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What is a certificate program?

You need more than just casual knowledge to succeed in today's competitive workplace. Whether you're interested in new skills to enhance your resume or you need to fulfill the continuing education requirements of your current position, certificate programs are a great option. Becoming certified lets potential and current employers know, not only, that you are a dedicated professional, but that you posses the skills and knowledge necessary to get the job done right. Certification programs are available in a variety of industries including Business, Education/Teaching, Healthcare, Legal/Paralegal, and Technology, along with numerous trade school programs. Whether you're looking to advance your current career, or looking for a change, certificate and diploma programs are a great way to gain the knowledge necessary to succeed.

What types of certificates are available?

There are many different kinds of certificate programs available. Choosing the one that's right for you will depend on what your goals are. There are Continuing Education Programs, which offer courses for students who have previously completed an initial degree program. The curriculum serves to update professionals on the latest field developments and technology. Continuing education is often a requirement for certified professionals in industries like healthcare, education, and technology.

Certificate programs are also available through community colleges, technical and vocational schools, for individuals, without a degree, who are looking to learn a trade. A variety of programs are offered, including 1-2 year diploma programs, technical certificates, and 2-year associate degree programs. Trade Schools offer the benefits of a targeted education, which can be a good fit for students looking for immediate employment after graduation. Areas of interest often include:

  • Auto Mechanics
  • Beauty/Cosmetology
  • Child Care
  • Electrician
  • Home Inspection
  • HVAC
  • Landscape Design
  • Massage Therapy
  • Nutrition/Dietitian
  • Personal Trainer
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Plumbing
  • Real Estate
  • Veterinary Technician

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