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Gain industry-recognized experience and certifications through the Accelerator and Pathways programs.

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Industry Certifications

Distance and Continued Education is offering online certificates to increase access to technology skills training for industry-recognized programs such as Amazon Web Services, Salesforce, CompTIA and Pega. Through a partnership with Skillstorm, these courses provide learners with new pathways to high-earning careers in the technology industry and help meet the workforce needs of the state. These online courses are designed for students and professionals at any stage of their education or career journeys. Courses are offered in various forms, including asynchronous, instructor led and self-paced courses.

Accelerator Program

The Accelerator Program offers a variety of instructor-led online courses that will prepare you for the certification exams in AWS, CompTIA, Pega and Salesforce. Many of the certification courses offer flexibility to attend when convenient, while providing access to one-on-one mentoring and training from industry-certified instructors. Curriculum is tailored to industry skills and embedded into each course. Courses also include the fee of your first exam. Check out the course catalog below to see pricing and when classes are offered.

Pathways Program

Courses offered through the Pathways Program provide learners with a free option to grow their skills. These self-paced courses range from 20-hour micro-courses, to 90-hour robust courses. They are a great option for students and professionals looking to expand their current knowledge, or pursue a new career path at no cost. Courses include intruduction to coding, Java and object-oriented programming, relational databases, AWS, CompTIA, Pega, Salesforce and more. To view all Pathways offerings, check out the catalog below.

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