation shows that you have the skills to prepare for and overcome disruption, manage risk, and evaluate and implement modern supply chain technologies. The comprehensive program covers everything you need to know across the global supply chain, from suppliers to customers and back again.


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