The Georgia Center for Continuing Education at the UGA Gwinnett Campus provides professional and personal development courses aimed at improving communities and the daily lives of Georgians. Centrally located in Lawrenceville, our goal is to enhance quality of life in Georgia by applying the knowledge of the University to the state's evolving economic, social, and community needs. At the Gwinnett Campus, we offer courses in:

Business  |   Language Interpretation
Legal  |   Sign Language  |   Writing

You can also browse the full listing of Professional Courses on the Georgia Center's main website, which includes classroom offerings at the main UGA campus in Athens as well as online programs. Or return to the UGA Gwinnett Campus website.

Business Courses

Business Courses

(Onine or Classroom: Gwinnett)
This program helps you earn a SHRM-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) designation. Competencies covered: Relationship management, ethical practice, business acumen, critical evaluation, global and cultural effectiveness, consultation, communication, leadership and navigation.

Language Interpretation Certificates

Language Interpretation Certificates

(Classroom: Gwinnett)
The medical field needs interpreting professionals to help Korean-speaking people with limited English proficiency. If you are fluent in both languages, this course expands your career options. 

(Live-Online or Classroom: Gwinnett)
The medical field needs interpreting professionals to help Spanish-speaking people with limited English proficiency. If you are fluent in both languages, this course expands your career options. 

(Classroom: Gwinnett)
This program prepares you for the State Court Interpretation Certification Test so you can assist Spanish-speaking people communicate during court proceedings.

Legal Courses

Legal Courses

(Live-Online or Classroom: Gwinnett)
Many organizations rely on paralegals to assist attorneys. This course trains you to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, prepare legal documents, and assist in preparing cases.

Sign Language Courses

Sign Language Courses

(Online or Classroom: Athens/Gwinnett)
Learning conversational ASL can help you communicate effectively with family and friends who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and may open doors to new job-related opportunities.

Writing Courses

Writing Courses

(Online or Classroom: Gwinnett)
Advance yourself professionally with the techniques of writing clear, concise documents for any business need. Excel in communicating with customers and co-workers by mastering memos, business letters, emails, policy statements, reports and instructions.

(Live-Online or Classroom: Gwinnett)
In this program, you'll gain the confidence and skills to develop a successful grant proposal. You'll learn how to identify funding resources, develop an attractive program, meet tough deadlines, and much more. 

Gwinnett Campus Programming Staff

Gidget Lewis
Program Manager
Gidget.lewis@georgiacenter.uga.edu

Laura Raiford
Project Development and Evaluation Manager
Laura.Raiford@georgiacenter.uga.edu

Cheryl Kennedy
Program Specialist
Cheryl.Kennedy@georgiacenter.uga.edu

Venus Stone
Program Coordinator
Venus.Stone@georgiacenter.uga.edu

Address

2530 Sever Road, (Intellicenter Building)
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
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Contact

Main: 706-542-3537
Secure Fax: 706-542-6596
Email: questions@georgiacenter.uga.edu