Take your next step. Add in-demand skills to your portfolio within weeks.

UChicago Harris non-degree programs are designed to help you sharpen in-demand skills and open doors to your next step—without requiring you to commit to a full-time degree program.

Credential Programs

Harris offers a wide range of part-time, non-degree programs built to develop applied critical skills in data science, leadership, and specific policy domains such as international finance.

The programs enable you to deep dive into a new skill so you can advance your academic and career development—by participating in a focused course of study that lasts just a few weeks.

Credential Programs

Executive Education

Through Harris Executive Education programs, emerging and established leaders across sectors and industries learn proven strategies to tackle the most challenging public policy issues and bring new levels of creativity, insight, and analysis to your work.

Executive Education

Civic Leadership Academy

Discover the unique networking and leadership development opportunities of the six-month CLA program, designed for emerging and high-potential leaders in nonprofit organizations and local government agencies within Cook County and the City of Chicago.

Civic Leadership Academy