Continuing Education

This workshop will explore the goals, strategies, and tactics necessary to live a successful, fulfilled, and productive life. We will reflect on our lives, discuss what really matters to us, consider how we find purpose and meaning in our lives, explore our life goals, think about our values, produce personal mission statements, examine how to take better care of ourselves, and learn effective time management skills.

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The English Language and Training Academy (ELTA) offers a variety of programs. Students of all levels can improve their English skills in our intensive or part-time English Language Programs. ELTA also offers bridge programs for students who are conditionally or provisionally admitted to undergraduate or graduate degree programs at American University.

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An introductory course, offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), providing a complete overview of human resource roles and responsibilities.

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Advance your HR skills by preparing for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification exam with AU’s intensive course that combines expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System.

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A 132 hour ICF-certified Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) designed for individuals who want to develop coaching skills and apply them in realistic organizational settings.

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Test Prep

Preparatory course for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). The course provides instruction on the Quantitative, Verbal, Analytical Writing, and Integrated Reasoning sessions of the exam. Sessions are offered during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

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Preparatory course to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). The course provides instruction on the Quantitative, Verbal, and Analytic Writing sections of the exam. Sessions are offered during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

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Preparatory course for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). The course provides instruction on the Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, and Essay sections of the exam. Sessions are offered during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

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Continuing Education Program

Opportunities for the adult learner who is considering returning to the workforce, making a career change, advancing in their current role or building on existing credentials.

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