KeyBank Professional Development Center


The KeyBank Professional Development Center is a joint venture between the South Puget Sound community and the University of Washington Tacoma to extend the resources of the university to the community. The center works with educational providers to offer a broad array of continuing education opportunities for public and private sector professionals and organizations in a range of disciplines.

Process Improvement at KeyPDC:  Our new online catalog and registration system coming soon. 

We have been building a new online registration process for Summer Quarter classes starting June 1st and beyond.  Watch for the Course Catalog link in the uppper left purple navigation bar. 

Save the Date!  June 18, 2015

The 2014-2015 Certificate Program Celebration Ceremony is scheduled for June 18, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  here on campus in the Jane Thompson Russell Commons.  Eligible students will receive an email with more information as we close in on the date.  Hope to see you there with family and friends.

Jefferson Street closure and parking detour routes

Jefferson Street will be closed through April/May 2015 due to construction which will require a detour for those choosing to park at the north end of campus.  To access Pinkerton and Convention Center lots, use Court C to access 17th St to Broadway.


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Certified public management program at UW Tacoma
gains accreditation, graduates first class

Congratulations to seven KeyBank PDC students who successfully earned the nationally recognized Certified Public Manager® (CPM) credential through the recently accredited UW Tacoma program.  This year-long, 303-hour program includes 13 courses, completion of a Leadership Self Development project and a Capstone Project where participants work on an agency-related process improvement project.  The CPM program is the only program accredited in Washington State and part of a national consortium made up of over 37 states and territories offering this credential.  Read more about CPM...