Professional Development
Through its connections with national initiatives, other regional networking organizations, and Michigan’s education and research communities, Merit is in a strong position to identify relevant trends, key technologies, and opportunities for learning. Merit’s Professional Development program is designed to give Members the training needed to excel in the current information technology environment, while cultivating leadership and technical skills.
Classes are offered online and in-person, and scholarships are available on a limited basis to those in need. Complete scholarship information can be found here.
We invite your suggestions for topics that would benefit your organization and the Merit membership. For more information or to share ideas, please contact: learning@merit.edu
Members' Exclusive
Merit Members have access to New Horizons' classes at a 20% discount!
New Horizon’s is an independent training company that offers many of their classes online. The catalog offers a variety of class subjects including IT, project management, desktop applications, and business skills, among others.


HCISPP course
Course Dates:
September 7, 2016 - September 9, 2016
Location:
Live Online

CCSP course
Course Dates:
September 12, 2016 - September 16, 2016
Location:
Live Online

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Course Dates:
September 12, 2016 - September 14, 2016
Location:
Live Online


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Course Dates:
October 17, 2016 - October 21, 2016
Location:
Merit Network

CCNAX course
Course Dates:
November 7, 2016 - November 11, 2016
Location:
Merit Network

Windows Powershell 4.0
Course Dates:
December 12, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Location:
Merit Network


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Course Dates:
September 13, 2016 - September 15, 2016
Location:
Merit Network

AGILE
Course Dates:
November 2, 2016 - November 3, 2016
Location:
Merit Network



Thank you to the Merit Community Supporters for promoting learning and technology transfer for Merit Members