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Staying competitive in the workforce requires learning new skills, whether you have earned your degree, want to advance in your current career, or are changing careers. In-person professional development or online certificate from MSU Denver can help you gain additional credentials, learn skills for a particular position, advance in your career, or acquire continuing education credits. 


Face-to-Face and Online Certificates


The Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science (CCMLS) offers post bachelors-level professional education in Medical Laboratory Science. For more information, visit the CCMLS webpage.

This 16-hour noncredit course provides specialized training in formula and human milk preparation for milk lab technicians in neonatal intensive care units. For more information, visit the Infant Formula Technician Training webpage.  

This comprehensive certificate program will provide you with the necessary skills and tools needed to pass the Certified Financial Planner exam, and earn your CFP Certification. You will learn what it takes to be a successful personal financial planner. For more information, visit the Personal Financial Planning webpage.

The Petroleum Land Management Certificates are designed to fit the needs of landsmen beginning their career and those interested in advancing in the field for long-term success in the energy industry. There are 14 courses and six certificates to choose from. Certificate concentrations include: Professional Land Management, Advanced Petroleum Land Management, Division Order Analyst, Lease and Title Analyst, Land Technician, and Field Landman. For more information, visit the Petroleum Land Management Certificate webpage

This unique certificate provides introductory level training and skills relevant to water laws, U.S. water concerns, and water in Colorado and the American West. There is an optional capstone course which allows students to apply their knowledge to a real-world solution. The skills can be applied to a variety of industries in water, conservation, agriculture, construction, engineering, and law. For more information, visit the Water Studies Online Certificate webpage

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