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Harvard University

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Harvard University is a private institution in Cambridge, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston. This Ivy League school is the oldest higher education institution in the country and has the largest endowment of any school in the world.

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Web Technologies Certificate

Gain the technical tools and techniques necessary to build dynamic websites and applications. Master the fundamentals of website development, such as HTML5, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, multimedia, HTTP, and scripting languages. Build dynamic, database-driven web applications, such as use of a LAMP framework (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP) and JavaScript (+ Ajax), among others.

Software Engineering Certificate

Become a more versatile software engineer by strengthening your technique and deepening your understanding of high-level languages and systems programming. Master the art of programming, including abstraction, algorithms, data structures, and web development. Understand software engineering fundamentals, including functional and object-oriented styles of programming and computation models.

Programming Certificate

Learn the fundamentals of computer programming and language. Through this professional graduate certificate, you gain an understanding of the techniques and tools necessary for software engineering, database management, or website development.

Data Science Certificate

Learn how to analyze data to gain insights, develop new strategies, and cultivate actionable business intelligence in areas as diverse as product design, marketing, and finance. Master key facets of data investigation, including data wrangling, cleaning, sampling, management, exploratory analysis, regression and classification, prediction, and data communication.

Cybersecurity Certificate

Gain a critical understanding of the technological needs, threats, and weaknesses in cybersecurity. Through this professional graduate certificate, you will build knowledge of the tools and protocols needed to navigate, use, and manage security technologies as well as gain insight into the legal, social, and political dynamics of the cyber universe.

Sustainability Certificate

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to design and implement solutions to today’s environmental challenges, such as resource scarcity, overpopulation, and climate change. Understand the benefits of conventional and renewable energy systems; issues surrounding new transportation technologies; energy intensity of food production; effects of supply chain management and international commerce.

Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Ecosystems Certificate

Gain a deeper understanding of the impact that population growth and climate change is placing on food supply, resources, and land. Learn to develop policies, use tools, and apply models that ensure stewardship of natural resources and ecosystems for future generations.

Green Building and Community Sustainability Certificate

Build the knowledge and skills necessary to help communities design and develop more sustainable housing and transportation options. Understand the tenets of green building, including water, energy, resource efficiency, and waste reduction. Implement greenhouse gas emission management principles, such as emission reduction goals, accounting techniques and standards, and comprehensive emissions.

Environmental Policy and International Development Certificate

Deepen your knowledge of pressing global issues like climate change, resource scarcity, and population growth. Gain a deeper understanding of the policies and solutions needed to address today’s environmental and international development challenges. Understand the environmental ethics in game and wildlife management, natural resource use, water management, biological diversity and fisheries.

Corporate Sustainability and Innovation Certificate

Gain the skills you need to help your organization adopt sustainable practices, foster innovation, and develop long-term plans to minimize environmental impact. Apply corporate sustainability principles—including carbon accounting, cost reduction, and operational efficiency—to achieve specific objectives.

Legal Studies Certificate

Explore how law shapes and is shaped by political, economic, and cultural forces. Through this professional graduate certificate, you gain an understanding of the theoretical frameworks and historical dynamics of law. Develop an understanding of the impact of legal issues on diverse fields, institutions, and segments of society.

Nanotechnology Certificate

Gain a deeper understanding of the latest in nanoscale technology. Through this professional graduate certificate, you learn to create new materials and devices and help design novel solutions that address challenges in medicine, engineering, and the environment.

Bioinformatics Certificate

Learn to identify, compile, analyze, and communicate complex biological and genetic data for initiatives in areas such as human genome analysis, disease research, and drug discovery and development. Through this professional graduate certificate, you can enhance a career in medical science and research, genetics, molecular and cellular biology, scientific programming, or software development.

International Security Certificate

Gain insight into the complex issues that shape the global security landscape, and examine the link between domestic and foreign policies, politics, and the causes of conflict. Through this professional graduate certificate, you build expertise to help you advance a career in government, an NGO, an international organization, or a multinational corporation.

Religious Studies and Education Certificate

Jointly sponsored by Harvard Divinity School and Harvard Extension School, this certificate provides educators a multidisciplinary foundation for approaching the study of religion in public school classrooms or in other educational settings focused on learning about religion.

Learning Design and Technology Certificate

Learn to create and implement effective learning experiences on digital platforms through an understanding of instructional design principles, technology, and application. Gain the skills you need to develop or enhance a career in K–12 education, higher education, corporate training, nonprofit education, museums, or related organizations.

Strategic Management Certificate

Help contribute to the big picture at your organization and remain competitive in today’s global marketplace by building a solid understanding of key business and management principles. Align the basic direction and goals of an organization; analyze an environment’s social, political, technological, economic, and global factors and evaluate industry and market structure.

Principles of Finance Certificate

Understand the language of finance, learn to interpret and communicate important financial information, and gain knowledge in key areas such as budgeting, investment, shareholder value, and risk. Through this professional graduate certificate, you gain the ability to use financial information to make business decisions.

Organizational Behavior Certificate

Develop a deeper understanding of human behavior in an organizational setting. Through this professional graduate certificate, you gain insight into strategies and methods that cultivate and strengthen group performance, resource management, and organizational dynamics.

Nonprofit Management Certificate

Gain a deeper understanding of the skills and knowledge needed to solve problems, contribute ideas, and offer solutions for a nonprofit organization. Understand the fundamentals of accounting and finance for governmental and nonprofit organizations, such as budgeting, reporting, strategic planning, program analysis, fund accounting, general and revenue funds, and capital project funds.

Marketing Management Certificate

Gain the tools and techniques you need to engage audiences and inspire action in today’s complex, multi-channel landscape. Through this professional graduate certificate, you build skills in strategy, research and analysis, and integrated marketing communications to help you position your organization—and yourself.

Corporate Finance Certificate

Gain the foundational knowledge and tools needed for corporate financial analysis and decision making. This professional graduate certificate is designed for professionals currently working in the financial services industry or who are responsible for making financial decisions.

Business Communication Certificate

Learn to deliver clear, concise, and convincing messaging to advance ideas, build consensus, and resolve conflict. By earning this professional graduate certificate, you can sharpen your communication skills, build your confidence, and gain an advantage in the workplace.

Accounting Certificate

Learn how to compile, analyze, and prepare critical financial information for a range of business initiatives. Through this professional graduate certificate, you develop basic knowledge in accounting for application in a range of industries and professions.

Museum Studies Certificate

Gain a deeper understanding of what it takes to be an agile museum practitioner for the twenty-first-century museum—one who is always making connections and finding new possibilities in order to keep operations smooth, collections relevant, and visitors inspired.

Middle Eastern Studies

Gain a deeper, multifaceted understanding of the Middle East’s extensive history, culture, religion, government, and societal tensions. In this master’s degree program you examine the region’s contemporary impact on international relations and its role in the global community.

Central Challenges of American National Security, Strategy and the Press: An Introduction

How can Iran be stopped from getting a nuclear bomb—negotiations, sanctions, or military action? As a participant in this course, you will advise the president in deciding whether, and how, the U.S. should act. Once you’ve made your assessment, you will move on to wrestle with other scenarios preoccupying policy makers.

Wide World: Inspiring Great Teaching through Online and On-site learning

WIDE World (Wide-scale Interactive Development for Educators) is an innovative professional development program based at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. At WIDE World, we’ve successfully combined 30 years of research and practice to address the top educational challenge of the 21st century – helping schools implement sustained, systemic improvement in teaching practice.

Assessing Medical Fitness to Return to Work

Primary Care physicians are often requested to provide information on a patient’s fitness to return to work following injury or illness. U.S. primary care physicians report that they are requested to provide opinions regarding work ability or “fitness for duty,” on average, in up to 10% of all office visits. However, very little training is routinely offered in medical or postgraduate education.

Innovating in Health Care

Problems with health care quality, access, and costs bedevil all countries. This course focuses on creating successful global business innovations in health care that can better meet consumer and societal needs. At its end, you should understand the how to evaluate opportunities and the elements of viable business models for different kinds of health care innovations.

United States Health Policy

Many Americans complain that they do not understand the U.S. health reform law called the Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare). They are right, and the main reason is because most Americans do not understand the basics of the U.S. health care system and U.S. health policy.

AnatomyX: Musculoskeletal Cases

After completing the case learning sessions, students review pertinent radiology images, commit to a tentative diagnosis from a list of differential diagnoses, and accompany the patient to a virtual operating room to observe the surgical treatment. In the virtual operating room, students observe narrated videos of actual surgical procedures.

Global Health: Case Studies from a Biosocial Perspective

This introductory course is an interdisciplinary view of global health. It aims to frame global health’s collection of problems and actions within a particular biosocial perspective. It develops a toolkit of analytical approaches and uses them to examine historical and contemporary global health initiatives with careful attention to a critical sociology of knowledge.

HBX Credential of Readiness (CORe)

The HBX Credential of Readiness (CORe) is a three-course program on business fundamentals from Harvard Business School (HBS) that will help you to develop both the analytical skills and confidence to tackle real-world business problems. Developed by leading HBS faculty and delivered through an innovative online platform, CORe immerses you in case studies to learn the essentials.

HBX Courses

HBX Courses is a series of unique online learning programs currently being developed by leading Harvard Business School faculty to help you gain critical management skills. All HBX Courses will feature Harvard Business School’s signature case-based teaching methodology to promote an active and social learning experience delivered on the proprietary HBX online learning platform.

Poetry in America: The Poetry of Early New England

This course, the first installment of the multi-part Poetry in America series, covers American poetry in cultural context through the year 1700. The course begins with Puritan poets–some orthodox, some rebel spirits–who wrote and lived in early New England. Focusing on Anne Bradstreet, Edward Taylor, and Michael Wigglesworth, among others, we explore the interplay between mortal and immortal.

CopyrightX

CopyrightX is a networked course that explores the current law of copyright; the impact of that law on art, entertainment, and industry; and the ongoing debates concerning how the law should be reformed.

Saving Schools: History, Politics, and Policy in U.S. Education, Mini-Course II: Teacher Policies

The teacher is the most important person in our schools. How do we recruit and retain the very best teachers? What are our current methods for recruiting teachers? How well do we compensate them? What are the effects of adjusting teacher salaries to be based on their performance in the classroom? When should teachers be given tenure?

Justice

Justice, one of the most famous courses taught at Harvard College, is an introduction to moral and political philosophy, offering an opportunity to discuss contemporary dilemmas and controversies. Taught by lauded Harvard professor Michael Sandel, Justice explores critical analysis of classical and contemporary theories of justice, including discussion of present-day applications.

Tangible Things: Discovering History Through Artworks, Artifacts, Scientific Specimens, and the Stuff Around You

In Tangible Things, you will discover how material objects have shaped academic disciplines and reinforced or challenged boundaries between people. This course will draw on some of the most fascinating items housed at Harvard University, highlighting several to give you a sense of the power of learning through tangible things.

Super-Earths And Life

Super-Earths And Life is a course about alien life, how we search for it, and what this teaches us about our place in the universe. In the past decade astronomers have made incredible advances in the discovery of planets outside our solar system. Thirty years ago, we knew only of the planets in our own solar system. Now we know of thousands circling nearby stars.

The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours

What is it to be human, and how can ancient concepts of the heroic and anti-heroic inform our understanding of the human condition? That question is at the core of The Ancient Greek Hero, which introduces (or reintroduces) students to the great texts of classical Greek culture by focusing on concepts of the Hero in an engaging, highly comparative way.

Statistics and R for the Life Sciences

This course is the first of eight modules. We will learn the basics of statistical inference in order to understand and compute p-values and confidence intervals. We will provide examples by programming in R in a way that will help make the connection between concepts and implementation. Problems sets requiring R programming will be used to test understanding and ability to implement basic data.

Teaching with Cases Online: Web-Based Seminar

Are you looking for strategies and techniques to improve your case-based online course? If so, register now for Teaching with Cases Online. As is true with the case method, you will learn as much from your fellow participants as you will from the seminar facilitators. Attendees will participate in synchronous and asynchronous activities over 3 weeks.

Poetry in America: Emily Dickinson

This course, the fourth installment of the multi-part Poetry in America series, explores the poetry of Emily Dickinson, one of America’s most distinctive and prolific poets. While Dickinson wrote nearly 2,000 poems during her lifetime, she chose never to publish, opting instead to revisit and revise her works throughout her lifetime.

Case study: RNA-seq data analysis

In the PH525 case studies (the fifth module of this series), we will explore the data analysis of an experimental protocol in depth, using various open source software, including R and Bioconductor. We will explain how to start with raw data, and perform the standard processing and normalization steps to get to the point where one can investigate relevant biological questions.

Case study: Variant Discovery and Genotyping

In the PH525 case studies, we will explore the data analysis of an experimental protocol in depth, using various open source software, including R and Bioconductor. We will explain how to start with raw data, and perform the standard processing and normalization steps to get to the point where one can investigate relevant biological questions.

Case study: ChIP-seq data analysis

In the PH525 case studies, we will explore the data analysis of an experimental protocol in depth, using various open source software, including R and Bioconductor. We will explain how to start with raw data, and perform the standard processing and normalization steps to get to the point where one can investigate relevant biological questions.

Case study: DNA methylation data analysis

In the PH525 case studies, we will explore the data analysis of an experimental protocol in depth, using various open source software, including R and Bioconductor. We will explain how to start with raw data, and perform the standard processing and normalization steps to get to the point where one can investigate relevant biological questions.

Introduction to Linear Models and Matrix Algebra

We will teach a review of linear algebra, including matrix notation, which underlies many of the current tools for analyzing large-dimensional data. We will then use linear models to represent differences between experimental units and perform statistical inference on these differences.

Advanced Statistics for the Life Sciences

Here we will cover the advanced techniques being used by data analysis experts in the life sciences. These methods are required to analyze some of the more complex datasets, such as those found in genomics. We will cover several topics including statistical modeling, multiple test correction, clustering, prediction methods, factor analysis and empirical Bayes methods.

Introduction to Bioconductor

We will cover some common uses of the software packages within the Bioconductor project. You will get to decide if you learn methods for next generation sequencing, microarrays or both. We will cover a number of normalization, batch correction, and testing methods for high throughput data.

Principles of Biochemistry

Principles of Biochemistry integrates an introduction to the structure of macromolecules and a biochemical approach to cellular function. Topics addressing protein function will include enzyme kinetics, the characterization of major metabolic pathways and their interconnection into tightly regulated networks, and the manipulation of enzymes and pathways with mutations or drugs.

Introduction to Data Wise: A Collaborative Process to Improve Learning and Teaching

Educators have an ever-increasing stream of data at their fingertips, but knowing how to use this data to improve learning and teaching — how to make it less overwhelming, more useful, and part of an effective collaborative process — can be challenging.

Leading Change in Education Systems: Effective Policy and Practice for Improving Outcomes

Managing education systems requires simultaneous and systematic attention to multiple, concurrent issues. As an education leader you must have a vision and set standards for high student achievement, and provide the context for administrators, principals, teachers and students to each work to their highest potential.

Differentiating Instruction: Strategies for Effective Classroom Practice

In this program, you will learn how to identify your students’ readiness levels, interests, and Multiple Intelligence Profile, so you can introduce practical teaching strategies that respond to their unique needs. With the help of your fellow educators and your coach you will also design rich, “tiered activities” and assessments that allow students of all ability levels.

Leading for Understanding

Develop a culture of understanding and promote specific actions that increase thinking and learning for all members of your learning community. Support teachers in using the Teaching for Understanding and Visible Thinking frameworks, as well as other constructivist pedagogies to improve student learning.

Making Thinking Visible: Building Understanding Through Critical and Creative Thinking

This program will detail research-based Visible Thinking routines and other Visible Thinking frameworks and show you how to personalize them for your classroom. Visible Thinking, currently being used successfully in schools, is adaptable to any subject area and/or age level.

Teaching for Understanding 1: Focus on Student Understanding

This program is an introduction to the Teaching for Understanding framework. Participants learn to clarify educational goals, link student work to experience, design active learning instructional units, develop effective assessment practices and reflect on their own teaching practice.

The Data Wise Leadership Institute

You will receive all the materials and structure you need to have an intensive week of learning and planning with your colleagues: video mini-lessons explaining how to do key tasks; detailed meeting agendas for your leadership team meetings; and a complete schedule for the week that balances live online sessions with the Data Wise teaching team, team meetings, and work time.

American Government

American politics has all the aspects of drama, but it has real meaning for people’s everyday lives. If exploring these areas interests you, then this is the course for you. This course is an introduction to the U.S. government that draws on political science and cases—such as the Iraq invasion and health care reform—to explain how the U.S. government system works.

The Book: Making and Meaning in the Medieval Manuscript

This first module in the multi-part course The Book: Histories Across Time and Space seeks to re-introduce learners to the codex – a handwritten and hand-constructed book – as a three-dimensional object whose characteristics produce meaning in the experience of the reader.

Scrolls in the Age of the Book

This course is an introduction to the making and use of scrolls in the European Middle Ages. The codex, with its portability and instant access to any place in the text, became the dominant container for writing after the 4th century BCE, but scrolls continued to be made. Why and how did the scroll format remain popular and relevant in the age of the codex?

Print and Manuscript in Western Europe, Asia and the Middle East (1450-1650)

In this third module of The Book: Histories Across Space and Time, you will learn how early printed books in mid-fifteenth century Europe were first modeled on medieval manuscripts, but soon developed new conventions that remain familiar to us today. This module also explores printing in East Asia, by wood block and movable type, and the late dominance of manuscript production in the Islamic world

The History of the Book in 17th and 18th Century Europe

We will focus on the importance of books as physical objects and the raw material of literature–namely, paper. By considering the nature of paper and how it was made during the early modern period–from Gutenberg’s time to the early nineteenth century–we can begin to understand the character of books and the way they worked.

Book Sleuthing: The Nineteenth Century

Do you love printed paper and wonder how much longer it will survive in the age of ebooks? Are you curious about how the mass-produced modern book emerged in the first place? Come behind the scenes in Harvard’s libraries to explore the look, feel and even smell of nineteenth-century British and American books in this fifth module of The Book: Histories Across Time and Space.

Monasteries, Schools, and Notaries

Medieval Europe has preserved enormous quantities of books and documents—many millions of pages, in fact—written in Latin and other languages. However, only a tiny percentage of these texts have been edited and published. To gain access to the rest, you need to learn the art and science of reading medieval handwriting,

The Medieval Book of Hours: Art and Devotion in the Later Middle Ages

In this course, we will explore how books of hours provide the closest thing we have to a comprehensive and continuous record of the development of painting across most of western Europe from the later thirteenth through the early sixteenth century.

Books in the Medieval Liturgy

When we think of liturgy today, we imagine short, formal, congregational events happening periodically within the confines of churches. Medieval liturgy, however, took up many hours of every day, filled the city’s largest meeting halls, and even spilled onto the streets. At the center of the medieval liturgy were the books we will study in this course.

Science and Cooking

During each week of the course, you will watch as chefs reveal the secrets behind some of their most famous culinary creations — often right in their own restaurants. Inspired by such cooking mastery, the Harvard team will then explain, in simple and sophisticated ways, the science behind the recipe.

Introduction to Computer Science

This is CS50, Harvard University’s introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming for majors and non-majors alike, with or without prior programming experience. An entry-level course taught by David J. Malan, CS50 teaches students how to think algorithmically and solve problems efficiently.

The Fundamentals of Neuroscience

Fundamentals of Neuroscience is a four part course that explores the structure and function of the nervous system — from the microscopic inner workings of a single nerve cell, to the staggering complexity of the brain, and beyond to the social interactions and societal dynamics that our brains make possible. This is the second iteration of Part 1 of this course.

Strategic Frameworks for Nonprofit Organizations

Part of the Executive Education Online Leadership Series at Harvard Kennedy School, a series of unique online programs where participants work in groups, engage in live classes and office hours, and complete assignments by applying the concepts and frameworks they learn to their own organizations.

Nonprofit Financial Stewardship: Concepts and Techniques for Strategic Management

Part of the Executive Education Online Leadership Series at Harvard Kennedy School, a series of unique online programs where participants work in groups, engage in live classes and office hours, and complete assignments by applying the concepts and frameworks they learn to their own organizations.

Leadership, Organizing and Action: Leading Change

Leadership, Organizing and Action: Leading Change is a 14-week Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education online program designed to help leaders of civic associations, advocacy groups, and social movements learn how to organize communities that can mobilize power to make change. The program explores how leadership is exercised through mastery of five practices.

Mobilizing Your Nonprofit Board

Part of the Executive Education Online Leadership Series at Harvard Kennedy School, a series of unique online programs where participants work in groups, engage in live classes and office hours, and complete assignments by applying the concepts and frameworks they learn to their own organizations.

JuryX: Deliberations for Social Change

The jury is an institution in some legal systems in which a panel of citizens weigh evidence and decide verdicts of court cases. “To jury” is, at its most basic form, to judge. It is an exercise in the deliberation of issues, persuasion, and the polling of results. JuryX: Deliberations for Social Change is an invitation to explore the concept of jury in both in theory and in practice.

Leading Nonviolent Movements for Social Progress

Part of the Executive Education Online Leadership Series at Harvard Kennedy School, a series of unique online programs where participants work in groups, engage in live classes and office hours, and complete assignments by applying the concepts and frameworks they learn to their own organizations.

Including Ourselves in the Change Equation: Personal Learning for Organizational Performance

Are you navigating a change process in your work environment? When you consider all that needs to change in order to meet your goal, are you and your colleagues including yourselves in the equation? It is difficult to make significant improvements in education without first embracing the need for personal improvement.

Making Learning Visible: The Power of Group Learning and Documentation in Classrooms and Communities

Unlock the potential of group learning in your classroom. In groups, both children and adults learn from and with others, encountering new perspectives, strategies, and ways of thinking. Not only do individuals enhance their own learning, but the group can also achieve more together than any individual could alone.

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Columbia University

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Columbia University has three undergraduate schools: Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), and the School of General Studies. This Ivy League, private school guarantees students housing for all four years on campus in Manhattan’s Morningside Heights neighborhood in New York City.

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Wireless and Mobile Communications

The Certification of Professional Achievement in Wireless and Mobile Communications is ideal for students who want to deepen their fundamental knowledge at the graduate level by completing 4 specified courses in the Electrical Engineering Department.

Telecommunications

The Certification of Professional Achievement in Telecommunications is ideal for students who want to deepen their fundamental knowledge at the graduate level by completing 4 specified courses in the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department.

Systems Engineering

The Certification Program in Systems Engineering is designed to provide students with an understanding of both technology and management perspectives in solving problems, making decisions, and managing risks in complex systems. Students in the certificate program pursue interdisciplinary coursework addressing management of both the business and the technical aspects of engineering systems.

Sustainable Energy

Energy issues facing society are seen as one of the biggest technological and policy challenges of the century. They have taken center stage receiving wide attention as 2012 was the Year of Sustainable Energy for All. Energy has a direct link with the Millennium Development Goals as productive capacity, industry and value addition would not be possible without energy.

Operations Research

Operations Research is an applied science and is concerned with quantitative decision problems, generally involving the allocation and control of limited resources. Such problems arise, for example, in the operations of industrial firms, financial institutions, health care organizations, transportation systems, energy and resources, and government.

New Media Engineering

The Certification of Professional Achievement in New Media Engineering is ideal for students who want to deepen their fundamental knowledge at the graduate level by completing 4 specified courses in the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department.

Networking and Systems

The Certification of Professional Achievement in Networking and Systems is ideal for students who want to deepen their fundamental knowledge at the graduate level by completing 4 specified courses in the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department.

Nanotechnology

As the ability to create faster and smarter silicon based devices approaches its finite limits, the world has turned to nanoscience to continue the information processing evolution. Nanoscience involves the study and observation of phenomena on the dimensional scale of nanometers, a unit measuring one billionth of a meter (3 – 4 atoms wide).

Multimedia Networking

The Certification of Professional Achievement in Multimedia Networking is ideal for students who want to deepen their fundamental knowledge at the graduate level by completing 4 specified courses in the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department.

Materials Science

Materials Science and Engineering is a rapidly growing, multidisciplinary activity that has emerged as a recognizable field in recent decades. Scientists and engineers in this field lay the basis for understanding, developing, testing, and applying materials that form the foundation for present and future technologies.

Manufacturing Engineering

Manufacturing has undergone significant changes in the past decades, especially with the advent of computer aided technologies and the integrated approach of linking state-of-art engineering and science with management capabilities. The program’s goal is to outline the bare bones of modern manufacturing with emphasis on its technological aspects.

Low Carbon and Efficiency Technology

The purpose of this progam is to provide students with an overview of carbon management with an emphasis on carbon capture, storage, and measurement, monitoring and reporting. Many people currently working in a variety of sectors as engineers or other science and technology fields dealing with energy efficiency must increasingly deal with matters of carbon management.

Intelligent Systems

“All remote learning, CVN included, requires tremendous diligence on the part of the student – but only with CVN could I get an Masters in engineering from an Ivy League school while working full-time on the West Coast. My MSEE from Columbia University did not guarantee me a promotion, but I would not have been promoted to Material Engineering Manager without it.”
Steve Schiveley, Intel

Information Systems

The computer science curriculum at Columbia places equal emphasis on theoretical computer science and mathematics and on experimental computer technology. The Certification of Professional Achievement in Information Systems is designed for students who wish to deepen their fundamental knowledge at the graduate level by completing 4 specified courses in the Computer Science Department.

Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering is the branch of the engineering profession that is concerned with the design, analysis, and control of production and service operations and systems. Originally, an industrial engineer worked in a manufacturing plant and was involved with the operating efficiency of workers and machines.

Financial Engineering

Financial Engineering is a multidisciplinary field integrating financial theory with economics, methods of engineering, tools of mathematics, and practices of programming. It is designed to provide training in the application of engineering methodologies and quantitative methods to finance. Students studying this field are prepared to enter careers in securities, banking and financial management.

Earth and Environmental Engineering

Columbia Video Network now offers a Certification of Professional Achievement in Earth and Environmental Engineering, designed for engineers and scientists who plan to pursue, or are already engaged in, environmental management/development careers. The focus of the program is the environmentally sound mining and processing of primary materials (minerals, energy, and water).

Construction Management

Offering the professional the most recent innovations and technological advancements in their respective field, CVN now offers a Certification in Construction Management. The curriculum builds upon a student’s technical background to develop managerial and financial expertise through a mix of fundamental and advanced areas of study.

Civil Engineering

Offering the professional the most recent innovations and technological advancements in their respective field, CVN now offers a Certification in Civil Engineering.

Carbon Management Policy and Economics

The purpose of this program is to provide students with an overview of carbon management with an emphasis on natural systems, decisions science, and carbon sequestration. As many people currently working in a variety of sectors from business to law begin to increasingly deal with matters of carbon management there will be growing need to quickly update one’s skill-set and proficiency.

Business and Technology

The Certification Program in Business and Technology is designed to provide students with an understanding of contemporary technology and management. It is for students who are interested in a technical-management background rather than one in a traditional engineering field. It consists of courses intended to provide a foundation for dealing with engineering and management systems problems.

Applied Mathematics

Applied mathematics deals with mathematical concepts and techniques used in various fields of science and engineering. Historically, mathematics was first applied with great success in astronomy and mechanics. Then it developed into a main tool for physics, other physical sciences and engineering. It is now becoming important in the biological, geological, economics, business.

Advanced Nursing Certification

The mission of the Advanced Certificate in Nursing Education is to improve Nursing Education and improve the teaching skills of those nurses who already have doctoral degrees. The goal of the program is to offer doctorally prepared nurses, currently working in, or interested in, nursing education, an opportunity to gain academic preparation in the role of nurse educators.

Business

Established at Columbia University in 1996, the Business Certificates are ideal for individuals seeking a foundation in business fundamentals, such as those who plan to pursue an MBA and professionals who want to enhance their knowledge in a specific area of business.

Bioethics

Increasingly, practitioners in medicine, law, and research must understand and make decisions on complex ethical and moral dilemmas related to advances in biology, biotechnology, and biomedicine. Solutions require specialized and cross-disciplinary knowledge spanning ethics, law, society, culture, public policy, philosophy, religion, economics, history, and even language.

Actuarial Science

Demand for actuaries is strong and continues to grow throughout the world. Whether you are a recent graduate who is just getting started in the actuarial profession or a professional contemplating a career change, an online Actuarial Science Certification from Columbia University will help you build and expand your knowledge of actuarial science and provide a foundation for success.

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Stanford University

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The sunny campus of Stanford University is located in California’s Bay Area, about 30 miles from San Francisco. The private institution stresses a multidisciplinary combination of teaching, learning, and research, and students have many opportunities to get involved in research projects.

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Strategic Decision and Risk Management

The Stanford Strategic Decision and Risk Management Certificate Program provides participants the advanced skills needed to execute business strategies effectively. The program consists of a curriculum of noncredit short courses and combines Stanford University’s academic and research depth with the decision and risk management expertise and track record of Strategic Decisions Group (SDG) .

Quantitative Finance

Delivered in Hong Kong, the Stanford Quantitative Finance Certificate program enables professionals and managers in the financial industry to actively engage with Stanford faculty and industry executives while networking with peers. The part-time program incorporates theory into real-world practice and each course contains data-driven examples and in-class exercises designed to reinforce learning.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Knowing how to incorporate innovation in your work and teams is crucial for creating thriving workplaces and careers. The Innovation and Entrepreneurship professional certificate program will teach participants essential skills and effective strategies for working in and managing innovative organizations – and for starting new ones.

IATA Aviation Management

The Stanford – IATA Aviation Management Certification Program combines the curriculum from the award-winning Stanford Advanced Project Management certificate program with that of IATA’s Training and Development Institute, the leading provider of global aviation education solutions.

Stanford Genetics and Genomics Certificate

The Stanford Genetics and Genomics Certificate program utilizes the expertise of the Stanford faculty along with top industry leaders to teach cutting-edge topics in the field of genetics and genomics. Beginning with the fundamentals of genetics and genomics, participants will build a solid base of knowledge to explore and understand advanced genetics topics of interest.

Stanford Advanced Project Management

The Stanford Advanced Project Management Certificate Program provides professionals with advanced tools and techniques to strategically execute projects, programs, and portfolios. The program consists of a curriculum of noncredit short courses and combines Stanford University’s academic and research expertise with the proven project management methodologies of IPSolutions, Inc.

Stanford Advanced Computer Security

The Stanford Advanced Computer Security Certificate Program provides participants the advanced skills needed to learn how to protect networks, secure electronic assets, prevent attacks, ensure the privacy of your customers, and build secure infrastructures through this six-course certificate program.

Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies

The race to meet the world’s escalating energy needs is heating up. Determining which technologies work and can be brought to market mass-scale is an urgent challenge for engineers and businesses, making this an exciting time to be in the energy field. This program will examine emerging technologies that will transform how we obtain, distribute and store energy.

Software Systems Graduate Certificate

The Software Systems Graduate Certificate offers a comprehensive course of study in the design and implementation of systems software, including operating systems, compilers, and networks. The certificate also provides the opportunity to explore any of these areas in further depth by taking advanced courses or exploring related areas.

Quantitative Methods in Finance Graduate Certificate

Statistical methods and models for forecasting future market movements and default probabilities of loans and forward contracts, together with economic theories and quantitative methods for investments, have empowered investors and other professionals to cope with complex investment decisions and to manage market, credit and operational risks.

Product Creation and Innovative Manufacturing Graduate Certificate

The Product Creation and Innovative Manufacturing graduate certificate provides industry professionals with the tools to launch, manufacture, and distribute new products successfully. It focuses on three essential areas: Methods and Processes, Management and Strategy and Economic Modeling and Finance.

Nanotechnology: Design and Manufacturing of Intelligent Systems

The Nanotechnology: Design and Manufacturing of Intelligent Systems graduate certificate offers insight into the processes, materials and applications that exploit the unique quantum and surface phenomena exhibited at a nanoscale. You’ll explore trends in the engineering of functional systems at the molecular level, as well as outlooks on device fabrication and system integration.

Nanoscale Materials Science Graduate Certificate

A revolution in materials science and engineering is taking place as researchers find ways to pattern and characterize materials at the nanometer length scale. New materials with outstanding electrical, optical, magnetic and mechanical properties are rapidly being developed for use in information technology, bioengineering, and energy and environmental applications.

Mining Massive Data Sets Graduate Certificate

With the Mining Massive Data Sets graduate certificate, you will master efficient, powerful techniques and algorithms for extracting information from large datasets such as the web, social-network graphs, and large document repositories. Take your career to the next level with skills that will give your company the power to gain a competitive advantage.

Management Science and Engineering Graduate Certificate

As the rate of technological change accelerates and the world becomes more interconnected, engineers and technology professionals must understand and manage the social, political, economic, and environmental impact of their work. The Management Science and Engineering graduate certificate offers you the opportunity to design your own plan of study.

International Security Graduate Certificate

The International Security graduate certificate provides the opportunity to acquire a background in treaties and policy as context for work in defense systems, verification, and other complex security issues. Examine global security problems and policy-relevant solutions and understand the relationship between technology and security threats.

Guidance and Control Graduate Certificate

The Guidance and Control Graduate Certificate provides an understanding of the fundamentals behind modern control techniques for linear and non-linear systems as well as orbital mechanics. Students will use MATLAB extensively, becoming familiar with the programming language by the completion of the certificate.

Foundations in Computer Science Graduate Certificate

The Foundations in Computer Science Graduate Certificate provides a solid course of study in the mathematical foundations of computing as well as important aspects of computer programming. Learn the essential elements of computing theory including logic, proof techniques, combinatorics, algorithm analysis, discrete data models (sets, relations, trees), and finite automata.

Financial Risk Analysis and Management Graduate Certificate

This certificate program begins with an overview of the theory of investment portfolios and derivative securities, interest rate and credit markets, banking and bank regulations. A series of case studies illuminate systemic risk due to the evolution of modern financial engineering, and introduces a multidisciplinary approach to tackle relevant policy and strategy issues.

Energy Engineering and Technologies

Many of our major energy sources are not renewable and will eventually run out. Finding novel ways to generate the energy we need, maximize its efficiency, and maintain our environment is critical for our future. This program includes advanced coursework in the molecular basis and engineering of new energy technologies.

Electronic Circuits Graduate Certificate

The Electronic Circuits Graduate Certificate offers a comprehensive program on the design of state-of-the-art electronic circuits. Analog, mixed-signal, radio-frequency and digital circuit design are addressed in a series of courses focusing on issues and trade-offs involved in widely used systems.

Design for Customer Value and Market Success Graduate Certificate

Companies today compete to offer the best product and gain market share in a highly competitive, global market. Superior product design can be the difference between success and failure, and the process of developing a sound design is increasingly complex. The Design for Customer Value and Market Success Graduate Certificate focuses on all the issues an engineer needs.

Decision Analysis Graduate Certificate

The Decision Analysis Graduate Certificate focuses on developing rules of thought that will transform complex decisions into situations where the course of action is clear. It offers the opportunity to build up a set of powerful distinctions that will improve your own personal decision-making ability and help others make critical decisions.

Databases Graduate Certificate

The Databases Graduate Certificate offers a comprehensive course of study in database systems, from elementary foundations, such as relation systems and common query languages, through systems implementation and ultimately distributed transaction processing.

Data, Models and Optimization Graduate Certificate

The Data, Models and Optimization graduate certificate focuses on recognizing and solving problems with information mathematics. You’ll address core analytical and algorithmic issues using unifying principles that can be easily visualized and readily understood.

Data Mining and Applications Graduate Certificate

Data mining and predictive models are at the heart of successful information and product search, automated merchandizing, smart personalization, dynamic pricing, social network analysis, genetics, proteomics, and many other technology-based solutions to important problems in business.

Cyber Security Graduate Certificate

The Cyber Security graduate certificate provides a professional, technical and policy view of the challenges created by rapid advancements in information technology. You’ll examine principles of computer systems security, including attack protection and prevention. By combining computer science and application, this program’s interdisciplinary approach will give you vital skills needed.

Communication Systems Graduate Certificate

The Communication Systems Graduate Certificate offers a course of study in the digital and packet-based technologies on which modern communications systems are built.

Clinical Research Informatics Graduate Certificate

The health care industry is facing enormous challenges. With increasing globalization, the spread of infectious agents is counted in hours, not days or weeks. The speed at which we need to monitor, diagnose and treat epidemics has increased exponentially. Meanwhile, modern molecular biology has given us the tools to probe organisms at the most fundamental level.

Biotechnology Graduate Certificate

Biotechnology is a propelling force in a number of society’s grand challenges including engineering better molecules and devices to improve human health, metabolic engineering for the production of sustainable fuels and chemicals, and plant biotechnology for biofortification and crop pest resistance.

Biomedical Engineering: Imaging, Devices and Systems

The Biomedical Engineering: Imaging, Devices and Systems graduate certificate addresses a range of biological research and engineering challenges in the healthcare sector. You’ll develop new innovative approaches to biomedical technology that meet critical industry needs for quality design, analysis and manufacturing.

Bioinformatics Graduate Certificate

The Bioinformatics Graduate Certificate focuses on developing an understanding of techniques for analyzing the vast amount of biological data from recent genomic research to new applications relevant to basic biology.

Biodesign Graduate Certificate

The Biodesign graduate certificate focuses on the knowledge and skills essential for the development of new biomedical technologies, including the ability to identify new opportunities for innovation, assess clinical needs and market potential, and take the critical first steps in the invention, patenting and development of new concepts.

Artificial Intelligence Graduate Certificate

The Artificial Intelligence Graduate Certificate presents a solid foundation in the principles and technologies that underlie many facets of AI, including logic, knowledge representation, probabilistic models, and machine learning. Additionally, students have the option to pursue particular topics in more depth, with coursework available.

Advanced Structures and Failure Analysis Graduate Certificate

Modern structures for aerospace applications require the advanced knowledge of specialty beams, trusses, frames, rings, and monocoque members. Design engineers have started substituting heavier metal-based components with their lightweight composite counterparts. These hybrid designs, involving coupled metal/composite elements, which are now becoming commonplace.

Advanced Software Systems Graduate Certificate

The Advanced Software Systems Graduate Certificate provides a more advanced course of study in the topics covered in the Software Systems Graduate Certificate. Specifically, the certificate offers advanced courses in operating systems, computer networks and distributed systems, focused on the software that comprises such systems.

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Duke University

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Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke University is a private institution that has liberal arts and engineering programs for undergraduates. The Duke Blue Devils sports teams have a fierce rivalry with the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill Tar Heels and are best known for their outstanding men’s basketball program.

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Six Sigma Green Belt

This program, created in affiliation with MindEdge and Six Sigma Black Belts, is inclusive of all topics covered by the International Association for Six Sigma Certification. This program prepares students for the MindEdge Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Exam and provides information to those interested in learning about Six Sigma processes.

Project Management

Duke University Management Training has partnered with Corporate Education Group (CEG) to offer a portfolio of joint certificate programs for individuals and organizations seeking to advance their project management and business analysis skills. This strategic alliance between Duke University and CEG serves to optimize business performance.

Paralegal Studies

Offered by one of the nation’s top universities since 2003, the Duke Paralegal Program has two distinct program options: a Classroom-based program and an Online program. As part of a university with a world-class reputation, both of our paralegal programs must meet the highest standards of training. We encourage you to explore the curriculum, share it with attorneys, judges and working paralegals

Nonprofit Management

Nonprofit organizations provide vital services that markedly contribute to the health of our communities. The goal of the Duke Nonprofit Management Program is to ensure that these vital services continue to grow in scope and quality. The Program has proven that pursuit of the Certificate results in better-managed nonprofits that translate into more vigorous communities.

Management Accounting

Through a partnership with The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), Duke is proud to offer the Online CMAexcel Program, a review program for the CMA certification exam put forth by the IMA.

Legal Nurse Consulting

The Duke Certificate in Legal Nurse Consulting classroom program was created in collaboration with the Eastern North Carolina Chapter of Legal Nurse Consultants in 2009. Both organizations recognized not only the demand for qualified LNC professionals, but the need for a quality training program that would effectively address this need.

Human Resources CE Courses

This self-paced, online program is designed for HR professionals seeking continuing education hours toward their SHRM-CP/SCP, PHR or SPHR certification and will teach students the basics of managing the benefits and policies that support an effective staff. – See more at: http://learnmore.duke.edu/certificates/hrceonline#sthash.rq2jPhum.dpuf

Digital Media and Marketing

The online, self-paced Digital Media and Marketing Certificate is designed for individuals ready to expand their skill set in today’s internet driven market. Students can study the real-time curriculum online, watch streaming video lessons, and learn the valuable and actionable skills necessary to be competitive online from the industry’s most respected authors, speakers, and consultants.

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing training and certification can be an excellent career step for experienced network, storage, or data center administrators. With the proper foundation, it can provide a high-growth opportunity for those beginning their IT careers.

Business Communication

This self-paced, online certificate is designed for students looking to enhance their writing style, format and grammar in the business environment. The student will learn to communicate clearly and concisely from a curriculum designed to teach persuasive and critical writing in the workplace.

Business Analysis

Duke University Management Training has partnered with Corporate Education Group (CEG) to offer a portfolio of joint certificate programs for individuals and organizations seeking to advance their project management and business analysis skills. This strategic alliance between Duke University and CEG serves to optimize business performance.

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Johns Hopkins University

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Johns Hopkins University is a private institution in Baltimore, Maryland, that offers a wide array of academic programs in the arts, humanities, social and natural sciences, and engineering disciplines. The Hopkins Blue Jays men’s lacrosse team is consistently dominant in the NCAA Division I; other sports teams at Hopkins compete at the Division III level.

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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate

In Maryland alone, some 62,000 children live with serious mental health conditions. One in five older adults has psychiatric issues, and returning veterans have significant needs, but there is a shortage of mental healthcare providers, especially in rural areas of the state.

Nurse Educator Certificate

A Nurse Educator certificate enables experienced professional nurses to combine their clinical expertise with a passion for teaching. If you have a master’s or doctoral degree in nursing and a desire to help develop a nursing workforce committed to healthcare quality and safety, this graduate certificate program provides the opportunity to take the next, perhaps most rewarding, step.

Technical Management

The Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals Technical Management program prepares professional scientists and engineers to lead complex technical projects and advance their careers in management.

Systems Engineering

Instructors incorporate real-world activities into topics ranging from cybersecurity and software engineering to human-computer interaction and medical system design.

Mechanical Engineering

The Mechanical Engineering program at Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals gives you the tools you need to expand your understanding of the fundamentals in this important field while introducing you to modern technologies.

Information Systems Engineering

The Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals Information Systems Engineering program will give you the tools you need to develop and manage complex systems that solve real-world problems.

Environmental Planning and Management

The Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals Environmental Planning and Management program will prepare you for leadership roles in a world undergoing rapid ecological transformation.

Environmental Engineering and Science

The Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals Environmental Engineering and Science program focuses on how physics, chemistry, biology, and geology play a role in today’s most pressing environmental challenges.

Environmental Engineering

The Environmental Engineering program at Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals focuses on how today’s scientists can better treat waste and pollution in the air, water, and soil.

Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Electrical and Computer Engineering program at Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals will prepare you to develop systems for communication, computation, information transformation, power generation and transmission, measurement, and control.

Cybersecurity

The Cybersecurity program at Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals will provide you with the advanced skills you need to protect and defend information systems from attack.

Computer Science

Geared toward preparing its students to solve real-world problems, the Computer Science program at Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals provides a unique opportunity to earn a leg-up in this increasingly vital and rapidly evolving field.

Climate Change, Energy, and Environmental Sustainability

The Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals Climate Change, Energy, and Environmental Sustainability program equips scientists and managers with advanced tools to solve critical environmental challenges.

Applied Biomedical Engineering

The Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals Applied Biomedical Engineering program gives practicing scientists the opportunity to enhance their skills in engineering so that they can solve today’s most critical problems in biology and medicine.

School Administration and Supervision

The online 18-credit School Administration and Supervision certificate program is designed to reflect the rigor of the School of Education’s face-to-face School Administration and Supervision certificate program while utilizing the convenience of the online platform to prepare rising K-12 school leaders for the transition into leadership with unparalleled knowledge and support.

Leadership in Technology Integration

This 15-credit online certificate program prepares master teachers to become proficient at integrating technology into standards-based curriculum to improve student learning. Candidates become technology leaders in the classroom, school, and district.

Evidence-Based Teaching in the Health Professions

The 18-credit Post-Master’s Certificate in Evidence-Based Teaching in the Health Professions, with its emphasis on preparing health professionals to teach effectively, can be taken as a stand-alone program or as the first component of the Master of Education in the Health Professions. Applicants for the post-master’s certificate are required to hold an advanced degree (master’s or higher).

Mind, Brain, and Teaching

The 15-credit graduate certificate in Mind, Brain, and Teaching is designed for PK-16 teachers, administrators, and student support personnel seeking to explore how research from the learning sciences has the potential to inform the field of education. Courses will promote integration of diverse disciplines that investigate human learning and development.

Business of Health Care Graduate Certificate

The Business of Health Care Graduate Certificate is a fully-online program that brings together the Carey Business School’s game-changing perspective on leadership and Johns Hopkins’ unparalleled resources in health care education.

Post-Master’s Certificate in Sequence Analysis and Genomics

The Johns Hopkins Post Master’s Graduate Certificate in Sequence Analysis and Genomics was designed for scientists who already have an extensive grounding in biochemistry, molecular biology and cell biology and but need the bioinformatics skills to design experiments and analyze data.

Certificate in Science Writing

The innovative Hopkins degree is based on the belief that today’s successful science writers require a working knowledge of diverse skills, from journalism and communication to multimedia and the literary arts. Students focus first on journalistic and creative writing and editing techniques to craft enticing, understandable prose for digital or print venues.

Post Master’s Certificate in Quantitative Methods in Applied Economics

The four course Post-Master’s Certificate in Quantitative Methods in Applied Economics is intended for those who hold a master’s degree in Economics or in Statistics, and who wish to expand or update their knowledge. All courses are offered onsite in the evenings at the Washington, D.C., center of The Johns Hopkins University (near Dupont Circle), and already for the greatest part, on-line.

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

The Johns Hopkins Certificate in Nonprofit Management is a fully on-line, accredited graduate program designed to sharpen your analytical and management skills, whether you are assuming a leadership role in a nonprofit, aspiring to one, or hoping to gain a greater understanding of an important and vibrant sector with which you interact frequently.

Certificate in National Security Studies

The Certificate in National Security Studies offers students expertise and understanding of the broad range of threats to United States security in our new century. The Certificate in National Security Studies draws on experts in government, international relations, bioscience, and military affairs in order to provide students with the tools to analyze threats that challenge US security.

Certificate in Intelligence

The Johns Hopkins Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Intelligence is designed for students who are interested in intelligence, whether as national security professionals or as citizens and taxpayers. It is especially useful for people seeking a job in the Intelligence Community or who are already in it and wish to position themselves for advancement.

Certificate in Government Analytics

The Certificate in Government Analytics provides students with the knowledge and skill set needed to perform sophisticated data analyses, draw substantive conclusions and communicate results for the purpose of improving the functioning of government. Through the use of cutting-edge tools and skills, students will be able to address contemporary political, policy and governance challenges.

Certificate in Geographic Information Systems

The Online Certificate in Geographic Information Systems equips students with the knowledge they need to pursue the new opportunities created by the expanding demand for spatial data and systems expertise. The five-course certificate program explores the principles and real-word applications of GIS in a convenient, fully online course format.

Certificate in Digital Curation

The Johns Hopkins University Graduate Certificate in Digital Curation, offered through the graduate program in Museum Studies, advances the education and training of museum and other cultural heritage professionals worldwide in this emerging field. The certificate program offers a specialized curriculum that prepares current and aspiring cultural heritage professionals.

Certificate in Biotechnology Enterprise

This certificate offers the opportunity to learn critical aspects of biotechnology product development, including how to create a new enterprise, finance, marketing, and other areas of commercialization. This certificate is ideal for students planning to engage in the enterprise of biotechnology beyond the science.

Certificate in Biotechnology Education

The Johns Hopkins Certificate in Biotechnology Education consists of five graduate-level courses that emphasize inquiry-oriented approaches and integrating technology in bioscience education. The program also challenges you to analyze recent research on bioscience education, reflect on your learning and practice, and develop teaching tools and assessment strategies to engage your students.

Certificate in Applied Research in Communication

The Certificate in Applied Research for Communication is for students who are working in or pursuing a wide variety of jobs. For example, a Vice President of Strategic Planning and Research at a public relations firm may manage studies that help communication clients identify target audiences, set campaign objectives, create messages, and identify channels.

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Dartmouth College

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Dartmouth College, a private institution in Hanover, New Hampshire, uses quarters, not semesters, to divide the school year. Among more than 300 student organizations at Dartmouth is the Outing Club, the nation’s oldest and largest collegiate club of its kind, which offers outdoor activities, expeditions, gear rentals and courses.

Certificate

Fundamentals of Value-based Health Care

The Dartmouth Institute Certificate in the Fundamentals of Value-Based Health Care is FULLY online and designed for working health care professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge of value-based care and incorporate innovative skills and solutions in their current practice/field.

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Northwestern University

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Northwestern University is a private school in Evanston, Ill., about 30 minutes outside of Chicago. Undergraduate students have more than 70 options for majors or can design their own non-traditional degree program.

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Quality Systems Management Advanced Certificate

The quality systems certificate is designed for students to explore concepts and problems in quality assurance and regulatory affairs that span life science industries, thus encouraging a cross-pollination of best practices and systems. A work force, including chemists, scientists, technicians, and managers, proficient in the principles and practices of quality, is a central concern of companies.

Healthcare Compliance

Gain a strong grounding in healthcare laws and regulations and learn the basics of healthcare billing and payment and corporate compliance. Graduates of the Healthcare Compliance certificate program are able to employ their compliance knowledge at both a systems and discrete level.

Clinical Research Advanced Certificate

Students in this certificate program are given a solid framework from which to understand clinical research. A graduate’s understanding of clinical trial design, drug development and regulatory requirements allows them to manage many facets of the clinical research endeavor, whether developing and implementing clinical research protocols or overseeing GCP, compliance and financial matters at an in

Advanced Graduate Public Policy Certificate

Learn the factors in public decision-making and policy formulation by honing your analytical skills and increasing your theoretical and practical knowledge in the field. Students in the Public Policy Certificate program are able to evaluate competing demands and lead toward innovative and transformative public policy solutions.

Policy Analysis

Rigorous policy analysis is a highly sought after skill set in today’s world of data-driven decision-making. The Policy Analysis certificate program will teach students how to analyze public policy and drive improved decision-making within the policy context. By using economic, statistical, and other quantitative analytic tools, students will learn how to model policy systems and behaviors.

Advanced Public Administration Certificate Program

Prepare to serve as a manager on the local, state, and federal levels, and in the nongovernmental organization and nonprofit sectors. Students gain an improved ability to deal with the complex challenges and concerns that face public administrators and are prepared to lead an increasingly diverse public workforce toward innovative solutions.

Global Policy

Learn key issues addressed by global policy, such as development goals, the environment, financial regulation, nuclear proliferation, democratization and state-building. Students in the Global Policy certificate program will build the tools, training and knowledge necessary to lead policy development in an increasingly interdependent world.

Medical Informatics for IT Professionals

For professionals with IT backgrounds, the medical informatics certificate for IT professionals will leverage your background in information technology and enhance your knowledge of the changing field of health care, a critical discipline to the burgeoning field of medical informatics.

Medical Informatics for Clinicians

Leverage your background in healthcare and enhance your knowledge in information technology, a critical discipline to the burgeoning field of medical informatics. Students will learn from experts in medicine and health information technology who have been instrumental in driving innovate solutions and establishing national health care informatics standards.

Advanced Graduate Medical Informatics Program

The field of medical informatics unites information technology with health care to improve patient safety, maximize operational efficiency, and reduce costs. Students enrolled in the fundamentals of medical informatics certificate will gain the knowledge in both health care and information technology to further understand the burgeoning field of medical informatics.

Film, Literature, and Visual Culture

Pursue a broadly interdisciplinary course of study focusing on the comparative analysis of film in its relationship to literature, as well as other visual media, across a broad range of national cultures and aesthetic traditions. Students will deepen their ability to interpret films and other works not only in light of the cultural and social conditions of their production.

Comparative and World Literature

Pursue a broadly interdisciplinary course of study focusing on the comparative analysis of literary texts and other cultural artifacts. Students will deepen their knowledge of the history of literary and narrative forms across a broad range of national literatures, cultures and historical periods, as well as exploring the complex relationship of literary works to politics and philosophy.

British Literature

Pursue a course of study focusing on British literary texts and other cultural artifacts. Students will deepen their understanding of the role of narrative and literary form in shaping the experiences and articulating the philosophical, political and social questions central to British history and culture.

Advanced Graduate American Literature Program

Pursue a course of study focusing on American literary texts and other cultural artifacts. Students will deepen their understanding of the role of narrative and literary form in shaping the experiences and articulating the philosophical, political and social questions central to American history and culture.

Religious Studies

Pursue a broadly interdisciplinary course of study focusing on the comparative analysis of belief. Students will expand their knowledge of both religious and ethical systems and of the lived experience of religion. The relationships between faith, morality, and social context will also be considered.

Interdisciplinary Studies

Students enrolled in the Interdisciplinary Studies certificate have the greatest flexibility in their course selection. They may take a range of courses offered through the Liberal Studies certificates of advanced graduate study curriculum in the areas of History, American Studies, Chicago Studies, and Religious and Ethical Studies.

History

Pursue a course of study focusing on the analysis of historical developments, events, and interpretations. Students will deepen their understanding of current scholarship on the past, as well as of the fundamental problems of historical evidence and explanation.

Chicago Studies Advanced Graduate Program

Take an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Chicago, choosing from courses on its history, literature, culture, or social characteristics. The emphasis will be not only on Chicago’s particular traits, but on this city’s place in a national and indeed global universe of great cities.

American Studies

Pursue an interdisciplinary course of study allowing intensive examination of the culture, society, political system, and other aspects of the United States. Students may engage in comparative study of history, literature, visual media, or other materials produced by and helping to constitute American culture.

Information Systems Security and IT Security Certificate

Securing and safeguarding data and information is an ever-increasing urgent concern, especially in a post-9/11 world. The information systems security certificate focuses on skills that allow students to design a secured system and make recommendations for the protection of sensitive corporate data in accordance with commerce and privacy regulations.

Information Systems Management Certificate Program

Networking is one of the essential requirements of today’s computing world. Networks are extremely complex systems consisting of many different platforms of hardware and software. Telecommunication world is one of the fastest changing technologies in today. We are experiencing trends of technology migration such as wireline access to wireless access.

Database and Information Technology Certificate Program

The database and internet technologies certificate focuses on a set of skills that allows students to function in the roles of designer, analyst, project manager or administrator — not just in the current database development environment but also in future dynamic computing environments.

Analytics and Business Intelligence for IT Professionals Advanced Graduate Certificate Program

Learn technical and leadership skills required for key positions in today’s data-intensive and data-driven world. This certificate will teach IT professionals how to use new data acquisition technologies to enhance organizational effectiveness, customer service, returns on investment and a myriad of other business goals.

Advanced Data Science Certificate Program

For students who have completed a Predictive Analytics graduate degree program, this certificate provides a unique and in-depth exploration into the various industry-based applications of their specific skillset. The program offers students the opportunity to pursue concentrations in analytics fields that they were unable to study during their graduate programs.

Museum Studies Certificate Program

The Museum Studies Certificate unites history, theory and practical learning in a curriculum that prepares participants for professional or volunteer careers in administration, collections and specialty disciplines within museums, zoos, aquariums, parks and botanical gardens.

Fundamentals of Accounting Certificate Program

The Fundamentals of Accounting certificate provides students with a solid foundation in the principles and practices of accounting, including financial reporting and taxation, through online introductory and intermediate courses. The program prepares individuals who have budget responsibilities or who aspire to accounting and budgeting work.

CPA Exam Preparation Program

Students who wish to sit for the CPA exam in Illinois and other states can meet their accounting course requirements by completing the CPA Preparation certificate. This program consists of 12 units (equivalent to 30 semester hours) to meet the requirements of the new CPA requirements that were implemented in July 2013.

Advanced Accounting Certificate Program

The Advanced Accounting Certificate program is designed for students who have completed the Fundamentals of Accounting concentration or equivalent course work. The courses in this online program provide in-depth and advanced knowledge of a range of topics, from auditing to income tax to research and communication.

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Cornell University

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Cornell University, a private school in Ithaca, New York, has 14 colleges and schools. Each admits its own students, though every graduate receives a degree from Cornell University. The university has more than 1,000 student organizations on campus.

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Plant-Based Nutrition

This ground-breaking, online certificate program expands upon the best selling books The China Study and Whole and is designed to help you understand the role of diet in everyday health and healing. The program is based on Dr. Campbell’s lectures, experience and decades of research. Lectures by Caldwell Esselstyn, MD, John McDougall, MD, and many other experts are also included.

Project Leadership

Project leaders are more than just project managers; they possess a highly desirable blend of technical prowess and leadership skills to drive optimum project performance. In order to build a high-performing project team, you need to harness the collective intelligence of the group and exercise influence—with or without authority—as you oversee the project to completion.

Master Certificate in Systems Design and Project Leadership

High-performing product managers must deftly navigate the interconnected networks in today’s organizations. Leading a product development team to meet customer needs requires more than technical expertise. It requires vision, a foundation in systems design, and an intimate knowledge of people: those on your team, and those who will use your finished product.

Customer-Focused Product and Service Design

Successful product and service design requires elegant solutions; solutions that meet customers’ current needs yet are flexible enough to anticipate future ones. Engineering these solutions comes down to a proven systems design process. Become a key player on your development team by mastering this process, from conception to implementation.

Sales Growth

Winning with today’s customers requires new sales skills. Based on the book Sales Growth: Five Proven Strategies from the World’s Sales Leaders, authored by experts at McKinsey & Company, the courses translate insights from 150 sales leaders into clear and practical guidelines for action. These tools and strategies provide a foundation in key frontline sales concepts to drive real growth.

Supervisory Skills

eCornell has worked hand-in-hand with Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations to adapt its renowned Supervisory Skills Certificate into an online certificate program. This series of 11 courses provides supervisors and managers from entry level to mid level with the skills and competencies they need to manage their time, communicate effectively and motivate their employees.

Measuring and Improving Business Performance

You can’t manage what you can’t measure. This is why management reporting is so crucial to business success. But it’s not that simple. To make sound leadership decisions and meet strategic objectives, you must measure the right things. And by properly using and communicating business metrics, you can influence performance.

Managing for Execution

Today’s managers face constant change and limited resources, but they’re still expected to get things done. Managing for execution requires you to be fluent in your organization’s culture and have the ability to negotiate for results and coach for excellence.

Leading Customer-Focused Teams

Building a service culture based on a commitment to customer care begins with a commitment to employee care. Take care of your customer service teams—by enabling them to effectively manage their time, stress, and working relationships—and they’ll be better able to take care of your customers.

High-Performance Leadership

High-performance leadership is about facing constant change with limited resources, yet still making things happen. It’s not enough to survive; proactive leaders anticipate needs, take control, and sustain momentum. But the best don’t do it alone—they put people at the heart of their strategy and success.

Executive Leadership for Healthcare Professionals

Learn the management skills that healthcare leaders need to succeed in today’s business climate, to solve business challenges, and to improve the organization’s bottom line. The program is designed to optimize and change the way you think about working with stakeholders at all levels to gather valuable feedback on proposed changes and projects.

Executive Leadership

Forget what you’ve heard: leaders are made, not born. Executive leadership is a rigorous discipline of learning and application, but it begins with cultivating the right mindset. Companies need thoughtful, influential leaders with balanced analytical and interpersonal skills. Today’s executive leaders are coaches, creative problem solvers, skilled decision makers, and savvy negotiators.

Change Leadership

Every day, a leader with a good idea fails at change management. Most fail because they can’t get beyond vision. Successful leaders need to take a holistic approach to organizational change: working top-down to influence stakeholders and mobilize support, and bottom-up to keep projects and people moving forward.

Business Strategy: Achieving Competitive Advantage

Created by Cornell University and Fortune Magazine, this Business Strategy certificate will help you understand the world of business better. This flexible online certificate program addresses strategic business questions such as what determines the economic power of different players in the supply chain, and what can firms do to increase their own power.

Advanced Certificate in Strategic HR Management

The role of today’s HR manager demands broad responsibilities that include organizational leadership and strategic thinking. As the profession evolves, HR departments are being called upon to make bigger-picture decisions and to execute well-defined HR strategies that align with larger organizational strategies.

Social Media in HR: From Policy to Practice

The emergence of social media has erased the physical boundaries for collaboration and innovation. A professional certificate in social media in HR from Cornell University’s ILR School prepares you to get the most from today’s online technology. Learn policy best practices and tools to boost results from remote teams and bring your organization closer to top talent.

Human Resources

Whether you’re a generalist, specialist or new to the world of human resources, there are core competencies that every HR professional should know. A Certificate in Human Resources gives you the foundation needed for a successful career by providing ways for you to align your HR department to your organization’s goals.

Executive Certificate in HR Leadership

An Executive Certificate in HR Leadership positions you to use your HR expertise and influence to be a high-level, indispensable partner in the business. This means redefining and expanding your role and understanding your organization’s challenges, opportunities, and strategy. Gain the exposure and experience you need to take the next step into senior HR leadership.

Advanced Certificate in Strategic HR Management

The role of today’s HR manager demands broad responsibilities that include organizational leadership and strategic thinking. As the profession evolves, HR departments are being called upon to make bigger-picture decisions and to execute well-defined HR strategies that align with larger organizational strategies.

Strategic Leadership for the Hospitality Professional: Focus on Strategy

In the rapidly changing hospitality industry, competitive advantage does not come easily. Strategic leadership in hospitality demands that you have a deep understanding of the market and the ability to formulate, evaluate, and execute competitive strategies. Armed with these high-level, marketable skills, you’ll quickly win over customers and investors alike.

Strategic Leadership for the Hospitality Professional: Focus on New Media Marketing

In the rapidly changing hospitality industry, competitive advantage does not come easily. Strategic leadership in hospitality demands that you have a deep understanding of the market and the ability to formulate, evaluate, and execute competitive strategies. Armed with these high-level, marketable skills, you’ll quickly win over customers and investors alike.

Strategic Leadership for the Hospitality Professional: Focus on Hotel Real Estate Investments

In the rapidly changing hospitality industry, competitive advantage does not come easily. Strategic leadership in hospitality demands that you have a deep understanding of the market and the ability to formulate, evaluate, and execute competitive strategies. Armed with these high-level, marketable skills, you’ll quickly win over customers and investors alike.

Strategic Leadership for the Hospitality Professional: Focus on Financial Risk and Return

In the rapidly changing hospitality industry, competitive advantage does not come easily. Strategic leadership in hospitality demands that you have a deep understanding of the market and the ability to formulate, evaluate, and execute competitive strategies. Armed with these high-level, marketable skills, you’ll quickly win over customers and investors alike.

Strategic Leadership for the Hospitality Professional: Focus on Financial Management

In the rapidly changing hospitality industry, competitive advantage does not come easily. Strategic leadership in hospitality demands that you have a deep understanding of the market and the ability to formulate, evaluate, and execute competitive strategies. Armed with these high-level, marketable skills, you’ll quickly win over customers and investors alike.

Restaurant Revenue Management

Strategic restaurant revenue management is a critical ingredient in your recipe for profitability. But using a proven system to manage key dining variables has impacts beyond revenue—it has a ripple effect on customer service. Creating optimal dining flows, table mixes, and pricing helps you meet customer needs better than ever before.

New Media Marketing for the Hospitality Professional

Marketing encompasses the various ways you communicate, differentiate, and reinforce your hospitality brand promise to potential customers. The world of new media hospitality marketing is opening doors no one knew existed, driving customer engagement, feedback, and endorsements faster than ever. Become an expert now or get left behind.

Master Certificate in Revenue Management: Focus on Restaurant Revenue Management

Revenue management is cross-functional and cross-disciplinary. The courses leading to a Master Certificate in Revenue Management provide the skills you need to maximize revenue in today’s complex global market. Take a strategic approach that enables your departments to collectively push the key levers driving profits and performance.

Master Certificate in Revenue Management: Focus on Hospitality Marketing

Revenue management is cross-functional and cross-disciplinary. The courses leading to a Master Certificate in Revenue Management provide the skills you need to maximize revenue in today’s complex global market. Take a strategic approach that enables your departments to collectively push the key levers driving profits and performance.

Master Certificate in Revenue Management: Focus on Financial Management

Revenue management is cross-functional and cross-disciplinary. The courses leading to a Master Certificate in Revenue Management provide the skills you need to maximize revenue in today’s complex global market. Take a strategic approach that enables your departments to collectively push the key levers driving profits and performance.

Master Certificate in Hospitality Management: Focus on Hospitality Marketing and Hotel Revenue Mgmt

The hospitality business has myriad moving parts. A Master Certificate in Hospitality Management provides the essential skills you need to put the pieces together so things run like a well-oiled machine. Develop the technical expertise and broad, strategic focus needed to become a top-level hospitality manager.

Master Certificate in Hospitality Management: Focus on Hospitality Marketing and Financial Mgmt

The hospitality business has myriad moving parts. A Master Certificate in Hospitality Management provides the essential skills you need to put the pieces together so things run like a well-oiled machine. Develop the technical expertise and broad, strategic focus needed to become a top-level hospitality manager.

Master Certificate in Hospitality Management: Focus on Financial Mgmt and Hotel Revenue Mgmt

The hospitality business has myriad moving parts. A Master Certificate in Hospitality Management provides the essential skills you need to put the pieces together so things run like a well-oiled machine. Develop the technical expertise and broad, strategic focus needed to become a top-level hospitality manager.

Master Certificate in Foodservice Management: Focus on New Media Marketing

Superb foodservice management requires knowledge, experience and creativity. A Master Certificate in Foodservice Management gives foodservice professionals a foundational knowledge of food operations and systems. Add systematic HR, financial, and marketing strategies, and you have a winning recipe for successfully managing your restaurant or foodservice operation.

Master Certificate in Foodservice Management: Focus on Marketing

Superb foodservice management requires knowledge, experience and creativity. A Master Certificate in Foodservice Management gives foodservice professionals a foundational knowledge of food operations and systems. Add systematic HR, financial, and marketing strategies, and you have a winning recipe for successfully managing your restaurant or foodservice operation.

Master Certificate in Foodservice Management: Focus on Financial Management

Superb foodservice management requires knowledge, experience and creativity. A Master Certificate in Foodservice Management gives foodservice professionals a foundational knowledge of food operations and systems. Add systematic HR, financial, and marketing strategies, and you have a winning recipe for successfully managing your restaurant or foodservice operation.

Hotel Revenue Management

Make a lasting impact at your organization by employing advanced revenue management techniques and strategies for your hotel operation and earn a highly recognized credential from Cornell University’s world-renowned School of Hotel Administration.

Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management

Smart hotel asset management deals are win-win situations. To create well-structured agreements, you need to understand them from multiple viewpoints and understand what is motivating the property owners, operators, and lenders. But successful hospitality and real estate management doesn’t end with a successful deal.

Hospitality Marketing

How do hotel consumers perceive your brand, and is that value appealing enough for them to become paying customers? Hospitality marketing shapes these perceptions; to attract and hold the attention of potential customers, you need a series of sustained and coordinated marketing efforts. But first, you need a plan.

Hospitality Management: Focus on Service Excellence

Hospitality management involves you in every aspect of your property’s many moving parts. From the front of the house to the back, you need a firm grasp on finance, marketing, and managing employees. Build your credibility and learn how to manage a successful world-class operation with a foundation in essential industry best practices and skills.

Hospitality Management: Focus on Revenue Management

Hospitality management involves you in every aspect of your property’s many moving parts. From the front of the house to the back, you need a firm grasp on finance, marketing, and managing employees. Build your credibility and learn how to manage a successful world-class operation with a foundation in essential industry best practices and skills.

Hospitality Management: Focus on Marketing

Hospitality management involves you in every aspect of your property’s many moving parts. From the front of the house to the back, you need a firm grasp on finance, marketing, and managing employees. Build your credibility and learn how to manage a successful world-class operation with a foundation in essential industry best practices and skills.

Hospitality Management: Focus on Foodservice

Hospitality management involves you in every aspect of your property’s many moving parts. From the front of the house to the back, you need a firm grasp on finance, marketing, and managing employees. Build your credibility and learn how to manage a successful world-class operation with a foundation in essential industry best practices and skills.

Hospitality Management: Focus on Financial Management

Hospitality management involves you in every aspect of your property’s many moving parts. From the front of the house to the back, you need a firm grasp on finance, marketing, and managing employees. Build your credibility and learn how to manage a successful world-class operation with a foundation in essential industry best practices and skills.

Foodservice Management

Successful foodservice management means having your hands in many pies: menu planning, operations, revenue management, human resources, training, marketing, merchandising, and customer service. Whether you’re managing a new restaurant business or working to improve an existing one, you need a strategic toolkit for success.

Advanced Hospitality Revenue Management: Pricing and Demand Strategies

Increasing sales and profits entails a comprehensive revenue-management strategy that includes creating and managing customer demand and establishing a marketing strategy built around rigorous control systems. Doing this better than the other players in the market will produce a clear, competitive yield advantage.

Master Certificate in Healthcare Leadership – Facilities Design

Healthcare administrators, physicians and medical professionals tend to focus their efforts on managing and providing care for people, often leaving little time for the development of leadership skills and strategic thinking. This master certificate prepares you for a high-level management role and elevates your potential for leadership at your organization.

Master Certificate in Healthcare Leadership – Employee Relations

Healthcare administrators, physicians and medical professionals tend to focus their efforts on managing and providing care for people, often leaving little time for the development of leadership skills and strategic thinking. This master certificate prepares you for a high-level management role and elevates your potential for leadership at your organization.

Master Certificate in Healthcare Leadership – Change Leadership

Healthcare administrators, physicians and medical professionals tend to focus their efforts on managing and providing care for people, often leaving little time for the development of leadership skills and strategic thinking. This master certificate prepares you for a high-level management role and elevates your potential for leadership at your organization.

Healthcare Facilities Planning and Design – Project Leadership

Healthcare facility design is more than picking the right wall colors or materials. If done well, healthcare facility design and planning can transform your organization, improving safety, operations, and the bottom line. Above all, an optimal, patient-centered healthcare environment has the power to improve clinical outcomes.

Healthcare Facilities Planning and Design

Healthcare facility design is more than picking the right wall colors or materials. If done well, healthcare facility design and planning can transform your organization, improving safety, operations, and the bottom line. Above all, an optimal, patient-centered healthcare environment has the power to improve clinical outcomes.

Financial Management

Speaking and understanding the language of finance are essential skills for leaders and managers throughout an organization; smart business decisions rest on this fundamental knowledge. Without a clear understanding of financial analysis and management, you lack credibility with finance managers and business leaders.

New Media Marketing for the Hospitality Professional

Marketing encompasses the various ways you communicate, differentiate, and reinforce your hospitality brand promise to potential customers. The world of new media hospitality marketing is opening doors no one knew existed, driving customer engagement, feedback, and endorsements faster than ever. Become an expert now or get left behind.

Marketing Strategy

Marketing strategy isn’t confined to your marketing team. By understanding how to align marketing strategies with business strategy, high-performing business leaders make better decisions about their products, services, customers, brand, and competition.

Data-Driven Marketing

Today’s organizations have oceans of data available to them. “Big Data” is revolutionizing business by applying marketing research principles to mine huge data sets, and companies are reaping results and gaining competitive advantages in ways not seen before.

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Washington University in St. Louis

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Students can study architecture, art, arts and sciences, business, and engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, a private research institution in Missouri. Outside of class, about a quarter of the student body is involved in Greek life.

Certificate

Advanced Certificate in Human Resources Management

This certificate offered through University College provides a range of courses in the major responsibilities and challenges of human resources to prepare students to work effectively in the field. Originally designed for Washington University master’s students and as a complement to the curricula in the schools of business, engineering, and social work.

Advanced Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Designed to prepare students to succeed in leadership and administration of nonprofit organizations, the Graduate Certificate Program in Nonprofit Management is intended for practicing managers and leaders in a broad range of human service, cultural, educational, religious, and community organizations, and for those who wish to prepare for professional advancement.

Advanced Certificate in International Affairs

For the 15-unit Graduate Certificate in International Affairs, you must take two international issues courses and two foreign area-studies courses. The fifth course may be chosen from the International Affairs curriculum or a related area with approval.

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University of Notre Dame

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The University of Notre Dame is a private, independent, Catholic institution in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame’s athletic teams, known as the Fighting Irish, play in the NCAA Division I and are particularly competitive on the football field.

Certificate

Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Human Resource Management

Human resources professionals understand the importance and impact attracting, developing and retaining qualified, motivated individuals has on a nonprofit organization’s success. Enhance your knowledge and skills to be the key HR professional your organization needs to make a meaningful difference with this 100% online certificate program.

Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management

Having a leader who can assess and manage a constantly changing environment, as well as mobilize and direct resources effectively is a game changer for nonprofit organizations. That’s because when confident, business-savvy leadership is paired with altruistic goals, the nonprofit narrative evolves, donor relationships are solidified, and social entrepreneurship thrives.

Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Fund Development

Enroll in the Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Fund Development program and learn the skills necessary for raising funds for your nonprofit organization through effective grant proposal writing and fundraising development plans.

Executive Certificate in Transformational Nonprofit Leadership

Register for the Executive Certificate in Transformational Nonprofit Leadership program and acquire the skills essential for managing and leading your nonprofit organization, including raising capital, marketing your cause, budgeting and allocating of assets, all for the goal of creating positive, measurable social change.

Advanced Specialized Certificate in Intercultural Management

If you have good functional skills and consider yourself a “people person,” then everything will naturally fall into place, right? Not necessarily. What you don’t see can diminish effective communication and damage your career or organization. Communication breakdowns can lead to legal issues, decreased employee morale and even a lack of product performance.

Executive Certificate in Business Administration

Expand your skills and knowledge across today’s most important business disciplines – 100% online! You’re just three courses away from earning an Executive Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, which is consistently ranked among the nation’s top business schools by U.S. News & World Report and BusinessWeek.

Executive Certificate in Negotiation

Enroll in the Executive Certificate in Negotiation program and gain the power to improve your interpersonal relations, develop more effective decision-making strategies, and enhance your influence and success in any business setting. In as little as eight weeks, you’ll acquire new negotiation skills you can begin applying immediately on the job along with a new certificate.

Executive Certificate in Leadership and Management

Complete all courses for both of the online leadership and management certificate programs to earn the distinguished Executive Certificate in Leadership and Management from Notre Dame online!

Executive Certificate in Leadership

Develop the leadership expertise you need to excel in today’s ultra-competitive and rapidly changing business environment. In as few as eight weeks, you’ll acquire new skills you can begin applying immediately on the job along with a new certificate that will serve as an important milestone as you complete each course.

Professional Certificate in Management

Whether you’re a front-line supervisor or a manager, you need the practical skills for dealing with day-to-day management challenges. This two-course online management training program is ideal for individuals who need a firm grasp of today’s management principles and techniques to do their jobs more effectively.