Lehigh University offers a host of learning opportunities for working professionals. Seminars, workshops, and degree and certificate programs give individuals and professional groups an opportunity to expand their own skills as well as to network and exchange ideas. Distance education is also offered through the Lehigh Educational Satellite Network.
College of Arts and Sciences
In addition to traditional department-based studies, Lehigh’s College of Arts and Sciences offers distance education programs such as project management principles for pharma, proteomics, and pharmaceutical, clinical and organic chemistry. Students can pursue master’s and doctoral degrees in a wide range of programs that emphasize original research and a commitment to scholarly excellence.
College of Business and Economics
On campus, the College of Business and Economics offers executive education courses and advanced business degrees such as the combined MBA programs as well as master’s degrees in economics, accounting and information analysis, and analytical finance. Certificate programs in supply chain management, project management, and organizational leadership (in conjunction with the College of Arts and Sciences) are also available, as is the vSeries seminars in corporate entrepreneurship and new venture creation. The College of Business and Economics also offers distance and online education. The supply chain management and project management certificate programs are also available via distance education. The MBA, traditionally provided through both on-campus and distance education, is now also available online. Individual courses such as financial reporting, transportation and logistics management, and business-to-business marketing are also online.
The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science
Along with graduate programs, the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science offers interdisciplinary degree programs as well as master’s level programs in business administration and engineering; computational engineering and mechanics; management systems engineering; photonics; polymer science and engineering; and wireless communications and networking. Distance master’s level engineering programs include the study of manufacturing systems; mechanical, chemical, or quality engineering; and polymer science and engineering. Individual online courses are plentiful, including chemical engineering for non-chemical engineers.
The College of Education
The College of Education offers educational leadership, educational technology, and counseling programs at the master’s and doctoral level, as well as principal, superintendent, supervisor, and counselor certificate programs. Summer institutes feature courses that can be used for professional development, for graduate credit, or applied toward a Certificate of Completion.
The College’s Project Management Certificate program, developed for individuals with educational or professional experience in a variety of industries and disciplines, teaches skills in organization, leadership, vision, and project scope management. From engineering, health care, and information technology to instructional design and development, successful project management requires an overarching skill set to ensure that the project is completed on time and on budget.
at Lehigh University provides innovative leadership, applied management and cross-cultural learning experiences. Our primary mission is to improve leadership and entrepreneurship skills, to enhance business and industry knowledge and to demonstrate the positive impact of culture and diversity in an organizational setting.