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Internet technology allows us to deliver courses from anywhere at anytime. Students `pick up' their lessons and `turn in' their completed assignments via e-mail. They attend class in a virtual classroom.

All courses are ongoing; you may register online at any time by clicking on the vendor links found below. Or if you need assistance, call (256) 782-5918 or 1-800-634-7199. All courses may be taken either individually or can be a part of a certificate program.

The JSU Office of Community Engagement and Outreach has partnered with the following providers of online courses to give our students a wide range of online learning options.

View the links below for the expanded and diverse selection of courses.

Real Estate Online - Are you interested in a career in Real Estate? Be on the leading edge of technology with this online real estate courses! Study at your own pace on your home computer! Jacksonville State University's Office of Community Engagement and Outreach, in cooperation with CompuTaught, offers you the opportunity to meet your Prelicense, Post License, Broker Prelicense, and Continuing Education requirements with our highly effective online courses.

The instructor led courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. We focus on creating warm, supportive communities for our learners. Courses available in the following areas: Accounting and Finance, Business, Computer Applications, Design and Composition, Healthcare and Medical, Languages and Arts, Law and Legal, Personal Development, Teaching and Education, Technology, Writing and Publishing.

Features include:

· Comprehensive online course in a convenient six-week format

· Expert instructors lead each courses

· Engaging student discussion areas

· New sessions starting monthly

· Confirmation of completion awarded with passing score

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Popular courses include: A to Z Grant Writing, Accounting Fundamentals, Administrative Assistant Fundamentals, Effective Business Writing, Fundamentals of Supervision and Management, Project Management Fundamentals, and Speed Spanish

The career training programs can start you on a path to an in-demand profession or help advance your current career with industry certification. You may begin these programs at any time and learn at your own pace. Upon successful completion of all coursework, you will receive a certificate of completion from Jacksonville State University, Office of Community Engagement and Outreach.

Programs available in the following areas: Healthcare and Fitness, Business and Professional, IT and Software Development, Management and Corporate, Media and Design, Hospitality and Service Industry, Skilled Trades and Industrial, Sustainable Energy.

Features include:

· 6-18 month self-paced, start anytime

· Textbook and materials included

· Most programs prepare students for industry recognized certifications

· Vouchers included to take certification exams for popular programs

· Financial Assistance available:

· Student Advisors available to provide coaching, motivation, and career readiness support

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Popular programs include: Certified Wedding Planner, CompTIA Certification Training: A+, Network+, Security + (voucher included), Microsoft Office 2016 Master Technician (vouchers included), OMCP Email Marketing and Automation Professional (voucher included), Payroll Practice and Management (voucher included)

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JER Online lists over 1000+, cost affordable, non-credit Continuing WorkforceCourses and Certificates. No ordinary courses--JER Online courses and certificates are industry developed. They are cost affordable. This means that you are going  to have access to the same e-learning that business and industry uses for their employee training.

  • Start anytime or on a fixed time schedule
  • Access your course anytime from anywhere for fast completion
  • JER Online offers discounted pricing for employee group enrollments
  • As an extra added value and bonus, students will have 1 year access to their online courses, post course completion (applies to self-directed corporate developed courses only)

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Professional Technical Writing Certifications 

Are you interested in enrolling in technical writing classes that come with an accredited university credential upon successful completion? Here is what you need to know about techwriter-certification technical writing courses. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of technical writers is expected to grow 18 percent, or faster than the average for all occupations, from now to 2018 (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics: ) 

In making a decision when it comes to enrolling in a Technical Writing class consider the following: 

  • Technical writing is a demand area underserved by colleges and universities that focus on credit rather than technical writing courses and classes for the workforce. 
  • Most companies reimburse employees for technical writing courses and certificate classes. 
  • Typical technical writing students are either employees, freelancers, consultants or those seeking to move into a new technical writing career path. 

What are the benefits of enrolling in technical writing courses and classes from Techwriter Certification? 

  • Techwriter-Certification will prepare you for a career in the technical writing field or help you sharpen and advance your present workplace skills. 
  • Our Technical Writing courses are taught by technical writing faculty with substantial industry experience. You will learn from working experts. 
  • The Techwriter-Certification program is a perfect solution for those in industry or someone interested in starting a new consulting and technical writing business. 
  • Those who complete their course of study will earn a Technical Writing Certificate from a prestigious accredited university complete with university watermark, your name, and title of the Technical Writing Certificate Program. Non-credit transcripts are available. 
  • Engage in an Anytime-Anywhere Learning Model. You do not have to meet at a specific time, but will still have contact with your technical writing instructor.
  • Techwriter-Certification courses are consistently recognized by industry for meeting job required training. 

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Legal Studies - Are you interested in a career in the Legal Field? We make it more convenient than ever to pursue a career in the Legal Field by offering online courses. Our courses are a perfect fit for today's fast-paced and busy lifestyles! Register online.

JSU is proud to partner with the Learning Resources Network (LERN) to provide the following online certificate programs: Social Networking for Business, Developing Green Buildings, Generational Communication and Management, Managing Telecommuters, and Supervisory Leadership.

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