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Professional Development at UNH


Launch your career or start a new one with noncredit continuing and professional education programs designed to meet the needs of New Hampshire’s businesses and workforce.  With thousands of programs and topic areas offered in short-term open-enrollment formats, both online and in-person, make your professional development a priority with UNH Professional Development & Training.

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Professional Development for

Business & Industry

Business & Industry

Explore professional development for business and industry ranging from project management, management and supervisory skills, graphic design and digital marketing, women's leadership, and more!

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Professional Development for

Education & Social Work

Education & Social Work

Explore professional development opportunities designed for K-12 educators, paraprofessionals and paraeducators, social workers, and counselors.

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Professional Development for

Natural Resources & Sustainability

Natural Resources & Sustainability

Discover professional development opportunities for natural resource and sustainability industries, including stormwater site design, wetlands deliniation, carbon footprinting, UAS/UAV drones, and more!

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Benefits of a UNH Professional Development Experience

Open-enrollment programming is available to everyone with no prerequisites required regardless of prior work or education experiance.  

Diverse program formats range from a one-day workshop to intensive 6-month certificate bootcamps.


Cost effective programs offer easy enrollment options with a potential high return on investment with learned skills.

Designed to fit the schedule of busy professionals, programs are available in the classroom or online, live or on-demand.

Need training for your company or organization? Signature programs are available as a custom training for large groups.

Professional Skills Certificate

Are you intersted in deepening your skills, developing a competitive resume, or positioning yourself for a career change? A professional skills certificate is a great way to accomplish all of that. UNH Professional Development & Training offers certificate programs in 26 content areas.

Most of our certificate programs are self-paced and may be completed within two years with a range of elective and required workshops, which allows for customization to your interests within any certificate area. Certificate programs are time- and cost-effective and provide a strong foundation for the next phase of your career. Skill-build for the job you want!

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Digital Badges

In today's digital job market, first impressions can be everything. Leverage your professional presence with a digital badge to show off your hard-earned credentials. Whether on LinkedIn or your personal website, a digital badge demonstrates your professional competencies and qualifications at a glance.

UNH Professional Development & Training, in partnership with Credly, currently offers digital badges in six topic areas, and several are issued in partnership with an accompanying certificate program.

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Continuing and Career Education for Today's Professional:

  • Thousands of programs in hundreds of topic areas.
  • In the classroom, online, live, and on-demand.
  • Workshops, conferences, certificates, and boot camps.
  • Open enrollment or custom training.
  • Document CEUs (continuing education units) and digital badge micro-credentials for professional development.
  • Lifelong learning programs for hobbyists.

UNH Professional Development & Training Locations


UNH PD&T offers on-site programming at three convenient classroom locations in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Durham, in addition to our live online programming.

Additional boot camp and conference program sites are located throughout New Hampshire in Concord, Lee, Nashua, New Castle, North Conway, and Rindge

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Durham Campus

Manchester Campus

Portsmouth Campus