Certificate and Workforce Development Programs

Mercer’s College of Professional Advancement believes in the transformative power of individuals. We are an intellectually vibrant, service-oriented community. Through our collaborative spirit, we prepare leaders to bring about change. Our certificate and workforce development programs further your skills to help you achieve your professional goals.


Executive Leadership

The Executive Leadership program offers customized courses for private, public, government, and nonprofit organizations. We provide a compact, focused, and results-driven program for organizations that need to develop their employees' leadership skills.


Health Coaching and Multidisciplinary Care Coordination

The Health Coaching and Multidisciplinary Care Coordination program is a 10-module training system that prepares healthcare professionals to better engage and empower their patients.


Professional Certificate in Rehabilitation Services

In partnership with the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency, Mercer University’s College of Professional Advancement offers a six-course certificate in rehabilitation services.


Public Safety/Public Safety Leadership Institute

Mercer University’s Public Safety Leadership Institute offers compact, focused, and affordable Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) seminars for public safety professionals.


Substance Abuse Counseling

Mercer University’s Substance Abuse Counseling certificate provides the education and skills needed to counsel those facing alcohol and drug abuse challenges. Participants can complete the requirements to become a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor I (CADC I) or Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor II (CADC II) in six months.