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Certificates & 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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Climate Action Planning

Learn how to create actionable plans for addressing climate change.

Duration: Info coming April 2023
Format: Info coming April 2023

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Cybersecurity Bootcamp

Learn cybersecurity analysis skills and prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Exam.

Duration: 6 months; New cohorts start monthly
Format: Virtual

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Design Thinking for Innovation

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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English Language Learning

Gain knowledge and teaching skills to support English language learners in K-12 subjects.

Duration: 1.5 years (starts July 2023)
Format: Virtual and in-person

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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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Health Care Leadership

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

Duration: 6 months (winter/spring)
Format: Virtual and in-person

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Wine Law and Business

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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Servant Leadership

Learn how to shape cultures in which people and organizations thrive.

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

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Software Engineering Bootcamp

Learn front and backend programming fundamentals.

Duration: 9 months; New cohorts start monthly 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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See frequently asked questions about the Gonzaga's professional certificate programs.

Authentic Leadership Program

A 3-day leadership experience designed for personal and professional growth. Open to first-time supervisors, mid-level managers and executive leaders.  

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.

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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.

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502 E. Boone Ave
Spokane, WA 99258