Certificate

The Accounting Specialist Certificate program provides students with a working knowledge of accounts receivable, accounts payable, and general accounting activities. Students may apply the courses taken in the Accounting Specialist Certificate to the Associate Degree in Applied Science with a Major in Accounting. Accounting Specialist Certificate can be obtained completely ONLINE through selection of appropriate classes. This program is aligned ...
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The Computer Specialist Certificate program is designed to provide entry-level skills necessary for careers in the field of microcomputer operations and support services. The program is offered for individuals seeking to develop or broaden their knowledge of microcomputer software applications, operating systems, programming, data and Internet communications. Students may apply courses in the Computer Specialist Certificate toward the Associate Degree ...
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The Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management Certificate program is designed to provide a foundation for those seeking to start, build, or manage their own business. The program introduces students to a variety of topics, such as assessing organizational strategies and practices, developing a business idea and plan, applying sound management principles to real-life business situations, and understanding key functions such as business ...
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The Human Resource Specialist Certificate program is designed to provide fundamental knowledge and entry-level skills necessary for a generalist in human resources. The certificate is designed as a first step to the Management Associate Degree, as a credential for those seeking a first job in human resources where a degree is not required, or as a complement to those working ...
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The Information Processing Certificate program is designed for individuals who desire to develop skills as entry-level office support personnel in a dynamic office environment. Graduates will develop skills in keyboarding, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, web page design, business communication, and customer service. Students may apply for courses in the Information Processing Certificate toward the Associate Degree in Applied Science ...
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The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate program is designed to provide basic understanding and skills in the fields of materials management and transportation for students interested in distribution, transportation operations, warehousing and materials, and inventory management for both manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations. Some professional certifications in logistics and materials management can be applied to applicable courses in this certification ...
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The Marketing and Sales for Small Business Certificate program is designed to provide fundamental knowledge of a wide variety of sales and marketing techniques for small businesses, start-ups, retail sales, and non-profit organizations that lack a centralized marketing strategy. The certificate focuses on online marketing and promotional strategies and web design as well as face-to-face sales and customer techniques. Students ...
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The Medical Office Administrative Assistant Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level office support in an electronic medical office environment. Students will develop skills in medical office procedures, health information systems management, business document production, effective communication, and customer service. Students may apply courses in the Medical Office Administrative Assistant Certificate toward the Associate Degree in Applied Science ...
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Microsoft Office Applications Specialist can be obtained completely ONLINE through selection of appropriate classes. The Microsoft Office Applications Specialist Certificate is designed to prepare individuals for employment in an office environment for specialized skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications. The Microsoft Office Applications Specialist Certificate Program requires at least a grade of "C" in all of the courses ...
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The Office Management Certificate is designed to provide fundamental knowledge and skills in a wide variety of office management and administration applications to run a one-person or small office or department. The certificate offers a broad foundation of knowledge about organizations and how they operate and includes technical skills in accounting, payroll, supervision, human resources, computer technology, and professional communications ...
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The Supervision and Leadership Foundations Certificate program is designed to provide fundamental knowledge and entry-level skills necessary for careers in supervision, management and general business. The certificate is designed for those seeking a first job where a degree is not required, as an enhancement to current job responsibilities or for those in a technical career field seeking general business skills ...
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The Early Childhood Development Certificate program prepares graduates for employment in educational programs for children from birth to age eight. Individuals will obtain a basic understanding of the developmental needs of young children and will learn how to create a nurturing environment in preschool and after school programs. All courses in the Early Childhood Development Certificate program can be applied ...
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The Human Services Certificate in Gerontology is designed to prepare graduates with the knowledge necessary to support the needs of older adults. As the population of older adults continues to grow, there will be a need for qualified individuals in the field of gerontology. The program will teach the skills necessary to make a positive impact on the lives of ...
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The Human Services Certificate is designed to prepare graduates to become service providers in a variety of human services areas, particularly in the health, wellness, and recovery fields. The program will teach the skills necessary to make a positive impact on the lives of clients in a variety of settings and expose students to intervention techniques for working with individuals ...
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The Infant and Toddler Certificate program specifically prepares graduates for meeting the specialized needs of children under age three. The individual will obtain a basic understanding of the developmental and care needs of young children and will learn how to create a nurturing environment in infant and toddler programs in order to meet the needs of young children and their ...
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The Child Care Assistant Certificate program specifically prepares graduates for assisting classroom teachers in the care and supervision of children in preschool and child care settings. This certificate meets the skill proficiencies of an Early Childhood Educator Level 1 (ECE 1) designated by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in the Professional Standards and Competencies for ...
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The Environmental, Health, and Safety Certificate program will prepare graduates to evaluate and remediate workplace and environmental hazards in order to promote public health. Graduates of the Certificate will be prepared to enter the workforce as a technician or continue their education and obtain an Associate Degree in Applied Science with a Major in Environmental Engineering Technology. The program prepares ...
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The Water Operator Certificate program is designed to assist students who are pursuing a license in water treatment or distribution, which is a requirement to progress in the field. This Certificate has been approved by the South Carolina Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation to count as 1-year of work experience toward an operator license after completion of the trainee ...
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The Wastewater Operator Certificate program is designed to assist students in studying for a license in physical/chemical or biological wastewater treatment, which is a requirement to progress in the field. This Certificate has been approved by the South Carolina Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation to count as 1-year of work experience toward an operator license after completion of the ...
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The Massage Therapy Program is an entry-level training program for students interested in becoming a massage therapist or for health care providers wishing to expand their range of clinical skills and knowledge. The Massage Therapy program prepares graduates to work in direct client care settings to provide manipulation (massage) of the soft tissue structures of the body to prevent and ...
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The Medical Record Coding Certificate program is designed to prepare health information professionals who focus on medical record management with an emphasis on procedural and diagnostic coding for reimbursement of professional services performed in healthcare facilities. The program includes medical terminology, human disease process, pharmacology, medical billing, procedural and diagnostic coding and medical records regulations. Upon successful completion of the ...
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The Inpatient Medical Coding Certificate program is designed to prepare Health Information Professionals by focusing on procedural and diagnostic coding for reimbursement of professional services performed in inpatient facility settings. The program includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, inpatient procedural coding (ICD-10-PCS) and diagnostic coding (ICD-10-CM) as well as medical regulations. Upon successful completion of the Inpatient Medical Coding Certificate ...
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The Pre-Nursing Preparatory Certificate program provides a structured curriculum for students wishing to apply for admission to the Associate Degree in Applied Science Nursing program. Completion of the certificate prepares the student for application but does not guarantee acceptance into the program. This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Health Science. Program Contact: Developmental Courses This program of ...
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The Pharmacy Technician Certificate Curriculum is a formal academic training program that prepares individuals to become pharmacy technicians. These allied health professionals assist and support licensed pharmacists in preparing and dispensing medications and other health care products to patients. Under the direction of a pharmacist, the pharmacy technician performs pharmacy-related functions, in compliance with specific policies and procedures that provide ...
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The Automotive Diagnostic Technology Certificate is designed to provide technology specific training in a combination of classroom and lab settings to prepare graduates for entry-level jobs in the field of automotive electrical systems repair, heating and air conditioning repair, and engine performance, apprentice technician, auto technician, and specialty technician. Job placement opportunities are excellent. The Automotive Diagnostic Technology Certificate is ...
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The Automotive Technology Certificate is designed to provide technology specific training in a combination of classroom and lab settings to prepare graduates for entry-level jobs in the field of automotive engine repair; drive train repair; and brake, suspension, and steering diagnosis. Job opportunities include apprentice technician, auto technician, parts specialist, specialty technician, and service manager. Job placement opportunities are excellent ...
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Graduates of the Basic Air Conditioning and Heating Certificate program may enroll in the Advanced Air Conditioning and Heating Certificate to further develop their skills. The advanced program includes both theory and practical work in commercial refrigeration and air conditioning principles, calculations, the study of electrical components and programmable controls. Students must successfully complete the Basic Air Conditioning and Heating ...
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The Basic Air Conditioning and Heating Certificate program prepares graduates for numerous careers in the HVAC/R field. Job opportunities in heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration include these fields: sales, installation, service technician, maintenance and repair, and operations. Instruction includes both theory and practical work in refrigeration and air conditioning principles, calculations, the study of electrical machinery, and various related service ...
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The Basic Machining and CNC Fundamentals Certificate develop skills in basic machining and computer numerical control (CNC) operations. Because of the fast-growing nature of industrial technology, those who have developed skills in CNC operations are always in demand. CNC operators usually enjoy security as well as good wages. This program teaches the student to take metal and cut, drill, and ...
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The Advanced CNC Programming Certificate develops skills in advanced machining and computer numerical control (CNC) operations. Because of the fast-growing nature of industrial technology, those who have developed skills in CNC operations are always in demand. CNC operators usually enjoy security as well as good wages. This program teaches the student to take metal and cut, drill, and shape it ...
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The Mechatronics Fundamentals Technician Certificate program is designed to provide technology specific training in a combination of classroom and lab settings to prepare graduates for entry-level jobs in the mechatronics fields of electricity, mechanical power, hydraulics, pneumatics, and hand and power tool applications. This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Manufacturing. Program Contact: Developmental Courses This program of ...
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The Basic Mechatronics Technology Certificate program is designed to provide graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to perform basic maintenance and repair of industrial equipment with both mechanical and electrical components. This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Manufacturing Program Contact: Developmental Courses This program of study requires that all developmental courses be completed prior to graduation ...
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The Advanced Mechatronics Technology Certificate is designed to provide graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to perform technical troubleshooting of industrial equipment with mechanical, electrical, and electronic components. Students must successfully complete the Basic Mechatronics Certificate prior to being admitted into the Advanced Mechatronics Certificate. This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Manufacturing Program Contact: Developmental Courses ...
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The Advanced Certificate in Pipe Welding program is designed to take the student who is qualified in structural welding to the next step in the welding industry. Pipe welders are in high demand and require a higher level of expertise to meet industry demands. The Advanced Certificate in Pipe Welding is designed for the student to become proficient in pipe ...
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The Welding Certificate program is designed to provide knowledge and skills in the techniques of inert gas, oxyacetylene, electric arc welding, and plasma cutting. Job opportunities include erection welders, shipyard welders, welding shop fabrication, maintenance welders, construction welders, and structural steel welders. This program is aligned with the following career clusters: Architecture & Construction and Manufacturing. Program Contact: Developmental Courses ...
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Associate Degree

The Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree program is designed for students who wish to enter fields related to the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Related areas of emphasis include elementary education, secondary education, business education, physical education, recreation, English, foreign languages, business administration, public administration,geography, history, international studies, law, political science, psychology, counseling, social work, sociology, journalism, speech, and/or theater ...
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The Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree program emphasizes mathematics and natural and physical sciences and is designed for students who wish to enter fields related to mathematics or sciences. Areas of emphasis include secondary education, and/or professional areas of health, medicine, engineering, business, and computer science. Requirements for specific majors at senior institutions may vary. Therefore, it is the responsibility ...
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The Accounting Associate Degree can be obtained completely ONLINE through the selection of appropriate classes. The Accounting Associate Degree in Applied Science program prepares students to systematically record, interpret, and present financial data. According to forecasts, accountants are near the top of the list of promising careers for the future. Career opportunities include entry positions such as general accounting, payroll, ...
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The Computer Technology Associate Degree in Applied Science program provides students with the opportunity to learn the necessary skills to use state-of-the-art computer systems to solve business and information systems related problems. The program focuses on problem-solving and decision-making using microcomputers and associated technology. The curriculum includes two certificate programs consisting of advanced courses in the areas of programming and ...
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The Management Associate Degree in Applied Science program is a study of the art and science of directing a business toward its desired goals. The program develops management, communication, mathematics, and problem-solving skills required in supervisory and leadership positions. In addition, critical business topics such as accounting, economics, finance, and information processing technology are introduced. The Management Associate Degree can ...
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The Criminal Justice Technology Associate Degree in Applied Science program seeks to develop an understanding of the causes and the prevention of crime, impacts of human behavior, the legal system, and the organization and conduct of criminal justice functions. The curriculum provides essential knowledge of the functions and prevalent problems of criminal justice agencies and the organizational, legal, and social ...
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The Early Care and Education Associate Degree in Applied Science program is designed to prepare individuals for employment in a variety of educational and child care programs for children from birth through school age. Recent research and interest in the importance of education of children during the first three years of life has provided for a growing number of new ...
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The Associate Degree in Applied Science with a Major in Human Services targets those individuals who have a strong desire to help others within their community. The Human Services professional is an important link to helping others fulfill their potential. The Associate Degree provides students with the necessary core knowledge to maximize their success in providing a positive impact for ...
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The goals of the Paralegal Associate Degree in Applied Science program are to offer a concentrated program of study to: Prepare students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be qualified paralegals.Prepare students for careers as paralegals working under the direct supervision of attorneys in public and private sectors.Prepare students who can perform effectively in a variety of legal settings ...
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Students in the Environmental Engineering Technology Associate Degree in Applied Science program explore the relationships between the human race and the dynamic environment in which they live. They examine the effects of pollution using applied math and science skills. Students also determine strategies to minimize or prevent waste in order to reduce the impact on the environment. They discuss innovative ...
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The Natural Resources Management Associate Degree in Applied Science program is designed to prepare students for a career in the management and protection of natural resources. Success in this field requires the technician to have a broad background in the biological and agricultural sciences as well as manual skills. This is achieved through a balance between classroom time, distance learning, ...
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The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program prepares graduates to function as competent registered nurses who are caring and sensitive to diversity and use critical thinking and technology to provide care in structured settings for patients and their families/significant others. Throughout the program, the student has planned clinical experiences to complement classroom learning and to enhance skills in the application of ...
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The LPN to ADN Option provides qualified licensed practical nurses (LPN) the opportunity for advanced placement into the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program. The ADN program prepares graduates to function as competent nurses who are caring and sensitive to diversity, use critical thinking and technology to provide care in structured settings for patients and their families/significant others. Throughout the program, ...
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The Engineering Design Technology Associate Degree in Applied Science program is designed to give students the skills essential for success in the rapidly changing field of engineering design technology. Hands-on experience familiarizes students with computer-aided design (CAD) technology. Students learn to develop technical drawings with an emphasis on working drawings and three dimensional solid modeling as they are applied in ...
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The Surgical Technology Associate Degree in Applied Science program is designed to prepare individuals for work closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses and other surgical personnel in delivering patient care and assuming appropriate responsibilities before, during and after surgery. The primary responsibility of the surgical technologist is to maintain the sterile field while ensuring that all other members of the ...
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Diploma

The Medical Assisting Diploma in Applied Science program prepares graduates to assist other health care professionals in offices and/or other medical settings and perform delegated administrative and clinical duties in accordance with respective federal and state laws governing such actions, activities, and ethical standards. Upon successful completion of the Medical Assisting program, the graduate is eligible to take the Certification ...
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