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We believe that learning enriches our lives at any age. Our Professional and Continuing Education programs provides a broad range of learning opportunities that reflect the needs and interests of our businesses and community members.

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Leadership and Team Development

This course is a Leadership Development focused class with an emphasis on Talent Management, Coaching, Strategic Planning, Conflict Management and Career Acceleration. This course is designed to deepen your leadership skills and business knowledge to help you attract, develop and retain talented and motivated employees. With enhanced skills in communication, talent management, career acceleration and…

Software Quality Assurance and Testing

In this course, we will learn the basics of manual software testing and best practices and that will equip you to start in a career of software testing. Have you ever opened your banking app on your computer or mobile device and asked … “did anyone test this?” or “why is this so slow”? This…

Data Analytics

This course will introduce popular data mining methods for extracting knowledge from data. The principles and theories of data mining methods will be discussed and subsequently related to tackling data mining issues. Enroll today and master the skills to harness data, and mine it for informing business-critical decisions. No matter your industry, this course will…

Healthcare and Legal Translation and Interpreting

The UNO Certificate Program in Translation and Interpreting (UNO-CPTI) is the only combined legal and healthcare translation and interpreting certificate program in the state of Louisiana. This non-degree program prepares students for careers as professional translators and interpreters of Spanish in both legal and healthcare fields.

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding (Vouchers Included)

Online Medical Administration, Billing and Coding Training Become a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Nationwide, healthcare is one of the fastest growing fields for new jobs. This 100% online course will prepare you for a career in healthcare as a medical assistant and billing/coding specialist. By course completion, you will be ready to pass the Certified…

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) + Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) (Vouchers Included)

Become A Certified Medical Assistant And Health Records Specialist This course will train you to become a critical healthcare team member. Clinical medical assistants combine clinical and procedural knowledge, working across the domain of healthcare facilities to aid in patient care and in-office procedures. They are tasked with working directly with patients and supporting the…

Certified Professional Life Coach (Exam Included)

The Certified Professional Life Coach course teaches the Core Competencies of the International Coach Federations (ICF). The ICF is the leading organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession through high standards, independent certification, and a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals. You will learn ICF-recognized protocols and use these to build your own distinctive coaching…

CompTIA Certification Training: A+, Network+, Security+ (Vouchers Included)

Prepare for CompTIA A+, NETWORK+ and SECURITY+ Certification The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is considered the world’s leading technology association. Since its founding in 1982, CompTIA has set standards for certification in IT support, from hardware and devices to networks and cybersecurity. This 100% online course will help you gain the knowledge and skills…

Freight Broker/Agent Training

Learn How to Start Your Freight Brokerage From licensing and operations to sales and marketing, learn how to get your broker license and start a successful freight brokerage – 100% online and at your own pace!  “This course used real life examples and different learning materials that still help us operate a business,” Kay P., United…

Human Resources Professional

Become a Certified HR Professional Human capital is the single most important asset in any business and human resources professionals are charged with protecting these assets. This 100% online training course will prepare you for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification exam offered by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). You will be fully…

The Complete Project Manager with CAPM and PMP Prep

Project Management Certification Preparation The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) and the Project Management Professional (PMP®) are the leading credentials for project managers across a variety of industries. This 100% online course will teach you fundamentals of the project management based on the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) A Guide to the Project Management Body…

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Prepare for NASM personal trainer certificate Online As individuals, employers and health organizations become more aware of the role physical fitness plays in health and longevity, career opportunities for personal trainers are on the rise. Certifications such as those offered by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) can provide an efficient route to a…

Online Childcare Development Training

Become a Child Development Associate (CDA) Childcare development specialists play crucial roles in the education and development of many children. They are responsible to provide safe, nurturing environments, help children learn cognitive, emotional and physical skills and grow during their most formative years. This 100% online course prepares you for the Child Development Associate® (CDA)…

Certified AWS Cloud Practitioner Solutions Architect (Vouchers Included)

Become an AWS Solutions Architect As computing moves to the cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most widely adopted cloud platform. Its 200 data centers help customers lower costs, grow their organizations, and create innovation. This 100% online course provides you with the knowledge to prepare for the first-level AWS Cloud Practitioner, the…

The Certified Healthcare Documentation Specialist Program

Medical records and health information technicians are a rare breed. Their work is technical, but they bring a lot more to the table than tech knowledge. They’re also effective communicators with strong analytical skills. Here’s a brief look at what they’re day-to-day might look like: Reviewing patients’ records for timeliness, completeness, and accuracy. Tracking patient…

The Caregiver Course

Reality check: the healthcare industry would completely fall apart without exceptional caregivers. They act with integrity. They’re strong communicators. They’re compassionate. And they make every patient feel heard, valued, and respected. A world without caregivers is like a world without art or music—and that’s a world we don’t want to live in. This course is…

The Child Care Administration Program

Child Care Administration Training: A Tiny Investment for Infinite Success You’re busy. You’ve got bills to pay. And you need stability. With one small investment, you could find yourself in a career that’ll provide the peace of mind, salary, and job satisfaction you’ve been looking for. And guess what? You could have it all in…

Online Hemodialysis Technician Program

Hemodialysis Tech Training: A Tiny Investment for Infinite Success Ready for a career that has a real, meaningful impact on people’s lives? This program was designed to help you become a certified clinical hemodialysis technician so you can provide a life-saving service to patients. You’ll learn to prepare and operate the hemodialysis machine, take vital…

Veterinary Assistant

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Medical Office Manager (CPPM) (Vouchers Included)

Patient Care Technician

Certified Physical Therapy Aide (Voucher Included)

CompTIA Certification Training: Network+, Security+ (Vouchers Included)

Certified Ethical Hacker (Voucher Included)

ACE Personal Trainer with Fitness and Health Internship

Registered Behavior Technician Training and Competency Assessment (Voucher Included)

Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks Online with Payroll Practice and Management

Certified Phlebotomy Technician (Voucher + Lab Included)

NASM Certified Nutrition Coach (Exam Included)

Dental Assistant

Medical Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Pharmacy Technician

Optical Manager

EKG Technician Certification Online

Entrepreneurship: Start-Up and Business Owner Management (Voucher Included)

Delve into the world of entrepreneurship, from generating an idea to writing a business plan. In this course, you will refine your startup idea as you prepare for the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certification. You will learn all business areas of an entrepreneurship venture, such as legal structure and requirements, funding sources, intellectual property law,…

Social Entrepreneurship (Voucher Included)

Ready to develop the skills and strategies to become a leader in the nonprofit sector while learning the fundamentals needed to launch your own business? In this course bundle, you will learn the most important aspects of nonprofits, including how to start a nonprofit and delve into the world of business, from generating an idea…

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