Attaining a certificate may be the best way for students to acquire a specific set of skills or show that they have a proficient level of knowledge in a certain field. Typically taking a year or less to complete, certificates are often able to help individuals sharpen their skills and offer a deeper level of knowledge about a specific field of interest. Those who have completed a certificate progr… Read more

Attaining a certificate may be the best way for students to acquire a specific set of skills or show that they have a proficient level of knowledge in a certain field. Typically taking a year or less to complete, certificates are often able to help individuals sharpen their skills and offer a deeper level of knowledge about a specific field of interest. Those who have completed a certificate program often benefit by having the tangible proof that they do, indeed, have a specialized level of training.

While some may immediately understand the benefits of a certificate program, others may find themselves asking just what is a certificate? At times, a certificate program is offered to assist new employees in making the move from an academic environment to a professional career.  At other times, certificate programs are beneficial in helping individuals move from one phase of academic study to the next.

Because certificate courses are offered by a wide range of educational institutions, the cost of different programs can vary widely. Factors that influence the cost of each program include the length of a program, the country from which the program is being offered, and the depth of study. At times, companies requiring a certificate will offer full or partial financial aid to assist an employee.

Many certificate programs are beneficial as they can enhance knowledge about jobs already held by individuals. This additional field-specific training often helps to provide proof that a current employee has attained a specialized skill level and may, in some cases, increase the individual’s chances of being promoted. Working individuals looking to stay up-to-date in their field will almost certainly benefit by gaining a certificate.

With so many options available, determining the type of certificate program that will be the most beneficial can often be overwhelming. If you have been looking for ways to improve your current job skills or enhance your eligibility for an upcoming promotion, be sure to 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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London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) PQ
UK Online, United Kingdom

Take your career further by adding the advanced business skills of an MA in Finance and Investment to your ACCA qualification. Combining the two means not only joining one of ... +

Take your career further by adding the advanced business skills of an MA in Finance and Investment to your ACCA qualification. Combining the two means not only joining one of the world's largest accounting bodies but also gaining the ability to push organisations forward through key financial decisions and strategies. With LSBF, you will get exemptions and be able to complete the dual programme in as little as 1 extra module and a dissertation. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 30 months
English
Online
 
London College of Contemporary Arts
London, United Kingdom

The HNC in Graphic Design will enable you to develop your creative ability and technical graphic skills, allowing you to determine the career path you wish to take. The course ... +

The HNC in Graphic Design will enable you to develop your creative ability and technical graphic skills, allowing you to determine the career path you wish to take. The course is delivered via a combination of practical workshops, lectures, one-to-one tutorials and field trips to galleries and museums. You will engage in creating your own portfolio and will have the choice to specialise within a discipline of your choice, such as illustration, digital media, advertising or typography. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
London School of Business & Finance
London, United Kingdom

Boost your career in finance in just 12 weeks! With LSBF’s Postgraduate Certificate in Finance, you will gain industry-specific skills and have the opportunity to study in Lon ... +

Boost your career in finance in just 12 weeks! With LSBF’s Postgraduate Certificate in Finance, you will gain industry-specific skills and have the opportunity to study in London, one of the world’s greatest financial hubs. Being at the doorsteps of leading financial firms will offer you amazing networking and career opportunities. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
12 weeks
English
Feb 2020
Campus
 
London Academy of Trading
London, United Kingdom

This course teaches the structure of global financial markets, as well as the practical skills necessary to trade different markets in real life. It will examine theoretical c ... +

This course teaches the structure of global financial markets, as well as the practical skills necessary to trade different markets in real life. It will examine theoretical concepts and practical methods employed to trade and manage different financial instruments, including cash and derivative instruments across a range of asset classes. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
14 weeks
English
May 2020
Campus
 
Toronto School of Management
Toronto, Canada

This is a 31-week program that includes 12 weeks of a co-op placement. We offer guaranteed Co-op placement in a field related to your program. This program will prepare you fo ... +

This is a 31-week program that includes 12 weeks of a co-op placement. We offer guaranteed Co-op placement in a field related to your program. This program will prepare you for a position in hotels, restaurants or other hospitality and tourism establishments. -
Certificate
Full-time
31 weeks
English
Mar 2020
Campus
 
University of Law Online Postgraduate
London, United Kingdom

Our PGCert in Legal Technology is available for both law and non-law graduates, providing you with an insight into this rapidly developing area. You will learn the basics of t ... +

Our PGCert in Legal Technology is available for both law and non-law graduates, providing you with an insight into this rapidly developing area. You will learn the basics of this exciting and often disruptive technology in a legal context and the regulation which is being formed around it. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
34 weeks
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Valley Forge Military College
Philadelphia, USA

The Valley Forge Military College Cybersecurity Certificate, recognized by the NSA and DHS as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense for two-year colleges (CAE2Y), ... +

The Valley Forge Military College Cybersecurity Certificate, recognized by the NSA and DHS as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense for two-year colleges (CAE2Y), prepares cadets and students for a high-demand career in information security. We provide our students' career guidance and employment counseling upon completion of the Certificate program. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Northwestern University Master of Product Design and Development Management
Evanston, USA

Gain the skills to manage the design and development of products for strategic competitive advantage. This intensive three-day certificate program provides the skills related ... +

Gain the skills to manage the design and development of products for strategic competitive advantage. This intensive three-day certificate program provides the skills related to managing creativity and design, customer-focused innovation, gap analysis in the design process, strategy in design, industrial design essentials, human factors, research, marketing and intellectual property. Participants will also gain skills in managing the product development phase-gate process, teams, and product performance metrics. -
Certificate
Full-time
3 days
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Michigan-Flint
Flint, USA

The Graduate Certificate in Security certificate program is intended primarily for individuals with B.S. degrees in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and busines ... +

The Graduate Certificate in Security certificate program is intended primarily for individuals with B.S. degrees in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and business or technical areas who are interested in learning state of the art technologies in Security. This rapidly growing technology will have far-reaching impacts on society. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
29 Apr 2020
15 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Hawaii Tokai International College
Kapolei, USA

The Liberal Arts Program offers a Peace Studies Concentration for students interested in pursuing international relations with an emphasis on peace.

The Liberal Arts Program offers a Peace Studies Concentration for students interested in pursuing international relations with an emphasis on peace. -
Certificate
Full-time
3 months
English
Campus
 
Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies
Washington, USA

Designed for students interested in pursuing degrees in the U.S., Georgetown’s Intensive Academic English program will help you make the transition to academic life at an Amer ... +

Designed for students interested in pursuing degrees in the U.S., Georgetown’s Intensive Academic English program will help you make the transition to academic life at an American college or university. Our program features full-time intensive courses that emphasize academic writing, reading, grammar, and communication. -
Certificate
Full-time
8 weeks
English
18 May 2020
Campus
 
Flexible Learning with Falmouth University
Saint Ives, United Kingdom

This PGCHE responds to the growing focus of Higher Education on developing excellence in teaching and learning, especially teaching and learning that is not solely concerned w ... +

This PGCHE responds to the growing focus of Higher Education on developing excellence in teaching and learning, especially teaching and learning that is not solely concerned with traditional face-to-face delivery but instead combines this with the digital advantages of e-learning. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
30 weeks
English
Online
 
WU Executive Academy - Vienna University of Economics and Business
Leopoldstadt, Austria

This program brings together leaders from national oil companies and other industry stakeholders. Participants discuss current operational challenges and prepare themselves fo ... +

This program brings together leaders from national oil companies and other industry stakeholders. Participants discuss current operational challenges and prepare themselves for the future by learning how to: -
Certificate
Full-time
4 days
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) PQ
London, United Kingdom +1 More

At LSBF you have the opportunity to top up your ACCA qualification with an MBA at minimal costs. Combining the two means not only joining one of the world's largest accounting ... +

At LSBF you have the opportunity to top up your ACCA qualification with an MBA at minimal costs. Combining the two means not only joining one of the world's largest accounting bodies but also acquiring the business and leadership expertise that will open doors to a higher position and salary. You will get exemptions and be able to complete the dual programme in as little as 2 extra modules and a dissertation. Our campus courses are taught with exams in mind. In addition to tuition and revision papers, we also offer Exam Rehearsal Days to help you refine your exam strategy and improve your understanding of the key aspects of the test. Combining these approaches will maximise your chances of exam success. -
Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 30 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
London College of Contemporary Arts
London, United Kingdom

The HNC in Fashion and Textiles is a one-year qualification designed to equip you with a wide range of creative and technical skills. You’ll learn to utilise your skills, chal ... +

The HNC in Fashion and Textiles is a one-year qualification designed to equip you with a wide range of creative and technical skills. You’ll learn to utilise your skills, challenge your preconceptions about the fashion industry and be inspired by the cultural surroundings of our London location. This will enable you to pursue your dreams of becoming a fashion or textile designer within the industry. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus