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New Certificates Launching in 2015 & 2016

At UW Professional & Continuing Education, we’re offering a host of brand new certificate programs in 2015 and 2016. Our new programs cover a wide range of hot topics, from Applied Behavior Analysis to Young Adult Fiction Writing. Check out your options and get ready for what’s next in your career.

 

Applied Behavior 

Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis

Gain a thorough understanding of applied behavior analysis and how its principles can be used to more effectively teach students with disabilities. Learn about the growing body of ABA research, and develop the skills to address autism, behavior disorders and other developmental disabilities.

Start: Autumn 2015  Location: Online

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Applied Radiation 

Physics

Applied Radiation Physics

Explore the physics of radioactive sources and the science behind the devices, systems and procedures used in radiation physics. Learn about radiation detectors, imaging systems, nuclear physics and health and safety issues.

Start: Autumn 2015  Location: UW Seattle Campus

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Big Data Technologies

Big Data Technologies

Examine the techniques used to design and build big data systems that help inform vital business decisions. Study core concepts of big data engineering, and learn about the latest tools for manipulating big data for analytical and streaming applications.

Start: Autumn 2015 or Winter 2016 Location: Downtown Seattle or Online

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Cloud Transition Strategies & Management

Cloud Transition Strategies & Management

Gain the strategic knowledge needed to help your business make informed decisions about adopting cloud technologies and solutions. Learn about the factors involved in evaluating different platforms and vendors, and explore the financial considerations related to transitioning to the cloud.

Start: Autumn 2015  Location: Downtown Seattle or Online

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Digital Forensics

Digital Forensics

Develop the specialized skills to recover, preserve and evaluate digital forensic evidence in support of civil, criminal and internal investigations. Learn the laws and procedures used to identify criminal acts and other violations involving the Internet, email and electronic files.

Start: Winter 2016  Location: Downtown Seattle or Online

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Directing for 

Stage & Screen

Directing for Stage & Screen

Explore the creative and administrative work of a director, and prepare to direct the pre-production and rehearsal phases of theater, performance, dance, musical theater and film productions.

Start: Autumn 2015  Location: UW Seattle

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Ethical Hacking

Ethical Hacking

Acquire the specialized knowledge and skills needed to become an ethical hacker, an important role in the field of information security. Learn how to conduct penetration testing on enterprise network assets and how to analyze an organization’s computer network defense policies.

Start: Winter 2016  Location: Online

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Health Care Analytics

Health Care Analytics

Explore how powerful analytics software and concepts are used to help health care stakeholders understand and share data for better decision making. Examine the most common kinds of data used in the industry and the tools available to process that data.

Start: Autumn 2015  Location: Downtown Seattle

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Internet of Things

Internet of Things

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to develop Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Learn how the IoT works and explore how it’s driving innovations from wearable devices to smart systems.

Start: Winter 2016  Location: Downtown Seattle

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PHP Web Development

PHP Web Development

Take your Web development skills to the next level with PHP, the server-side programming language that powers millions of websites. Gain the ability to integrate PHP development techniques, database technologies and client-side scripting to produce dynamic websites and Web-based application platforms.

Start: Autumn 2015  Location: UW Seattle Campus and Online, or Online Only

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Program Management

Program Management

Develop the skills needed to work effectively in program management, and explore the critical differences between managing projects, portfolios and programs. Examine all stages of the program life cycle, and master the tools of stakeholder engagement to ensure program success.

Start: Winter 2016  Location: Downtown Seattle

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Risk Management

Risk Management

Learn how to identify and evaluate different types of risks to your business and develop strategies to mitigate them. Study the latest risk management tools and techniques, and find out how to develop and implement a comprehensive risk management program.

Start: Autumn 2015  Location: Downtown Seattle

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Scala Functional & Reactive Programming

Scala Functional & Reactive Programming

Gain practical skills in the essential elements of functional programming using the Scala programming language. Access diverse data sources using Spark. Learn to build scalable, end-to-end reactive and concurrent Web applications using Akka.

Start: Winter 2016  Location: Downtown Seattle

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Science & Regulation of Nutritional Supplements

Science & Regulation of Nutritional Supplements

Explore the scientific, regulatory and business aspects of the rapidly growing dietary and nutritional supplements industry, including details about biochemistry, manufacturing processes, safety issues, the role of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and marketing strategies.

Start: Winter 2016  Location: Online

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Tableau 

Visual Analytics Applications

Tableau Visual Analytics Applications

Learn how to use powerful Tableau software to transform raw data into insightful data visualizations. Explore how visual data analytics can be used to make a measurable impact in many different fields.

Start: Autumn 2015  Location: Downtown Seattle

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Workplace Learning & Professional Development

Workplace Learning & Professional Development

Hone your skills as a workplace coach, trainer or professional development specialist. Explore key theories and practical strategies for developing and delivering effective training curricula to people in a wide variety of fields.

Start: Autumn 2015  Location: Downtown Seattle and Online

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Young Adult Fiction Writing

Young Adult Fiction Writing

Learn how to write engaging young adult fiction, one of the most popular and innovative genres in publishing today. Study creative and technical aspects of young adult fiction and explore the many subgenres of this type of writing.

Start: Autumn 2015  Location: Downtown Seattle

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