UNCP to Offer
Professional Certification Programs Over the Web
UNC Pembroke's Office
of Outreach has partnered with the country's largest provider of
web-based career training courses, to provide online training courses
for a variety of professions, including accounting, travel, healthcare
and information technology.
The course offerings
include: Administrative Medical Specialist, Advanced Coding for the
Physician's Office, Medical Transcription Certificate, Coding, Reimbursement
and Documentation for Physicians, Graphic Design Certificate, Security+
Certification Training, Cisco-CCNA Certification Training, Webmaster
Certificate, AutoCAD 2002, Travel Agent Certificate, Cyber Travel Specialist,
Project Management, Records Management Certificate, Bookkeeping the
Easy Way and Revenue Cycle Management for Healthcare Providers.
Web-based career training courses are ideal for individuals looking
to start a new career, for first-time job seekers who need specialized
training or for current workers who need to enhance their skills,"
said Sylvia Pate, director of UNCP Regional Center for
Economic, Community and Professional Development.
The courses, instructed
by Gatlin Educational Services (GES), are self-paced and open enrollment.
Students are paired up with an expert tutor for one on one instruction.
The courses take an average of 90 days to complete and will provide
training for an entry-level position in the fields of healthcare, travel,
information technology and other related areas.
love the quality as well as the convenience," Pate said. "These
certificate programs are now available through the Regional Center.
"The non-academic credit programs are designed to provide the skills
necessary to acquire professional caliber positions for many in-demand
occupations, all within a three-month delivery window."
Students will receive
a certificate of completion and continuing education units of credit
from UNC Pembroke upon successful completion of the program.
For more information
please contact Sylvia Pate at 910.522.8410 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may also go to the website for a description of course offerings
or to register at www.uncp.edu/rc/courses/online_courses.htm.
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