Human Resource Management, Advanced Cyber Security, Applied Animal Behavior, Social Media Marketing and Long-Term Care are some of the online certification programs offered by various colleges. Certification programs, course requirements and prerequisites vary depending on the educational institution. Programs are available for undergraduates, graduate students and post-graduates, and they are typically designed to help students enhance their job skills.
Southern New Hampshire University offers graduate and undergraduate certification programs in areas like accounting, policing and law enforcement, sports management, leadership of non-profit organizations, and fraud investigation. These programs are completed entirely online and offer flexible schedules.
The University of Phoenix offers certification programs in social fields, such as criminal justice, business management, education and human services, and it offers programs in health care, technology, science and security. Both graduate and undergraduate programs are available, and most courses are eligible for college credit. Students may earn non-credit certificates in project management, or they may earn Information Technology Infrastructure Library Foundation certificates through an online program.
The University of Washington has several online certification programs for students of all levels, and most of the programs can be completed in less than a year. Infant Mental Health is a 12-month program designed for students working toward their graduate degrees, while HTML5, CSS3 and Responsive Design for Web Development is open to undergraduates.