Center for

The Center for Professional Development (CPD) at Northwest Nazarene University serves individuals, organizations, and communities by extending professional development (PD) and organizational training opportunities. With an extensive course catalog in the content areas of K-12 Education, Human Resource Management, Organizational Training, Social Work, Counseling, and Christian Ministry, CPD is the leading PD provider within the state. 

The Mission

CPD strives to offer relevant, sustainable, and transformative programming that broadens market reach, grows enrollments, and serves our community. We champion continuous improvement through the development and alignment of our goals, processes, and people, achieving excellence in providing support and service for continuing education.

The Vision

CPD will be the premier professional development provider of innovative and relevant learning.  We believe in being a customer-centric resource. We will define the standard of excellence for the communities we serve.