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200+ Certificate programs available in today’s hottest careers. Get the real-world experience to start any of these exciting careers:
Pharmacy technicians enjoy a rewarding career in the constantly growing and evolving field of health care and prescription medicine while maintaining a stable and straightforward work environment. As a pharmacy technician, you are the liaison between medical professionals, doctors, pharmacists, insurance companies and patients. You will receive and verify prescriptions and prepare patient medication.
Providing an extensive framework of drug information in a concise format, Auburns Pharmacology program offers complete coverage of how drugs work in the body; their purpose, side effects, cautions and interactions.
Job Outlook: Employment of Pharmacology technicians is expected to grow over 20 percent from 2012- 2022 faster than most occupations. As people’s life expectancy increases so will the need for pharmacy access for their healthcare needs.
Child Day Care Management Associate Program
Auburns online Child Day Care Management Associate Program will help you train for a rewarding career and provide you with the information you need to take the first step toward earning an attractive child care manager salary while focusing on the most current research and latest studies in Early Childhood Development. Auburns accredited program includes everything you’ll need all at a fraction of the cost of other schools.
Job Outlook: Employment of childcare workers is expected to grow by 20 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all healthcare occupations. Parents will continue to need assistance during working hours to care for their children.
Health and Fitness
Auburns Nutritional Consultant training provides students with an understanding of how food nutrition contributes to the prevention of illness and the promotion of optimal health. Students learn to conduct in-depth diet and lifestyle evaluations and to advise individuals on food plans customized to each individual’s taste, temperament, and health goals. The fundamentals of whole food nutrition, digestive physiology, metabolism, nutritional biochemistry, and current research are presented. Auburns Nutritional Consultant course will give students the training they need to work with clients of all ages, backgrounds, and fitness levels.
Job Outlook: Employment of Nutrition Consultants is expected to grow over 21 percent from 2012- 2022 faster than most healthcare occupations. As peoples dietary needs increase whether for health or fitness so will the need for nutritional consultants.
Clinical Medical Assisting Professional
The Clinical Medical Assisting program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and other related tasks. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician’s offices, clinics, chiropractor’s offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.
Job Outlook: Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 29 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. The growth of the aging baby-boom population will continue to spur demand for preventive medical services, which are often provided by physicians. As their practices expand, physicians will hire more assistants to perform routine administrative and clinical duties, allowing the physicians to see more patients.
Photographer Entrepreneur Program
Auburns Photographer Entrepreneur Program will also teach you how to create the business you want. Coursework for a photography certificate program teaches students photography's technical aspects, such as figuring the aperture, shutter speed and depth of field. They also study photo composition, lighting and other aesthetic aspects. Although professional-grade photography equipment isn't usually required, certain gear, like a tripod and a single-lens reflex camera, is often necessary.
Job Outlook: Employment of photographers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. Working conditions for photographers vary considerably depending on their specialty. Some travel for photo shoots; others work in their own studios. Still others work in laboratories, Police departments and use microscopes to photograph subjects.
Business Management Professional
The Business Management Professional program provides students the basic competencies involved in a leading a team whether from the very top of a company, middle management or first-line supervision. Managers at intermediate levels serve as the bridge between their staff and higher management understanding how to execute the project, exercising good judgment over costs and risks but also able to extract and rely on the talent of their team to get things done effectively.
Being an effective manager requires a fundamental understanding of leadership, organization and communication skills that will always be in demand by employers.
Job Outlook: Employment of management analysts is projected to grow 19 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for consulting services is expected to grow as organizations seek ways to improve efficiency and control costs. As markets become more competitive, firms will need to use resources more efficiently.