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Accounting, Business, and Computer Skills for Professionals

  • designed to produce exactly what employers need - employees who are proficient in accounting and other business related practices utilizing current technology. Whether a new business manager or a professional seeking a career transition with greater business responsibility, this certificate employs techniques that are consistent with modern principles and best practices, providing knowledge and skills that can be used immediately. Skills developed through this program are in great demand throughout a wide spectrum of business. (10 credits)

Business Essentials for Professionals

  • designed for the adult learner who would like to gain a knowledge of essential business concepts. These adult learners may already possess a degree in a non-business discipline, but need to augment their knowledge and resumes to advance their careers with their current employer or transition into a new job.

Foundations in Business

  • provides students with a solid foundation in economics, accounting, and English. It also provides students with information to broaden their understanding of the legal business environment.

Small Business Managers

  • designed to teach critical skills needed by potential or current small business owners. By successfully completing the certificate, individuals will have the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of effective small business practices that can give them an edge in the competitive small business market. (19 credits)

Supply Chain Management

  • off analysis, transport systems, procurement, inventory management, and supply chain integration and strategy. Program provides an overview of logistics and supply chain management and addresses the needs of manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, merchandisers, transportation and warehousing firms, and government agencies

Earth Science

Exploration of the Earth’s Sub-Surface

  • includes imaging the interior of the Earth to find oil, gas, hydrological flow, earthquakes, and much more. (14-15 credits required in addition to completion of Understanding the Earth’s Processes Certificate)

Engineering Technology

Spatial Analysis and Engineering Design Principles

  • provides innovative instruction about the application of new design methods and processes in a variety of engineering disciplines. The certificate emphasizes the use of CAD software to create concise drawings to develop an effective design system to provide solutions for specific products, systems, components, or services. (7 credits)

Health Care

Healthcare Informatics

  • The healthcare industry is moving towards the widespread use of digital records and electronic information transfer.  This is resulting in a need for healthcare professionals to be knowledgeable in information technology and for information technology professionals at healthcare facilities to be more knowledgeable of the healthcare industry.  Professionals in these two areas both need to understand the complexities of medical information being digital stored and transferred.  This 18 credit certificate program provides students with insight into both professional areas.  Students may receive credit for previous coursework (up to 3 courses) upon academic review.

Health Care Leadership

  • designed to meet the immediate educational needs of those currently working full or part-time in a health care environment who want further information and professional development in health care management. It is particularly relevant to those trained in professional or technical health care fields who have been promoted, or seek promotion, into a health care managerial or supervisory position. Also, it provides a starting point for those who are considering a managerial career in the health care field, but do not want to commit to an associate or baccalaureate program.  

Information Sciences and Technology/Business

Healthcare Informatics

  • The healthcare industry is moving towards the widespread use of digital records and electronic information transfer.  This is resulting in a need for healthcare professionals to be knowledgeable in information technology and for information technology professionals at healthcare facilities to be more knowledgeable of the healthcare industry.  Professionals in these two areas both need to understand the complexities of medical information being digital stored and transferred.  This 18 credit certificate program provides students with insight into both professional areas.  Students may receive credit for previous coursework (up to 3 courses) upon academic review.