Online Certificates

CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE 100% ONLINE

There is no guarantee that every course is offered online every semester. Check the schedule of classes to find the mode of delivery in the semester you want to take the course.

Account Clerk — 13.5 Units

The Account Clerk Skills Certificate prepares the student as an entry level accounts payable/accounts receivable clerk, with responsibilities including data entry. The curriculum includes basic accounting concepts, records management, spreadsheets, and other entry level skills.

Course

Description

Units

BBK 50 

Computerized Bookkeeping and Accounting 1

3.00

BBK 53.1 

QuickBooks Level 1

1.50

BGN 81 

Practical Business Math Skills

3.00

BGN 201 

Typing Self-Paced

0.50

BGN 203 

Self-Paced 10-Key Numeric Keypad

0.50

BGN 205 

Basic Filing

0.50

CS 60.11A 

Microsoft Word, Part 1

1.50

CS 61.11A 

Microsoft Excel, Part 1

1.50

CS 167.11 

Microsoft Outlook

0.50

 

Plus either of these (at least 1.00 unit)

 

BGN 110 

Exploring Business Careers

1.00

BGN 112 

Marketing Your Skills

3.00

Administrative Assistant — 28.5 Units

The Administrative Assistant program is a Certificate of Achievement. Because the administrative field continues to rank among the largest occupations in the U.S. economy, job opportunities for skilled Administrative Assistants are available locally and nationally. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, approximately nine out of ten Administrative Assistants are employed in service-providing industries that range from education, health care, and social services to government and retail trade. Depending on experience, skills, and level of responsibility, salaries vary broadly. However, job applicants with extensive technology knowledge and workforce skills such as communication, teamwork, project management, problem-solving, and systems develop are in high demand. Individuals who have earned certification typically earn higher salaries and are in high demand for employment.

Course

Description

Units

BBK 50 

Computerized Bookkeeping and Accounting I

3.00

BGN 71 

Business English Grammar

3.00

BGN 81 

Practical Business Math Skills

3.00

BGN 100 

Professional Business Writing

1.50

BGN 102 

Typing-Skill Building

1.50

BGN 110 

Exploring Business Careers

1.00

BGN 111 

Soft Skills for Business

3.00

BGN 112 

Marketing Your Skills

3.00

BGN 205 

Basic Filing

0.50

BOT 99.1I 

Business Office Tech Occupational Work Experience Internship

2.00

BOT 154 

Office Procedures

3.00

CS 60.11A 

Microsoft Word, Part 1

1.50

CS 61.11A 

Microsoft Excel, Part 1

1.50

 

Plus at least 1.00 unit from the following:

 

BGN 203 

10-Key Skills

0.50

BGN 204 

Electronic Calculator

0.50

BOT 85.1 

Legal Professions

1.00

CS 57.11 

Introduction to Social Media

3.00

CS 61.11B 

Microsoft Excel, Part 2

1.50

CS 165.31 

Microsoft Office Integration

0.50

Adobe Certification Training in InDesign — 10 Units

The Adobe Certification Training in InDesign Skills Certificate provides a course of study that will prepare the computer user to master skills needed to prepare desktop publishing projects using InDesign. Students will also be prepared to pass the Adobe InDesign industry certification test. Successful completion of the test will indicate a particular depth and breadth of desktop publishing skills and will enhance the recipient's value in the job market.

Course

Description

Units

CS 72.11A 

Adobe InDesign 1

3.00

CS 72.11B 

Adobe InDesign 2

4.00

CS 72.11C 

Adobe InDesign 3

3.00

Adobe Photoshop Entry Level — 6 Units

The Adobe Photoshop Entry Level Skills Certificate provides an entry level course of study in Adobe Photoshop. This course of study helps prepare the student to take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) industry-standard exam in Adobe Photoshop.

Course

Description

Units

CS 70.11A 

Adobe Photoshop 1

3.00

CS 70.11B 

Adobe Photoshop 2

3.00

Bookkeeper — 36 Units

The Bookkeeper Certificate of Achievement prepares the student as an entry-level bookkeeper working with the accountant in summarizing financial data and preparing financial statements. Students are trained to be members of an organization's team with the ability to exercise initiative and judgment, train co-workers, use technology, and assume responsibility without direct supervision.

Course

Description

Units

BBK 50 

Computerized Bookkeeping and Accounting I

3.00

BBK 51 

Computerized Bookkeeping & Accounting 2

3.00

BBK 52.1 

Payroll Record Keeping and Reporting

3.00

BBK 53.1 

QuickBooks Level 1

1.50

BBK 53.2 

QuickBooks Level 2

1.50

BGN 71 

Business English Grammar

3.00

BGN 81 

Practical Business Math Skills

3.00

BGN 203 

Self-Paced 10-Key Numeric Keypad

0.50

BGN 110 

Exploring Business Careers

1.00

BGN 111 

Soft Skills for Business

3.00

BGN 112 

Marketing Your Skills

3.00

BGN 205 

Basic Filing

0.50

BOT 99.2I 

Business Office Tech Occupational Work Experience Internship

2.00

BOT 154 

Office Procedures for the 21st Century

3.00

CS 60.11A 

Microsoft Word, Part 1

1.50

CS 61.11A 

Microsoft Excel, Part 1

1.50

CS 61.11B 

Microsoft Excel, Part 2

1.50

Bookkeeper Assistant — 22.5 Units

The Bookkeeper Assistant Certificate of Achievement prepares the student to become an assistant in recording financial data in various phases of accounting operations, with emphasis on the use of various computer software programs. The curriculum includes beginning and intermediate bookkeeping and accounting concepts, and advanced spreadsheet skills.

Course

Description

Units

BBK 50 

Computerized Bookkeeping and Accounting I

3.00

BBK 51 

Computerized Bookkeeping & Accounting 2

3.00

BBK 53.1 

QuickBooks Level 1

1.50

BBK 53.2 

QuickBooks Level 2

1.50

BGN 71 

Business English Grammar

3.00

BGN 81 

Practical Business Math Skills

3.00

BGN 203 

Self-Paced 10-Key Numeric Keypad

0.50

BGN 110 

Exploring Business Careers

1.00

BGN 205 

Basic Filing

0.50

CS 60.11A 

Microsoft Word, Part 1

1.50

CS 61.11A 

Microsoft Excel, Part 1

1.50

CS 61.11B 

Microsoft Excel, Part 2

1.50

CS 167.11 

Microsoft Outlook

0.50

 

Plus at least 1.00 unit from the following:

 

BGN 201 

Typing Self-Paced

0.50

BGN 102 

Typing-Skill Building

1.50

Cisco Certification Training in CCNA — 14 Units

The Cisco Networking Certification Training in CCNA Skills Certificate is a comprehensive e-learning program, which provides students with the Internet technology skills essential in a global economy. The program delivers Web-based content, online assessment, student performance tracking, hands-on labs, instructor training and support, and preparation for industry-standard certifications. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), a 280-hour curriculum, is the first step in a Cisco career certification path. Particular emphasis is given to using decision-making and problem-solving techniques in the application of science, mathematics, communication and social studies concepts to solve networking problems. Students will learn how to install and configure Cisco switches and routers in multiprotocol networks using local- and wide-area networks (LANs and WANs), provide Level 1 troubleshooting service, and improve network performance and security.

Course

Description

Units

CS 82.21A 

Network Fundamentals (Cisco Networking 1)

4.00

CS 82.21B 

Routing Protocols and Concepts (Cisco Networking 2)

4.00

CS 182.21C 

Scaling Networks (Cisco Networking 3)

3.00

CS 182.21D 

Connecting Networks (Cisco Networking 4)

3.00

Enrolled Agent (Tax) — 12 Units

The Enrolled Agent (Tax) Certificate of Achievement is designed to provide students with a solid base of knowledge and skills to allow them to work in the field of taxation. The classes are tailored to meet the exam requirements to be licensed as an Enrolled Agent. In addition to the specific knowledge and skills needed to understand and apply the tax code to different entities, students will also gain an understanding about the responsibilities of an Enrolled Agent.

Course

Description

Units

BAD 101 

Enrolled Agent – Individual Taxation

3.00

BAD 102 

Enrolled Agent - Business Taxation

3.00

BAD 103 

Enrolled Agent - Tax Representations, Practices & Procedures

3.00

BAD 104 

Enrolled Agent – Current Applications and IRS Requirements

3.00

IT Support — 16 Units

The IT Support Skills Certificate is designed to allow a student to complete a certificate program and enter the workforce as an entry level help desk technician. The certificate capstone courses: CS 80.11 Exploring MS Windows and CS 84.13 Supporting Users and Troubleshooting: Desktop Applications, map to the Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST) Certification.

Course

Description

Units

BGN 111 

Soft Skills for Business

3.00

CS 80.15 

IT Essentials 1: PC Hardware and Software

4.00

CS 84.13 

Supporting Users and Troubleshooting: Desktop Applications

3.00

CS 99I 

Computer Studies Occupational Work Experience Intern

3.00

CS 80.11 

Exploring Microsoft Windows

3.00

Microsoft Excel Entry-Level — 3 Units

The Microsoft Excel Entry-Level Skills Certificate provides an entry-level course of study in Microsoft Excel. This course of study helps prepare the student to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) industry-standard exam in Microsoft Excel. A person who passes the Excel MOS exam has earned a certification that validates entry-level skills in creating and editing a workbook with multiple sheets for a variety of purposes and situations. This certificate stacks with the Computer Studies: Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate, which builds on this certificate to add more advanced Office skills.

Course

Description

Units

CS 61.11A 

Microsoft Excel, Part 1

1.50

CS 61.11B 

Microsoft Excel, Part 2

1.50

Microsoft Word Entry-Level — 3 Units

The Microsoft Word Entry-Level Skills Certificate provides an entry-level course of study in Microsoft Word. This course of study helps prepare the student to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) industry-standard exam in Microsoft Word. A person who passes the Word MOS exam has earned a certification that validates entry-level skills in creating and editing word processing documents. Examples include professional-looking business documents and letters. Candidate roles might include students, clerical workers, writers, instructors, and others. This certificate stacks with the Computer Studies: Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate, which builds on this certificate to add more advanced Office skills.

Course

Description

Units

CS 60.11A 

Microsoft Word, Part 1

1.50

CS 60.11B 

Microsoft Word, Part 2

1.50

Microsoft Office Specialist — 13 Units

The Microsoft Office Specialist Skills Certificate provides students with basic computer skills and in-depth experience with the Microsoft Office Suite programs. The mastery of material presented in these courses prepares the student to be an efficient office employee adeptly using Microsoft's Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Microsoft Office skills are applicable to a wide variety of jobs or upgrade of skills which may lead to promotion. The courses provide a solid understanding of and practice with the Microsoft Office programs.

Course

Description

Units

CS 60.11A 

Microsoft Word, Part 1

1.50

CS 60.11B 

Microsoft Word, Part 2

1.50

CS 62.11A 

Microsoft PowerPoint, Part 1

1.50

CS 62.11B 

Microsoft PowerPoint, Part 2

1.50

CS 167.11 

Microsoft Outlook

0.50

 

Plus at least 3.00 units from the following:

 

CS 61.11 

Microsoft Excel

3.00

CS 61.11A 

Microsoft Excel, Part 1

1.50

CS 61.11B 

Microsoft Excel, Part 2

1.50

 

Plus at least 3.00 units from the following:

 

CS 63.11 

Microsoft Access

3.00

CS 63.11A 

Microsoft Access, Part 1

1.50

CS 63.11B 

Microsoft Access, Part 2

1.50

 

Plus at least 0.50 units from the following:

 

CS 65.11 

Microsoft Office

3.00

CS 165.31 

Microsoft Office Integration

0.50

Office Assistant — 12 Units

The Office Assistant Skills Certificate prepares the student for employment in a clerical-type position. Students may complete the program in less than two semesters. Most of the courses required of this certificate program will count towards the requirements of higher level certificate programs in this department.

Course

Description

Units

BGN 71 

Business English

3.00

BGN 102 

Typing-Skill Building

1.50

BGN 110 

Exploring Business Careers

1.00

BGN 111 

Soft Skills for Business

3.00

BGN 205 

Basic Filing

0.50

CS 60.11A 

Microsoft Word, Part 1

1.50

CS 61.11A 

Microsoft Excel, Part 1

1.50

Payroll — 12 Units

The Payroll Skills Certificate provides students an opportunity to specialize in payroll accounting and to qualify for entry-level payroll positions in industry or in a payroll service. The curriculum includes basic accounting concepts along with specialized payroll accounting and reporting procedures.

Course

Description

Units

BBK 52.1 

Payroll Record Keeping and Reporting

3.00

BGN 203 

Self-Paced 10-Key

0.50

CS 60.11A 

Microsoft Word, Part 1

1.50

CS 61.11A 

Microsoft Excel, Part 1

1.50

HR 62 

Human Resource Records

1.00

HR 65 

Human Resource Benefits Administration

1.50

 

Plus either of these (at least 3.00 units)

 

BAD 1 

Financial Accounting

4.00

BBK 50 

Computerized Bookkeeping and Accounting I

3.00

 

Plus any of these (at least 0.50 units)

 

BGN 101 

Typing

1.50

BGN 102 

Typing-Skill Building

1.50

BGN 201 

Typing Self-Paced

0.50

Real Estate — 24 Units

The Real Estate Certificate of Achievement offers those interested in the field of real estate the opportunity to complete the necessary education requirements as defined by the California Department of Real Estate. The series of courses satisfies the educational requirements for obtaining and maintaining the State Real Estate Broker and Salesperson Licenses.

Course

Description

Units

RE 50 

Real Estate Principles

3.00

RE 51 

Real Estate Practice

3.00

RE 52 

Real Estate Finance

3.00

RE 53 

Residential Real Estate Appraisal

3.00

RE 55 

Legal Aspects of Real Estate

3.00

RE 56 

Real Estate Economics

3.00

 

Plus at least 6.00 units from the following:

 

RE 54 

Commercial Real Estate Appraisal

3.00

BAD 1 

Financial Accounting

4.00

BAD 18 

The Legal Environment of Business

3.00

BAD 53 

Introduction to Solving Business Problems w/Spreadsheets

1.50

BBK 50 

Computerized Bookkeeping and Accounting I

3.00

BGN 81 

Practical Business Math Skills

3.00

BMK 50 

Marketing

3.00

Real Estate Sales — 9 Units

The Real Estate Sales Skills Certificate is an academic and vocational program and provides a gateway for all students seeking a career in the real estate and related professions. The curriculum provides viewpoints and knowledge from an everyday perspective by instructors actively employed in the real estate industry.

Course

Description

Units

RE 50 

Real Estate Principles

3.00

RE 51 

Real Estate Practice

3.00

 

Plus at least 3.00 units from the following:

 

RE 52 

Real Estate Finance

3.00

RE 53 

Residential Real Estate Appraisal

3.00

RE 54 

Commercial Real Estate Appraisal

3.00

RE 55 

Legal Aspects of Real Estate

3.00

RE 56 

Real Estate Economics

3.00

BAD 1 

Financial Accounting

4.00

BAD 18 

The Legal Environment of Business

3.00

Web Fundamentals — 9 Units

The Web Fundamentals Skills Certificate is designed to provide students with the skills needed to succeed in the field of website development. Web content developers may be employed as Website Designers/Developers, Desktop Publishers, or Graphic Designers.

Students will gain an understanding of the relevant web technologies, the most common software and hardware products, the resources necessary to support a site, and the requirements of site maintenance. The curriculum covers HTML (Hypertext Markup Language), CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), JavaScript, design principles, user experience, maintenance, and problem solving skills. The program stresses the practical application of web development skills in real life projects.

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Course

Description

Units

CS 50A 

Web Development 1

3.00

CS 50B 

Web Development 2

3.00

CS 50C 

Web Development 3

3.00

CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE AT LEAST 50% ONLINE AND HYBRID

There is no guarantee that every course is offered online every semester. Check the schedule of classes to find the mode of delivery in the semester you want to take the course.

List of Certificates Available At Least 50% Online and Hybrid
Certificates Required Units
Account Clerk 13.5
Administrative Assistant Certificate 28.5
Agriculture Business Management 21
Business Payroll 12
Business Real Estate 24
Child Development: Associate Teacher 12
Child Development: Teacher Certificate 30
Children in the Justice System  18
Computer Studies: Adobe Certification Training in Illustrator 6
Computer Studies: Adobe Certification Training in Photoshop 13
Computer Studies: Intro to Digital 3D Certificate 9
Corrections 21
Digital Media: Web and Multimedia 25
Hospitality: Front Office Management 16
Journalism: Digital 23
Law Enforcement 18