Graduate Certificate & Certification Preparation Programs
Whitworth's certificate and certification preparation programs help develop your professional skills so your résumé will stand out in a pool of qualified applicants.
Whitworth University, in partnership with Stronger International, Inc., offers online test preparation courses designed to help each individual pass the corresponding national exam for certification. Certification prep courses are offered in the following high-demand fields:
- Project management
- Data analytics
- Human resources
- ITIL - technology management
These courses are available to all Whitworth students, as well as faculty, staff, alumni and community members.
Certificate in Executive Leadership
Led by top business leaders in Spokane, the certificate in executive leadership at Whitworth is offered in an immersive-learning format using engaging practicums, a three-day outdoor excursion, in-class sessions and some hybrid-online content. You'll have the opportunity to participate in a multifaceted study of leadership theory and practice, and develop your leadership skills through experiences with:
- one-on-one executive coaching
- community-engagement projects
- endless networking opportunities
This format provides a platform for you to engage and network with business professionals, executive leaders and local organizations in person.
|Credits||12* continuing education (CE) credits|
|Completion Time||5 months*|
|Class Format||Immersive practicums, one weekend excursion, on-campus classroom sessions, some hybrid-online coursework|
|Cost Per Credit||$443** per credit
$200 course equipment fee
|Application Deadline||Rolling admission; registration accepted until program capacity has been reached|
*Whitworth MBA alumni will only have 9 credits remaining to complete the certificate, which will take approximately 3 1/2 months to complete.
**For the 2019-20 academic year