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Professional Development Programs

Professional Development

BSU’s College of Continuing Studies offers engaging and intellectually stimulating non-credit learning opportunities as well as professional training classes, courses or seminars. Learn a new skill or earn a certificate.  Please take a moment to review our programs.

BSU Senior College
Bridgewater State University’s new Senior College offers intellectually stimulating seminars and courses for mature learners (50+). Our six-week non-credit courses foster creativity, self-discovery and peer education. Click here for details.
Bridgewater State University offers a variety of MTEL Prep courses throughout the year. Courses are led by BSU faculty and staff. Learn more about classes, times and cost.
SAT Prep
Learn test-taking skills and strategies from a professional instructor through an intensive course aimed at giving you an edge on the SAT. You will receive a book to help you prepare for the SATs as well as study tips, tutoring and individual attention from your instructor.
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New: BSU Drone (sUAS) Certificate Program

Whether a beginner or an experienced drone pilot, BSU has options for you. Our new Drone (Small Unmanned Aviation Systems) Certificate Program provides intensive, hands-on experience flying a range of small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) combined with classroom instruction. BSU's one-day workshops are aimed at individuals interested in learning more about operating a drone.


EXCEL Program

Social Work Professional Development

ed2go Professional Development and Enrichment courses and programs (online only)
ed2go Online Professional Development courses are convenient, affordable, fun, easy to use, and lead by an expert instructor.  New sessions start monthly and are in six week formats. Learn more at

  • Comprehensive online course in a convenient six-week format
  • Expert instructors lead each course
  • Engaging student discussion areas
  • New sessions starting monthly
  • Certificate of Completion awarded with passing score

ed2go Online Career Training Programs
Online Career Training Programs are designed by a team of experts from their respective field. They work to provide students with a highly effective web-based learning experience. Learn more at Career Training

  • Learn in-demand skills recognized by employers
  • Most programs prepare students for a national certification
  • Start anytime, anywhere - work at your own pace 
  • Textbooks and learning materials are included
  • Expert instructor assistance provided
  • Loans available
    To further your training or personal enrichment through non-credit online course offerings, visit ed2go. If you have questions about these programs, contact the College of Continuing Studies at 508-531-2711.

MindEdge Professional Development Programs and Certification (Online)
MindEdge Online courses and certificate programs are designed to help you improve your professional knowledge and skills to take the next steps in your career. Agile, Nonprofit Management, Project Management, Six Sigma & Lean and Sustainable Management programs are available. Students can earn CEU's, CFRE credits, and PDU's. All MindEdge Online courses are developed by business school professors, industry professionals, and subject matter experts. Courses are available 24 hours a day from any device with an internet connection. We combine interactive exercises, mini-cases, video, and focused reading to ensure that our courses are not only engaging, but that you really learn. Learn more:  MindEdge courses and descriptions