Online Career Training


Stanislaus State, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.

Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, who work to provide you with an effective web-based learning experience. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience. They respond to any questions or concerns, as well as encourage and motivate you to succeed.

Each program includes a set of lessons and evaluations; grades are a combination of the instructor/mentor’s evaluation of students’ work and computer-graded tests. We know you’ll appreciate the quality as well as the convenience of anytime, anywhere learning!

For complete program descriptions and to enroll, visit: Career Training Programs

Career Based Certificate Programs are available in the following categories:

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Electrical Technician – GES773

Online Electrical Technician Training

Become an Electrical Technician

Electrical work has some of the best opportunities for career stability, especially for electrical technicians. If you want to start a career as an electrical technician, this 100% online course will teach you the fundamentals of working with and repairing electrical equipment.


Online Certified HVAC/R Technician Training Course

Become a Certified HVAC/R Technician

New construction is fueling the industry, so there’s no better time to enter the HVAC/R field. This 100% online course will prepare you to earn NATE or HVAC Excellence certification in under 12 months! You’ll master core skills like accurate measurement and conversions, heat carrying capacity, condensation and vaporization, and air weight and value.


Optician Certification Training

Online Optician Certification Training

Prepare for ABO Optician Certification Online

American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certification is the nationally recognized standard for certifying an optician’s qualifications. This 100% online course will teach you the terminology, calculations, and procedures opticians use to assess vision, evaluate corrective options and correct optical problems. Using a step-by-step methodology, you will prepare to test on key areas required by the ABO certification exam.


Medical Billing and Coding (vouchers included) – GES1014

Online medical billing and coding training

Become a certified medical billing and coding specialist

Medical billing and coding is a rising star in the healthcare field today. This 100% online course will prepare you to start a career in this high-demand occupation and earn the medical billing and coding professional certification that best aligns with your interest and career goals. You’ll learn how to use the healthcare common procedure coding system (hcpcs) and the cpt category ii and icd-10 codes. Additionally, you’ll gain hands-on practice using medical billing and coding software. Upon course completion, you’ll receive a voucher for the certification exam of your choice: cpc, cca or cbcs.


Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

Online Medical Administrative Assistant Training

Become a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical Administrative assistants play a valuable role on any healthcare team, often handling a variety of organizational tasks that help with patient flow. The 100% online course will prepare you to work as a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), designated by the National Healthcare Career Association (NHA).


Online Paralegal Course

Online Paralegal Course

Train to Become a Paralegal Online

Certified paralegals play an extremely important role in the legal industry. This 100% online course will prepare you for the Certified Paralegal (CP) exam, offered by the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). You’ll learn how to perform a variety of tasks that paralegals experience every day, such as legal research, interviews, analysis and more.


Certified Bookeeper

Online Certified Bookkeeper Training Course

Earn bookkeeper certification online

Bookkeeping forms the backbone of every organization’s need to carefully account for its financial activities. It accounts for sales, purchases, and payments that flow through an entity. Bookkeepers are crucial to every organization and certified bookkeepers are the elite of their profession. This 100% online course will prepare you for certification by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).


Comptia A+ Certification Training


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Online CompTIA A+ Training Course

Prepare for CompTIA A+ Certification

CompTIA’s A+ certification is the top credential for associate-level IT professionals. This 100% online course will prepare you for CompTIA A+ certification exams 220-1001 and 220-1002. You’ll learn how to install and configure operating systems, expand IT security, troubleshoot software and other common operational procedures.


Freight Broker/agent Training


Learn How to Start a Freight Brokerage

Central California is one nation’s top logistics hubs, and an ideal place to work in freight. This 100% online course will teach you how to start a successful freight brokerage in this competitive market. You’ll learn everything from applying for your broker license to marketing your business.


Mastering Project Management With PMP® Prep


Online Project Management Training

Become a Project Management Professional (PMP®)

Project Management Professional (PMP®) is the leading certification for associate-level project managers. This 100% online course will fully prepare you to sit for and pass the PMP certification exam. All lessons are based on the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®).


Medical Office Manager (CPPM)

Medical Student

Online Medical Office Manager Training

Become a Certified Medical Office Manager

This 100% online course will train you to manage the daily operations of a medical office, from scheduling appointments to updating health records. You will be prepared to pass the following healthcare certification exams: Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM), Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS).


Microsoft Office Master 2016 Certification Training

(Vouchers Included)

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Online Microsoft Office Master 2016 Training

Become a Certified Microsoft Office Master

Earning your Microsoft Office Master certification demonstrates your expertise in the most widely used business productivity suite. This 100% online course will help you build the technical skills you need to pass the Microsoft Office Master Certification exams for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.


Patient Care Technician

GES 197

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Online Patient Care Training

Become a Patient Care Technician

Patient care technicians play a critical role at healthcare facilities, assisting with inpatient treatment and helping provide quality of life. The 100% online course will prepare you to work as a patient care technician.


Pharmacy Technician

(Voucher Included) GES117


Online Pharmacy Technician Training

Become a Pharmacy Technician

California’s Central Valley needs skilled pharmacy technicians. This 100% online course will prepare you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) National Certification exam and help you complete an externship with a leading pharmacy chain. 


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Online curso de formación – HVACR

Comience su carrera en HVACR

HVACR es una de las industrias más constantes para nuevos puestos de trabajo, por lo que no hay mejor momento para unirse! Este curso le preparará para un rol de nivel de entrada en el campo HVACR. Comprenderá los requisitos básicos necesarios para obtener un certificado “Ready to Work” de NATE e iniciar un aprendizaje.