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

For businesses looking to unlock employee potential, retain top talent, and provide new skills to their workforce, Emerson Los Angeles has a history of working with top talent in the entertainment and communications industries. Learn more about our customized educational corporate 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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