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Certificate programs at Washington State are designed as fast-track that lead to direct employment. Many can be completed in less than a year. As an additional option, students can use credit earned in the certificate programs towards an associate degree at Washington State.

9-Month Certificate Programs

Accounting

The accounting program provides a concentration of financial and managerial accounting with related business and technology courses, utilizing manual and computerized accounting systems and current software.

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Accounting Program

Automotive Service

Our Automotive Service program features a large laboratory with state-of-the-art equipment for practical, hands-on experience. Students learn the use of conventional tools, as well as the new computerized engine analyzers. A certificate in automotive technician is available to those students who complete the first year of the program.

The Automotive Service Technology and the Diesel Truck Systems Programs are fully accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). The primary mission of NATEF is to improve the quality of automotive technician training programs nationwide through voluntary accreditation. NATEF is responsible for the program evaluation process and approves programs for NATEF Accreditation based on the results of the on-site evaluation.

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation

101 Blue Seal Drive, SE, Suite 101 · Leesburg, VA 20175

703.669.6650 Fax: 703.669.6125

webmaster@natef.org

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Auto/Diesel Programs

Chemical Operator (Online)

This popular 32-credit hour program consists of courses covering basic mechanical systems, fundamental safety, health and environmental issues, basic math and science, workplace communications, and the computer and Internet skills necessary for online learning.

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Chemical Operator Program

Diesel Truck Maintenance

If you are interested in Diesel Truck Maintenance but would like to finish in a shorter time frame, we offer the Diesel Truck Maintenance One-Year Certificate. This certificate provides the foundation for an entry-level technician to gain employment in a myriad of industries, e.g., transportation, boats, trains, buses etc. According to a 2010 Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, employment opportunities will see a 15 percent increase for the need for qualified diesel technicians by the year 2020.

The Automotive Service Technology and the Diesel Truck Systems Programs are fully accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). The primary mission of NATEF is to improve the quality of automotive technician training programs nationwide through voluntary accreditation. NATEF is responsible for the program evaluation process and approves programs for NATEF Accreditation based on the results of the on-site evaluation.

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation

101 Blue Seal Drive, SE, Suite 101 · Leesburg, VA 20175

703.669.6650 Fax: 703.669.6125

webmaster@natef.org

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Auto/Diesel Programs

Medical Billing and Medical Coding

The Medical Billing and Coding Certificate program at WSCC is just three-semesters and fully online. With credentials built into the curriculum, you will be equipped you with the knowledge and skills necessary to gain employment. The curriculum is designed for a seamless transition to those who want to build on their knowledge and earn an associate degree in Health Information Management Technology.

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Medical Billing and Medical Coding

Multi Craft

This program is designed to prepare students for maintenance jobs in industrial and production facilities.

Peace Officer Basic Academy (POBA)

Successful completion of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission's (OPOTC) certified Peace Officer Basic Academy (POBA) program is a requirement for employment as a law enforcement professional in Ohio.

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POBA Program

1-Year Certificate Programs

Massage Therapy

The Massage Therapy program is offered as a 1-year full-time day program. Graduates of the program receive a certificate of completion, and are eligible to sit for the MBLEx National Test. To become a Licensed Massage Therapist in Ohio you must first pass the exam before applying to the state for licensure.

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Practical Nursing Education

The Practical Nursing program is offered as either 1-year full-time day, or 2-year part-time evening classes. During the program, your studies will include both classroom and clinical experiences. Your classroom instruction will be enhanced by concurrent clinical participation at Marietta Memorial Hospital, Selby General Hospital, Harmar Place, and Heartland of Marietta. Additionally, you will gain experience through observational time with home nursing, nursery schools, physician offices, and clinics.

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