Learn skills quickly through Seminole State’s certificate programs

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Written by: Emily Hollingshead

In the pursuit of higher education, many prospective students have the desire to reach their goal but face the hurdle of time. Between working a job or raising a family, dedicating time to complete a degree may seem too daunting. Fortunately, there are programs to help keep you moving toward your dreams.

Technical and career certificate programs are an excellent way to master skills without having to budget your time for an entire degree. By earning a certificate, you can set yourself apart professionally, expand your skills and make yourself a competitive player in the workplace. There are certificate programs for any area that may interest you, including:

Instructional Design

Be a prepared educator! Engage with other training professionals as you learn how to design, develop, facilitate and evaluate online instruction. A recent article in Inside Higher Education touts instructional design as the hottest job in higher education and notes that the demand for instructional designers is up more than 20 percent nationwide since 2004, long before COVID-19 led many colleges to move instruction to online and/or remote format. Through our 15-credit online program you will learn skills you can apply to a wide variety of fields including education, healthcare, nonprofits and beyond.

Medical Information Coder/Biller

Many people find their calling in the healthcare field, and you can be one of them! Through the medical information coder/biller technical certificate you can strive for accuracy where it matters most. This certificate can be completed entirely online and set you up for a career earning money right out of your own home. Through 12 courses, hone your detail-oriented skills and, if you want to continue, this program is upward compatible with the Associate in Science degree in Health Information Technology.

Network Support Technician

The digital world is constantly growing, and so are its demands. Dive into the world of network support and learn how to keep local and wide area networks up and running so people can stay connected. This 21-credit online certificate is upward compatible with our Associate in Science degrees in Information Systems Technology and Network Systems Technology.

Associate Project Management

Projects exist in every field and having someone who can properly manage these ventures is crucial to any company’s success. Set yourself apart with an Associate Project Management Technical Certificate. Through this versatile nine-credit program you’ll learn how to manage a project from its initiation to its completion through creating a project scope, scheduling, assessing quality parameters and more, entirely online.

Residential Staging Specialist

Learn the interior design skills to make sure your real estate listings sell for top dollar! Hone your creative expertise to make the most out of the spaces around you. With just four online classes you can get in, learn new skills and begin transforming your future as well as your surroundings! This program is upward compatible with our Associate in Science degree in Interior Design.

Seminole State College of Florida offers more than 80 career and technical certificates, meaning there is something for everyone! If you are interested in our other certificates, you can view a full list through our online catalog.

About Seminole State College of Florida

Seminole State College of Florida, established in 1965, serves nearly 30,000 students across six sites in Central Florida. A comprehensive college, Seminole State has awarded more than 100,000 credentials, from bachelor's degrees to high school diplomas, and offers more than 200 degrees, certificates and programs designed for success. For more about the college, visit seminolestate.edu, like us on Facebook at facebook.com/seminolestate and follow us on Twitter: @seminolestate.  #SSC #GoStateGoFar