Post-Graduate Professional Skills Certificate Program

The Post-Graduate Professional Skills Certificate Program provides students with professional and career development skills to complement their academic training. As students enter an increasingly competitive workforce, distinguishing oneself is the key to career opportunities in a workplace where employers are seeking high potential employees who fit their strategic plan. This program provides training in career search strategies and builds leadership and communication proficiency to become employable and successful in the workplace.

The program will be of interest to students who wish to learn about and develop the business knowledge and professional and personal effectiveness skills needed to be successful in their career paths. Students who wish to be admitted to the PGPSC program are required to have an advanced academic degree (a Master’s or Ph.D. or similar credential) and meet standard admission criteria for PACE certificate and diploma programs.


The goal of the Post-Graduate Professional Skills Certificate program is to enhance a student’s skills and attributes for successful transition into the workplace. Topics include communication, management, leadership, and career search strategies.

Articulation for Credit

Students in the program interested in further training in business skills may consider continuing their studies at PACE in the Management Certificate Program. The PGPSC allows students to gain 179 hours of the 290 hours required to complete the Management Certificate.

Additional Comments

Students may take courses and seminars in any order as long as they have the required prerequisites. The program may completed in a condensed timeframe, if courses are taken concurrently in the fall term.


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