Broaden your skillset with our noncredit program offerings
Noncredit programs offer valuable skills that can be used to upgrade workplace skills or learn new skills in a short period of time.
Executive Education – Customizable Programs
Upskill or reskill your workforce with online, on-campus, on-site, or hybrid customizable executive education programs designed to fit the precise needs of your organization. Delivered in a series of hand-picked modules that are a combination of self-paced online courses and weekly 90-minute live sessions, you can cultivate, engage, skill and support employees in all levels of your organization. Successful completion earns an Executive Education certificate from Syracuse University.
Example program for international business can be found here.
Orange Academy online noncredit courses offer high engagement learning opportunities in a low stress academic environment for adults and high school students to pursue a passion or interest. All courses are taught and supported by Syracuse University faculty and instructors.
There are no exams, graded papers or prerequisites for Orange Academy courses, giving you the opportunity to advance your knowledge in a welcoming and undemanding setting. Courses include one 90-minute weekly synchronous class where students connect with the instructor and each other. Students are assigned additional readings, viewings, and assignments to do each week on their own which help inform the next synchronous class session. Most seminars and workshops are 4- or 8-weeks in length.
Tableau Data Analytics
The Tableau Data Analytics Certificate, created in partnership with Tableau, is an online-three course program that will help you gain hands-on experience with analytics tools such as Tableau, MySQL, and spreadsheets. Students will learn to integrate foundational analytics with practical technical skills to analyze and present data. Students can also develop a portfolio of work in data analytics through this course and will receive a co-branded certificate from Syracuse University and Tableau. This program was created in partnership with Tableau and is fully online.
Facebook Digital Marketing
The Facebook Digital Marketing Certificate non-credit program prepares students for careers in digital marketing through hands-on practice with tools such as Facebook Ads and Google Analytics. Students will gain a strong understanding of core digital marketing concepts including brand positioning and market segmentation, and will learn how to run digital ads and analyze the results. Through projects, students will practice their skills and have a portfolio of work to show to future employers, in addition to a certificate co-branded with Syracuse University and Facebook. This program was created in partnership with Facebook and is fully online.
The Salesforce Administrator Career Certificate non-credit program prepares students for careers in customer relationship management (CRM) through hands-on practice with Salesforce tools. Students will gain a strong understanding of business processes in sales, the sales cycle, and more. Through projects, students will practice their skills and have a portfolio of work to show to future employers, in addition to a certificate co-branded with Syracuse University and Salesforce. This program was created in partnership with Salesforce and is fully online.
Asana Project Management
The Asana Project Management Certificate non-credit program prepares students for careers in project management through hands-on practice with tools such as Asana and spreadsheets. Students will gain a strong understanding of project management concepts including stakeholder management, risk management, and tracking key milestones. Through projects, students will practice their skills and build a portfolio of work to show to future employers, in addition to earning a certificate co-branded with Syracuse University and Asana. This program was created in partnership with Asana and is fully online.
Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Ministry
The core purpose of this initiative is to offer a dynamic and distinctive setting for the formation of visionary leaders that are empowered to flourish within the contemporary era through creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. These groups, which will meet over the course of six months, will focus on various aspects of leadership development with the goal of thriving vocationally and thus enhancing the vitality of the communities they serve.