Online Training Courses with Certificates

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Explore some online training programs that lead to certificates with this article. You'll find information about a variety of career fields and facts about the schools that offer these courses.

Why Study for an Online Certificate?

Online certificate programs allow you to complete your studies whenever and wherever is best for you. You can work to further your job prospects, or to explore a career field that interests you, with the freedom you need. Additionally, certificates generally don't take as much time to earn as a degree, allowing you to begin the career you want more quickly.

Project Management

You can pursue a certificate in Project Management through University of California - Berkeley. This program recommends that you complete a bachelor's degree before applying, but it's not required. You'll be able to choose between accelerated or regularly paced courses to meet your needs. You must pay a non-refundable certificate fee before beginning the program, which is designed to be completed in 1-2 years.

Numerous other project management training options exist online as well, including the Project Management Training course from


You can also obtain certificates for the completion of individual courses. offers a Sociology 101: Intro to Sociology course that you can finish for a certificate. This course allows you to get familiar with the major theorists in sociology and dig into sociology's potential real-world applications. You can watch multimedia lessons at your own pace and on the device that works best for you.

Nursing Management

Penn State offers an online certificate program that prepares you to work in the field of nursing management. This program requires applicants to have a valid RN license before they can begin. This program includes twelve credits, some of which you can apply towards a B.S. or graduate degree. Courses can also fulfill requirements related to continuing professional education.

Corrections Management

Arizona State University's corrections management certificate program for corrections management consists of four required classes and one elective. You must maintain a minimum GPA to complete this program and meet the general standards of admission at this school. You can check out career and education information related to this field through our Corrections Admin Guide.


If you'd like to find out more about the basics of chemistry, explore our online certificate course in Chemistry 101: General Chemistry. Through short video-based lessons taught by expert instructors, this course covers different chemical reactions and various types of matter, among other essential topics.

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In addition to the courses and programs discussed above, offers other certificate courses that might interest you.

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