Give Yourself a Career Boost for 2019!

If you made the smart resolution to explore a new career, or you desire to boost your current career prospects, then a Certificate from the Professional Development Institute of the University of North Texas may be just what you need to help you meet your 2019 goal!

Many of our students ask us why a Certificate in a particular field of study is important.  Basically, a Career Certificate from a recognized educational entity such as the Professional Development Institute of the University of North Texas shows an employer that you have done the extra work to become adept in a specific skill or skill set.  Having the Certificate can make you more employable in the workplace.  That’s key in today’s competitive marketplace.

PDI’s Career Certificate curriculum is accelerated, intense, and respected in a variety of industries.  Every program is designed to give you marketable skills and critical insight into particular industries or jobs.  Many programs offer hands-on experiences that will give you an edge.

Our rich Career Certificate curriculum has a something for everyone, including these four, enrolling now!  They are

  • Paralegal
  • Dental
  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Professional Private Investigations

Below is a little information about each.  If you have questions, visit the Career Certificate section of the website, or give us a call at 940.565.3353.  You may also email Program Director Tami Russell at


Legal offices are constantly on the hunt for qualified paralegals.  In the state of Texas, paralegals must show proof of education in the field before an attorney can legally bill for their hours, and a Certificate from the Professional Development Institute of the University of North Texas can satisfy this requirement.  Over 8 weeks, through an exclusively on-line program, you’ll get a detailed immersion into the legal field.  Both newcomers, and those already working in the legal field in other office positions, benefit from this program.

Dental Assistant

The popular Dental Assistant program offers practical, hands-on experiences over 14 weeks, for a total of 160 hours of training.  Hours include an important Externship that includes working in a functioning dental facility.  Prepare to take the State licensing exam for dental assistants at the conclusion of the program.  Classes fill up fast, so don’t delay if this is a field of interest.

Medical Coding and Billing

Over a period of 12 weeks, this live course gives participants the specialized skills needed to succeed in well-paying positions within hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices and insurance companies or billing agencies. Graduates will be prepared to perform administrative support functions such as: Medical Billing, Admitting Clerk, ER registration, Hospital Cashier, Claims Processor, Collections Clerk, Medical Front Office, Insurance Follow-Up and Hospital Accounting Clerk.

Professional Private Investigations

One of PDI’s most popular programs in the Certificate in Professional Private Investigations, a 33-week blended event that prepares students to enter the field of private investigations.  You will learn from professional faculty, attorneys and practitioners in the field over 200 hours of instruction.  Upon successful completion, you are awarded your certificate and are eligible to sit for the licensing PI exam in Texas.

Interested?  We’d love to tell you more.  Contact PDI today!



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