Extended Studies

PLNU's professional education programs serve community and industry partners in San Diego; training professionals now for the future.

PLNU is deeply committed to lifelong learning. Our Extended Studies programs are designed for individuals from age 12 to 112. We continually seek input from our students about the kinds of courses they want to take, so our offerings are consistently fresh and relevant. Our instructors are practicing professionals who bring knowledge, energy, and experience to their classrooms. 

PLNU Professional Development
PLNU Extended Studies offers programs that align education and business goals, helping to build a better workforce for San Diego. From Talent Development Seminars to Project Management Certification to an accelerated  Lean Six Sigma training.

PLNU Test Prep 
We offer complimentary CBEST and GMAT exam test prep and a graduate writing prep course.

Graduate Programs
Looking for something more in-depth? Check out our graduate degrees in biology, business, education, kinesiology, ministry, and nursing at http://gps.pointloma.edu/.

Lean Six Sigma Certificate

Become a Green Belt, and learn how to streamline operations, improve processes, reduce cost, increase customer service, and maximize profit for your organization. No prerequisites required.

Learn more about the Lean Six Sigma Certificate

Sales and Customer Service Certificate

This two day seminar will identify your natural sales style, identify areas for improvement, and help you put together a plan to sustain your strategies long term.  

Learn more about the Sales and Customer Service Certificate