St. Cloud State University

Professional Development

Our aim is to provide the skills you need to stay competitive in today’s aggressive job market.

From open enrollment programs to vetted online training programs, we ensure that our professional development programs meet St. Cloud State University's mission and standards. Many come with the opportunity to earn a non-credit certificate from St. Cloud State University or an industry-recognized certificate.


•CPA Exam Education Eligibility (Graduate Certificate)
•Customer Service Training
•Effective Selling Skills
•Human Resource Essentials
•Taking the Mystery Out of Grant Writing

•SHRM-CP & SCP for human resources professionals
•Customer Experience Certificate

Career Training
•Professional Medical Coding and Billing
•Medical Transcription and Editing
•Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR
•Pharmacy Technician
•Executive Assistant
•Medical Billing


We coordinate these programs through The Center for Legal Studies, one of the most respected legal education centers.

The courses are taught by legal and educational professionals selected by CLS.

The curriculum is updated regularly to remain current with the newest trends and state-of-the-art technology in the legal industry.

•Advanced Paralegal
•Legal Nurse Consultant
•Legal Secretary
•Legal Investigation
•Employment Law
•Victim Advocacy
•Advanced Research and Writing Certificate

Additional courses
•Software Essential for the Law Office
•Personal Injury for Paralegals
•Intellectual Property Law for Engineers


•Microsoft Excel
•Microsoft Project

•Microsoft Office Specialist certification
•Microsoft Technology Associate certification
•Adobe® Certified Associate certification
•Autodesk Certified User certification
•Intuit QuickBooks Certified User certification
•Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³®)

SCSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity and work to provide reasonable accommodations for all persons with disabilities. Accommodations are provided on an individualized, as-needed basis, determined through appropriate documentation of need. Please contact Student Accessibility Services (SAS),  or 320.308.4080, Centennial Hall 202, to meet and discuss reasonable and appropriate accommodations for any events held on St. Cloud State University campus.