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Every learning journey is different. We understand that most online students at Purdue are working professionals and may take longer to complete their degrees. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Earning an online master’s degree typically only takes 5-7 semesters
  • Many of our online professional certificates can be completed in as little as 1-2 terms, and usually require only 3-4 courses each.
  • Online doctoral degree timelines range from 3-7 years from start to finish (based on a 90-credit program)
  • Our nationally-ranked online Veterinary Nursing associate’s degree can be completed in as little as 9 terms.

Once you finish, you will graduate with a degree or certificate from Purdue University: one of the most pre-eminent higher education institutions nationally and globally. 

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Additive Manufacturing

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The AM Certificate Program is 100% online, providing participants the flexibility to learn at their own pace and obtain fundamental AM knowledge and skills to apply to their projects and advance their careers. Two tracks are available: Certificate for for Engineers & Managers and Certificate for Business Professionals.

Agile

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The five-week Purdue Agile Certificate Online Course is a deep dive into the core principles and frameworks of the project management methodology.

Agile Project Management

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Join Purdue University’s online Agile course to master tools used by agile teams, delve into burndown charts, and explore Scrum, Kanban, XP, and Scrumban in just 5 weeks. Align your skills with PMI® standards, earn 2.1 CEUs, and prep for PMI-ACP® or the latest PMP® Exam. Elevate your project management expertise!

Agronomy E-Learning Academy (Non-Credit Crop Professional Certificate)

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The business of growing crops has become more complicated as agriculture is challenged with increased production demands while minimizing environmental impact. New technologies and a knowledge-based future will require thorough understanding of the entire crop production system. The Agronomy e-Learning Academy gives agricultural professionals essential skills for the future in a convenient format.

American Sign Language

The online American Sign Language (ASL) courses and certificate provides learners with skillsets in effective communication, storytelling, and understanding of the Deaf Community, emphasizing both linguistic and cultural aspects.

Applied Management Principles

Hybrid

Purdue University’s hybrid Applied Management Principles (AMP) program is a dynamic mini-MBA offering practical management training for middle managers, supervisors, directors and aspiring leaders. Taught by industry-savvy faculty, the program focuses on key courses in entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, negotiations and strategy. Experience hands-on assignments and workshops with no exams.

Artificial Intelligence Micro-credentials

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Purdue’s AI Micro-credentials Program offers quick and convenient online courses that cover the fundamentals of artificial intelligence and its applications. With an average completion time of only 15 hours, this program is an ideal upskilling opportunity for professionals who want to advance in their careers quickly.

Aseptic Processing and Packaging

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Aseptic Processing and Packaging incorporates an online lecture and "hands-on" lab format to review the scientific and engineering principles relevant to applying the aseptic technology. The "hands-on" activities include simulated process demonstrations, packaging integrity tests, testing methods in chemistry and microbiology, and displays of equipment components used in aseptic processing.

Building Water Essentials

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Provides a baseline understanding of how building water systems are designed, how they operate and when problems arise, and how those problems can be resolved – information that is not readily available for public health officials (and others dealing with the issues) to access in a single package anywhere else. Topics include system components, codes, standards, water quality, flow, and the potential health risks, including water quality investigations and remediation.

Business Essentials

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Unlock your potential with Purdue’s online Business Essentials Graduate Certificate. Designed as an immersive mini-MBA experience, these 9 credits are applicable towards an online MS/MBA degree. Discover key business domains like accounting, strategic management and financial management. Enrich your professional journey by learning from renowned faculty.

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certification Education Program

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Purdue, in collaboration with Dalton Education, offers a program for aspiring financial professionals seeking to become CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certified. This comprehensive course, designed by CFP Board of Examiners veterans, meets the educational prerequisites for the CFP® certification exam.

Change Management

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Purdue University’s hybrid change management program empowers working managers to drive enduring change on individual, team and organizational levels. Courses cover crucial topics like change models, overcoming resistance, accountability, power dynamics, situational leadership and self-awareness. Learn how to navigate challenges, influence change and enhance organizational performance.

Communicating Controversial Science

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Controversies around science topics are not new. In the age of social media, skepticism toward the science community may be driven by misinformation, a lack of trust, and differing values and biases. From addressing climate change to getting vaccinated, the lack of well-communicated information on scientific issues can have significant consequences for society.

Community Coaching

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The Environmental Planning and Community Engagement short course includes four modules, an end of course feedback survey, and the opportunity to download a certificate and online badge.

Data Science

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The series explores IoT technology, covering deployment, data collection, analysis, and utilization from connected devices, like sensor networks along with cutting-edge deep learning and machine learning algorithms, guiding implementation and optimization of brain-mimicking neural network systems.

Data Storytelling

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Purdue's Data Storytelling Certificate teaches online courses that combine data science, storytelling, and visualization. The program includes four courses and offers a free prerequisite course, Data Storytelling 101. Professionals can choose individual courses or complete the full certificate, enhancing their data communication and interpretation skills.

Design for Security

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This cybersecurity program encompasses principles for secure design, spanning physical infrastructure, hardware, software, & operational processes. It imparts essential security principles ensuring systems uphold authentication, authorization, confidentiality, data integrity, accountability, availability, & non-repudiation even during attacks

Digital Marketing Certificate

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Purdue's Post Graduate Program in Digital Marketing will help you master the art of creating and promoting websites through Live Interactive Learning. Become an in-demand expert with our certification course, mastering SEO, SEM, analytics, social media, and more. Gain proficiency in digital marketing by leveraging ChatGPT and other AI tools.

Digital Ready Businesses

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The Digital Ready Businesses course provides small businesses and entrepreneurs with basic internet knowledge needed to establish an effective online presence, from website creation through analyzing email reach, in order to better connect with your customers. Now available 100% online, these workshops provide flexibility to learn from anywhere, anytime.

Doctor of Technology

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Purdue University's online Doctor of Technology program empowers professionals to excel in technology-related fields. This program focuses on contemporary applied research techniques, with two concentrations to choose from: Interdisciplinary and Construction Management Technology. Develop skills in applied research, technology assessment, and effective communication, enhancing your tech leadership career. Join us for Purdue's innovative online Doctor of Technology program.

Dual Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineering & Master of Business Administration

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Purdue’s Dual Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineering (MS/MSE) + Indiana University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) enables you to combine technical experience in engineering with valuable management experience -- giving you the skills you need to confidently step into leadership positions at the intersection of engineering and business.

Environmental Planning

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Purdue Extension Community Development is offering an opportunity for individuals interested in honing their community coaching skills.

Executive Presence

Hybrid

Enhance your professional communication with Purdue’s hybrid Executive Presence program. Master effective delivery, impromptu speaking, adaptability in various speaking contexts, effective question handling, personal branding, small group dynamics and navigating tough conversations. Refine your presentation abilities, receive real-time feedback and cultivate a strong professional brand.

Google Cybersecurity Certificate

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The Google Cybersecurity Certificate course teaches learners how to help organizations monitor and protect networks, devices, people and data. The course includes hands-on experience using Python, Linux, SQL, Security Information and Event Management tools, and intrusion detection systems. This course also helps prepare individuals for the CompTIA Security+ exam.

Google Data Analytics Certificate

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The Google Data Analytics Certificate course provides learners with a working knowledge of essential data analysis platforms — including spreadsheets, SQL, Tableau and R programming. Graduates also will come away understanding how to translate a business question into a data analysis exercise and to distill findings into actionable takeaways.

Google Digital Marketing and E-commerce Certificate

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The Google Digital Marketing and E-commerce Certificate covers the fundamentals of digital marketing and e-commerce with the goal of helping businesses and other organizations grow their online presence and sales. Learners receive hands-on practice using popular digital marketing and e-commerce tools.

Google Information Technology (IT) Support Certificate

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The Google Information Technology (IT) Support Certificate teaches an understanding of concepts core to all IT support jobs. Students will learn how to assemble a computer, write effective support documentation, route paths and subnets, manage device software, and more. Individuals also will get experience working with Linux, cloud computing and command-line interfaces.

Google Project Management Certificate

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The Google Project Management Certificate teaches learners to run traditional and Agile projects and programs with a toolbox to manage an array of scenarios and project elements, such as schedules, budgets and product requirements. The course also covers organizational structure, process improvement, risk management techniques, and communication and leadership styles.

Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Science Education, Extension and Communication (ASEC)

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The online graduate certificate in Agricultural Sciences, Education, Extension, and Communication will provide an opportunity for students to gain skills and showcase their expertise. Completion of the certificate prepares learners for Extension-type jobs or Agriculture teaching positions and provides an opportunity to apply credits toward the master’s degree program.

Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)

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Harness the power of behavior analysis with Purdue University's online certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Tailored for learners who hold a master’s degree, this 21-credit program equips aspiring behavior analysts to make meaningful impacts. Learn about ethical practices, evidence-based strategies and data-driven progress tracking – all in a flexible online format.

Graduate Certificate in Applied Data Analytics in Technology

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The Applied Data Analytics Technology Graduate Certificate will provide professionals the knowledge to effectively and efficiently apply data analysis and visualization techniques to drive data-based decision making. Gain the skills to identify and design analytic processes to improve the overall flow of information and the quality of decision-making within an organization.

Graduate Certificate in Applied Heat Transfer

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This certificate program is designed to help you become knowledgeable about the area of applied heat transfer.

Graduate Certificate in Aviation Financial Management

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Purdue's online Graduate Certificate in Aviation Financial Management offers a 12-month program tailored for working professionals, providing essential skills for a successful career in aviation finance. Taught by industry-experienced faculty, this program equips you to navigate the dynamic aviation sector, elevating your expertise and positioning you for career advancement in just one year.

Graduate Certificate in Aviation Safety Management

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This online program empowers aviation professionals to assess and address safety issues with a flexible, 100% online format. Tailor your learning pace from anywhere in the world, completing the 12 required credit hours in 12 months to 3 years. Learning objectives include exploring human error, risk assessment methods, and developing safety management protocols, with online or phone support from professors.

Graduate Certificate in Biotechnology Quality and Regulatory Compliance (BQRC)

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Accelerate your pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology career with our tailored program. Delve into drug development, regulations, and quality management, mastering quality, productivity, and molecular aspects of drug production. In a flexible online format across four semesters, earn 12 credits in just 18 months, boosting your career without sacrificing personal or professional obligations.

Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

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Unlock the power of data with Purdue’s online Business Analytics Graduate Certificate. Delivered by renowned faculty from the Daniels School of Business, this 100% online program offers 11 credit hours, contributing towards an MS/MBA degree. Choose your programming track in Python or R, mastering data collection, manipulation, optimization, analysis and visualization.

Graduate Certificate in Business and Economics Data Analytics

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Navigate today's data-driven business landscape with Purdue’s online Business and Economics Data Analytics Graduate Certificate. Featuring courses such as Advanced Python Programming, Applied Game Theory and Data Mining, these credits also serve as a pathway to an online MS/MBA degree. Learn from renowned faculty and enhance your career prospects with valuable quantitative skills.

Graduate Certificate in Business Essentials

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Elevate your career with Purdue's Business Essentials courses—online, flexible, and curated by top faculty. Earn badges or a certificate by choosing individual courses or a four-course package in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, and Operations. Ideal for professionals like advertisers, marketers, and financial planners. Advance your expertise today!

Graduate Certificate in Communication and Leadership

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This certificate seamlessly transfers to Purdue’s online Master of Science in Communication degree. Unlock your leadership potential with Purdue's online Graduate Certificate in Communication and Leadership. In just six months, you can enhance the strategic communication skills that are essential for corporate success. Gain expertise in cross-cultural leadership and elevate your career with this dynamic, industry-focused certificate.

Graduate Certificate in Digital Signal Processing

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The certificate you earn will serve as evidence that you have achieved a significant level of expertise in digital signal processing.

Graduate Certificate in Dual Language Bilingual Education (DLBE)

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Make an impact as a educator with Purdue University's Dual Language Bilingual Education Graduate Certificate. This online program empowers educators to support K-12 dual bilingual learners in increasing their English language and academic skills. Enjoy the flexibility of fully online courses in an 8-week format.

Graduate Certificate in Executive Construction Management

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Purdue's ECM Graduate Certificate combines academic rigor and practical training, empowering construction professionals for executive roles. Through four online courses, participants gain expertise in finance, law, risk management, marketing, and strategy. Designed for immediate real-world application, the program also acts as a gateway to the Master's in Construction Management, making it an ideal choice for aspiring industry leaders.

Graduate Certificate in Financial Economics

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Explore the dynamic intersection of finance and economics with Purdue’s online Financial Economics Graduate Certificate. In 11 credits, this certificate enhances your expertise in economic and statistical concepts, providing a solid foundation for evaluating and predicting key economic outcomes. Earn an esteemed academic credential while accruing credits applicable to an online MS/MBA degree.

Graduate Certificate in Fundamentals of Human Resources

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Become a business-savvy HR leader with Purdue’s online Fundamentals of Human Resources Graduate Certificate. Taught by renowned faculty, this program offers 10 credits toward an online MS/MBA degree. Gain essential skills in HR management, organizational behavior and decision-making. Discover key processes that can be applied across various functional areas in the field.

Graduate Certificate in Gifted, Creative and Talented Studies

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Fall in love with teaching again with Purdue University's online graduate certificate in Gifted, Creative, and Talented Studies. Our 4-course, talent development approach equips you to develop the strengths of all students while focusing on those with high ability. Get a quality education that fits your schedule and explore future pathways to an advanced degree.

Graduate Certificate in Global Supply Chain Management

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Explore the dynamic world of supply chain management with Purdue's online Global Supply Chain Management Graduate Certificate. Learn from renowned faculty and gain expertise in operations, business analytics and logistics while earning 12 credits toward an online MS/MBA degree. Master the intricacies of supply chain decisions, business strategy alignment and the seamless integration of key functionalities.

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership

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Uncover the intricacies of U.S. healthcare systems, mastering strategic communication, marketing and leadership. Through practical projects, develop skills in optimizing human capital, navigating current health systems and advocating for impactful utilization. Be prepared to lead and innovate in the dynamic landscape of healthcare administration.

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Operations

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Gain insights into healthcare accounting practices and capital infrastructure. Learn to identify key components and challenges in the U.S. healthcare system, conduct needs assessments for informed decision-making and create financial roadmaps for long-term success.

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Quality Improvement

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Delve into healthcare operations, leveraging cutting-edge health IT to enhance processes. Gain insights into the U.S. healthcare landscape, honing analytical skills to improve organizational challenges. Uncover the legal and ethical foundations of healthcare policy, while optimizing processes for heightened staff satisfaction and superior patient care.

Graduate Certificate in Hypersonics

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This online program covers cutting-edge techniques in fluid dynamics, aerospace propulsion, and compressible flows. As hypersonic technology progresses swiftly, a deep understanding of this field is crucial for success in aerospace and defense industries, playing a vital role in national security and beyond.

Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Business Analysis

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Purdue University's Information Technology Business Analysis Graduate Certificate, offered online, equips professionals to drive IT projects by determining business requirements. This 100% online program enhances skills in organizational dynamics, allowing flexible completion of 12 credit hours within 12 months to 3 years. Become a vital liaison, bridging leadership and the IT department in the evolving business and technology landscape.

Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Technology Commercialization

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Realize your ideas with Purdue’s online Innovation and Technology Commercialization Graduate Certificate. With courses in technology strategy, collaborative innovation and financing, you'll gain the skills needed to bring groundbreaking concepts to market. Gain profound insights into the ideation-to-market process from our esteemed faculty and earn nine credits toward an online MS/MBA degree.

Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design

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Explore up-to-date ideas and methods behind learning design and technology with Purdue University’s online Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. You'll explore the core knowledge necessary to create concise, informative and accurate learning experiences to pursue a variety of career paths in an industry that's constantly growing and looking for professionals with relevant educational backgrounds.

Graduate Certificate in K-12 Integrated STEM Education

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Expand your teaching skills with Purdue University's online K-12 Integrated STEM Education Grad Certificate. Gain valuable experience in designing STEM curriculum and teaching methodologies. Bolster your conceptual understanding of K-12 STEM education and connect with your peers. Enjoy a quality program with flexible scheduling, and explore potential pathways to an advanced degree.

Graduate Certificate in Leadership, Change Management and Negotiations

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Elevate your career and leadership potential with Purdue’s online Leadership, Change Management and Negotiations Graduate Certificate. Explore leadership, negotiations, change management, diversity and organizational behavior with acclaimed faculty. Earn 9 credit hours towards an online MS/MBA. Navigate the dynamic HR landscape, mastering diversity and behavior management.

Graduate Certificate in Managing Information Technology Projects

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Purdue Polytechnic Institute's Managing Information Technology Projects Graduate Certificate (Online) equips professionals with vital IT project skills. This top-ranked program, #4 for Best Value, provides 100% online flexibility with eight-week courses. Enhance your strategic thinking and business acumen while completing the 12-credit-hour certificate in 12 months to 3 years, offering a valuable return on investment.

Graduate Certificate in Noise Control

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The Noise Control certificate program is designed to enhance your understanding of Noise Control Engineering processes and technologies and their applications in the industry.

Graduate Certificate in Public Economics and Policy

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Unlock new career opportunities with Purdue’s online Public Economics and Policy Graduate Certificate. Delve into economic research, analyze global governmental policies and tackle implementation obstacles in courses taught by our distinguished faculty. Deepen your understanding of economic laws across diverse industries while earning 10 credit hours toward an online MS/MBA degree.

Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Affairs and Regulatory Science for Medical Devices

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This online certificate program at Purdue University focuses on regulatory affairs science for medical devices. It equips professionals with knowledge in regulatory processes, quality systems and compliance strategies for medical device development. The curriculum covers key aspects of regulatory affairs, preparing individuals for roles in ensuring regulatory compliance the medical device field.

Graduate Certificate in Spatial Data Science

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Meet the growing demand for spatial data science experts. Build expertise in spatial data science, GIS analytics and geospatial data visualization, 100% online and in two semesters. As a leading education provider in this space, Purdue University prepares you to seize emerging opportunities in data science for agriculture, land-use management and big data applications across industries.

Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management

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Enhance your career with our online Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management. In just nine credit hours, you can develop advanced skills in planning, executing and evaluating strategic communication plans. Learn from industry experts and gain insights into public relations, crisis communication, internal communication, communicating with global perspectives and more.

Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering

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Systems thinking teaches people how to consider the complex interconnections between different elements of social, biological, economic, political, and technological systems and turns the spotlight on the role of humans in improving and changing system designs. Whether it’s solving problems in the global energy grid or creating 3-D nanostructures, systems thinkers understand that the whole is more than the sum of its parts.

Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Engineering

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Purdue's School of Engineering Education online graduate certificate in Teaching and Learning in Engineering benefits not only those aspiring to academic positions but also current engineering or STEM professionals seeking to refine their teaching skills for diverse formal and informal educational roles.

Graduate Certificate in Teaching English Language Learners (TELL)

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Grow as an educator with Purdue University's online Graduate Certificate in Teaching English Language Learners. This fast-paced program equips educators to support K-12 English language learners in language and academic development. Enjoy the flexibility of online learning, and explore pathways to further credentials or a master's degree.

Healthcare Technology

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Three courses: Analytical Approach to Healthcare Delivery, Medical Devices: Development and Clinical Application, Medical Technology Development in the Covid-19 Era

Hemp Essentials

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The popularity of hemp oil products and products containing Cannabidiol (CBD) derived from hemp make it a tempting crop, but that is not the whole story. The Hemp Essentials program takes a holistic approach, providing an understanding of the hemp industry beyond just hemp cultivation and production, with the goal of teaching how to become a better consultant or grower.

Integrated Pest Management

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Purdue's pest management correspondence and online courses have been the training of choice for thousands of pest management professionals. Pest management companies have adopted a number of the courses as standard training for their employees, and nearly every state in the country has approved one or more of the courses for certification or re-certification purposes.

Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineering

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Consistently ranked among the top online master’s in engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report, the online Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineering degree offers professionals a customizable educational experience with access to 200+ online courses taught by Purdue College of Engineering faculty across 15+ schools and departments.

Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineering, Major in Microelectronics and Semiconductors

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Unlock the Future with the Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Microelectronics & Semiconductors. Powering technology, semiconductor chips drive innovation in computing and electronics. Be a leader in the evolving world of microelectronics with Purdue's specialized expertise and immediately apply your training to meet surging demand in the industry.

Interpersonal Dynamics

Hybrid

Enhance your workplace effectiveness with Purdue’s hybrid Interpersonal Dynamics program. Gain skills to manage up, enhance team decision-making, lead in virtual environments, handle difficult colleagues, foster self-awareness, practice situational leadership and address conflicts for peak performance. Transform your approach to teamwork in diverse work environments.

Leadership Development Program (Career and Technical Education) Graduate Certificates

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Amplify the effectiveness of your teaching with the online Leadership Development Program. Six different graduate certificates are conceptualized within and around major leadership functions and practices in the field of career and technical education, including: work-based learning, career education, special needs, generalizable skills and more.

Lean Principles

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Tailored for diverse industries, Purdue’s Lean Principles certificate equips participants with a personalized toolkit for implementing Lean methodologies. Whether taken independently or as part of a comprehensive series, this course sets the stage for a Lean Six Sigma journey that empowers you to optimize your organizational value stream. Students can also earn 3.5 CEUs at no extra cost.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

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The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate from Purdue University is the pinnacle of our Online Lean Six Sigma series. The course includes a hands-on project tailored to the student's organization, fostering practical application of Lean or Six Sigma principles. Graduates emerge as empowered leaders and adept problem solvers. Students can also earn 9.0 CEUs at no extra cost.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

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Embark on a transformative journey with our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification online course. The comprehensive curriculum includes additional Lean training and sets the stage for future success in our Six Sigma Black Belt course. As a Purdue University-certified Green Belt, you can also earn 4.5 CEUs at no extra cost.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Refresher

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The online Six Sigma Green Belt Refresher is your key to reinforcing Lean Six Sigma Green Belt-level expertise. Whether refreshing or starting anew, this refresher paves the way for success in Purdue’s rigorous certification process. Upon successful completion of the Refresher's pre-assessment grants access to the Lean Principles course, a prerequisite for the Black Belt journey.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

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Purdue University's Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt self-paced course is part of Purdue Online's curated series. There is a 90-day completion window for this course, ensuring flexibility. This online certificate program equips students with fundamental Lean Six Sigma concepts, empowering them to wield essential tools in problem-solving and process improvement.

Licensure – Building Level Administrator

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Distinguish yourself in the education industry with superior credentials from an institution with worldwide recognition and impact. The Building Level Administrator Licensure program prepares you for the position of school principal. This 21-credit program is offered in an online format and prepares you for an additional Indiana Building Administrator License.

Licensure – English Language Learning (ELL)

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Make an impact as an educator with Purdue University's online English Language Learners Licensure Program. This fast-paced program equips educators to support K-12 English language learners in language and academic development. Enjoy the flexibility of online learning, enhance your skills, and earn an add-on license in English Language Learning.

Licensure – High Ability

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Fall in love with teaching again with Purdue University's online High Ability license program. Tailored for certified Indiana educators, our 4-course, talent development approach empowers you to develop the strengths of all students while focusing on those with high ability. Get a quality education that fits your schedule and explore future pathways to an advanced degree.

Licensure – Special Education

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Gain advanced teaching and intervention skills in your chosen area of special education and take the next steps in your career. Currently on an emergency or provisional Special Education permit? As of July 1, 2022, many states, including the State of Indiana, are requiring permit holders to enter a professional license preparation program. Come see what Purdue can offer!

Licensure – Transition to Teaching

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This program is based on previous subject matter expertise and focuses on teaching you how to teach it. This 18-credit program supports your development as an effective teacher and provides a pathway for initial licensure in Indiana in your content area.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Invest in your career with the online MBA at Purdue University's Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business — no GMAT or GRE required. As a top 10 innovative STEM institution, Purdue offers a data-driven curriculum, fostering leadership, problem-solving and global business acumen. Our AACSB accreditation and prestigious alumni network will boost your career opportunities.

Master of Health Administration

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Be on the cutting edge of healthcare's transformation with Purdue’s 100% online Master of Health Administration (MHA) program. Delve into U.S. health systems, gaining a holistic understanding applicable to a variety of leadership roles needed by health agencies, hospitals, clinics and more. Master organizational operations, strategic planning and leadership skills, preparing yourself to help play a pivotal role in shaping the future of healthcare.

Master of Nuclear Engineering

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The online Master of Nuclear Engineering is conveniently designed for professional engineers looking to advance their skills without disrupting their careers. The School of Nuclear Engineering educates ethical nuclear engineers to provide technical expertise to nuclear engineering communities around the world, expand the frontier of knowledge through cutting-edge and innovative research in all areas of nuclear engineering.

Master of Public Health

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Advance your public health career with Purdue's accredited online Master of Public Health. Tailored for professionals seeking real-world solutions, the program delivers science-based knowledge and hands-on experience. Gain essential skills and expertise to lead impactful public health initiatives through the lens of contemporary families and communities.

Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics

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Ranked among the top aerospace graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report, Purdue offers the Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics online for professionals to earn from anywhere, anytime.

Master of Science in Applied Statistics

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Purdue University’s online Master's in Applied Statistics prepares students to advance theory, methods and computing for the purpose of meeting today’s emerging science and technology by including machine learning, big data, data visualization and analytics into all areas of discovery.

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

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The online Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering provides professionals with flexibility to advance their careers. Renowned for its award-winning engineering curriculum, this program offers a comprehensive understanding of biomedical engineering. Students benefit from internationally recognized faculty, innovative coursework, and the convenience of online learning while enhancing their expertise.

Master of Science In Biotechnology Innovation and Regulatory Science (BIRS)

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Elevate your career with Purdue University's online Master of Science in Biotechnology Innovation & Regulatory Science (BIRS). Explore advanced topics like drug development, regulatory compliance, and quality management while collaborating with industry and academic experts.

Master of Science in Civil Engineering

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Elevate your career with Purdue University's online Master's in Civil Engineering (MSCE). Choose from three cutting-edge tracks: Infrastructure, Resiliency and Sustainability; Sustainable Water; or Smart Mobility. Consistently ranked among the top 2 in Best Online Master of Science in Civil Engineering Programs. Tailor your curriculum to meet your professional goals with three interdisciplinary tracks.

Master of Science in Communication

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Purdue University's online Master of Science in Communication is for professionals ready to excel in the dynamic field of communication. Tailor your degree with four concentrations and learn from industry experts. Develop branding, messaging and reputation management skills for success in the digital communication landscape. Our program accepts credit transfers from Purdue's graduate certificates in Strategic Communication Management or Communication and Leadership.

Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Consistently ranked among the top by U.S. News & World Report, the online Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering offers engineering professionals flexibility without sacrificing quality. Gain comprehensive knowledge, innovative thinking, and guidance from world-class faculty. Explore various focus areas and/or earn a graduate concentration in Microelectronics and Advanced Semiconductors, enhancing your engineering career.

Master of Science in Engineering Education

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The online Master of Science in Engineering Education (MSENE) program is conveniently designed for professional engineers, industry training professionals, university faculty members, and graduate-level STEM students to advance their skills without disrupting their careers or current studies.

Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management

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Gain essential skills in executive management, leadership and analytics -- all while staying current on hospitality and tourism industry trends. Learn from leading instructors, tackle real-world challenges, and join a top-ranked program to become a customer experience expert and distinguish yourself in the competitive field of hospitality management.

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

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The #1 ranked online Master of Science in Industrial Engineering is designed for professionals to obtain your professional goals in topic areas such as human factors engineering, manufacturing systems, production systems engineering, and more.

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

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Engage in Purdue University’s world-class mechanical engineering education that pushes the boundaries as our faculty and leaders in their respective fields, will guide you through transformative projects. Choose from specializations like fluid mechanics or nanotechnology within the 30-credit-hour curriculum and gain expertise that goes beyond conventional limits.

Master’s in Applied Geospatial Analytics

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Purdue University’s 100% online Master's in Applied Geospatial Analytics program combines a world-class graduate degree in geospatial analysis with the convenience of online coursework. You will gain skills to create strategic data-driven analyses, with a focus on geospatial intelligence.

Master’s in Educational Studies in Applied Behavior Analysis

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Discover how people learn and explore theories of behavior change. The online master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a 30-credit program will focus on the principles and foundations of applied behavior analysis and how they can be used to teach new skills and improve human behavior. Students will be prepared to sit for the Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)® exam.

Master’s in Corporate Training and Communication

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Elevate your career with Purdue's online Master’s in Corporate Training and Communication. Learn strategic communication and instructional design, preparing you to lead effective training strategies in various contexts. Gain practical knowledge and enhance your job prospects.

MJ-MS in Agricultural Economics/Law

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Take advantage of our unique MJ-MS in Agricultural Economics to drive innovation and design solutions in the increasingly complex and emerging agricultural law field! This dual degree program consists of the Master of Jurisprudence and Master of Science in Agricultural Economics, bringing together expertise from two highly ranked institutions to provide a unique educational opportunity in agricultural law.

Model-Based Systems Engineering Foundations and Applications to the Production Enterprise

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Seven modules built under a Production Engineering Education and Research grant from the National Science Foundation. Module content was selected to help meet the industry's needs for a workforce prepared to perform efficiently in a model-based digital enterprise, especially in a production engineering context.

MS Business Analytics

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Purdue’s online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program, developed by the esteemed faculty at the Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business, consists of 30-credit hours. Our curriculum empowers you to harness cutting-edge information technologies and analytical techniques. Gain proficiency in cutting-edge big data technologies and learn to translate insights into strategic decisions.

MS Economics

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Purdue University's online Master’s in Economics program is tailored for those passionate about analyzing economic data. Our curriculum equips you with skills applicable to both business and public policy decision-making. Specialize in four unique areas, delve into extensive datasets and learn cutting-edge quantitative methods from top faculty.

MS Global Supply Chain Management

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Explore new career heights with Purdue University’s online Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management (MSGSCM). Advance your career in a flexible, analytics-focused learning environment in 1.5-2.5 years. Join a top-ranked program that empowers your journey in supply chain excellence. Craft your path with faculty-designed courses, fostering cross-disciplinary prowess.

MS Human Resource Management

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Elevate your career with Purdue’s online Master's in Human Resource Management (MSHRM). This fully online program empowers HR professionals to prepare for diverse career paths in HR, organizational effectiveness and change management in 20 to 36 months. With a robust core curriculum and elective options, our 30-credit-hour program fosters cross-disciplinary skills.

MS in Aviation and Aerospace Management

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Purdue University's online MS in Aviation and Aerospace Management equips professionals for success in the dynamic aviation industry. Taught by experienced instructors, this flexible program imparts crucial leadership skills, covering operational analysis, safety systems, and more. Graduates are prepared for global careers in aviation, making it an ideal choice for those seeking comprehensive expertise.

MS in Computer and Information Technology (Concentration: IT Business Analysis, IT Project Management)

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Elevate your career with Purdue's 100% online Master's in Computer and Information Technology, offering flexible learning, expert faculty, and concentrations in Project Management or Business Analysis for tailored expertise in the ever-evolving tech landscape.

MS in Construction Management

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Purdue University's online MSCM merges construction project execution with executive management skills. Led by industry experts, the program shapes general and executive construction managers. Tailored for the construction sector, it mirrors an MBA, providing practical insights and sector-specific skills. Ideal for those with a relevant bachelor's degree and two years of experience, the flexible online MSCM promises accelerated career growth in a 24-month timeline.

MS in Education in Curriculum and Instruction (CI)

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Expand your teaching and administration skills with Purdue University's online MS in Education in Curriculum and Instruction. Empower students through innovative methodologies, social justice integration and strength-based approaches in K-12 STEM education. Whether you teach, lead or administer, this program gives you the tools you need to promote student success.

MS in Education in Educational Studies in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

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Start your leadership journey with Purdue University's MS in Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Tailored for K-12 teachers aspiring to work in school administration, this online program aligns with Indiana's building level administrator license requirements. Benefit from Purdue's quality education and flexible scheduling.

MS in Education in Learning Design and Technology

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Become a transformative educator with Purdue University's online MS in Education in Learning Design and Technology. Craft impactful instructional materials for diverse learners, from K-12 classrooms to corporate settings. Empower learners of all ages with cutting-edge technology and innovative teaching strategies.

MS in Education in Special Education

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Lead the way in special education with Purdue University's online MS in Education in Special Education. Tailored for licensed or aspiring educators, this programs lets you choose from six learning pathways, including licensure options with mild and intense intervention. Acquire advanced skills to support students with diverse needs using innovative strategies and technology.

MS in Engineering Technology

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Purdue's 100% online MS in Engineering Technology merges engineering, technology and science for practical applications. Develop deep technical knowledge, essential skills and critical thinking. Gain expertise in problem-solving, innovation and effective communication. Prepare for leadership roles and entrepreneurial ventures in industry, academia and government.

MS in International Agribusiness

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Purdue's online international agribusiness degree develops abilities in data analytics, data analysis, and data-driven decision-making, which are transferable across the agribusiness field. This degree prepares students for careers in the fast-paced global economy, as well as the dynamic, quickly increasing worldwide agriculture and food industry in particular.

MS in Technology Leadership and Innovation

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Further your skills in leadership with our online Master of Science in Leadership and Innovation. Tailored for tech professionals, this program explores global business dynamics, project management, and policy impact on innovation.

MS-MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management

Hybrid

Online Only

The MS-MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management is the only industry-focused graduate program that allows you to continue your career while pursuing two master’s degrees from reputable universities—an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and an MS in agricultural economics from Purdue University’s College of Agriculture.

Pharmacy Technician Training Program

Online Only

Earn your credentials from a PTCB-Recognized Training Program and prepare to take the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam® (PTCE®).

PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Hybrid

Become an impactful leader in education with Purdue University's Ph.D. program in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Tailored for aspiring K-12 superintendents, this hybrid program combines on-campus and distance learning for a flexible yet rigorous academic experience. Make your next giant leap in educational leadership!

PhD in Higher Education

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This cohort doctorate program is for students who are interested in preparing for service and leadership in a broad range of roles in Colleges and Universities. Students will co-author with faculty a minimum of three articles, published in peer reviewed journals. Additionally, a study abroad experience will provide students with mentorship and real-world experience.

PMP(r) Exam Preparation

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Purdue University online's PMP® Exam Preparation is a comprehensive live, virtual course designed for experienced project managers aiming to prepare for the PMP exam. If you seek a PMBOK® Guide refresher, consider our Project Management Essentials course. Enjoy 90-day access to PMP® Exam Prep materials and a complimentary 90-day pass to PMtraining™ online practice tests, valued at $59.

Prequalified Structures for The Stage

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This course explores theater set design structures and responsibilities, covering loads, materials, and engineering in entertainment settings. Students gain insight into how builds are made and enhance safety awareness.

Principles of Animal Nutrition

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Principles of Animal Nutrition deals with classification and function of nutrients, deficiency symptoms, digestive processes, characterization of feedstuffs, and formulation of diets for domestic animals.

Private Applicator Recertification Program

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A Private Pesticide Applicator is anyone who applies pesticides to property they own, rent or otherwise control for the purpose of producing an agricultural commodity. Any private applicator wishing to buy and use restricted-use pesticides must be certified by passing the Core exam.

Professional Development Portal for Teachers

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The Professional Development Portal provides a one stop training shop for K-12 teachers, online instructors, and university instructors at any level. Learn about online courses, access free articles, resources, or find workshops to build skills and creativity.

Project Management Essentials

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Aspiring Project Management Professionals (PMP)® can start their journey with Purdue University’s online Project Management Essentials certificate. This program is open to any professional seeking proficiency in efficient and effective project management. Gain essential knowledge and skills, fulfilling PMI’s 35-hour education requirement for the PMP® exam.

Purdue Fort Wayne

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Purdue Fort Wayne is here to help you build fulfilling careers, meaningful lives, and flourishing communities. Find the online degrees and courses you need to tailor your education at PFW.

Purdue Global

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Purdue Global is the online campus for working adults within the Purdue system, delivering a full portfolio of personalized online degrees tailored to the unique needs of adults who have work or life experience beyond the classroom.

Purdue Northwest

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Gain the skills, knowledge and credentials you need to keep pace in the nursing field and advance your career. Purdue University Northwest’s College of Nursing offers an online RN to BSN program that’s affordable, accelerated and respected. Prepare to meet the demand for BSN-educated nurses in this fast-growing field.

Purdue Pesticide Programs

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These self-paced, online eLearning courses can prepare you for the Indiana pesticide certification exams or introduce workers to the basics in your field. These courses present 5 to 8 hours of training through Purdue University’s online delivery system and includes a copy of the training manual as part of the registration fee.

Semiconductor Fabrication

Online Only

The courses is designed for students and professionals who want to know how these essential physical building blocks of the digital age are made.

Six Pillars of Farm Risk Management

Online Only

The Six Pillars of Farm Risk Management will encompass a process to mitigate, transfer, and avoid risks in production, marketing, financial, legal, human resource, and social media. This 100% online course incorporates all six pillars of contingency planning through online modules, recorded videos, webinars, and social media community forums with participants that can be delivered nationwide.

Systems Engineering Processes and Professional Competencies – INCOSE Certification

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INCOSE certification validates competency in systems engineering, encompassing knowledge, education, experience, and leadership. Purdue's course covers life cycle processes outlined in the INCOSE Handbook, supplementing with insights from primary literature. It guides through the certification application, imparting soft skills crucial for successful systems engineering. Completion with at least 85% proficiency exempts from the INCOSE knowledge exam, validating mastery.

Technical Management Institute

Hybrid

Purdue’s hybrid Technical Management Institute program is where tech-savvy professionals can develop their management skills. Led by industry-seasoned faculty, courses cover project financials, data visualization, executive presence, managerial accounting, leading technical teams and program/project management. Experience practical learning through real-world application with no exams.

Tipping Point Planner

Online Only

The Tipping Point Planner course helps you examine past and predicted environmental changes, identify environmental threats, and define natural resource assets in need of protection or restoration. With the tool, you will use innovative visualization dashboards, paint tools, and interactive visioning exercises to help your community define its priorities and explore land use strategies that enhance local values.

Urban Agriculture

Online Only

The Urban Agriculture Certificate provides students with an in-depth instruction for urban crop production from farm design through harvest techniques. This 100% online program provides students the flexibility to earn their certificate from anywhere, anytime.

Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning

Online Only

Jumpstart your future in veterinary nursing by gaining the knowledge and experience you need to excel in this exciting career. Earn an associate's degree from Purdue University in as little as three years – 100% online!

Wine Appreciation

Online Only

The Wine Appreciation class will allow you to easily learn about wine from a true wine scientist and winemaker without intimidation and prerequisites. Unofficially labeled as one of Purdue's coolest classes, Wine Appreciation is now open to the public and 100% online. It is now available as a certificate or as individual mini-tours of notable wine regions. Both can be purchased as a gift.

Winemaking Certificate

Online Only

This Winemaking Certificate is an advanced online enology course that serves as a critical review of commercial winemaking principles and practices. The program provides a package of technical knowledge for professional winemakers and industry employees wanting to enhance their knowledge, as well as serious noncommercial winemakers looking to take their pastime to the professional level.