Professional Development Certificate Programs

Registration for Spring 2015 is now open.

The Advanced Clinical Practice Certificate program prepares practitioners for a role in academia as a clinical instructor and serves as a stepping stone to an expanded educational role.

The Certificate in Audio and Recording Production is open to the local community and inclined matriculated students interested in music recording and production in a studio setting.

The Conflict Resolution Certificate Program is an upper-division, multidisciplinary academic program that provides in-depth skills training in conflict resolution and alternative dispute resolution for people in a variety of settings.

Education and training for contractors, subcontractors, project managers, superintendents, owner representatives, design professionals, and anyone interested in advancing in a career in the construction industry.

The Craft Beer Appreciation Certificate Program will provide students with a comprehensive and thorough understanding of the beer industry, and will include the brewing process, the business of beer, and beer appreciation.

Learn to help patients use their own wisdom to guide them to better health, while you support them by providing skilled reflection, appropriate resources, readiness for change evaluation and coaching, goal setting, and planning.

This program is designed to offer an overview of hospitality management. A variety of hospitality industry sectors, such as hotels, restaurants, meetings and conventions, event management, and cruise lines, are discussed in detail.

The Human Resource Management Certificate Program is a 12 week intensive course covering the main aspects of Human Resource Managment, teaching the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage the human resources.

The Maker Certificate Program is a unique professional development and mentorship opportunity for educators to introduce Making in Pre-K-16 learning environments.

Designed to facilitate the introduction of new graduates into clinical practice, this program provides a supportive clinical environment working 1-on-1 with a preceptor to move the student nurse into practice as a new graduate.

The Family Nurse Practitioner concentration focuses upon the theoretical and scientific bases for the diagnosis and treatment of common illness, as well as health teaching, counseling and preventive services.

The Professional Social Media Certificate provides participants with training and experience developing a social media campaign in their industry. This program combines hands-on experience and the opportunity to learn from others.

Project management is the application of knowledge, skills and techniques to execute projects effectively and efficiently, enabling you to tie project results to business goals -- and thus, better compete in markets.

The Wine Business Institute is a fully accredited AACSB institution. Sonoma State's program offers a specialized curriculum targeted at the business challengers of the wine industry.

Upon completion of this course, participants earning a Certificate in WordPress Website Development will develop, market, and measure the efficacy of a website built in the WordPress platform.

Online open enrollment professional development courses and online self-paced open enrollment certificate programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.