Program Listing

Automotive

AUTO REPAIR TECHNICIAN
Career

Begin with automotive basics and move on to a more advanced knowledge of electrical systems, transmissions, and engine overhaul. Start simple jobs in just a few weeks.

DIESEL MECHANICS/HEAVY TRUCK MAINTENANCE
Career

This program gives you the skills you need to get started fixing diesel engines. Learn everything from tuning an engine to a complete overhaul. Get "hands-on" training and receive the ASE Test Preparation Series.

MOTORCYCLE REPAIR TECHNICIAN
Career

Learn types of engine design, carburetion, electrical systems... as well as how to adjust and repair the frame, wheels, shocks, transmission, valves – everything from routine maintenance to major overhauls.

SMALL ENGINE REPAIR
Career

Step-by-step instructions make it easy to fix everything from outboard motors to weed trimmers! Start your own successful full- or part-time home business.

Business

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Career

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants are employed in organizations of every type. Around 90 percent are employed in service-providing industries, ranging from education and healthcare to government and retail trade. More and more, Administrative Assistants are being given managerial duties and responsibilities. When it comes to being a vital part of the office team, you'll have the skills for the job. Students of the Continuing Education Center Administrative Assistants Program qualify for a free. Earn your Career Diploma at home in as little as six months by studying just an hour a day for your new career. Take advantage of networking opportunities with your student membership in IAAP, the International Association of Administrative Professionals, the world’s premier organization for office professionals.

BOOKKEEPING
Career

Enjoy a satisfying career in bookkeeping and accounting. Learn everything you need to know; banking, payroll, inventory, taxes, how to keep a journal, make a ledger, and prepare a balance sheet.

HOTEL/RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT
Career

This program includes Marketing and Sales, Hospitality Accounting, Cost Controls, and Legal Aspects. You’ll also learn Menu Planning, Food Preparation, Purchasing and Storage, and more.

SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Career

Learn how to plan for a new business start-up. How to estimate the amount of capital required. Learn marketing, personnel requirements, financial analysis, bookkeeping, inventory control, and more.

ACCOUNTING
Certificate

Acquire the accountancy skills to monitor the financial health of an organization. This program provides a blend of practical business applications and accounting principles.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Certificate

Learn the principals of management, financial accounting, business law, human resource management, and much more. This one-year program will provide the essentials needed to be successful in business.

Creative/Design

ARTIST
Career

Learn color theory and figure drawing, the use of Ink, watercolor, oils, and acrylics. The program also includes mixed media.

DRESSMAKING AND DESIGN
Career

Learn about fibers and fabrics, how to select the right materials, how to mark, cut, and tack fabric for a proper fit, how to alter patterns, and more.

Education

TEACHER AIDE
Career

Gain the valuable skills used by a Teacher Aide at any grade level. You get in-depth training in all the areas you need - plus valuable learning aids and supplements - to graduate in as little as six months.

Health Services

DENTAL ASSISTANT
Career

Learn how to manage the dental office, schedule appointments and update patient records. Your lessons include Dental Terminology and Anatomy, Nutrition, Disease Transmission, Pathology, Dental Emergencies, and more.

MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Career

Join the fast-growing health-care field! Work with doctors. Master valuable office skills and get specialized medical knowledge like anatomy, pharmacology, lab procedure, and much more.

MEDICAL CODING AND BILLING
Career

Learn billing and medical codes, creating paper records, generating billing statements, researching and auditing claims, body system terminology, advanced pharmacology, and more. Train to work with HMOs and other forms of insurance organizations, and much more!

MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTIONIST
Certificate

Save time and money if you are already working in health care and are seeking to enhance your skills. Learn medical terminology and know how to produce medical reports and documents, discharge summaries, operative reports; progress notes and more.

VETERINARY ASSISTANT
Career

Learn animal nursing, emergency care, veterinary terminology, nutrition, handling and restraint, breeding, physical examination, aging, and more.

CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER
Career

Become a Certified Personal Trainer. You'll receive a complete training program covering fitness and nutrition to exercise testing and lifestyle evaluation.

PHYSICAL THERAPY AIDE
Career

Demand is on the rise for skilled Physical Therapy Aides to work alongside medical professionals in the prestigious health care industry. Whether you choose to find employment in a private therapy office, clinic, hospital, or school, you will enjoy a career seldom matched in the sense of pride and accomplishment it offers. The Continuing Education Center can give you the skills you need to get started in this satisfying profession! The U.S. Department of Labor expects Physical Therapy Aides will be one of the fastest-growing occupations in the next decade, with jobs increasing more than 36% through 2018. With hard work and dedication, one of these great jobs can be yours.

Technology

COMPUTER GRAPHIC ARTIST
Career

Put your creativity to work. Take advantage of new opportunities in graphic arts. Learn Adobe® Illustrator® and the graphic design skills you need quickly and conveniently.

PC MAINTENANCE & REPAIR
Career

Skilled people are needed right now to repair personal computers. Learn diagnostics, troubleshooting, basic electronic circuitry, and more. Take advantage of the incredible employment opportunities in this fast-growing field.

WEB PAGE DESIGNER
Career

Make you mark on the internet! Learn the elements of web design, computer graphics, HTML fundamentals, e-commerce, security, encryption, and much more.

BASIC ELECTRONICS
Career

Your courses include introduction to electronics, conductors, insulators, batteries, magnetism and electromagnetism, fiber optics and more.

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN
Career

Prepare for exciting opportunities in fast-growing industries like computers, cable TV, satellites and communications, broadcasting, and many more.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN
Career

Learn Amplitude and Frequency Modulation, Digital Communications, Computer Applications in Telecommunications, Fiber Optics, and much more.

Trades

DRAFTING WITH AUTOCAD
Career

Learn AutoCAD® and master the skills of computer-aided layout, architectural drawing, blueprint creation, and much more.

HVAC TECHNICIAN
Career

Learn how to operate, manage, sell, manufacture, install, and service all types of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.

TRAVEL AND TOURISM SPECIALIST
Career

This program can be your passport to an exciting future. Learn computerized reservation systems, key tourist destinations, tour and vacation packages, even how to start your own travel agency.

CARPENTER
Career

Learn how to create construction drawings, understand building codes, select lumber, building materials, and fasteners, work with floors, walls, stairs, and roof frames, and so much more.

DOG OBEDIENCE TRAINER/INSTRUCTOR
Career

Develop your skills in understanding dog behavior, communication, and use of the senses. You’ll also learn how to influence dog behavior using conditioning and reinforcement, plus housetraining, crate training, hunting training, and basic veterinary issues.

FURNITURE & CABINET MAKER
Career

Learn woodworking techniques and create beautiful pieces of furniture in just a few months! Your program includes fine woodworking, wood processing, setting up your workplace, tools and materials, design, refinishing, and more.

GUNSMITH
Career

Learn how to accurize, repair, and customize. How to fit and finish stocks and mount telescopic sights. How to restore antique firearms. How to design and install metallic rifle sights, and more.

JEWELRY DESIGN AND REPAIR
Career

Your program includes common repairs done by jewelers, colored gemstones, diamonds, and jewelry design, and how to start your own home-based business.

PET GROOMER
Career

Your courses include maintenance and care of kennels and crates, pet personalities, handling practices, health care, equipment, and grooming techniques for cats and dogs.

PROFESSIONAL LOCKSMITHING
Career

Your program includes key identification and lock mechanisms, residential and business security, panic hardware and electric locks, electronic security, and even how to start your own small business.

WILDLIFE/FORESTRY CONSERVATION
Career

Learn about state and federal laws to protect wildlife, types of violations, and the rights of private citizens.

PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPER
Career

Learn about plant health, soil, and fertilizers, how to service equipment, how to use shrubs and ground covers, and create specialty landscaping; even how to start and operate your own landscaping business.