Professional Development Courses

In partnership with the Office of Professional Programs, the Institute for Extended Learning (IXL) offers cutting-edge professional development courses to meet the needs of today’s employers. Continue your education and develop your career with our wide variety of non-credit courses. No application process means you can enroll in courses immediately, saving you time and money. Some courses may qualify for transfer into a graduate program.

For more information, contact Carol Bateman

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IXL courses that can transfer into degree programs:


  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance for Biotechnology Products
  • Good Manufacturing Practices for BioProcesses
  • Biotechnology GMP Facility Design, Construction, and Validation
  • Development and Regulation of BioPharmaceuticals
  • Devices and Combination Products

Community Leadership

  • Community Organizing
  • Social Justice Leadership & Dialogue
  • Grassroots Community Advocacy
  • Places and Placemaking
  • Asset-Based Community Development
  • Restorative Practices
  • Digital Storytelling for Community Leadership