Professional & Personal Development Certificates

Participate in a non-credit certificate program to help focus and structure your development.

Are You Pursuing a Certificate?

Please let the Training and Development unit know that you are working on completing a certificate or that you have completed a certificate by sending an email to . Note that if you are pursuing multiple certificates, different electives must be chosen - they do not carry over. Core (required) courses will carry over for multiple certificates.

Enhanced Skills Certificates

The Customer Service (PDF) and Essential Skills for Administrative Support Professionals (PDF) enhanced skills certificates allow employees to focus on specific skillsets through TEC eLearning workshops. The certificates are entirely online and are designed to be completed according to the participant's schedule.

University Business Certificate (UBC)

Designed for faculty and staff responsible for business functions. With university experts leading the discussions, these workshops are designed to increase your knowledge and efficiency on the job, while answering common questions and creating an opportunity for increased workplace communication. This certificate (PDF) is designed to be completed within one year.

Workplace Professional Certificate (WPC)

Designed to develop support staff skills. It includes a blend of both instructor-led and eLearning workshops using Towson’s eLearning Center (TEC). This certificate (PDF) is designed so that it can be completed within a two-year timeframe.

Personal Development Certificates

Financial Knowledge Certificate

Designed for faculty and staff who want to learn more about a variety of financial topics. This certificate (PDF) is offered in partnership with our on-campus banking partner, PNC Bank. PNC Bank is providing the treats, so bring your lunch with you!

Certificates for Managers & Supervisors 

The professional development certificates located in the Supervisor's Toolkit are designed to give you, the aspiring, new, or current manager or leader, the tools you need to be successful in your position today and in the future.


EL = eLearning via the Internet through Towson's eLearning Center (TEC)

IL = Instructor-led Workshop