Thank you for your interest in the certificate learning paths program.

Enrollment in the existing certificate program is on hold at this time. However, you can still take several individual courses within the certificate paths through the L&D Virtual Learning Room. Some of the certificate courses previously offered will be available once we resume in-person sessions sometime in the future. We continue to monitor the heathy and safety challenges of the pandemic.

We are excited to share that our team is working on redesigning all of the certificate programs as a new hybrid model with blended learning opportunities to reflect the needs of learners in the new world of work. We plan to launch the new hybrid certificate programs in 2022.

In the meantime, we highly encourage you to continue learning and growing by attending any of our virtual instructor-led sessions or utilizing any of the following suggested resources:

Learning Opportunities:
• L&D Virtual instructor-led classes
• WashU partners with the Institute for Management Studies (IMS), which is offering complimentary 1-hour classes every month on a variety of topics. Class descriptions and registration links.
When registering for an IMS class, please select St. Louis from the Region drop-down menu, and Washington University in St. Louis from the Member drop-down menu.

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• Become an Administrative Professional
• Become a Project Coordinator
• Master In-Demand Professional Soft Skills

The Administrative Professional Certification program is for career-minded individuals who want to increase core administrative skills and enhance their career while contributing to the university’s success.

It develops skills and knowledge to manage multiple priorities and projects, strengthen verbal and written communication with diverse constituencies, and effectively problem-solve for greater results.

 The program requires completion of three core courses and two elective courses:

Core Courses

  1. Business Writing and Grammar
  2. Time Management/Organizational Skills
  3. Communicating with Impact

Elective Courses

Most courses are offered twice a year.  The program is designed to be completed in one year; however, you may take up to two years to complete. Participants in this program must be in a support role and complete the registration form located on the Human Resources Learning & Development website.