Professional Certificate Programs
The Department of Professional Studies and Special Programs at Emerson College offers a diverse and constantly evolving selection of continuing education courses, workshops, and certificate programs. The department provides a breadth of opportunities for individuals looking to advance their careers, train to enter a new field, learn new skills, or explore their passions.
Current Certificate Programs
- Digital Journalism
- Digital Media Production
- Graphic Novel Writing
- Literary Publishing
- Marketing Branding
- Professional Communication
Students gain new skills in our evening courses.
If you have not been accepted into a degree program at Emerson College or have not enrolled as such, you may take courses for credit during the summer terms. You must have earned a high school diploma or GED to register for undergraduate-level courses; a bachelor's degree is required to enroll in graduate-level credit-bearing courses. Prerequisites apply in some instances. Contact Professional Studies to learn more.
Emerson College reserves the right to change any provision of its programs, courses and workshops at any time. The College specifically reserves the right to change its tuition rates and any other financial charges. The College also reserves the right to rearrange its courses and class hours, to drop courses for which registration falls below the minimum enrollment, to change instructor assignments, to change the method of instruction of courses or programs, to cancel or discontinue a certificate program at any time, or to substitute courses in a certificate program. Enrollment and attendance in courses offered by Professional Studies is separate from admission to degree programs at Emerson College.