Looking Forward to Fall
Don’t look now, but back-to-school time is right around the corner. Many of our fall-start certificate programs are still open for applications, so check out the list below and start forging your path to success.
Discover how to leverage various digital marketing channels to produce measurable results. Explore fundamental concepts for creating and managing impactful digital content.
Build practical skills in developmental editing, copy editing and collaborating with writers, and develop the expertise to transform a rough draft into a polished work.
Gain the conceptual knowledge and technical skills to create compelling visual stories. Get hands-on experience and produce your own professional-quality film.
Study the principles, elements and methods of modern game design. Analyze different types of games and ways to keep players engaged.
Gain a solid understanding of localization processes and principles, and explore topics such as machine translation, terminology management and global content management systems.
Gain essential expertise in museum administration, programs, collections, exhibits and community engagement. Learn how to develop programming for a range of venues and institutions.
Discover how to use a digital camera and photo editing software to produce high-quality images. Explore the basics of composition and production, and develop your own personal style.
Explore the fundamental concepts and practical applications of technical writing. Learn the styles, formats and requirements for different kinds of technical communication.
Discover storytelling principles that will help you engage your target audience, and learn how to develop a powerful cross-channel content strategy with measurable goals.
Gain a thorough understanding of financial accounting principles and practices and apply these concepts to business scenarios. Earn upper-level credits required to sit for the CPA exam.
Explore the key skills needed for project management within the biotech environment from a clinical, technical and regulatory perspective.
Explore the key elements common to all businesses — including accounting, finance, legal, HR, marketing, planning and project management — and learn to develop effective business plans.
Discover how to analyze an organizational problem and develop business requirements and targeted solutions to address the challenge.
Examine different aspects of data modeling and database design, and develop the conceptual knowledge and skills to create a midsize data warehouse.
Get insight into best practices and industry trends in the interdisciplinary field of commercial real estate development, and learn how to manage, finance and market commercial properties.
Examine the mathematical, statistical and econometric principles that underlie the quantitative management of financial investments.
Learn from experienced managers as you get specialized training in project planning, budgeting, scheduling, quality control, safety, contracts and staff development.
Study the strategies to effectively develop, negotiate and manage contracts and contracting relationships, and explore how contracts are designed and modified.
Discover how to make, and defend, critical business decisions by applying powerful data analysis tools and statistical techniques to large-scale data sets.
Discover the essentials of e-learning design and explore the tools and techniques for developing and managing courses and programs.
Gain the tools and knowledge to become a successful engineering technical lead, first-level manager or program manager in an organization of any size.
Study traditional and emerging fundraising and relationship-building techniques that produce results. Examine the latest research, best practices and ethical standards in the field.
Expand your HR skills and go from process-focused practitioner to business-enhancing partner. Learn how to identify and manage workplace challenges and sensitive issues.
Investigate data collection processes and find out how to extract, parse and interpret the information, and learn best practices for communicating the results to decision makers.
Hone your nonprofit leadership skills in critical areas, including fundraising, program development, strategic planning, branding and marketing, and human resources.
Explore the key mathematical, statistical and econometric foundations of modern computational finance. Study the major concepts and theories of portfolio optimization and risk management.
Study the full life cycle of digital product development. Learn how to manage the process, guide a team and bring a product to market successfully.
Acquire the skills to perform sophisticated data analysis and modeling, data mining and big data management using powerful statistical tools and R programming.
Hone your marketing skills and tactics as you learn to determine customer needs and use this information to direct your product decisions, distribution, branding and marketing channel approach.
Study distributed computing and the tools used to store and process data. Gain experience with the kinds of data flow situations commonly used to inform key business decisions.
Acquire the ability to design and build robust, data-driven Microsoft Windows client and web applications in the C# programming language using the Microsoft .NET Framework.
Learn the fundamentals of coding in C++, gain high-level object-oriented programming skills and get valuable experience developing and testing C++ programs.
Use the AWS platform to explore key aspects of cloud application architecture and development, and learn to build a scalable cloud service and design always-available applications.
Receive a thorough technical review of information security issues. Investigate different types of attacks and learn how to apply protective measures to all aspects of a company’s IT operations.
Learn how to apply cutting-edge tools and techniques to extract meaning from data sets ranging in size from gigabytes to petabytes.
Learn how to effectively capture, store, retrieve and analyze data. Gain experience working in distributed, mainframe, client-server and desktop environments.
Gain the skills needed to develop embedded and real-time software for microcontrollers and microprocessors. Design, develop, test, debug and document software for embedded devices.
Explore the foundations of ethical hacking, including reconnaissance, exploitation and the rules of engagement. Learn how to protect your organization's valuable information.
Examine geographic information systems and their diverse workplace applications. Learn how these systems are used to support research and decision making in a wide variety of fields.
Develop the high-level expertise needed to fulfill requirements for data reporting, performance improvement and related health care measurements and analytics.
Evaluate the costs and benefits of various information security approaches. Learn how to create and implement comprehensive risk management programs for organizations of all sizes.
Gain the skills to manage and administer networked control systems. Learn the tools and technologies needed to build innovative solutions for the connected-device revolution.
Build a solid understanding of Java fundamentals, basic syntax and object-oriented programming concepts, and become skilled at writing Java code and developing applications.
Explore the power and potential of natural language processing in a variety of fields, and learn to bridge the gap between people and machines using a variety of NLP applications.
Learn best practices for programming in the versatile Python language and acquire the skills to develop web applications and do back-end development.
Discover how to use scientific computing tools and technologies to help solve complex problems in the physical, biological and engineering sciences.
Gain a thorough grounding in object-oriented programming, data structures, and algorithms in C++. Learn the skills and principles of software design and development, and prepare for advanced study in the field.
Explore the fundamentals of database planning, design, deployment and management, and learn how to write advanced SQL queries for reporting and data mining.
Build an in-depth understanding of the critical issues and major factors surrounding the planning and development of sustainable transportation systems.
Study the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of wetlands and their many functions. Explore the complex land-use laws that apply to wetlands and affect their management and protection.
Develop competencies and cultural responsiveness as an early childhood or expanded learning opportunities coach. Apply best practices to create engaging environments and foster collaborative partnerships.
Dive into the principles of animal behavior, and learn how to apply this knowledge when addressing animal care issues.
Learn how to use statistical concepts to answer important scientific questions. Apply different techniques for analyzing data from scientific and medical research.
Investigate the foundational science behind drug development, and learn about the latest development and manufacturing techniques used in the pharmaceutical industry.
Explore the fundamental concepts of electrical engineering and learn to develop the tools, programs and simulation techniques used to solve engineering challenges. Prepare for further work or study in the field.
Learn how to apply the systems thinking, problem solving and analytical skills needed to develop optimized solutions to complex engineering problems.
Learn about the role of a biomedical products regulatory affairs specialist and the dynamic nature of the field. Explore the regulatory jurisdiction of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Develop a thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts and principles that guide the design and implementation of different types of clinical trials.
Examine aging from multiple perspectives: the individual, family and society. Develop knowledge that will help you better serve older adults in a variety of contexts.
Learn how to be an effective guardian for developmentally disabled adults, elderly individuals with disabilities or diminished capacity, and other adults declared incapacitated by the courts.
Learn how to apply the principles of health economics to improve decision making in a complex health care environment involving technologies, systems and infrastructure.
Build an understanding of the U.S. legal system and explore the major aspects of court systems, hearings, trials and litigation. Acquire the knowledge and skills to work as a paralegal.
Develop your ability to do investigative work as you learn about the legal system and study techniques for carrying out criminal and civil investigations.