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Sometimes professionals who are already well versed in their careers need a little additional help and support. In these instances, an advanced certificate may be the right answer.

What Are Advanced Certificate Programs?

Advanced certificate programs are designed for professionals who are already established in their careers. Often these professionals already have graduate certificates or degrees but want some additional study in the career field. 

What Are the Benefits of Taking an Advanced Certificate?

Obtaining an advanced certificate gives the student practical training in a specific area of the degree or career field. Often these certificates can be used immediately in the workplace.

How Much Does it Cost to Take an Advanced Certificate?

The cost of an advanced certificate is going to vary depending on several factors. The subject of study, the length of the program, the school chosen and the location where you will be studying will all factor into the overall cost.

What Kind of Career Improvement Can You Expect with an Advanced Certificate?

Advanced certificates will often give you the training you need to become an expert in a particular area of work where you may not have the knowledge to do the job. Advanced certificates can open the door to new areas of work in your job or give you the expertise for a management or other leadership position.

Why Take an Online Advanced Certificate?

If your schedule makes it difficult to go to school for your advanced certificate, consider going back to school by taking an online certificate program. This provides the flexibility you need to pursue this training at home.

Where to Take an Advanced Certificate?

You can take advanced certificates at any college, university or school that offers postgraduate training in your career field.

How to Apply to an Advanced Certificate?

Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Diploma in International Hospitality Management

The Private Hotel School
Campus Full time Part time 1 year January 2018 South Africa Stellenbosch + 1 more

Upon successful completion of the Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management, students can enroll for the Advanced Certificate in Hospitality Management. This Advanced Certificate in Hospitality Management matches the job profile of operational staff with supervisory and management responsibilities in the hospitality industry. [+]

Advanced Certificate 2017/2018. Introduction Upon successful completion of the Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management, students can enroll for the Advanced Certificate in Hospitality Management. This Advanced Certificate in Hospitality Management matches the job profile of operational staff with supervisory and management responsibilities in the hospitality industry. What's included Tuition fees, six months internship, photocopies, additional class notes and handouts, all kitchen ingredients throughout the semester, except for the final exam done by students; free internet access on campus, orientation week, graduation, fieldtrips, student lounge with computer access, small classes with personalised attention, qualified, experienced instructors, own TPHS e-mail address + remote access, safe parking and relaxed class environment with beautiful surroundings, interactive student campus life. What's excluded Uniform, textbooks, supplementary exams, repeat subjects, lost student card/name badge, recognition of prior learning, examination remark/s, accommodation, transport, US Library membership / Infotrack (optional). Course Fee: $5100 All tuition fees is subjected to change, according to the exchange rate received from Nedbank on the confirmation of payment into the school’s bank account Minimum Admission Requirements Senior Certificate with endorsement that the student may study towards a diploma. Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management Duration: 1 Year Starting dates: January and July each year [-]

Advanced Certificate in Hospitality Management

The Private Hotel School
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 South Africa Stellenbosch

Upon successful completion of the Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management, students can enrol for the Advanced Certificate in Hospitality Management: Culinary Specialization. [+]

Advanced Certificate in Hospitality Management: culinary specialization – two years full time studies Introduction Upon successful completion of the Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management, students can enrol for the Advanced Certificate in Hospitality Management: Culinary Specialization. What's included Tuition fees, six months internship, photocopies, additional class notes and handouts, all kitchen ingredients, free internet access on campus, orientation week, graduation, fieldtrips, student lounge with computer access, small classes with personalised attention, qualified, experienced instructors, own TPHS e-mail address + remote access, safe parking and relaxed class environment with beautiful surroundings, interactive student campus life. What's excluded Uniform, textbooks, supplementary exams, repeat subjects, lost student card/name badge, recognition of prior learning, examination remark/s, accommodation, transport, US Library membership / Infotrack (optional). Course Fee: $5500 All tuition fees is subjected to change, according to the exchange rate received from Nedbank on the confirmation of payment into the school’s bank account Minimum Admission Requirements Senior Certificate with endorsement that the student may study towards a diploma. Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management Duration: 1 Year Starting dates: January and July each year [-]

Advanced Certificate in Financial Planning

Management College Of Southern Africa MANCOSA
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Durban

This qualification offers a combination of theory and practice in the area of financial services. Qualifying students will develop an integrated conceptual understanding, synthesis and application of specific issues in financial planning. [+]

Advanced Certificate 2017/2018. Advanced Certificate in Financial Planning Programme Code: SAQA-93710 – NQF level 6 – Credits 120 This qualification offers a combination of theory and practice in the area of financial services. Qualifying students will develop an integrated conceptual understanding, synthesis and application of specific issues in financial planning. They will also develop research skills, financial planning skills as well as skills in communication. Outcomes On completion of the programme, graduates can aspire to the following positions: Financial Planner Financial Advisor Personal Financial Consultant Financial Analyst Investment Broker Programme Structure Duration: 1 year Year 1 Semester 1 Financial Planning Environment Personal Financial Planning Business Financial Planning Semester 2 Practice Management Income Tax Planning Financial Management Admission Requirements The minimum entry requirement is a Higher Certificate in the appropriate field; or An equivalent NQF level 5 qualification . [-]

Advanced Certificate in Management Studies

Management College Of Southern Africa MANCOSA
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Durban

The Advanced Certificate in Management Studies [AdvCert (Management Studies)] is a one-year programme aimed at providing students with an overview of key management philosophies and practices. [+]

Advanced Certificate in Management Studies Programme Code: SAQA-36068– NQF level 6 – Credits 120 The Advanced Certificate in Management Studies [AdvCert (Management Studies)] is a one-year programme aimed at providing students with an overview of key management philosophies and practices. It offers students the opportunity to build a strong foundation in management education. This programme provides a comprehensive view of contemporary management practice in both the public and private sectors. The programme provides background knowledge to allow junior and middle managers to pursue senior management positions within their organisations. This programme will allow students to apply theories to practice and students will be well placed to pursue further studies. Outcomes Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to: Demonstrate high level knowledge in the functional areas of business. Apply management principles in a work-based context. Anticipate and analyse trends in the business environment. Display competence in interpreting and analysing financial statements. Utilise skills to formulate business plans and make sound business decisions. Make sound management decisions based upon planning and examination of appropriate alternatives. Integrate theory and application from the various functional areas in an interdisciplinary approach. Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem solving contexts do not exist in isolation, and by acknowledging their responsibilities to those in the local and broader community. Programme Structure Duration: 1 year Year 1 Semester 1 Principles of Management Marketing Information Systems Semester 2 Microeconomics Business Statistics Accounting Admission Requirements... [-]

Advanced Certificate in Network Security Management

University of the Potomac
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Washington DC

As computers become an increasingly integral part of the business world, demand for skilled information security professionals grows. University of the Potomac’s Network Security Management certification program provides students with the knowledge needed to design, configure, implement, manage, support and secure computer systems. Gain the skills and knowledge you need to start a successful IT security management career. [+]

Advanced Certificate 2017/2018. The Network Security Management Certificate As computers become an increasingly integral part of the business world, demand for skilled information security professionals grows. University of the Potomac’s Network Security Management certification program provides students with the knowledge needed to design, configure, implement, manage, support and secure computer systems. Gain the skills and knowledge you need to start a successful IT security management career. Advance your career today. Earn your Network Security Management advanced certification online or at our Northern Virginia or Washington DC campuses. If you are interested in a more in-depth understanding of network security management, University of the Potomac also offers a Network Security Management Associate Degree Program. Network Security Management Program Information Six courses are required for the Network Security Management Advanced Certificate program. Advanced Certificate in Network Security Management (18 credits) Required Courses: COMP 310 Windows Operating Systems (3 credits) CBSC 435 Firewalls for Security (3 credits) CBSC 495 Network Security Design (3 credits) MICS 466 Windows Server – Directory Services (3 credits) MICS 468 Windows Server – Infrastructure, Design and Configuration (3 credits) MICS 476 Windows Server – Administration (3 credits) TOTAL CREDITS – 18 CREDITS The Value of Advanced Professional Certificates: Increase potential for career advancement Gain niche expertise to help you standout Enhances your professional skills Schedule is designed for working professionals Taught by faculty with real world knowledge and skills Grow your professional network [-]

Advanced Certificate in Information Systems Management

University of the Potomac
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Washington DC

Information systems management is a critical part of IT operations in business. The Information Systems Management course selections will enhance the student’s understanding of managing IT systems in the corporate world. Students can obtain their degree online or attend class at our convenient Virginia and Washington D.C. locations. [+]

The Advanced Certificate in Information Systems Management Information systems management is a critical part of IT operations in business. The Information Systems Management course selections will enhance the student’s understanding of managing IT systems in the corporate world. Students can obtain their degree online or attend class at our convenient Virginia and Washington D.C. locations. Advanced Certificate in Information Systems Management (18 credits) Required Courses: MCAP 303 Organization and Technology of Information Management MICS 341 Systems Analysis and Design MICS 455 Computer Networking and TelecommunicationsMICS 461 Database Management Systems CBSC 301 Introduction to Digital Forensics CBSC 405 Security Policies and Procedures TOTAL CREDITS – 18 CREDITS The Value of Advanced Professional Certificates: Increase potential for career advancement Gain niche expertise to help you standout Enhances your professional skills Schedule is designed for working professionals Taught by faculty with real world knowledge and skills Grow your professional network [-]

Advanced Certificate in Professional Photography

Vega School of Brand Leadership
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg Durban Cape Town Pretoria + 3 more

During this programme, that singular aesthetic vision will emerge, as you continue to grow artistically and technically, by choosing a particular field in which to specialise. You will learn everything you need to know about professional photography, as well as discovering your unique "voice" that makes you stand out from the crowd. Brand, business and entrepreneurial components are included in order to enable you to develop a business model suited specifically to the genre of photography you feel most passionate about and want to pursue. [+]

Advanced Certificate 2017/2018. Advanced Certificate in Professional Photography During this programme, that singular aesthetic vision will emerge, as you continue to grow artistically and technically, by choosing a particular field in which to specialise. You will learn everything you need to know about professional photography, as well as discovering your unique "voice" that makes you stand out from the crowd. Brand, business and entrepreneurial components are included in order to enable you to develop a business model suited specifically to the genre of photography you feel most passionate about and want to pursue. Modules Contemporary Photography & Advanced Techniques Stylistic & Critical Analysis Advanced Digital Imaging Brand Building & the Photographer Creative Development Small Business Development for Photographers Work Integrated Learning Career Opportunities Commercial Photographer | Fashion Photographer | Fine Art Photographer | Magazine Photographer | Social and Events Photographer | Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer | Photographic Lab Manager | Professional Photographic Assistant | Professional Photographic Studio Manager | Creative Agency Photographer Entry requirements A Higher Certificate or equivalent (NQF level 5) in an appropriate field. All candidates are required to attend an interview, and to submit a creative portfolio, which needs to meet the criteria set by a specialisation Panel. IIE Higher Certificate in Photography (HCP) graduates are exempt from this, but are required to submit their final results and attend an interview.​ [-]

Higher Certificate in Art and Design

The Design School Southern Africa
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg Pretoria Durban + 2 more

The Higher certificate is an intensive one year qualification designed to develop students’ academic and artistic skills. It offers a balanced combination of theory and practical skills which are incorporated throughout the qualification. It introduces students to creative thinking, visual conceptualisation, theory and basic research. [+]

Higher Certificate in Art and Design The ability to develop concepts that are unique, creative and applicable is central to any field of art and applied arts. The Higher certificate is an intensive one year qualification designed to develop students’ academic and artistic skills. It offers a balanced combination of theory and practical skills which are incorporated throughout the qualification. It introduces students to creative thinking, visual conceptualisation, theory and basic research. Students creative thinking skills are developed through teaching conceptual development techniques which are then applied in the foundation design and visual studies subjects. This programme has a strong focus on practical application and students will be assisted in the development of an accomplished portfolio of work suitable for presentation for further study. The portfolio will reflect the student’s personal ambitions and career objectives, as well as demonstrate a basic competence in all core skill areas. On successfully completing this higher certificate, students may go on to study one of the IIE degrees in Graphic, Interior or Fashion Design. Entry Requirements A NSC with Higher Certificate admission- A minimum of 30 % for English is required; A NC(V) with Higher Certificate admission – A minimum of 40 % in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level, with a minimum of 30 % in either Mathematics or Mathematics Literacy, a minimum of [2]40% in Life Orientation and a minimum of 50% in four vocational subjects; OR A SC (without endorsement) or equivalent– A minimum of five subjects... [-]

Glion Advanced Certificate in International Hospitality Management

Kendall College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Chicago Australia Sydney Leura + 2 more

This option gives students a unique multi-cultural perspective as well as a highly respected international credential to help compete in an increasingly global marketplace. [+]

Glion Advanced Certificate in International Hospitality Management

 

As an Official Affiliate Institution of Glion Institute of Higher Education, Kendall students can earn a Glion Advanced Certificate in International Management as part of their Kendall Bachelor of Arts program. This option gives students a unique multi-cultural perspective as well as a highly respected international credential to help compete in an increasingly global marketplace.Advanced certificate courses include:Strategic Management Students are guided through the classical Porter strategic planning process exploring various strategic tools for analyzing stakeholder concerns, the internal environment, and the external environment prior to choosing a generic strategy to be adapted at the functional, business, and corporate levels. Case studies involving hospitality organizations and live cases are used to enhance the students’ understanding of theory application.Organizational Behavior This course aims to demonstrate how psychological, sociological and cultural theories can be used to describe, explain and predict human behavior. More specifically, the course will cover topics in individual, group and social, as well as organizational contexts.Human Resources Management In this course, students will consider the functions of the Human Resource Department and the concept of the support role to line management. They will be exposed to a range of contemporary HR management practices and concepts and will be encouraged constantly to question these views using previous work experience, cultural background, and acquired learning as analytical tools.Services Marketing This course will examine the service experience from the point of view of both the internal and external customer. The relationship between human... [-]


Advanced Certificate in Taxation

Northeastern University College of Business Administration
Campus Part time September 2017 USA Boston

Individuals with a Master of Science in Taxation degree from an AACSB-accredited program may upgrade their skills and knowledge by earning an Advanced Certificate in Taxation. [+]

Individuals with a Master of Science in Taxation degree from an AACSB-accredited program may upgrade their skills and knowledge by earning an Advanced Certificate in Taxation. The Certificate consists of four courses selected from regularly offered courses in the MS Taxation program. Students tailor their post-graduate courses to meet specific professional needs.

 

For more information, contact Ronni Weiden at gradcertificates@neu.edu or +1 617-373-7245.

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