Examples of one-year college programs include certifications for jobs as a court reporter, plant health manager and administrative office assistant. Other programs include massage therapy and fitness training certifications.
Court reporter certificate programs teach students to use transcription equipment, take shorthand and use legal and medical vocabulary. Courses for the program include reporting technology, clinical reporting and machine shorthand.
Plant health management program outcomes include the ability to recognize key pests and propose solutions for pest management. Courses for the program include weed identification, insect identification, disease identification and pesticide laws and safety.
Administrative office assistant certification provides a foundation of basic office skills and emphasizes critical thinking and human relations skills. Courses for this program include business math, data entry and office procedures.