The Ohio State University offers certificates in subject areas such as business, public health and agriculture. Select programs are offered online. In some programs, OSU issues certificates while other programs prepare students for certification by industry organizations.
The OSU Center for Public Health Practice offers a Management and Leadership Certificate for individuals seeking leadership positions in public health agencies and organizations. Students earn the certificate by completing five core courses in leadership and management. Students study leadership topics such as strategic planning and leadership development. Management topics cover financial and human resources.
The Fisher College of Business at OSU offers an online Executive Certificate in Financial Planning. The program uses educational materials developed by Dalton Education to prepare students for the CFP certification examination. Students work independently on a flexible schedule to complete coursework in six modules covering topics such as taxes and retirement planning. Students can complete the course in as few as nine months.
OSU's Agricultural Technical Institute offers certificate programs in seven different fields such as Agriculture and Natural Resources and Conservation.
The Alber Enterprise Center at OSU offers preparation courses for students seeking certification as project managers, paralegals and professional service coordinators. Each program is completed online and costs less than $900.