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Professional certificates differentiate you from other professionals in your field. Whether you're changing career paths or continuing your education to stay up-to-date on the newest industry trends, our online certificates can help you meet your professional goals. The professional certificates contain industry-relevant curriculum that will prepare you for an entry-level job or career advancement in your current field. Earn certificates designed by experts in IBM, Google, Facebook, and others that explore skills in key software and industries.

Each certificate program costs $800 and has 4-10 courses in a self-paced online format, so you can learn at a pace that's convenient for you. Most certificates can be completed in 3 to 10 months with only 3-6 hours of study each week. After finishing your chosen program and its courses, you'll earn certificates and badges to share with your professional network. You can use the hands-on projects you complete along the way to build a portfolio of work that showcases your career readiness.

Wesleyan offers 23 certificate programs in a range of in-demand careers. 
Please contact kejike@wesleyancollege.edu or call (478) 757-5185.


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PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES

Gateway Certificates

Gateway Certificates are launchpad pathways to a high demand career. These certificates will give you the skills and tools needed to jump start your career with little or no experience.
 

Google IT Support

Learn in-demand skills in the high-growth field of IT over five courses. The Google IT Support certificate includes a mix of videos, assessments, and hands-on labs that teach the fundamentals of technical support, computer networking, operating systems, and IT infrastructure. Upon completion, you can apply for jobs with Google and over 130 U.S. employers.

Suggested Completion Time: 
6 Months / 10 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

Facebook Social Media Marketing

In the six-course program, you’ll learn to establish an online presence, create posts, build a following, and manage social media accounts. You’ll develop skills in creating and managing advertising campaigns and learn to evaluate the results of your marketing efforts. Showcase your new skills by creating a portfolio of work after practicing through the certificate’s hands-on projects. Upon successful completion of the certificate, you’ll earn both the Coursera and the Facebook Digital Marketing Associate Certification, proving your skills in social media marketing and in the use of Facebook Ads Manager.

Suggested Completion Time: 
6 Months / 2 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

Google UX Design

User experience (UX) designers focus on user interactions with products like websites, apps, and physical objects. They make everyday things useful, enjoyable, and accessible. By the end of the certificate program, you will have a professional UX portfolio that includes three end-to-end projects.

Suggested Completion Time: 
6 Months / 10 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

Arizona State University TESOL

This course is designed for anyone who wants to teach English anywhere in the world. The certificate is for those looking to become a teacher, polish their teaching skills, or add a credential to their resume. 

Suggested Completion Time: 
12 Months / 4 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

Salesforce Sales Development Representative

The five-course program in tech sales prepares you for a rewarding career in the value-driven technology industry. Sales Development Representatives connect with customers and clients and come up with the best solutions for their problems. No experience in tech or sales is required. 

Suggested Completion Time: 
6 Months / 5 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

Google Project Management

Over 6 courses, gain in-demand skills that help you set the plan and guide teammates, and manage changes, risks, and stakeholders. Learn from Google employees whose foundations in project management served as launchpads for their own careers.

Suggested Completion Time: 
6 Months / 10 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

ICPM Certified Supervisor

Through the Certified Supervisor Professional Certificate you will acquire the supervision skills you need to become an efficient supervisor. It prepares you for ICPM's Certified Supervisor Certification examination. CS certification is designed from the ground up to assess your skills in multiple key areas and prove to others that you have what it takes to be a supervisor.

Suggested Completion Time: 
6 Months / 4 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

Computer Science

Launch and/or advance your career in security or cloud-based technology environments that will prepare you for industry certification in specific IT environments in systems security, support, engineering and architecture.

Google IT Automation with Python

Developed by Google, this six-course certificate is designed to provide IT professionals with in-demand skills-- including Python, Git, and IT automation. Learn how to program with Python and how to use Python to automate common system administration tasks. You'll also learn to use Git and GitHub, troubleshoot and debug complex problems, and apply automation at scale by using configuration management and the Cloud.

Suggested Completion Time: 
6 Months / 10 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

IBM Data Science

Through nine courses, you’ll learn the latest job-ready tools and skills, including open-source tools and libraries, Python, databases, SQL, data visualization, data analysis, statistical analysis, predictive modeling, and machine learning algorithms. The program will provide you hands-on practice in the IBM Cloud using real data science tools and real-world data sets.No prior knowledge of computer science or programming languages is required.

Suggested Completion Time: 
6 Months / 6 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

The SSCP Professional Training Certificate shows employers you have the IT security foundation to defend against cyber attacks. Start the path to SSCP certification and learn information that aligns with the latest (ISC)2 SSCP exam domains on your own schedule.

Suggested Completion Time: 
4 Months / 7 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

SAS Programmer

When you complete the SAS® Base Programming courses, you will have demonstrated skills in manipulating and transforming data, combining SAS data sets, creating basic detail and summary reports using SAS procedures, and identifying and correcting data, syntax, and programming logic errors. These skills prepare you for the SAS® Base Programming Specialist certification exam.

Suggested Completion Time: 
5 Months / 4 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

IBM z/OS Mainframe Practitioner

In this series of three courses, you will be introduced to various operating systems, mainframe applications, and get real-time hands-on experience on an IBM Z server. The skills acquired from this professional certificate allow the learner to pursue a career as a mainframe application developer, system programmer, system administrator, or DBA Practitioner. 

Suggested Completion Time: 
6 Months / 3 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

Cloud Architect
Preparing for Google Cloud Certification

This intermediate-level program provides a pathway to earn the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification. You'll deploy solution elements, including infrastructure components such as networks, systems, and applications services. You'll also gain real-world experience through a number of hands-on Qwiklabs projects that you can share with potential employers. Please note that this program helps equip you with the skills you need to take the certification exam, but the certification and certification fee is not included in the cost of this training program.

Suggested Completion Time: 
3 Months / 6 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

Cloud Data Engineer Specialization
Preparing for Google Cloud Certification

This program gives you the skills you need to advance your career and trains you to earn the industry-leading Google Cloud Associate Cloud Engineer certification. It offers you a pathway to earning the industry-recognized Google Cloud Professional Data Engineer certification. With a combination of presentations, demos, and labs, you can make data-driven decisions by collecting, transforming, and publishing data. You'll also gain real experience through hands-on Qwiklabs projects that you can share with potential employers.

This certificate is subtitled in English and available in Japanese or Spanish. 

Suggested Completion Time: 
4 Months / 4 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

CertNexus Certified Ethical Emerging Technologist Professional Certificate

This certificate is designed for learners who want to create and lead initiatives that prioritize ethical integrity within emerging data-driven technology fields such as artificial intelligence and data science. Organizations and governments are seeking out ethics professionals to minimize risk and guide their decision-making about the design of inclusive, responsible, and trusted technology.

Suggested Completion Time: 
8 Months / 3 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

Artificial Intelligence

Gain a firm understanding of AI technology, its applications, and its uses. Within the scope of artificial intelligence, you can explore concepts like machine learning, deep learning, and natural language processing. The certificate programs within the AI subsect range from beginner to intermediate. Please check the course description for the intermediate designation.

IBM Applied AI

This program will give you a firm understanding of AI technology, its applications, and its use cases. You will become familiar with concepts and tools like machine learning, data science, natural language processing, image classification, image processing, IBM Watson AI services, OpenCV, and APIs. Even if you have no programming background, through this Professional Certificate, you will learn practical Python skills to design, build, and deploy AI applications on the web. The courses will also enable you to apply pre-built AI smarts to your products and solutions.

Suggested Completion Time: 
7 Months / 3 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

IBM AI Engineering

In this intermediate six-course certificate program, you’ll master fundamental concepts of machine learning and deep learning, including supervised and unsupervised learning, using programming languages like Python. You’ll apply popular machine learning and deep learning libraries such as SciPy, ScikitLearn, Keras, PyTorch, and Tensorflow to industry problems involving object recognition, computer vision, image and video processing, text analytics, natural language processing (NLP), recommender systems, and other types of classifiers.

Suggested Completion Time: 
6 Months / 3 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

DeepLearning AI TensorFlow Developer

TensorFlow is an in-demand and popular open-source deep learning framework. In this hands-on, four-course program, you’ll learn the tools to build scalable AI-powered applications with TensorFlow. After finishing this program, you’ll be able to apply your new TensorFlow skills to a wide range of problems and projects.

Suggested Completion Time: 
2 Months / 5 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

IBM Machine Learning

This intermediate-level professional certificate from IBM is intended for anyone interested in developing skills and experience to pursue a career in Machine Learning and leverage the main types of machine learning: unsupervised learning, supervised learning, deep learning, and reinforcement learning. This program consists of six courses providing you with theoretical understanding and considerable practice of the main algorithms, uses, and best practices related to machine learning. You will follow along and code your own projects using some of the most relevant open-source frameworks and libraries. It is recommended that you have some background in Python programming, statistics, and linear algebra.

Suggested Completion Time: 
6 Months / 3 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

Analytics

Data analytics intersects the key areas of business, information technology, and statistics. Data analysts look for insights and trends that provide information on how businesses and organizations can improve performance, optimize efficiency, and succeed. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, data analyst jobs will see a 20% growth from 2018 to 2028, which is faster than average.

Google Data Analytics

Data analytics is the collection, transformation, and organization of data in order to draw conclusions, make predictions, and drive informed decision-making. Over 8 courses, you’ll prepare yourself for jobs that include junior or associate data analyst, database administrator, and more.

Suggested Completion Time: 
6 Months / 10 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

IBM Cybersecurity Analyst

This eight-course professional certificate will give you the technical skills for a Cybersecurity Analyst role. Instructional content and labs will introduce you to concepts including network security, endpoint protection, incident response, penetration testing, threat intelligence, and vulnerability assessment. By the end of this program, you will have completed a real-world security breach hands-on project.

Suggested Completion Time: 
8 Months / 4 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

IBM Data Analyst

Through eight courses, you’ll work with a variety of data sources, project scenarios, and data analysis tools, including Excel, SQL, Python, Jupyter Notebooks, and Cognos Analytics. You’ll gain practical experience with data manipulation and applying analytical techniques. The certificate is suitable for beginners without prior experience in programming or statistics. 

Suggested Completion Time: 
11 Months / 3 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

SAS Visual Business Analytics

Use SAS Visual Analytics throughout five courses in the certificate program. You will learn to access and manipulate data, analyze data with a variety of interactive reports and graphics, and design and share dashboards to visualize your data.

Suggested Completion Time: 
2 Months / 5 hours per week

$800 | REGISTER TODAY

 

 

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