Online Certificate Programs

Online certificate programs such as those from the Boston University in Massachusetts, USA provide a good option for students who want to achieve professional advancement without submitting oneself into a degree program. These online certificate programs are also a big help for students who already have earned an advanced degree and want to enhance their skills and knowledge. The online certificates would provide both prestige and flexibility that you desire in an academic program.

Certificate program at Boston University

Boston University is only one of not so many universities that currently offer different online graduate certificates through Boston University Online. The short term, four-course program provides specialized and high intensity training which can even serve as credits directly transferred when taking up a master’s degree just in case you want to pursue further studies. Application for the online certificate programs in Boston University Online can be done anytime. Online classes begin six times all throughout the year, giving you a lot of chances or options on what month to start.

Some of the online certificate programs offered by Boston University Online are Clinical Investigation, Asian Religions and Healing, Advanced Information Technology, International Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Web Application Development, Project Management, Health Informatics to name a few. Some non-credit professional certificates include Paralegal Studies, Management Accounting and Financial Planning.

American Association for Clinical Chemistry

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry or AACC also offers Online Certificate Programs that provide comprehensive inclusion of selected fields in clinical laboratory practice formulated by context experts. Each program has four to eight courses that would involve related readings, lecture, quizzes, web links and also continuing education credits. The specific certificate programs of AACC are Laboratory Management, Laboratory Testing and Laboratory Technology.

Other schools with certificate program

There are many schools offering online certificate programs. For example,

  • Keller Graduate School of Management offers graduate certificate in Entrepreneurship and in Management of Educational Corporations/Corporate Training Divisions.
  • The Bush school  offers graduate certificate in non-profit management
  • The University of Phoenix offers continuing education for educators
  • Graceland University offers Master’s Level Differentiated Instruction Certificate
  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology with  Industrial /Organizational Psychology Generalist Certificate
  • Nova Southeastern University which offer graduate certificate in Information System Security to name some.