Non-degree and Certificate Programs

Professional Development and Training Center

Guilford’s Professional Development and Training Center (PDTC) provides courses that prepare students to sit for certification examinations in selected topics, broaden their skill sets or advance in their careers. Programs include:

Test Prep

Guilford’s Test Prep Center prepares you to succeed by connecting you with specialized instructors, reviewing test formats and improving your test-taking skills.

Guilford offers test prep for the following:

  • ACT
  • GRE
  • LSAT
  • SAT

Certification Education

Certification education courses are ideal for those who want to attain a professional certification, improve their current skills or expand their career options.

Guilford offers certification in the following:

  • Paralegal certification
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) credentials
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)


Workshops are a flexible and affordable way to learn something new or improve your professional skills.

Guilford’s workshops are appropriate for those with or without a degree. Workshops include:

  • Collaboration and Creativity at Work
  • Psychology of Leadership and Teamwork
  • Notary Public
  • Retirement 101
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) Essentials

Customized Training Programs

Is your organization looking for a customized training program?

PDTC partners with Guilford faculty and human-resources professionals in the community to design innovative and effective training programs. Plus, as a nonprofit institution, Guilford provides this service at a competitive price. Programs may include:

  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Leadership development
  • Organizational communication skills
  • Team-building

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Arlene Cash

Arlene Cash

Vice President for Enrollment Management