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November 19, 2012

November 19, 2012 By: Paul Category: Resume Boosters Comments Off on November 19, 2012

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We’ve added the Occupational Ergonomics Certificate offered by Colorado State University to our Online Certificates page.  At $395, the certificate program represents a great value.

TAMU Online Certificates?

September 26, 2010 By: Paul Category: Online Education, Resume Boosters Comments Off on TAMU Online Certificates?

Some of you may wonder what happened to the Texas A&M University online certificates we mentioned in this post

In this TAMU  memorandum, we find that the office in charge of such programs (CAPSO) has closed.  Equine entrepreneurship courses remain unaffacted, but other non-credit, continuing education opportunities offered at a distance have changed.

Social Networking for Business Certificate, Revisited

March 31, 2010 By: Paul Category: Online Education, Private Colleges and Universities, Resume Boosters, Unique Online Degree or Certificate 2 Comments →

It has recently come to our attention that a number of respected universities are offering the Social Networking for Business Certificate reported here on March 3rd.

First, a few details.  This online cert and several others taught over the web are from LERN.org, a non-profit organization.  LERN presently offers:

  • Social Networking for Business Certificate
  • eMarketing Essentials
  • Developing Green Buildings
  • Certificate in Generational Communication and Management
  • Telecommuting Certificate
  • Managing Telecommuters Certificate
  • Certificate in Online Teaching
  • Supervisory & Leadership Certificate

Some “Big Name” universites teaching LERN.org online certificates are:

Costs: $195 per online class; $495 per certificate (Completion of 3 classes required to earn).

According to our sources, at least in the case of SMU, the awarding university is listed on the certificate.

**Update**  Online courses begin very soon.   New classes start every month.

**Update 2** Added links to the continuing education department at SMU, and URLs to register at UR and NU.

Online continuing education through East Carolina University

November 30, 2009 By: Paul Category: Continuing Education, Online Education, Resume Boosters, State Colleges and Universities, Unique Online Degree or Certificate Comments Off on Online continuing education through East Carolina University

Yes, online continuing ed opportunities are also available through ECU.  Many online courses can be found in various areas which ultimately lead to non-credit certificates.  Of particular interest are Health, Wellness, and Healthcare and Volunteer Management.  Prices per 4-course certificate appear to be in the $600-$800 range.

Housecleaning Part I

November 02, 2009 By: Paul Category: Continuing Education, Resume Boosters, Unique Online Degree or Certificate Comments Off on Housecleaning Part I

We’ve finally begun making corrections to our online certificates page.  The following programs were deleted or edited.

  • Drexel University – deleted

  • Saint Louis University – deleted

  • Teachers College Columbia University – deleted

  • University of Louisville – deleted

  • University of Tennessee – deleted

  • Washington State University – edited

We hope to make further edits later this week.

Online, non-credit certificates for under $100

October 12, 2009 By: Paul Category: Continuing Education, Free or low cost, Name Recognition, Online Education, Resume Boosters, State Colleges and Universities 1 Comment →

How about some online continuing education courses from these outstanding public universities?

Iowa State University

Texas A&M University

This post should not be considered an endorsement for the programs listed above.

New online certificate from eCornell

July 21, 2009 By: Paul Category: Continuing Education, Name Recognition, Online Education, Private Colleges and Universities, Resume Boosters, Unique Online Degree or Certificate Comments Off on New online certificate from eCornell

in Systems Design.

eCornell currently offers reduced pricing on many certificate programs.  And if you haven’t already, please check out our interview with Mr. Ross Pearo from last year.

Online professional development certificates – University of Colorado at Boulder

July 14, 2009 By: Paul Category: Continuing Education, Resume Boosters, State Colleges and Universities, Unique Online Degree or Certificate Comments Off on Online professional development certificates – University of Colorado at Boulder

Chalk up yet an additional continuing education opportunity at a distance from a top university.  The CU Buffs apparently now have professional development certificates available online.

University of Colorado at Boulder, College of Engineering and Applied Science, Center for Advanced Engineering and Technology Education offers the following:

  • Oracle 10g: SQL
    Oracle 10g: PL/SQL
    Oracle 10g: Database Administration I
    Oracle 10g: Database Administration II
    Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    Project Management Basics
    PMP Exam Prep

As previously noted, all classes are conducted online.  Schedules and costs may be found here.

Go Buffs!  

Iowa State writing course reviewed

July 02, 2009 By: Paul Category: Continuing Education, Resume Boosters, State Colleges and Universities, Unique Online Degree or Certificate Comments Off on Iowa State writing course reviewed

Approximately 3 months back, we reported on the Basics of Professional Writing course offered in a self-study format by Iowa State University.

A student over at DegreeInfo decided to “take the plunge”, so to speak.  Please go here for the comments.

Ethics certificate from University of New Mexico

July 01, 2009 By: Paul Category: Continuing Education, Resume Boosters, State Colleges and Universities, Unique Online Degree or Certificate Comments Off on Ethics certificate from University of New Mexico

It has come to our attention that Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico offers an online certificate program in business ethics.

This ten-week program has two start dates per year and costs $895.  The next course begins on September 14, 2009.  A certificate from the UNM Management Development Center is awarded upon completion.