Our industry and research-based learning opportunities are designed to assist our partners in fostering critical thinking that stimulates creative solutions.

Professional Development and Continuing Education

WMU Professional Development provides noncredit learning opportunities that foster critical thinking and stimulate creative solutions. Our competency-based programs offer our clients real-world projects and activities that are relevant, practical and challenging.

Our courses are offered in person, online or in some combination of the two. Face-to-face offerings are held on-site or at WMU main campus or regional locations.

If you have questions about professional development opportunities through WMU, please contact us at (269) 387-4200 or eup_profdev@wmich.edu.


WMU is an approved provider of training for MI Works tuition reimbursement programs. For questions about the process, please email eup_profdev@wmich.edu.


Western Michigan University, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.

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