Certificate programs can serve as the basis for further higher education or professional studies. They require students to complete specified coursework, mainly related to particular fields of employment.

While many students enroll in a certificate program in preparation for direct entry into employment, they often return to college and apply the credits previously earned to an associate degree program.


Certificates in accounting provide you with  introductory courses in accounting, finance, taxation and computers and will prepare you for entry-level positions in various types of profit and non-profit institutions.

Certificates in:  Applied Accounting or Advanced Accounting

Allied Health

Allied health jobs account for as many as 200 health careers— representing 60% of the healthcare workforce.  In fact, The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that millions of new health care jobs will be added through 2024, and many of those openings will be in the allied health field.

Certificates include:

Health Career Pathways
Health Information Management Technician: Coding Specialist
Administrative Medical Office Skills


Both certificates enable you to acquire the necessary skills to successfully enter entry-level management positions in a variety of profit and non-profit organizations.

Certificates in: Applied Management or Advanced Management

Computer Science


Manufacturing is alive and a growing industry in the state of Connecticut. Our short-term, two semester certificates provide the skills needed for immediate employment.

Technology Studies