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Continuing Professional Development

Northwest-KC has partnered with one of the premier online platforms to offer you the flexibility required to pursue your personal and professional development. With offerings that include over 40 industry specialties and 150 certifications, we’re confident you’ll find what you need to empower your dreams through life-long learning. These fully online courses are affordable and geared just for you.

Our courses target key job skills sought by employers, and especially those in the Northwest Missouri and Kansas City Metro area. Admission to the university is not required to enroll.

The programs offered on this page are non-credit opportunities for continuing professional development.

Which Offering Is For Me?

Fundamentals Courses

Gain new personal and professional skills

Two ways to learn! In our instructor-led courses, you study and interact with a cohort over a six-week schedule. Courses start monthly with twice-weekly lesson plans. For the independent learner, our self-paced courses provide access to all lessons immediately with up to three months to complete.

Career Training Programs

Prepare for your new career or a recognized certification

These expert-developed courses offer a flexible way to learn. Open enrollments let you start any time. And with up to 18 months access, you can learn when it’s convenient to you. Each course also comes with a dedicated Student Advisor, so you’re supported throughout your learning journey.


Registration

Registration is easy! You don't need to go through Admissions or be a student of our University to register for any of the Continuing Professional Development programs listed below. Simply click on the program you're interested in, then click "Enroll Now" and follow the prompts to proceed with conveniently improving your skill set and furthering your career.

A to Z Grant Writing

This class has been so great. I've gone from knowing next to nothing about grant writing to feeling prepared to start a new career. All the lessons are saved and resources catalogued. I'm so thankful to you for providing tons of clear, organized information, and putting the dream right within reach. Thank you!

Anonymous

Online Non-Credit Offerings


Arts & Design

Business

Career Training Programs

Fundamental Courses

 

Computer Applications

Career Training Programs

Fundamental Courses

Computer Science

Construction & Trades

Career Training Programs

Fundamental Courses

Healthcare

Career Training Programs

Fundamental Courses

Hospitality

Career Training Programs

Fundamental Courses

Information Technology

Career Training Programs

Fundamental Courses

Language

Career Training Programs

Fundamental Courses

Legal

Math & Science

Fundamental Courses

Teacher Professional Development

Test Prep

Fundamental Courses

Writing

Career Training Programs

Fundamental Courses