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Gain a competitive advantage in your career field by earning your certification online or on-site at National University. As a veteran-founded nonprofit dedicated to serving the needs of busy adult learners, NU offers certificate programs that expand your professional learning and give you the tools and knowledge you need to advance in your field.

Through our convenient four-week courses, you can immerse yourself in career-driven certificate programs that help you reach your goals — one course and one month at a time. Discover which program is best for you and get started as soon as next month.

Are Certificate Programs Worth It?

When you earn a certificate online from NU, you’ll be setting yourself up for future success in your field with programs that are career-specific and up-to-date with current industry trends and needs. The depth of understanding you’ll gain in an online certificate program will help you take your skills and career to the next level.

Here are just a few of our top certificate programs:

Get your EMT certification with our Emergency Medical Technician Certificate program. This program provides entry-level basic knowledge, essential skills, and an understanding of emergency medical assistance, and it prepares you to respond in various types of emergencies that require urgent medical attention.

In our police officer training certificates, Building Our Team Through Community Policing and Caring for the Caretakers: Organizational Wellness for Law Enforcement, law enforcement professionals can learn how to work collaboratively with their community, and how to create an environment and culture in which employee wellness is central to all aspects of an organization.
Prepare leadership roles in a variety of fields when you earn your certificate in project management. Develop your project management skills and prepare for project management exams, including PMP, CAPM, and Six Sigma.

Success Stories

Graduates of our online certificate programs have gone on to build successful careers and make a positive impact on their communities. Learn more about our inspiring graduates on our Alumni page.

“I am a husband, father, and do volunteer work. That means that my life is completely packed with activity and having the flexibility to learn online, on my time, is critical to fitting an education into all of that.”

⎯ Marc L., Class of 2022
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