Personal and Professional Development Sharpen your Skills or Learn New Skills Personal and professional development at Gannon University doesn’t always end with a degree. You can sharpen your skills with a few quick classes or learn new skills--with a certification—by choosing a longer course. Either way, you get knowledge essential for job and career success, especially if you want to change or advance your career while maintaining your current job. It’s a great way to improve your opportunities and broaden your scope of learning in these tough economic times. We’ll Help you Reach your Career Goals – Short- or Long-term As strange as it may seem for a university to say this, sometimes a degree program is not for everyone. Gannon University has an abundance of noncredit opportunities--short-term classes intended for students who want to: gain general knowledge learn a new skill upgrade existing skills complete a certification required by their workplaces develop personal interests. If your current position or long term goals include a change in your current line of work, getting a degree in your new field will probably be helpful. Especially if you don’t have any work experience in your new career, an associate’s degree may be a good way to get your “foot in the door” in the workplace. In today’s economy, gaining a competitive edge gives you the advantage in the job market. Gannon’s Personal and Professional Development programs can help you do just that.