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Non-Credit Certificate Directory
Workforce Certificates




5G Cellular Communication 5G cellular communications training can help professionals to build solid careers in Telecom Industry and get the best jobs in top organizations. CERTIFICATION. Registration
ArcGis Introduces participants to ESRI ArcGIS mapping and analysis software. CERTIFICATE. Registration
Accounting & Finance Professional development in accounting, finance, and budgeting. CERTIFICATIONS & CERTIFICATES. Registration
Counseling, Psychology & Social Work CEU's approved by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board; Ohio Psychological Association Office of Mandatory Continuing Education (OPA-MCE). CERTIFICATES. Registration
Dental Assistant The Dental Assistant program prepares students for entry-level positions in one of the fastest-growing healthcare professions. CERTIFICATION. Registration
Dialysis Technician Dialysis technicians are employed in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other medical facilities. CERTIFICATIONS. Registration
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Professional Certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. CERTIFICATE. Registration
Emergency Preparedness Contract training in emergency preparedness and crisis response. CERTIFICATE. Registration
Food Truck Entrepreneurship This program was designed by the National Food Truck Association. CERTIFICATION. Registration
HVAC Technician The HVAC Technician Course prepares you for entry-level employment as an HVAC Technician. CERTIFICATION. Registration
Healthcare for Spanish Language Speakers Multiple online healthcare certifications taught in Spanish. CERTIFICATIONS. Registration
HR & Organizational Development SHRM training and leadership. CERTIFICATE AND CERTIFICATION. Registration
Information Systems Database and software training. CERTIFICATE AND CERTIFICATION. Registration
IT Bootcamps AI machine learning and cybersecurity. CERTIFICATE AND CERTIFICATION. Registration
Law Related Professional Paralegal Certificate. CERTIFICATE. Registration
Leadership Especially for Gen Y Emerging and Future Leaders. CERTIFICATE. Registration
Leadership Academy A public-sector leadership development program. Encompasses topics in leadership as well as personal and organizational development. CERTIFICATE. Registration
Lean Ohio Bootcamp Intensive 4-day training workshop on Lean methods and tools. CERTIFICATION. Registration
Nonprofit Management Certificate A one-year, comprehensive program to help nonprofit managers sharpen their supervisory & management skills. CERTIFICATE. Registration
Nursing CEU Workshops: RN Refresher, Patient Advocacy, Diabetes Education, Community Health Worker. CERTIFICATION. Registration
Ohio Certified Public Manager A comprehensive and nationally certified development program for state and local government leaders in Ohio. CERTIFICATE. Registration
Online Learning Education partner classes and workshops offering multiple CERTIFICATES and CERTIFICATIONS. Registration
Phlebotomy Technologist Learn how to obtain patients’ blood specimens by venipuncture and micro-collection for testing purposes. CERTIFICATION. Registration
Project Management PMP Preparation Course. CERTIFICATION. Registration
Public Management Academy A comprehensive management development certificate program for public managers. CERTIFICATE. Registration
Smart Manufacturing Certificates Establish a foundational understanding of Smart Manufacturing, from the core underlying technologies to their impact on an organization and its people. CESMII Endorsed. CERTIFICATION. Registration
Surgical Technologist Train to be a surgical team member to help prepare the operating room by setting up sterile surgical instruments, equipment, supplies, and medications. CERTIFICATION. Registration
Teacher Professional Development Variety of online professional development for K-12 educators. CEU CERTIFICATE. Registration
Tech Bootcamps Cybersecurity, coding, data analytics. CERTIFICATION. Registration
Technical Writing Basic technical writing through advanced CERTIFICATES AND CERTIFICATIONS. Registration
Travel Agent Certificate  Become an effective travel professional. Including instruction in the Sabre Computer Reservation Systems, travel reservations, fares and tickets, and destination geography. CERTIFICATION. Registration
Veterinary Assistant Includes a voucher to take the NHA Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) national certification exam upon completion. CERTIFICATION. Registration
World Languages Workshops for Language Teachers and for Individuals Learning a New Language. CERTIFICATE. Registration
Workforce Development Online: Multiple industry CERTIFICATIONS including health care, trades, technology, and many more. Registration

Terms: Certificate and Certification

A certificate
is granted after completing a program of study, This can be credit or non-credit. Certificates can be beneficial for individuals who are both early on in their careers and at more advanced stages, as the goal of a certificate is to acquire new and more specialized knowledge.

A certification is a professional credential that is earned through a professional training program or assessment. Completing a certification indicates a certain level of training or expertise in a given field.

Cleveland State University offers both certificates and certifications with flexible enrollment.


Cleveland State University accepts credit card payments for convenient course registration. We cannot accept personal checks or payments at the door. For the well-being and privacy of our learners, we cannot take credit card payments over the phone. All payments are made online at the point of registration.

Many CSU non-credit certificates qualify for federal funding through WIOA (Workforce Inventory and Opportunity Act). To check whether WIOA is an option for you, please contact the OhioMeansJobs office in your county.

Cuyahoga County: Contact Number (216) 777-8200
Lorain County: Contact Number (440) 324-5244 
Medina County: Contact Number (330) 723-9675
Summit County: Contact Number (330) 633-1050

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