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Noncredit professional development courses.

Professional development courses

Getting the skills you need to stand out in the workplace often requires ongoing education. By broadening your skillset and deepening your knowledge you can position yourself to take advantage of new career opportunities.

We can help you get the education you need to enhance your career, one course at a time. You can now enroll in select courses and non-credit certificate programs directly online. This allows you to take the courses you need to meet your professional and personal goals, more conveniently than ever.

It's quick and simple - browse the schedule, click on the course and enroll.

Noncredit Professional Development Courses

Noncredit Professional Development Courses

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Special Education (Continuing Teacher Education)

Course ID  Course Title   Pre-Req Credits Weeks Tuition Resource Fee Dec-19 Jan-20 Feb-20 Mar-20 Apr-20 May-20
AUT/510 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Foundations View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 12/3/19 1/28/20 - - - 5/12/20
AUT/512 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Communication and Socialization View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 - 1/14/20 - - 4/14/20 -
AUT/513 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Behavior Management View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 - - - 3/31/20 - -
GFT/500 Teaching Gifted and Talented Learners View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 - 1/14/20 - - - 5/12/20
GFT/501 Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted and Talented Learners View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 - 1/14/20 - - - 5/12/20
GFT/503 Assessment for Gifted and Talented Learners View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 - - - 3/31/20 - -
GFT/505 Critical Thinking Skills for Gifted and Talented Learners View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 - - 2/18/20 - - -
SPED/530 Introduction to Learners with Special Needs View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 12/3/19 1/14 & 1/28 2/18/20 3/10/20 4/21/20 5/12/20
SPED/531 Special Education Teaching Methods View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 - 1/14/20 2/18/20 3/31/20 4/28/20 -
SPED/532 Special Education Assessment View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 - 1/14/20 2/18/20 3/10/20 4/21/20 5/12/20
SPED/533 Mainstreaming and Inclusion View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 12/3/19 - 2/18/20 - 4/21/20 -
SPED/534 Speech and Language Disorders View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 - 1/28/20 - 3/31/20 - -
SPED/535 Overview of Severe Disabilities View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 - - - 3/10/20 - -
SPED/536 Transition Planning for Adolescents with Disabilities View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 - 1/14/20 - - 4/21/20 -
SPED/537 Mathematics Instruction for Special Education View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 - 1/28/20 - 3/31/20 - 5/12/19
SPED/538 Special Education in Early Childhood View Details - 3 4 $525 $75 - - - - 4/21/20 -
SPED/560 Teaching Learners with Disabilities View Details - 1 2 $525 $75 - 1/28/20 2/18/20 3/31/20 - 5/12/20

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Noncredit Certificate Program

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Program

Course ID Course Title Cart Pre-Req Units Weeks Tuition Resource Fee Jul-19 Aug-19 Sep-19 Oct-19 Nov-19
SSCEU/3350 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Enroll Now   8 CEUs 8 $2,000 N/A 7/9/19 - - 10/8/19 -
SSCEU/3400 LSS Green Belt: Exams Enroll Now 1 CEU 1 $2,000 N/A 7/9/19 - - 10/8/19 -

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This document contains a selection of courses from our full course list. For more information about Continuing Education for Teachers courses, go to phoenix.edu/programs/continuing-education/education.html. For information about Professional Development courses go to phoenix.edu/programs/continuing-education/professional-development.html.

Course offerings subject to change at the discretion of University of Phoenix.

(1) Although our Continuing Education for Teachers courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing Education for Teachers courses are not eligible to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.

(2) Professional development courses and certificates are not credit-bearing and are not eligible for federal financial aid. Students intending to use courses to satisfy continuing education or professional development requirements are responsible for determining whether courses taken at University of Phoenix will satisfy such requirements. In addition, none of this coursework is eligible to be converted into academic credit at University of Phoenix.

It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by employers and/or applicable licensing agencies.

Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.

While widely available, not all courses are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative. More information about admissions requirements can be found in the Academic Catalog.

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Prince2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited.

SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP is a registered trade mark of the HR Certification Institute.

Most certificate programs are credit-bearing, and many are eligible for federal financial aid for students who qualify. Please note that the A+ Fundamentals, CCNA and Network+ Technologies certificate programs are not eligible for federal financial aid. The Application Delivery Networking Certificate Program (noncredit) is not credit bearing and not eligible for financial aid. Students completing the noncredit Application Delivery Networking Certificate Program will receive a letter of completion.

While widely available, not all courses are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative. More information about admissions requirements can be found

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