John J. Hemmingson Center
Certificates & More

Professional Development

Set yourself apart with Gonzaga’s continuing education programs – featuring online and in-person options to learn new skills and take the next step in your career.

Professional Certificates

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Design Thinking

Develop a new mindset and toolbox for addressing organizational and societal challenges.

Duration: 14 weeks (fall or winter/spring)
Format: Virtual

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Foundational Leadership

Improve your leadership through practical learning, mentorship and personalized assessments.

Duration: 9 months (fall though spring)
Format: Virtual and in-person

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Healthcare Leadership

Gain the practical knowledge and skills to be an effective leader in healthcare environments.

Duration: 5 months (winter/spring)
Format: Virtual and in-person

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Servant Leadership

Learn how to shape organizational cultures and practices to help people thrive.

Duration: Five months (fall or winter/spring)
Format: Virtual

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Women's Leadership

Develop skills and practices for advancing women in the workplace and working towards gender equity.

Duration: 14 weeks (fall or winter/spring)
Format: Virtual (fall) | In-person and virtual (spring)

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Legal and Business Aspects of Wine

Gain business and legal expertise to advance in a wine industry career or serve clients in that industry.

Duration: Can be completed in 1-3 semesters Format: Virtual

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Graduate Programs

Interested in taking your studies further? We offer 26 master's degrees, doctorate degrees in leadership studies and nursing, and a juris doctor degree through the School of Law. Online options available for many degrees.

Leaders in the community attend Women Lead Conference, hosted by the School of Leadership Studies.

Custom Services

Interested in one-on-one help or specialized support for your company or organization? CLL offers customized services including: 

Leadership Speaking and Consulting
Our leadership experts are available to lead workshops, deliver keynote speeches and more.

Other Speaking and Consulting Requests
Contact CLL Director Rachelle Strawther at to connect with speakers and consultants from an array of disciplines.

Career Support for Alumni
Connect with coaching, events and resources to meet your career goals.

Contact the Center for Lifelong Learning

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