15 Certificates You Can Earn Online

Find out the most popular online certificate programs.

Photo: Thinkstock

Your online certificate search should not be about finding the perfect program; it should be about finding the best program for you.

Certificates are beneficial to people just starting out in their career as well as those who need to give their resume a facelift. There are online certificate programs in almost every field. Even some hands-on programs can be taught online.

An online program can be just a rigorous as any campus-based program

15 Popular Online Certificate Programs

Why do people choose to enroll in an online certificate program? Time flexibility is usually the biggest reason, as an online program allows you to work at your own pace. It is also beneficial for students who live far away from campus and do not want to relocate.

An online program can be just a rigorous as any campus-based program and a good quality education can be easily found if you research what each program has to offer. Talk to alumni, current teachers and school faculty to help determine the quality of education the online career training school has to offer.

If you're struggling to figure out what program you want to pursue, it is helpful to make a list of your strengths and weaknesses. A passion for caring for others plus great organizational skills could lead to a nursing certificate or early childhood education certificate. But, an analytical mind that appreciates creativity could excel with a computer gaming certificate or graphic design certificate.

Still need some help deciding the best certificate for you? Consider any of the following online certificate programs popular with other Campus Explorer members.

  1. Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Medical Insurance/Biller
  2. Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
  3. Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
  4. Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant
  5. Computer Software Technology/Technician
  6. Web Design
  7. Early Childhood Education
  8. Interior Design
  9. Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  10. Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician
  11. Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  12. Medical/Clinical Assistant
  13. Business Administration and Management
  14. Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
  15. Legal Assistant/Paralegal

People Who Read This Article Also Read:

What Are Certificate Programs?
Is a Certificate Program Right for Me?
Online Certificate Programs
What Types of Schools Offer Certificate Programs?
Paying for Your Certificate Program
20 In Demand Certificates
Earning More Than One Certificate
Career Prospects with a Certificate

See All College Programs for Adult Students Articles


Visit Our Student Center

Get on track!

Visit our Student Center

And find out everything you need to know about planning for college.