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​Certificates are an excellent investment in your education. In fact, obtaining a certificate from Rowan College of South Jersey is like obtaining a key to your dreams. Because of their versatility, certificates can act as stepping stones between educational pathways, supplements to existing educational programs, or add-on qualifications. The best part—you can often complete a certificate program in as little as one or two semesters.

Certificate programs offer students a concentration of courses generally extracted from parallel degree programs. These concentrated programs give students the knowledge and skills needed for employment in related fields. Certificate programs ​typically require a maximum of 36 semester hours of instruction.

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  • Accounting (Certificate)

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    The goal of this Certificate of Achievement (COA) is to provide an understanding of the theory and application of accounting. The Certificate of Achievement series also allows working professionals the opportunity to obtain additional knowledge and skills while earning college credits.

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  • Alcohol and Drug Counseling (Certificate)*

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    In today’s society there is a growing vital need for compassionate counselors specializing in the field of alcohol and drugs. The program enhances your natural ability to interact with others, and that capacity is refined into a valuable skill with rewarding professional opportunities. You’ll receive the practical and theoretical education necessary for success, professionally or at a four-year college.

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  • Beverage Tourism (Certificate of Achievement)*

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    The craft beverage industry currently consisting of wineries, breweries and distilleries, is expanding rapidly throughout this region. A common thread among these businesses is the presence of tasting rooms as key marketing venues. Collectively, these tasting rooms have the potential to develop into a major attraction bringing tourists into the region, with beverage tourism becoming an economic driver in the hospitality industry. This program is designed to prepare a workforce capable of managing tasting rooms across the business sector, which will deliver exemplary tasting room experiences. Students entering this program will be adult learners (21 years or older) either seeking to enter the beverage tourism field, or currently employed in tasting rooms and seeking to advance their careers.

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  • Beverage Tourism (Certificate)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/Beverage%20Tourism%20Tasting%20Room%20Management%20AC%20Cumberland.pdf

    The craft beverage industry, currently consisting of wineries, breweries and distilleries, is expanding rapidly throughout this region. A common thread among these businesses is the presence of tasting rooms as key marketing venues. Collectively, these tasting rooms have the potential to develop into a major attraction bringing tourists into the region, with beverage tourism becoming an economic driver in the hospitality industry. This program is designed to prepare a workforce capable of managing tasting rooms across the business sector, which will deliver exemplary tasting room experiences.

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  • Biomedical Engineering (Certificate)

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/COA Biomedical Engineering Program Guide.pdf

    The Certificate of Achievement gives students the knowledge and skills needed for employment in their respective fields. They will provide students with a concentration of courses that can be taken in conjunction with those required for the A.S. Engineering Science degree program. If the student decides to continue with the remaining course requirements leading to an associate degree in Engineering Science, the certificate will allow them to take the additional courses needed for transfer and can be used as Program Electives.

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  • Business Management (Certificate)

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    Prepares students for entry-level business management positions in all sectors of business, government, not-for-profit and social service agencies. Business programs focus on the education and skills needed in today's global business environment. Practical courses coupled with general education offerings enhance development of critical thinking, communication and problem solving skills, as well as adaptability and team work.

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  • Business Software Tools (Certificate of Achievement)

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    The goal of this Certificate of Achievement (COA) is to strengthen the business software application skills that are utilized in most work environments. The Certificate of Achievement series also allows working professionals the opportunity to obtain additional knowledge and skills while earning college credits.

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  • Ceramic Technology (Certificate)*

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    Students learn to mold and fire ceramics, and “throw pots" at Cumberland County College's Clay College, located on High Street in the Millville Arts District. Residents and students of Clay College form distinctive pottery and sculpture by using various hand-building techniques including pinch, coil slab and the pottery wheel.

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  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (Certificate of Achievement)*

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    The CCMA Program at RCSJ provides the requisite training for entry-level postsecondary medical assistant students through classroom, laboratory and supervised clinical instruction and practice. CCMA program graduates receive a Certificate of Achievement upon completion of all program components. Students in good academic standing are eligible to take the national credentialing exam at the completion of all program requirements.

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  • Chemical Engineering (Certificate of Achievement)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/COA%20-%20Engineering%20Science%20Certificate%20Program%20Guide.pdf

    The Certificates of Achievement give students the knowledge and skills needed for employment in their respective fields. They will provide students with a concentration of courses that can be taken in conjunction with those required for the A.S. Engineering Science degree program. If the student decides to continue with the remaining course requirements leading to an associate degree in Engineering Science, the certificate will allow them to take the additional courses needed for transfer and can be used as Program Electives.

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  • Civil Engineering (Certificate of Achievement)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/COA%20-%20Engineering%20Science%20Certificate%20Program%20Guide.pdf

    The Certificates of Achievement give students the knowledge and skills needed for employment in their respective fields. They will provide students with a concentration of courses that can be taken in conjunction with those required for the A.S. Engineering Science degree program. If the student decides to continue with the remaining course requirements leading to an associate degree in Engineering Science, the certificate will allow them to take the additional courses needed for transfer and can be used as Program Electives.

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  • Computer Graphic Arts- Game Interactive Design (Certificate of Achievement)

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    The goal of this Certificate of Achievement (COA) is to provide entry-level knowledge of job skills necessary in the graphic arts industry, including instruction in animation, web design, preparing graphics for screen display and video editing. The Certificate of Achievement series also allows working professionals the opportunity to obtain additional knowledge and skills while earning college credits.

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  • Computer Graphic Arts- Print Design (Certificate of Achievement)

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/COA%20-%20Computer%20Graphic%20Arts%20Print%20Design%20Certificate%20Progam%20Guide%20-v1-3.11.19.pdf

    The goal of this Certificate of Achievement (COA) is to provide entry-level knowledge of job skills necessary in the graphic arts industry. The program includes principles of design, elements of design, designing for print, illustrations and photo processing. The Certificate of Achievement series also allows working professionals the opportunity to obtain additional knowledge and skills while earning college credits.

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  • Construction Supervision (Certificate of Achievement)*

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    The Professional Development Certificates in the Engineering Technologies Construction Supervision program will provide the students with a concentration of courses that parallel the Associates Degree program. The certificates below give students the knowledge and skills needed for employment in their respective fields. Once a certificate is completed, students can continue with the remaining course requirements leading to an A.A.S. degree in Engineering Technologies

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  • Criminal Justice (Certificate)*

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    Law enforcement and corrections are among the fastest-growing career fields in America, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. A range of job opportunities awaits graduates as America becomes a more security-conscious society.

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  • Digital Marketing (Certificate of Achievement)

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/COA%20-%20Digital%20Marketing%20Certificate%20Program%20Guide%20-%203.11.19.pdf

    The goal of this Certificate of Achievement (COA) is to provide an understanding of the use of digital marketing in todays organizations. The Certificate of Achievement series also allows working professionals the opportunity to obtain additional knowledge and skills while earning college credits.

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  • Digital Photography (Certificate of Achievement)

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    The Professional Development Certificate in Digital Photography is designed to provide students with the necessary background and skills to work as photographers. Students can either complete just the certificate or continue to work toward an Associate’s degree in Digital Photography.

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  • Early Childhood Education (Certificate)

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    Designed to allow students to explore the field of Early Childhood Education before making a commitment to obtaining the A.A.S degree. All courses offered in the Academic Certificate may be applied to the A.A.S degree in Early Childhood Education.​

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  • Electrical Engineering (Certificate of Achievement)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/COA%20-%20Engineering%20Science%20Certificate%20Program%20Guide.pdf

    The Certificates of Achievement give students the knowledge and skills needed for employment in their respective fields. They will provide students with a concentration of courses that can be taken in conjunction with those required for the A.S. Engineering Science degree program. If the student decides to continue with the remaining course requirements leading to an associate degree in Engineering Science, the certificate will allow them to take the additional courses needed for transfer and can be used as Program Electives

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  • Electronic Technology (Certificate of Achievement)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/Engineering%20Technology%20Electronics%20Technology%20CC%20Cumberland.pdf

    This program focuses on the basics of electronics. CCC works closely with business and industry leaders to keep its Engineering technologies curricula current.

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  • Electronic Technology (Certificate)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/Engineering%20Technology%20Electronics%20Technology%20AC%20Cumberland.pdf

    This program prepares students for employment in a wide range of businesses and industries. Experts predict that varied technical occupations will be among the hot careers during the next decade. There will be a 30 percent increase in higher-skilled, better-paying occupations in the technical fields, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. With the increased emphasis on technology, 80 percent of these jobs will require more than a high school diploma, but less than a four-year degree. CCC works closely with business and industry leaders to keep its Engineering technologies curricula current.

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  • Emergency Management (Certificate)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/CER%20-%20Emergency%20Management%20Certificate%20%20Program%20Guide%20-%20v1%20-%205.28.21.pdf

    This certificate provides an excellent foundation for law enforcement, homeland security and first responders. The certificate is structured to provide the student with exploratory academic experiences in Emergency Management

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  • Engineering Technology (Certificate)*

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    This program prepares students for careers in computer-aided drafting. Experts predict that varied technical occupations will be among the hot careers during the next decade. There will be a 30 percent increase in higher-skilled, better-paying occupations in the technical fields, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. With the increased emphasis on technology, 80 percent of these jobs will require more than a high school diploma, but less than a four-year degree. CCC works closely with business and industry leaders to keep its Engineering technologies curricula current.

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  • Entertainment Technology (Certificate)

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    The Communication and Theatre departments are collaborating to create an Academic Certificate to offer training in the Entertainment Technology field. This unique program is designed to prepare individuals to work as skilled technicians, capable of functioning independently, or as part of a production team in the preparation and performance of theatrical/entertainment events. Students will have an opportunity to get real-world experience as they complete the required internship in this program. The sources of students for this program are CCC theatre students, communication, journalism, public relations and television production students. Also entertainment business and industry professionals from Philadelphia and New Jersey working in the field but looking for updated training or advancement in his/her career.

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  • Entrepreneurship (Certificate)

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    This program offers students a framework for understanding the role of an entrepreneur in leading start-up businesses and expanding small businesses. Students will develop and hone the necessary skills to compete in today’s global business environment. Through theory and practical application, students will enhance their development of critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills, as well as adaptability and teamwork.

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  • Entrepreurship & Small Business Leadership (Certificate of Achievement)

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    This program is designed to prepare students to start and lead start-up businesses. Students are introduced to management, marketing, accounting and finance, which are essential for effective business development.

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  • Equine Science (Certificate of Achievement)*

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    The Professional Development Certificate in Equine Science will provide students with the instruction and practical experience in management, nutrition, physiology, and care of horses. Students can either complete just the certificate or continue to work toward an Associate’s degree in Equine Science.

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  • Health Science (Certificate)*

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    The Health Science option under the A.S. in Biological Science is designed to accommodate those students wishing to pursue a pathway in healthcare such as Physical Therapy, Occupation Therapy, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Chiropractic, Medical Lab Technician and a variety of healthcare professions.

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  • Healthcare Risk Management (Certificate of Achievement)*

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    The Healthcare Risk Management Career Certificate is available to degree-bearing healthcare professionals seeking to expand or advance their career into this dynamic field. As control of risk becomes increasingly important in a vast range of clinical settings, the need for administrators and practitioners with advanced training in this area grows. This program targets risk evaluation and mitigation in the development of risk management plans for enterprise risk and patient safety. Targeted professionals include nurses, therapists and administrators working in private practices, clinics, rehabilitation centers, hospitals and long-term care facilities.

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  • Infant & Toddler Education (Certificate of Achievement)

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    ​​​This career certificate is intended for use by professionals and paraprofessionals working in the field of infant/toddler care in all settings, including center-based care, family child care programs, and community-based programs that support infants, toddlers and their families. By focusing on infant/toddler mental health and social/emotional development as well as adding an intensive supervised field work experience, candidates will increase knowledge and skills in caring for children from birth through 36 months of age.

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  • Management (Certificate of Acheivement)

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    The goal of this Certificate of Achievement (COA) is to provide a foundation in human resource management that can be applied to any role in an organization. The Certificate of Achievement series also allows working professionals the opportunity to obtain additional knowledge and skills while earning college credits.

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  • Mechanical Engineering (Certificate of Achievement)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/COA%20-%20Engineering%20Science%20Certificate%20Program%20Guide.pdf

    The Certificates of Achievement give students the knowledge and skills needed for employment in their respective fields. They will provide students with a concentration of courses that can be taken in conjunction with those required for the A.S. Engineering Science degree program. If the student decides to continue with the remaining course requirements leading to an associate degree in Engineering Science, the certificate will allow them to take the additional courses needed for transfer and can be used as Program Electives.

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  • Medical Coding (Certificate)*

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    This certificate program will prepare the student to work in many areas requiring coding expertise. The coding courses follow the prerequisites Medical Terminology and Human Biology, which expose the student to terms and anatomy necessary for learning medical coding. This program can be completed as a full-time or part-time student. The program at Camden County College is approved by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Medical coders provide an essential part of managing health information that allows hospitals and physician offices to receive payment for services. Each diagnosis or treatment is assigned a code for which payment may be received. Code assignments are based on coding classification guidelines, federal regulations and sometimes state regulations. In the United States healthcare can be complex and has many components including the clinical side, administrative elements, and governmental oversight. Adequately trained personnel are essential for proper reporting of information to ensure correct reimbursement. Area medical facilities currently seek trained staff with the coding skills necessary to efficaciously meet the financial needs of these institutions. Theory and lab experience will provide the learner with job-readiness skills.

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  • Paralegal (Certificate)

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/COA%20-%20Paralegal%20Cert%20Program%20Guide-v1-3.12.19_19.pdf

    The goal of this certificate program is to provide students, who have already earned a Bachelor’s or Associate's Degree (which includes a minimum of 18 hours of general education credits), with the skills necessary to begin a career as a paralegal. In addition to requiring two computer courses, this program includes a practicum (internship), designed to provide on-the-job training to reinforce concepts introduced in the classroom.

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  • Practical Nursing (LPN) (Certificate)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/Practical%20Nursing%2C%20AC-Cumberland.pdf

    The Academic Certificate program in Practical Nursing is designed for students who plan to become Licensed Practical Nurses. This program has selective admission criteria. Individuals who are at college level and who are eligible to take English 101, and Anatomy and Physiology I, may consider this Practical Nursing program. The Practical Nursing Program can be completed in one calendar year. Graduates are awarded on Academic Certificate in Practical Nursing.

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  • Surveying Engineering Technologies (Certificate of Achievement)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/COA%20-%20Surveying%20Engineering%20Technology%20Program%20Guide.pdf

    The Professional Development Certificates in the Engineering Technologies Land Surveying program will provide the students with a concentration of courses that parallel the Associates Degree program. The certificates below give students the knowledge and skills needed for employment in their respective fields. Once a certificate is completed, students can continue with the remaining course requirements leading to an A.A.S. degree in Engineering Technologies.

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  • Technology Help Desk Support (Certificate of Achievement)

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/COA%20-%20Tech%20Help%20Desk%20Support%20Program%20Guide-v1-3.12.19_1.pdf

    The goal of this Certificate of Achievement (COA) is to provide the foundation ofsoftware skills utilized in a help desk technician role. The Certificate of Achievement series also allows working professionals the opportunity to obtain additional knowledge and skills while earning college credits.

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  • Website Development (Certificate of Achievement)

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/COA%20-%20Website%20Development%20Cert%20Program%20Guide-v1-3.12.19.pdf

    The goal of this Certificate of Achievement (COA) is to provide the foundation ofwebsite design and development. The Certificate of Achievement series also allows working professionals the opportunity to obtain additional knowledge andskills while earning college credits.

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