Academies are designed to help you quickly advance in your career. We work with our accredited education partners to ensure the skills you learn in the Academy are industry-approved and match what companies are looking for when hiring. In less than 4 months, you’ll learn the skills needed for a great career pathway with higher earning potential–with credentials and certifications.

So, it’s your move. Industrial production, healthcare administration, construction, or even tourism. We’ve got accelerated Academy training programs and certificates to prepare you with skills for a lasting career.

Academy Offerings

Here’s a look at the trainings we’ve got coming up. Click on the images below for more information on that specific training opportunity.

Classroom Learning

Through your academic course work in an Academy, you’ll gain knowledge and skills relevant and demanded by top industries and companies in our region. Beginning level course work provides a solid foundation for you to finish the program with confidence and the skills to pursue a career in your field.

Hands-On Learning

Learning-by-doing, or experiential learning, is a major part of how Academies work. Your academic coursework provides the foundational knowledge, and a host of experiential opportunities puts that knowledge into action.

Career Services and Supports

Your career goes beyond the classroom–and so does our support. Along with training options like Academies, we’re also here to offer resources to help you find your path. Career services are also available to guide you in job searches, interviewing, professional networking, and resume development.

  • Career Advising and Testing
  • Employer Connections
  • Career Readiness Services
  • Career Planning and Exploration
  • Networking
  • Work Experience (Internships)
  • Fairs and Special Events

What Students Say About Academies

“We’ve become so much more confident on the computer because of this training. It’s been an awesome boost for us!” — Sue, 2016 Office Essentials Academy Student