USC: Continuing and Professional Education

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Certificate Programs


Continue your education, change your career, and improve your life! It all starts here.

The University of South Carolina offers the following professional certificates: Lean Six Sigma, Paralegal Studies, Project Management and Grant Writing. Each certificate program offers the valuable, practical training to launch you into a new career or enhance an existing one. Register for a University of South Carolina certificate program and earn your professional certification in as little as one month.

Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belt Certificate Program

Become an instant asset to your organization with a USC Six Sigma Certificate! Our online program utilizes techniques including internet-based resources, applied exercises, and real world case studies to enhance your learning experience. You will work on an independent project, improving a process within your own organization.

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Paralegal Certificate Program

Whether you enroll in the classroom-based program or convenient online program, USC's Paralegal Certificate is designed to advance your legal knowledge and career options. Focusing on the practical skills required in today's legal workplace, this program allows you to quickly complete your studies and enter the legal field with the confidence and credentials to succeed.

Join us for a complimentary information session to learn more about this rewarding field, and USC’s leading certificate program!


Project Management Certificate Program

Whether you are a full time project manager or have 3-5 years of professional work experience, this program provides the training required to sit for the PMP® certification exam. Distinguish yourself and validate your project management expertise!

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Grant Writing Certificate Program

The ability to locate, apply for and attain grants is essential for many organizations. USC’s Grant Writing program will prepare you to secure foundation, state and federal grant funds. Participants will learn both practical and conceptual aspects that are critical to the grant proposal-writing process.

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