The ACS Department of Professional Education offers a variety of courses designed to help chemical scientists and technicians keep current in today’s competitive marketplace. We believe that finding the training you need to excel at your job or help you find a new one shouldn’t be that hard. That is why we offer in-person Short Courses, both live and OnDemand Online Courses, the ability to bring a course On-Site to your location, and our newest product, Sci-MindTM, which combines elements of all of our products to give you a more personalized learning experience, to help fit your schedule and budget.
Short Courses are presented seminar-style, over anywhere from 1 to 5 days, and are taught by professionals who are excellent teachers as well as scientists. Courses are offered in convenient locations around the country.
Online Short Courses are live, instructor-led courses that meet online over a period of weeks. With small class sizes and expert instruction, ACS Online Short Courses give you the opportunity to address your unique challenges and learn at your pace.
ACS Professional Education knows how busy you are. So we've recently launched our OnDemand catalog of Online Short Courses just for you. All of the modules are recorded for you to view at your convenience.
Many ACS Short Courses can even be scheduled for On-Site presentation at your company or organization. The course content can be customized to meet the needs of the sponsoring organization.
The Sci-Mind™ online learning community is designed to give the industry chemists, from beginner to advanced level, a relevant and effective training experience. Sci-Mind™ is unique because your experience is customized to your training needs. By taking the Sci-Mind™ Analyst, our Sci-Mind™ team creates your learning path based on what you need to learn, no more wasting your time with topics that don’t pertain to you! Find out more about the Sci-Mind™ Analyst.