Professional Development

Wayne State's professional development programs draw on the university's world-class faculty, expertise and connections. Wayne State also offers numerous specialized certificate programs, with courses at our Detroit, Macomb and Oakland campuses as well as online. To get started, contact any of the programs below or contact The Front Door to find the program that is right for you.

Wayne State University Executive Education

Comprehensive, customized business training, executive education and consulting services offering access to advanced industry research, a global network of universities, and on-site degree and non-degree programs tailored to your organization's needs.

Wayne State University Executive and Professional Development

Offers customized training and development progreams to address unique needs and improve individual and organizational capabilities and performance.

Wayne State Online Certificate Programs

Wayne State Online offers certificate programs available through five of our 13 highly recognized schools and colleges.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Intensive education and business advising for second-stage small businesses who are poised for significant growth. Participation is free for scholars, who are selected through a competitive application process.

Detroit Orientation Institute

Immersive events that illuminate Detroit and foster connections for business, community, media, nonprofit, political, civic and student leaders