Owens Community College offers numerous online certificates through its professional network. You can participate any time of day or evening. The following is a selection of our leading online courses.
Career Training Courses
Go to: Career Training Courses
Over 300 online courses designed by college instructors will provide the skills necessary to enter a new field or advance your current career. These affordable courses include instructor feedback and are scheduled for specific registration periods. To view the catalog and register, click here.
Professional Development Training
Choose from a wide range of highly interactive professional development courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses include expert instructors. Popular courses include Business Writing, ECO Broker Certification, Technical Communication, and Supply Chain Management. Courses are as low as $79 each. You can start a course at any time or be on a fixed schedule. You have access to the course for a whole year so you can take your own refresher! Focus learning areas are:
- Management and Corporate
- Media and Design
- Hospitality and Service
- Skilled Trades and Industrial
Industry Online Certificates
Click the following link for our complete list of our Industry Online Certificates.
237 Industry Online Certificates include the following:
- Business and Professional-eBusiness, Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, and others
- IT and Software Development-Hands-on courses give the experience in the ever-expanding world of technology
- Management and Corporate-Project management, IT management, lean mastery, Six Sigma, and others
- Media and Design-Graphic design, web design, event management and design, and residential interior design
- Hospitality and Service Industry-Thirteen certificates available in hospitality and service industries
- Skilled Trades and Industrial-Seventeen certificates in the heavy industry job market
- Sustainable Energy and Going Green-Eleven certificates available in green energy field
Home Inspection Certificate Course
Owens Community College is pleased to partner with Carson Dunlop to offer this high quality Home Inspection course, endorsed by the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI). This 10-course platform provides you with the technical skills and expertise required to conduct visual examinations and deliver written reports on the physical and operational condition of homes or housing units. For detailed course information, go to www.OwensWorks.com and click on continuing education, then Home Inspection. Each module is $395, which includes online class, books and materials. To register go to: www.carsondunlop.com/owens
Is Online Learning for You?
Answer YES to any of these questions to identify your success with online learning:
- Do you have self-discipline and motivation?
Be able to pace yourself and keep up with assignments.
- Are you able to commit time each day or week to your online course(s)?
Be able set aside time to keep up with your daily or weekly assignments.
- Do you have good communication skills and can express ideas in writing?
Be able to express yourself in writing? Online courses require good writing skills.
- Do you feel comfortable discussing course problems with your instructors?
Be able to discuss course problems using online technology with your instructor.
- Are you comfortable using computers?
Be capable of word processing and use the internet.