| ACADEMICS | Continuing Education | Certificates and Workshops
Gain new skills for personal and professional growth.
Whether you are looking to gain new skills, enhance your professional training, or simply enrich your life through learning, the Division of Graduate and Continuing Education at Worcester State University offers convenient, affordable programs tailored to your needs. Our offerings include undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, for-credit, and non-credit certificate programs and workshops. Courses typically are taught in the evening throughout the regular academic year, and some are available during the summer sessions.
AccountingOur Accounting Certificate is designed to help you equip yourself for a career change or to upgrade your business skills. The program is equally suited to individuals who hold a non-accounting degree and those who do not have an undergraduate degree but currently work in accounting.To earn the Accounting Certificate, you must complete nine required courses (a total of 27 credits). If you previously have completed similar university-level work, you may be eligible to transfer as many as nine credits.
Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, and Pre-VeterinaryOur Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, and Pre-Veterinary certificates can provide you with training in the basic science curriculum, which you'll need to continue your academic studies at a medical, dental, or veterinary school.
Please note that the Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, and Pre-Veterinary Program requires a bachelor’s degree. You also can use this program to repeat the basic science curriculum and upgrade your GPA for
graduate school applications.
If you are interested in an advanced
science curriculum, we encourage you to consider one of our full
undergraduate degree programs in biology, biotechnology, chemistry, or environmental science.
At Worcester State University, we partner with several highly regarded organizations to provide skill-boosting certificates in the following career areas: