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Areas of Study

At Emory Continuing Education, we take pride in offering a broad curriculum that offers both personal and professional learning opportunities. If you have any questions about our certificates and courses, please contact us–we'll be happy to help you.
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Communication Skills

Genuine communication is more than talking and listening – effective interaction requires a deep understanding of another person’s perspective. Our courses help participants establish and adapt their communication styles in a way that creates better working alliances with colleagues while fostering a deeper sense of organizational engagement.

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Creative Writing

Our customizable Creative Writing Certificate program provides individualized guidance from experienced instructors who have published works in multiple genres.

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Data & Analytics

The job market for data professionals continues to grow – boost your career by learning the essential skills needed for popular data analytics roles. Companies need well-qualified individuals to fill these important technology roles – prepare for those positions by immersing yourself in one or more of these industry-disrupting topics: artificial and business intelligence, Power BI, Big Data, Python, Machine Learning and/or SQL.

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Digital Skills

Digital Skills

These self-paced certificate programs equip learners with some of the most in-demand digital skillsets for today's market, including digital marketing, CRM tools, data analytics tools, and general management and productivity tools.

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Event Planning

Event Planning is a blend of art and science. Join this program to explore both the design and sensory details which make events memorable, and the behind-the-scenes logistics which make them safe and functional.

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Financial Planning

With a high demand for CFP® professionals, which is expected to grow at a faster-than-average rate through 2028, this certification is an investment in a certain and positive future.

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Graphic Design

In the world of print and digital design, good looks are everything. Fortunately, creating professional content for either your clients or your employer is made easier by understanding the fundamental concepts provided in our unique Graphic Design courses.

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Health & Healthcare

The Emory brand is synonymous with healthcare excellence, and Emory Continuing Education is adding more courses and programs for those in the healthcare industry. Our Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate program prepares students to help improve health and wellbeing for individuals, groups, and organizations by utilizing evidence-based relational/behavior change skills and approaches in a variety of settings.

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Home & Garden

Interested in creating beautiful landscapes that draw praise and envy from your neighbors? How about kitchen and interior design projects that can boost the value of your home? Knowledge is the first step.

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Human Resources

Human Resource (HR) employees often face a wide range of issues each day, ranging from legal matters to selecting qualified employees. Successfully navigating complex HR laws and current regulations regarding compensation, employment law, recruitment, benefits, risk management and more requires significant expertise.

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Landscape Design

Interested in creating beautiful landscapes that draw praise and envy from your neighbors? Knowledge is the first step. Our Landscape Design Certificate program provides both foundational and cutting-edge concepts as well as techniques for creating functional, crowd-pleasing landscape plans for any type of budge.

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Language & Culture

Our courses develop and improve your command of the English language – pronunciation, accent, grammar and more.

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Leadership

Leaders in today’s business environments face a variety of challenges while overseeing staff and employees. Our courses provide best practices, tips and techniques for coaching, delegating, leading inclusively, building engagement, handling difficult people and situations, and managing finances, among other topics.

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Lean Six Sigma

Six Sigma is a set of techniques and tools utilized for process improvement across industries ranging from Manufacturing to Healthcare -- and everything in between. Lean Six Sigma aims to reduce process cycle time, waste and costs while increasing customer satisfaction and profit margins.

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Management

Both new and experienced managers can benefit from our Management courses, which provide valuable toolkits to handle common workplace challenges. Review best practices for coaching and delegating, as well as effective strategies for overcoming communication barriers and strengthening trust with employees. Participants can immediately apply newly acquired skills and demonstrate noticeable managerial performance improvement.

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Office and Productivity Software

There is a key set of powerful software applications that support all aspects of business today. ECE offers courses to grow skills in the most popular of these.

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Paralegal

As Georgia’s longest-running post-baccalaureate paralegal program, Emory Continuing Education (ECE)'s Paralegal Certificate Program prepares college graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the legal profession. Our comprehensive program — taught by licensed attorneys — consists of multiple core and elective courses totaling more than 100 classroom hours.

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Personal Finance

Personal money management and financial planning are critical skills to achieving financial freedom and independence. We aim to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to help make informed investment decisions, including how stocks, bonds, and other investments fit together as part of a diversified strategy.

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Photography

Produce images that utilize digital photography's tools and tell great stories. Ideal for both enthusiastic hobbyists as well as serious amateurs, our courses utilize a combination of class lectures and photographic assignments to convey the importance of factors including composition, selective focus, saturated colors and proper exposure.

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Professional Skills

Discovering your professional strengths can impact your career opportunities – come join us to build your learning portfolio with classes on personal creativity, branding, self-advocacy, resiliency, stress management, networking, and other subjects. Develop personally and professionally with Emory!

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Project Management

As the global marketplace continues to grow and evolve, project managers will play a critical role in helping companies successfully adapt to changing needs while delivering products and services as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. Our Project Management courses develop key concepts, tools, and techniques to help increase participants’ expertise in this profession.

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Sustainability

Sustainable practices support ecological, human, and economic health and vitality. Emory Continuing Education offers courses that define a positive intersection between businesses and individuals with their environment, as well as offering transparency and accountability while doing so.

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Technology Bootcamps

Technology Bootcamps

With world-class instructors, project-based curricula, and an engaged and supportive learning community, Emory Coding Bootcamps will help you launch a lucrative tech career in an accelerated time frame.

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Test Prep

Standardized tests can be life-altering, career-enhancing opportunities resulting in preferred college admissions, increased earnings potential, and greater salary ceilings. Our panel of test preparation experts help you prepare using a combination of advanced learning techniques and traditional methods.

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