Professional Education

ACS Professional Education

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, ACS Sci-Mind®, 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.

Upcoming Courses

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.

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.

On-Site Training

ACS can deliver courses directly to your company's location   Course work can be customized to your needs. “Contact us – Find out how!"

ACS  career development and professional education  can align smoothly with your company’s lifelong learning philosophy.  Training your team in a private delivery will result in:

  • Consistency – The entire team receives a consistent learning experience.
  • Lower costs – Course work on site allows you to reduce both travel and training expenses.
  • Collaborative, Customized Learning –  ACS works with you to design course work meeting your needs resulting in greater productivity, more efficiency and greater knowledge for production and development.
  • Sharable – By partnering with ACS for on-site training, you establish your own internal learning environment.

Past customers have included top 25 Chemical, Pharmaceutical, and Oil & Gas Companies; and federal agencies and labs; plus  companies looking to gain an edge on their competition.

Sci-Mind® is a customizable environment integrating traditional classroom discussions, lectures, and activities with social media tools for flexible access and learning. Replacing pre-determined syllabi, all Sci-Mind™ curricula, assignments, activities and even experts are customized according to the needs of each cohort and rely on using real-life situations faced at work to illustrate lesson plans.

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Contact Professional Education

Mailing Address
American Chemical Society
1155 Sixteenth Street, N. W.
Washington, D. C. 20036
Phone
(800) 227-5558 x4508
(202) 872-4508
Fax: (202) 872-6336
E-mail
ProEd@acs.org