The Metropolitan School of Professional Studies offers non-credit programs and courses to supplement the education and learning of area professionals. Non-credit courses provide professional development, specific industry training, and professional certification preparation. The school’s current offerings focus on Spanish for Healthcare Professionals (online only) and exam preparation for Human Resource Professionals. 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.
Noncredit programs offer reduced tuition and fees, but the courses may not be applied toward degree programs.
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).Learn More
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.Learn More
CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.Learn More
CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for getting a job in technical support and establishing an IT career. A+ Certified Candidates are better prepared to troubleshoot and problem solve, understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security.Learn More
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.Learn More
Project Management Professional
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.Learn More