Professional Programming

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) helps individuals and organizations meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving global society by connecting you to leading experts in the arts and sciences. Professional programming at LPS includes applied learning designed to help you advance individual skills, build stronger teams, and energize company performance, as well as services to support your organization in navigating challenges and assessing its impact.

Empower your workplace with Penn expertise

Whatever your organization's goals, our experts can provide your workforce with the tools and knowledge they need for sustainable, measurable success.

 Professional and Organizational Development

Professional and Organizational Development

Work with LPS' Professional and Organizational Development team to design the educational opportunity best suited to your business.


Bridging the worlds of research and practice, ImpactED equips organizations and their leaders with the skills and knowledge to increase and measure impact.

Penn boot camps

Developed in collaboration with edX, Penn boot camps provide hands-on training in the hard and soft skills needed to stand out in these in-demand areas of technical expertise.

Penn LPS AI Boot Camp

Penn LPS AI Boot Camp

Develop expertise in various technologies needed to meet the increasing demand for artificial intelligence (AI) – Python, machine learning, chatbots, and more.

Penn LPS Coding Boot Camp

Learn to code in this fast-paced, immersive curriculum on either a 12-week full-time schedule or a 24-week part-time schedule for working adults.

Penn Data Science Boot Camp

Learn to analyze and solve complex data problems using industry-standard technologies during this 24-week part-time program.

Penn Cybersecurity Boot Camp

Get hands-on, intensive training in defensive and office cybersecurity strategies during this 24-week part-time program.

Massive open online courses (MOOCs)

Learn from expert Penn faculty members and earn a certificate of completion in online, non-credit-bearing courses.

Culture-Driven Team Building Specialization

Complete self-directed online courses in team-building and conflict-management skills.

Foundations of Positive Psychology Specialization

Complete self-directed online courses on the science of well-being and resilience.

English for Business and Entrepreneurship

Designed for non-native English speakers, this course explores the vocabulary and concepts needed to develop and pitch a business plan.

English for Career Development

Designed for non-native English speakers, this course walks through the job search, application, and interview process in the United States.

English for Journalism

Designed for non-native English speakers, this course develops the vocabulary and expertise for a career in modern journalism.

English for Media Literacy

Designed for non-native English speakers, this course equips you with skills needed to consume and analyze newspapers, television, social media, and more.