1. Professional Development Institute at the University of North Texas


  • Business Leadership Building, 1307 W Highland St, Denton, TX 76201, USA
  • Email: trussell@pdi.org

The Professional Development Institute at the University of North Texas is committed to providing valuable Career Certificate programs – with both live and online options - that are designed to satisfy two of your most valuable resources— your time and your money. If you are looking for programs to enhance your current career, or programs to get you into a new occupation, PDI may have just the right Career Certificate program for you.

PDI’s accelerated classes have been carefully crafted for all levels of experience, from novice to expert. Some of the programs require a high school diploma (or equivalent), while others benefit the careers of people who already have an undergraduate degree but who are seeking a career boost.

The Career Certificates catalog of classes at PDI is constantly being updated with new titles designed to strengthen the knowledge of today’s workforce. Choose right now from a variety of people-centered training, including

• Dental Assistant • Paralegal • Private Investigations • And more!

Consider the all live Registered Dental Assistant course, an in-person, 14-week class held on evenings and weekends. Get hands-on experience at an operating dental office, where you’ll study everything from radiology and dental impressions to temporary crowns to infection control.

The 8-week, online Paralegal Certificate Program is an excellent introduction to legal issues in Texas. Prepare to hear about criminal law, civil litigation, and family law, as well as receive instruction on legal research and writing. This program is completely online, with new modules released weekly.

The 200-hour online Private Investigator course, which covers investigative techniques and research, preparing students to take the manager license exam. This unique program is conducted mostly online, with 3 additional live classes to give you the best of both online and live training.

Other programs from PDI include...

• New! Cybersecurity! Call for details about this program, slated to launch this fall • Medical Assistant • Medical Billing and Coding

To learn more about PDI’s Career Certificate curriculum, visit us now at pdi.org, or give Program Director Tami Russell at call at 940.565.3353. We’ll look forward to your inquiry!