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Professional Advancement

Linfield learning for everyone

The Professional Advancement Programs offer intellectual insight and hands-on experiences in the field. Join passionate professors and enthusiastic professionals to immerse yourself in new knowledge and opportunities through Linfield. Programs are continually added, so check back often for new opportunities!

English Language Test Preparation

Prepare to take English placement tests like TOEFL and IELTS. Offered in four-week sessions with 27 hours of practice and assignments per course.

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Spanish Healthcare Interpreter Training

Approved by the Oregon Health Authority for certification or qualification in healthcare interpreting. This 10-week program is taught from a cross-cultural perspective.

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Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification Prep Course

Become an expert and leader in human resources with SHRM certification. Learn faster with this intensive 12-week prep course.

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Trauma-Informed Community Development (TICD)

COMING SOON! A pathway to public health infrastructure. Learn the framework needed to revitalize trauma-affected areas by establishing and promoting resilient, healing and healthy communities.

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Public Management Certificate program (PMC)

Coming soon in January 2023! In collaboration with the National Certified Public Manager Consortium (NCPMC), this new online training program is designed for local government workers who are managers or inspire to be one. Learn to enhance personal leadership, broaden intergovernmental networks, increase personal effectiveness and evaluate innovative solutions.

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Refund Policy

If you are unable to attend a course/workshop and provide at least 24-hour notice before the class starts, all fees will be refunded. No refund will be given once a class has started.