Certificate Programs

Certificate Programs

We have a variety of certificate programs available that are high quality and low cost. Below you will find brief descriptions of each certificate program we offer. We are always happy to take your questions via email or by phone at (715) 394-8469.

Autism Spectrum Disorder

This nine-credit certificate covers basic foundations to advanced teaching methods of ASD and can be completed in one summer. Ideal for educators, behavior therapists, care assistants and many more.

Elder Care (Preserving Dignity and Purpose in Late Life)

A series of workshops for professionals caring for older adults designed to help improve the quality of life of older adults, especially those who have dementia and/or multiple health conditions.

Ethical Leadership

This three-credit certificate, comprised of three individual one-credit courses that can be completed in one semester, emphasizes ethically grounded leadership skills.

Health Coaching Practice

Whether you are in health care working with people with chronic conditions, managing an employee wellness program, or working in another area of health, human resources or the wellness/fitness industry, this course will boost your ability to help your patients, clients or employees meet their health goals and improve their lives – while boosting your professional credentials.

Health Information Technology

Information technology is an exploding part of health care affecting professionals in every health care occupation. The courses in this certificate are completely online in an interactive format featuring discussions among students and instructor with weekly assignments and instructor feedback.

Human Resource Management

This certificate program provides 48 hours of training to individuals who wish to gain a general overview of the basic aspects of human resource management.

Leading and Managing Nonprofit Organizations

Gain the fundamentals required for leading and managing a nonprofit organization or enhance your current abilities in that role.

Mediation

Completion of the core courses will satisfy Minnesota Rule 114, facilitative mediation roster requirements for civil (30 hours) or family law (40 hours, and offer valuable interpersonal skill-building.

Nonprofit Fundraising

Gain the information required to implement and manage a revenue and fundraising plan for a nonprofit organization.

Paralegal

This 30-credit certificate provides training in foundational and substantive legal topics, with emphasis on both knowledge and practical skills for those who are considering legal careers.

Reminiscence and Life Story Work (R&LSW)

This online program prepares individuals to use the powerful tools of reminiscence and life review to help others tell their life stories.

Sustainable Management

Select from two certificates that help employees in existing green jobs improve their skills or displaced workers transition to jobs in emerging green industries.