Skip to main content


Online Certificate Programs

Culturally Based Native Health Certificate (Online, Non-Credit)

Western Carolina University offers four online courses culminating in a non-credit certificate in Native American Health. Each course has 4.5 CEUs and 45 contact hours.The courses are taught entirely online over the fall, summer and spring semesters. Students may take individual courses or complete the certificate program , which is comprised of 4 courses; two required courses and two electives. Students may take the courses in any order. Learn more...

Nutrition, Fitness, and Health Online Certificate Programs

The Online Professional Certificates in Nutrition, Fitness, and Health are a collaboration between Educational Fitness Solutions, Western Carolina University, industry experts, instructors, internship affiliates, board members, and national organizations.

These innovative, Web-based certificate programs provide an interactive educational experience that will allow students from around the world to fit courses into their busy work and home schedules.

Graduate Online Degree Program

Master of Project Management (MPM) Online Program 

Western Carolina's fully accredited, online Master of Project Management (MPM) Program offers top quality graduate-level training for mid-career project managers as well as other professionals who aspire to management or project management careers. Western Carolina University is listed among the nation’s best providers of online degree programs in a collection of rankings released Jan. 12, 2016 by U.S. News & World Report, and the MPM program consistently earns recognition as a Top 5 "Best Buy" among U.S. graduate programs in business management. Learn more...

Past and Recurring Programs

Professional Development for Teachers:

Online 4-module program for Lateral Entry Teachers

The North Carolina State Board of Education expects that all Lateral Entry teachers will participate in two weeks of professional development prior to their work with children. Western Carolina University has designed quality instruction to be delivered in four online modules. These 4 modules focus building classroom community, classroom management, working with parents and other school community members, lesson and unit planning around content, instructional strategies, and assessment. Veteran professionals will facilitate each module. Learn more...

Online Mentor Training for the 21st Century 

This course offers current information and strategies to prospective and current mentors so they can provide the highest quality support to North Carolina's newest teachers. The module consists of five self-paced sessions, which most participants can complete the five modules in 15 hours. Learn more... 

More Online Courses

Office of Web Services