Division of Professional and Community Education

Career Step Online Certification Courses


Cengage Online Career Training Programs

Arts and Design - Onliine graphic design and web design programs make it easy for you to learn new skills or transition to a new career.  Click here for more information

Business - Online management training and business skills programs can help you enter a new career field or advance your current skillset.  Select programs even prepare you for industry-recognized certifications, such as lean Six Sigma or PMP.  Click here for more information

Career Online High School - Earn your accredited high school diploma- online - and advance your employment or matriculate into a 2 or 4 year university.  See why companies like Walmart and McDonald's offer Career Online High School to advance their employees' education.  Click here for more information

Computer Applications - Whether you want to earn Microsoft certifications, learn QuickBooks, or even Photoshop, these online training programs can help you achieve your goals. Click here for more information

Computer Programming - Prepare for a career in software development or web development with online programming courses and programs.  Programs include sought after programming languages, like Java, C#, and HTML5.  Click here for more information

Construction and Trades - The convenience of online construction training allows you to learn new concepts and skills at your own pace and in the comfort of your own home.  Click here for more information

Health and Fitness - Whether you're seeking a career in the health sector or want to earn a fitness certification, these online training programs can help you start or advance a rewarding career in helping people lead healthier lives.  Click here for more information

Hospitality - Making a career out of helping others can be incredibly rewarding.  Whether you want to be a travel agent, a wedding planner, or even a pastry artist, these online hospitality training programs can help you get started. Click here for more information

Information Technology - Start your career in IT with foundational understanding of the industry.  If you're an advanced professional, prepare for in-demand IT certifications, to advance your career.  Click here for more information

legal - Did you know you can earn your paralegal certificate online?  You can also become a Certified Mediator and Arbitrator.  Each of these online training programs enables you to prepare for various legal careers.  Click here for more information

Teacher Professional Development - Whether you want to run an in-home daycare or want to learn more about child development, these online trainings are perfect for teachers or hopeful childcare professionals, alike.  Click here for more information

Writing - Careers in writing are difficult to break into, even if you have a dregree in writing studies.  These online writing courses will teach you specialty careers and techniques to give you an edge within the industry.  Click here for more information


ProTrain Online Certification Courses

Professional Tax Preparer Certification (DL) - The personal income tax preparation course teaches you how to become a tax preparation specialist equipped to prepare both state and federal income tax filiings for individuals and businesses.  For more offerings in Accounting and Finance

Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Exam Prep - learn about the exciting world of today's Human Resource management and prepare for the PHR Exam throughout this online course.  This HR management course weaves together solid human resource principles, tiimely research and recent events, such as the latest rise in unemployment and financial problems facing the U.S. and other countries.  For more offerings in Business and Leadership

Day Care Administration Career Prep - In this course, we will become familiar with the development and management of a child daycare center, including such elements as child development theories, legal considerations, bookkeeping, staffing, site management, and parental involvement.  For more offerings in Career and Hospitality

TOEFL Exam Prep- Undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs around the world require students to demonstrate their ability to communicate in English as an entrance requirement.  The TOEFL test gives test takers the opportunity to prove they can communicate ideas effectively by simulating university classroom and student life communication.  For more offerings in Education and Personal Development

Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager (CIAQM) - Are you a facility manager, building engineer or property owner that is interested in how indoor air quality (IAQ) affects the occupants of your space?  The Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager (CIAQM) course is designed to help you diagnose indoor environmental problems in your building, correct those problems, and prevent them from ever happening again.  For more offerings in Green and Renewable Energy

Administrative Medical Assistant Career Prep Master - Administrative Medical Assisting is one of the fatest growing careers in the health care industry today.  The need for professionals that understand how to utilize computerized medical office software and perform administrative office procedures is growing substantially.  For more offerings in Healthcare and Allied Health

Complete Home - Building Inspectors Training Program - Do you want to learn all aspects of inspection and be prepared for whatever type of building your client wants inspected?  For more offerings in Industrial and Skilled Trades

CIW Web Design Specialist - The Web Design Specialist course teaches you how to design and publish Web sites.  General topics include Web Site Development Essentials (such as the site development process, customer expectations, and ethical and legal issues in Web development).  For more offerings in Multimedia and Graphic Design

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) - The CISSP Certification is administered by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium or (ISC)2. Candidates for this exam are typically network securioty professionals and system administrators with at least four years of direct work experience in two or more of the ten test domains.   For more offerings in Technology and Computer Programs