Purdue offers a variety of non-credit programs for professionals looking to become certified in a certain specialty area, fulfill career goals, or stay at the forefront of emerging trends. We offer nearly two dozen courses and programs, developed by our accomplished faculty who represent a broad spectrum of industries, that can be customized in a way that will achieve your specific needs.
Certification courses are a way for you to fulfill professional requirements and expand your knowledge to position yourself for career growth. Our Lean Six Sigma certification can be completed without sacrificing your current career, is offered online, and includes the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Lean Principles, and the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
Purdue also offers Project Management Essentials and Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Preparation online courses based on Project Management Institute's PMBOK® Guide, the global standard and required textbook for both online courses.
Our online seminars provide a valuable outlet for you to enhance your professional knowledge and explore the newest and most innovative topic areas related to your field. Seminars are offered online, so you can take advantage of them at your convenience. Seminars may cover anything from issues related to Lean Six Sigma, to hybrid and electric vehicles, to many other areas and fields.
Our short courses offer an opportunity to further develop your knowledge, enhance your skill set, and advance your career. From our Technical Management Institute to Corrosion College, to customizable courses that explore emerging trends and technology, short courses can be taken at the Purdue campus or online.
Project Management Professional, PMP, and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
Purdue University developed its Additive Manufacturing Certification Programs to give working professionals and students an opportunity to study industry case studies and stay current with the rapidly industrializing area of AM technologies and 3D printing. Students in the Additive Manufacturing Certification Programs obtain training from industry experts who meet Purdue University’s high standards of academic excellence. The non-credit professional certificate programs are offered in collaboration with the Purdue School of Materials Engineering and The Barnes Group Advisors, a Pittsburgh-based consulting company providing additive manufacturing and 3D printing expertise.