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Online Career Training

Our online career training programs can help prepare you for a new career, or help you advance within your current occupation. Students enrolled in these programs will learn new skills and prepare for industry-recognized certifications. Students interested in career training programs can enroll at any time and access course materials 24 hours a day. Courses provide you the opportunity to study at your own pace.

Career training programs span anywhere between 6 and 12 months depending on the course and provide a much more immersive experience in your field of study. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be awarded a certificate of completion.

Arts & Design

You’re a creator. You’ve always wanted to be an artist, and it’s time to make that goal a reality. Whether you spend your time animating colorful characters or thinking about how much better a website could look if you got your hands on it, a concentration in Art Design will help you turn your passion for dynamic visuals into a career

Web Design Professional
Certified Residential Interior Designer
Graphic Design with Photoshop
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You're a business-minded person: when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade and turn a refreshing profit. These flexible business courses will help you hone and focus these skills and build a successful career. Even the best ideas need a strong professional setting to grow and thrive.

Administrative Professional
Certified Bookkeeper
Certified Global Business Professional
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Computer Applications

No matter what you're striving to do, it seems "there's an app for that." We live in an app-driven world, and with a concentration in computer applications, you'll master the latest technology and prepare for a career in many of today's most dynamic fields. From household names like Photoshop and Microsoft Excel to professional design and accounting programs, AutoCAD and QuickBooks, computer applications help to make our lives easier.

Microsoft SharePoint 2016
AutoCAD 2015 with AutoCAD 3D
Salesforce: Power User
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Computer Programming

When you're online or working with a new application, you can't help but think of all the ways the experience could be better. You notice a user-friendly interface. Slow page loading and processing makes you wonder what's going wrong behind the scenes. What's more, you know exactly what you'd change, keep, or drop from any given program.

Mobile and Desktop Web Developer
Java Programmer
CFTL Certification Training
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Construction & Trades

You're a person of action. When there's an opportunity to build, repair, or solve, you're on it. Turn your experience into a dynamic career with online construction training. If your career goals include serving your community with specialized skills or building something to be proud of from the ground up, consider a concentration in construction and trades.

Freight Broker/Agent Training
HVACR Certified Technician
Chemical Plant Operations
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Health & Fitness

The health and fitness field have many roles, but a shared goal: helping people live their best lives possible. The purpose of health education is to equip you to pursue that goal, too. With courses in medical coding, personal fitness training, activity direction, and more, you'll have the knowledge and experience to pursue a meaningful career.

Pharmacy Technician
CBCS Medical Billing and Coding
Administrative Dental Assistant
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You believe the best memories are meant to be shared. Guest lists, floral design, vendor lists, travel itineraries-these are your tools. When friends and family reach milestones or major life events, you go into planning mode. You'll learn how to create awesome experiences and unforgettable events with knowledgeable instructors and flexible online hospitality courses.

Certified Wedding Planner
Event Management and Design
Retail Customer Service Skills Training
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Information Technology

Information moves a mile a minute, thanks to nonstop developments in technology. As the information technology industry grows, so do career and learning opportunities-and you've got to keep up! We offer flexible and trustworthy training to prepare you to achieve in-demand skills and certifications.

CompTIA™ A+ Certification
CCNA: Routing and Switching
COBIT 5 Certification
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If you believe communication is key to conducting business and building strong personal and professional relationships, language training can broaden the scope of your communication skills and your career opportunities.

Professional Translator
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You might be the only one in your circle of friends who finds jury duty fascinating. You've always been curious about civic and legal processes-how they're made, upheld, and interpreted. This curiosity could become an exciting new career with some foundational legal courses.

Certified Family Mediator
Federal Court Interpreter
Legal Secretary
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Teacher Professional Development

Helping children thrive is your greatest goal as a teacher. Whether you're caring for youngsters in your own family or volunteering in your community, you want to contribute to their well-being, education, and future success. We can help you turn your personal goals into reality.

Child Development Associate
Child Development Associate Renewal
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Do you love crafting the perfect sentence? If you have a way with words, you've probably dreamed of turning that creative passion into a rewarding career. All you need to do is develop your writing skills. Enrolling in a course can help you learn how to write and use those skills to change your life.

Technical Writing
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