Professional Studies

Welcome to the Office of Post-Graduate and Professional Studies (PGPS) at Emerson Los Angeles. Our goal is to provide continuing education opportunities for LA-based individuals to broaden their skills and knowledge for professional and personal growth. Our services include extension courses, professional and educational events, customized corporate programming, and specialized summer residency programs for international institutions.

Courses for Professionals

Browse our upcoming night and weekend courses for working adults and lifelong learners who want to expand their skill-set or explore new interests.


ELA regularly hosts workshops for professionals hosted by reputable professors and industry leaders.

Corporate Programs

Whatever the size of your business, our custom corporate programming can help. For businesses looking to provide new skills to their workforce or transform an organizational culture, Emerson College Los Angeles can create a program to meet your specific needs. Learn more about our customized educational programs.

Lectures & Conferences

ELA frequently hosts educational events for LA-based organizations, companies, and the broader arts and communications community.

Registration & Policies

We've got all you need to know: parking information, how to register or withdrawal, information for international students, and more.

Contact Us

You can enroll in professional studies courses online or by phone. If you have any questions regarding enrollment please feel free to contact us.

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