Office of Professional Skills and Experiential Learning -- OPSEL 

Welcome to the Office of Professional Studies and Experiential Learning (OPSEL)! We serve to support professional development opportunities for anyone seeking to advance skills for academic, professional, and personal success. You may enroll in an individual class or apply to complete one of our graduate degrees or certificates.

OPSEL hosts academic programs and information workshops. For more information about our offerings, click on the lings below, email our team members, or explore our webpages. We look forward to seeing you in a class or information session soon.

Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL)

Certificate Program

Ms. Nancy Abney

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Leadership and Professional Development (LEAD)

Certificate Program

Dr. Lisa Marie Kerr

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Mentoring and Leadership

Certificate Program

Dr. Kellie Carter

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Research Communication

Certificate Program

Dr. Sarah Creel

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Research Laboratory Management

Certificate Program

Dr. Lisa Schwiebert This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies

MA or MS Degree

Dr. Lisa Marie Kerr

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In addition to the above academic programs, we offer thesis and dissertation writing support through our Accelerate Your Dissertation workshops and writing groups, and information sessions to help you enhance your time management, teaching, and communication skills. We also provide support as you prepare job materials for a job search.