The Office of Professional Advancement at the University of Miami is the future of continuing education. OPA provides academic courses and certificate programs to working professionals in all stages of the career lifecycle. OPA students build important skills that are critical to employers without leaving the workforce for a long-term learning institution. With the credibility of the University of Miami brand, a certificate course from the Office of Professional Advancement is led by one of our University instructors and is completed on your own time. Let the flexibility of online learning at the University of Miami transform your workforce and your career.

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At the Division of Continuing and International Education, we are committed to helping students become the best learners they can be.

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Lifelong learning opportunities available to alumni

As part of the “Roadmap to Our New Century” initiative, the University of Miami advances the art of teaching and the science of learning by partnering with students, alumni, and others to offer options throughout the entire adult learning life cycle.

Lifelong learning becomes a family affair

For one ’Canes family, continuing education is an integral part of a professional career. Get to know the family members who simultaneously completed the Project Management Professional Certificate Program offered through the Division of Continuing and International Education.

UM expands online class offerings

The University of Miami, along with the Division of Continuing & International Education, now offers nearly 100 online undergraduate classes from multiple UM schools and colleges.