Emerson Closed

The College will be closed today, Monday, February 8 for day and evening classes. 

Due to National Weather Service predictions for hazardous conditions beginning mid-morning, the College is closing for the safety of our campus community and employees.

The College’s dining facilities will be open and operating on a normal schedule.  The Iwasaki Library will be open until 11pm.

Professional Certificate Programs

The Department of Professional Studies and Special Programs at Emerson College offers a diverse and constantly evolving selection of continuing education courses, workshops, and certificate programs. The department provides a breadth of opportunities for individuals looking to advance their careers, train to enter a new field, learn new skills, or explore their passions.

Current Certificate Programs


Students gain new skills in our evening courses.

For-Credit Offerings

If you have not been accepted into a degree program at Emerson College or have not enrolled as such, you may take courses for credit during the summer terms. You must have earned a high school diploma or GED to register for undergraduate-level courses; a bachelor's degree is required to enroll in graduate-level credit-bearing courses. Prerequisites apply in some instances. Contact Professional Studies to learn more.

If you are interested in pursuing a degree at Emerson College, please visit Graduate Admission or Undergraduate Admission.