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Boston University

Boston University's Center for Professional Education (CPE) was founded to meet the educational needs of professionals in industries such as financial services, real estate, publishing, and law.

CPE offers a variety of non-credit certificate programs in the classroom and online, each of which comprises a coherent body of study in a specific profession. In many cases, CPE programs are designed to satisfy educational prerequisites for professional certification exams or designations. Taught by faculty who are scholars as well as distinguished professionals in their fields, CPE programs offer a combination of theory and hands-on learning that helps students develop professional skills and master current industry technologies, techniques, and practices.

CPE programs are available in the following areas: Financial Planning; CMA Exam Preparation; Real Estate; Community, Legal & Medical Interpreting; Facilities Management; Genealogical Research; Paralegal Studies; Professional Fundraising; Professional Investigation; Publishing & Digital Media; Real Estate Finance; and Real Estate Sustainability.

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About Boston University:

Chartered in 1869, today Boston University is internationally recognized as a top institution of higher learning and research. The University's 17 schools and colleges offer more than two hundred and fifty degree programs, along with the resources of 23 libraries and over a hundred academic centers and institutes. With more than thirty thousand students from all 50 states and 135 countries, Boston University is the fourth-largest independent university in the United States.

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