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What Noncredit Summer Courses does Delaware Valley Offer

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Posted on June 23, 2015 by Delaware Valley University .

Delaware Valley University’s summer courses provide students with the opportunity to get ahead with their graduation requirements. However, individuals who don’t need college credits can still personally benefit from a wide variety of noncredit summer courses designed for personal enrichment.

DelVal offers a number of courses that can help you learn a new skill or upgrade your professional profile. If you have an interest or a hobby that you want finally to indulge in, you can do so with the noncredit courses at DelVal. Continue reading to learn more.

Course Options
The broad range of noncredit courses that you can find in the summer spans the areas of art and architecture to sustainable living. These courses aren’t designed to help you get ahead as far as your graduation requirements but rather to get you ahead in your everyday life, which makes them perfect for individuals of all ages and professions. 

The noncredit summer courses DelVal offers don’t require enrollees to have a college degree but rather a strong interest in learning. The noncredit courses available at DelVal can be found in the following areas:

·         Art and architecture

·         Beekeeping

·         Business and marketing

·         Computer technology

·         Culinary and food

·         Culture, languages and personal development

·         Ed2Go

·         Equine

·         Health professions

·         Sustainable living

·         Youth courses

Who Teaches the Courses?
The facilitators and instructors of DelVal’s noncredit summer courses are trained professionals who are part of DelVal and the surrounding community. They’re approachable individuals who want to open up the door to their passions and teach you about them in fun and informative ways. You’ll know that you’re getting the best education on your desired subject because our facilitators are experienced and ready to pass along their knowledge to you.

Can I Get Certified in a Field with DelVal’s Noncredit Summer Courses?

DelVal offers two certificates for individuals enrolled in the noncredit summer courses:

· Equine massage therapy: If you’re interested in starting a career in equine massage therapy or want to be certified in the field, DelVal is here to help. Taught by Michael M. Burak, DC, the course covers pedagogy with experiential learning through equine anatomy and hands-on techniques.

·Food safety: The food safety certification from DelVal is beneficial for individuals who are working or who want to pursue a career in the food industry. In my cases, this certificate may be required. You’ll learn appropriate food handling practices that satisfy local health department requirements, which will make you more proficient in any food industry career.

If you want to further your passion for a specific hobby or interest, you can benefit from the noncredit summer courses offered by DelVal. By taking the time to improve your knowledge in these fields, you’ll further your personal enrichment and feel satisfied with what you’ll be prepared for in your everyday life.

If you’re interested in DelVal’s noncredit summer courses, you can learn more through our Personal Enrichment Noncredit Courses and Certificates page