Online Certificate Formats

Online learning is all about convenience. But because one size doesn’t fit all, we offer certificate programs in four different online formats. Compare our formats below and decide what’s right for you.

 

 

Group-Paced

Online with Real-Time Meetings

Self-Paced

Blended (Classroom + Online)

Course Duration 9-10 weeks 9-10 weeks Up to 4 months 9-10 weeks
Cohort X
Class Meetings X X
Assignment Deadlines X
Instructor Support

 

FORMAT FEATURES

Group-Paced

  • Great if you want the structure of a traditional course but the flexibility to study on your own schedule
  • Enroll in one 9-10 week course every quarter
  • No class meetings, so you can complete your work when it’s convenient
  • Take courses with the same group of students and benefit from the cohort experience
  • Stay on track with weekly assignments
  • Access course materials anytime and anywhere

Online With Real-Time Meetings

  • Great if you like the live interaction of a traditional course 
  • Enroll in one 9-10 week course every quarter
  • Every week, participate in online, real-time class meetings that include lectures, learning activities and discussion
  • Take courses with the same group of students and benefit from the cohort experience
  • Stay on track with weekly assignments
  • Access course materials anytime and anywhere

Self-Paced

  • Study at your own pace – there are no due dates for assignments, and you have four months to complete each course
  • Great for self-directed learners who can devote time each week to coursework
  • Access course materials anytime and anywhere
  • Easily connect with instructors and instructional assistants to get questions answered and feedback

Blended

  • Great if you want a combination of in-person and online classes
  • Enroll in one 9-10 week course every quarter
  • Take courses with the same group of students and benefit from the cohort experiences
  • Stay on track with weekly assignments
  • Access course materials anytime and anywhere

PROGRAMS BY FORMAT

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Contact Enrollment Services online or by phone at 800-506-1325, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.