Inspiring change, advancing your career
Marian University’s Institute of Professional Development offers a distinct combination of quality professional development and ongoing education for business, education, non-profits, and lifelong learners, both regionally and nationally.
With the aim of developing leaders who will positively impact their fields, the Institute of Professional Development seeks to offer continuing education via online courses, webinars, face-to-face courses, workshops, and in-services. Professional consultation is available to ensure a customized learning opportunity that fits the needs of your constituents.
Living within the framework of Marian’s mission and core values, the Institute of Professional Development seeks to employ methods that educate the whole, with a purposeful focus on values, ethics, and the global diverse community.
Professional Development Offerings
Keeping with the mission of Marian, the Institute of Professional Development offers specialized programming, focusing on the needs of today’s workforce. Whether an academic accompaniment to a conference or a stand-alone workshop, Marian’s professional development offerings inspire individuals to pursue advanced knowledge in a variety areas.
Marian University holds a variety of accreditations, approvals, and memberships. For a full list, click here.
Specific educational and training needs are our specialty. If you have questions about establishing a new program, you may contact our Director to discuss your ideas and requirements.
Office of Adult and Online Studies
Dean, Adult and Online Studies
Dr. Sherry Fontaine
Director of Professional Development
Victoria Norton, M.S.E., M.A.E.