MU Career Accelerator
“My experience as a first-time online course student with Anthony Ross and the Purchasing and Supply Chain Management course was excellent. Mr. Ross’s lectures were very real world and very easily relatable to the topics we were covering...”
“I learned a great deal in the class! I especially liked the scheduling portion and the group project. I have already used my enrollment in the class to get a new job with an amazing and large engineering and construction firm!”
“I love the fact that we are engaging with other leaders from different companies.”
— Leadership training participant
“The course provided me with a refreshed perspective in how I look at data and how I hope to implement the analysis of data within my department to better understand our needs and justify the value of the work within our department.”
— Digital Technology Certificate (Business Analytics in Practice course)
Welcome to MU’s Career Accelerator!
Whether you’re an employer looking to strengthen your workforce or an individual looking to advance in your career, MU's Career Accelerator offers a variety of custom trainings, courses and certifications to meet your needs. Our cutting-edge researchers, world-class instructors and partnerships across several industries make the MU Career Accelerator a valuable resource for upskilling.
Both individuals and employers may enroll in any of the Accelerator’s offerings. Explore our catalog of existing bootcamps, certificates, and training programs below.
Bootcamps are condensed and accelerated to help you skill up quickly. Continuing education units may or may not be available depending on the bootcamp.
Pathway noncredit certificates
Pathway noncredit certificates can be completed in 8-12 months for continuing education units and have the potential to be converted to future academic credit to get you one step closer to attaining a degree.
Industry-specific leadership institutes
Leadership institutes are accelerated, intensive programs for seasoned professionals looking to gain new knowledge and skills to thrive in their industry’s rapidly changing environment.
Training providers and programs
Each of MU Extension’s providers and programs offer specialized industry-specific training and continuing education.
Didn’t see what you were looking for? The MU Career Accelerator partners with employers to build customized solutions for your company’s workforce training needs. Visit the Customized Training page to get started.
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Event date: Feb. 7, 2024 - Feb. 21, 2024
With federal funds supporting the construction of new roads, bridges and public infrastructure, construction managers are in high demand. In fact, of the more than 12,000 online job postings for the construction industry in Missouri from January 2022 ...
News & articles
- Published: Thursday, May 25, 2023
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri needs more workforce training opportunities to be competitive in attracting and retaining employees and growing economic investment, say state and educational leaders.To help meet this need, the University of Missouri ...
CEU Math Prerequisite
Jan. 16, 2024 - May 12, 2024
Math 1400 is a pre-requisite math course for individuals who do not meet the current math or physics pre-requisites required to enroll in the noncredit Clinical Engineering Certificate Program. Math 1400 introduces students to Calculus concepts ...
CEU Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Geospatial Analytics
This six-week, self-paced course provides an introductory-level overview of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Geospatial Analytics. Note: This course is part of the Digital Technology Certificate Program that offers three online courses ...
CEU Introduction Coding and Programming
This six-week, self-paced course provides an introductory-level overview of coding and programming. Note: This course is part of the Digital Technology Certificate Program that offers three online courses available through MU Extension and ...
CEU Business Analytics in Practice
This six-week, self-paced course introduces the core principles, methods, and tools associated with data analytics and provides hands-on training in using popular analytical tools. The course covers advanced tools/techniques for data summarization, ...
CEU Supply Chain Management 2023FS
Aug. 21, 2023 - Dec. 15, 2023
This course examines the concepts, processes, and institutions, which are fundamental to an understanding of the supply chain management in a global environment.
CEU Engineering in Medical Imaging 2: Ionizing Techniques 2023FS
Aug. 21, 2023 - Dec. 15, 2023
This is the second course in a 2-semester investigation into the engineering of medical imaging modalities. These courses will provide the student with a functional understanding of some of the most common applications of engineering in medical ...