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The UW Tacoma Professional Development Center fosters a diverse, prosperous and connected community through access to professionally relevant courses and certificate programs for individuals, business and public organizations. Our center supports the University of Washington Tacoma’s mission to catalyze the social and economic vitality of the South Puget Sound region.

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Principles of Good Practice

The Professional Development Center operates under the guidance of the University Continuing Education Association's (UCEA) Principles of Good Practice. These principles were established "to guide the practice of continuing higher education." Learn more here.