Welcome to the UW Tacoma Professional Development Center
Whether you are looking for a certificate program to get ahead in your field, want to sharpen a specific skill, or provide learning opportunities for your staff, the UW Tacoma Professional Development Center has a solution for you.
No application process*
Students can start coursework in any quarter*
Courses are offered in four quarters: Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer
In-person / Face-to-Face / Campus Course: Courses are delivered 100% on-site (at UWT or another location), with all participants and instructors in the same physical space and no distance learning/online course components.
Fully Online: Courses are delivered via an online platform with no in-person or virtual class meetings. All interactions are replaced with online learning tools and content, although there may be deadlines to keep students on the same pace/schedule.
Hybrid: Courses where 40-99% of listed contact hours are delivered with asynchronous, online learning tools, but there is at least 1 synchronous class meeting.
Self-Paced On-Demand: Courses are delivered via an online platform, always open for registration, and all student participation and work is completed asynchronously.
Online with Real-Time Classes: Courses are delivered via an online platform and students meet at scheduled class times.