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Professional Certificate Programs and Courses

Investing in yourself is one of the best decisions you can make. Are you looking to advance in your current position? Do you desire to change careers or start a new one? Discover the world of opportunity available to you. We offer nearly 100 certificate-based, professional training programs designed to put you in the forefront of the job market. Let us guide you down the path that’s right for you. They did it and so can you!

Business & Management

Certificate Programs
Administrative Office Management
Administrative Professional Certificate
Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Certificate
Construction Project Management Certificate
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Fundamentals of Human Resources Management
Human Resources Management SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP
Our Full Payroll Professional Page
Payroll Fundamentals
Payroll Mastery
Personal Financial Planner Certificate
Professional Development in Gerontology Certificate
Project Management Certificate
Real Estate Salesperson Prelicense Certificate – Online
Real Estate Salesperson Prelicense Certificate – Classroom
Residential Landscape Design Certificate
Supply Chain Management Certificate
Courses
Building Techniques and Methods
Construction Cost Estimating and Bid Preparation
Construction Graphics
Construction Project Management
Construction Quantity Surveying
Construction Scheduling
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Healthcare

Our Full Healthcare Page
Certificate Programs
Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate
EKG Technician Certificate
Health Coach Certificate
Medical Assisting Certificate
Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Certificate
Medical Interpreter Certificate Program
Medical Office Assistant Certificate
Pedorthist Certificate
Personal Trainer Certificate
Pharmacy Technician Certificate
Phlebotomy Technician Certificate
Courses
MCAT Exam Preparation
TEAS Exam Preparation – English & Language Usage
TEAS Exam Preparation – Mathematics
TEAS Exam Preparation – Reading
TEAS Exam Preparation – Science

Hospitality

Certificate Programs
Culinary Apprenticeship Certificate Program
Restaurant Operations and Management Certificate
Meeting and Event Management Certificate Program
Courses
Artisan Bread Making
Cooking Fundamentals
Specialty Cakes

Languages

Certificate Programs
Legal Interpreter Certificate
Medical Interpreter Certificate
TESOL Online Certificate
TESOL Classroom Certificate
Courses
Foreign Language for Travelers

Legal

Certificate Programs
Legal Interpreter Certificate
Paralegal Certificate
Professional Investigator Certificate
Courses
Immigration Law
LSAT Exam Preparation

Technology

Certificate Programs
AutoCAD Essentials Certificate
AutoCAD Intermediate Certificate
Basic Office Technology Certificate
Bookkeeper Professional Certificate
Cisco CCENT Certificate: Introduction to Networks and Essentials of Routing & Switching
Cisco CCNA Certificate: Scaling and Connecting Networks
Ethical Hacker
Information Systems Security Professional Certificate
Social Media Marketing Certificate
Web Design & Development Certificate
Courses
Access 2013 – Beginning
Access 2013 – Intermediate
Dreamweaver Essentials
Excel 2013 – Beginning
Excel 2013 – Intermediate
Excel 2013 – Advanced
Excel Charts and Graphs
Excel Formulas and Functions
Excel Pivot Tables
HTML & CSS Essentials
JavaScript Essentials
Photo I
Photo II
Photoshop Essentials
PHP & MySQL Essentials
PowerPoint 2013 – Beginning
PowerPoint 2013 – Intermediate
QuickBooks – Beginning
Windows 10 – Beginning
Word 2013 – Beginning
Word 2013 – Intermediate
Word 2013 – Advanced
WordPress Essentials

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Meet Jason Culp, Personal Financial Planner Instructor
Jason Culp, Personal Financial Planner instructor
Jason Culp will be teaching our Insurance Planning course for our Personal Financial Planner Certificate program. He has over 15 years of experience as a Certified Financial Planner. Jason currently serves as the president of Pragmatic Financial Strategies. His previous experience includes wealth management, tax preparation, financial counseling and related business services. He has served a... read more ❯

Paralegal grad refreshes skills, lands job
Patricia Emery
There are moments that can define a person’s career. For Patricia Emery, this moment happened in an elevator ride. The University of Florida graduate credits the encounter she had with an unknown woman in the elevator as the moment she was first introduced to the paralegal field. “I studied political science and I did not know what I was going to do after graduation,” Patricia said.... read more ❯

Culinary Apprenticeship students showcase skills
Culinary Finale
Mystery Basket and Chef’s Table are two events unique to our Culinary Apprenticeship Certificate program, and our students definitely came ready to impress our taste buds! This final pair of experiences showcase the perseverance of these future culinary stars. The future looks – and tastes – great! Our spring Mystery Basket event included the usual unveiling of a starch, protein and... read more ❯

Web Design & Development grad uses new skills to grow business
David Drake, Web Design and Development graduate
As a longtime entrepreneur, David Drake knew the one area of knowledge he was lacking could help grow his business. “I was a very good designer, but didn’t know how to post on websites,” David said. “For less than the cost of paying someone to build a website, I could pay for myself to attend class and learn it quicker.” David first discovered our Web Design & Development... read more ❯

Corporate Q&A: Cobb EMC
Cobb EMC partnered with KSU Continuing Education
Are you a business owner looking to provide educational opportunities for your team? Ron Younker, Director, Talent Management at Cobb EMC, collaborated with us for customized training for his employees and shared his experience with us. Q: Please tell us about Cobb EMC and the services it provides to the community. A: Cobb EMC, a not-for-profit electric cooperative, safely delivers reliable... read more ❯

Photo Lessons Learned in Class: Part 2
Looking for advice on how to take better photos? Travis Franch, a graduate of both Photo I and Photo II, follows up his first blog post with three more tips on capturing great images. As examples, he shares photos from his recent trip to Australia and New Zealand where he was able to put some of his classroom training into practice. Technique After learning basics like camera controls,... read more ❯

Ditch the 9-to-5 with these Programs
Does the thought of sitting in an office all day make you cringe? If so, you’re not alone. The job industry is rapidly changing along with how positions are performed. According to the Business Insider article, The 9-to-5 job is dying, it’s become less risky for workers to go solo and companies have become more open to hiring freelancers and independent contractors. The trend of securing... read more ❯