Career Certificates

Unlock Your Future

Embark on a journey to gain in-demand job skills through our flexible online training programs. No experience necessary – we are here to guide you every step of the way.

Make your resume shine with a credential from Google, paving the way to exciting job opportunities. Connect with top employers actively seeking skilled individuals like you.

The S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Academy Advantage

Our mission is to empower underemployed community members with technical and workplace skills, building confidence and unlocking social and economic opportunities. Join us in shaping a brighter future for yourself.

The S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Academy is inclusive and offers flexibility for learners from all backgrounds. Secure a credential that opens doors to high-growth fields and positions you as a valuable asset in the workforce.

The certifications will support workers seeking higher wages and better job prospects.  Corporate America can take advantage of this skilled and diverse talent pool while unlocking new job opportunities.

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Academy will prepare learners for high-demand, entry-level digital jobs and equip them with critical workplace skills.

Learners will have access to:

Entry-level Professional Certificates from industry leader, Google which train workers without a degree or technology experience for well-paying digital jobs with career mobility potential

Transferable college credit: Certificates from Google have ACE® Credit Recommendation, which means learners who complete these certificates are eligible to receive up to 12 college credits from participating colleges and universities in the US, or the equivalent of four college courses at the associate’s degree level

Employer Talent Consortium for completed program graduates, access to job opportunities and professional development services

We are in search of learners who:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to advancing their education or furthering their career.
  • Pledge to dedicate approximately five to ten hours per week to the six-month program.
  • Are 18 years or older, reside in the United States, and possess a valid government-issued ID.
  • Hold a high school diploma or equivalent and are proficient in the English language.

 

Upon completion, you will receive:

  • Exclusive access to job boards, personalized 1:1 career coaching, and support for resume and interview preparation through the attainment of Google certificates.
  • The opportunity to earn up to 12 college credits at select colleges and universities.
  • A specialized digital badge that can be shared with employers and on job-seeking platforms like LinkedIn, showcasing your newly acquired skills.
  • Access to tailored courses and events designed to help you discover your purpose and define your strengths.
  • Membership in a growing community of over 40,000 peers, providing ongoing support and networking opportunities.

Choose Your Path to Success

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CYBERSECURITY

3-6 Months completion time

Cybersecurity analysts are responsible for monitoring and protecting information and systems.

If you like: investigating, solving puzzles

Prepare for a career as a cybersecurity analyst with a professional certificate from Google. Learn job-ready skills that are in-demand, like how to identify common risks, threats, and vulnerabilities, as well as the techniques to mitigate them.

Learn the foundations of cybersecurity and get the job-ready skills you need to kick-start your career in a fast-growing field.

 

Qualify for in-demand jobs in cybersecurity

Cybersecurity analysts are responsible for monitoring and protecting networks, devices, people, and data. They use a collection of methods and technologies to safeguard against outside threats and unauthorized access — and to create and implement solutions should a threat get through.
This fully online program provides the skills you need for an entry-level job in cybersecurity, even if you don’t have prior experience. You’ll use industry standard tools like Python, Linux, SQL, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools, and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS).
Project Management

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

 3-6 Months completion time. Project managers ensure projects within an organization are managed and completed with maximum value.

If you like: solving problems, organization, working with people

Get started in the high-growth field of project management with a professional certificate developed by Google. Discover how to manage projects efficiently and effectively, using traditional and agile methods. Learn the foundations of project management and get the job-ready skills you need to kick-start your career in a fast-growing field.

Qualify for in-demand jobs in project management

Whether at a small company or a large enterprise organization, project managers are responsible for planning, organizing and running projects so they can be delivered on time and on budget.

Project Management Certificate

This fully online program provides the skills you need for an entry-level job in project management, even if you don’t have prior experience.
Data Analytics

DATA ANALYTICS

3-6 Months completion time. Data analysts collect, transform, and organize data in order to help make informed business decisions.

If you like: uncovering trends and patterns, visualizations

Whether you’re just getting started or want to take the next step in the high-growth field of data analytics, professional certificates from Google can help you gain in-demand skills. You’ll learn about R programming, SQL, Python, Tableau and more. Learn the foundations of data analytics, and get the job-ready skills you need to kick start your career in a fast-growing field.

Qualify for in-demand jobs in data analytics

Data analysts prepare, process, and analyze data to help inform business decisions. They create visualizations to share their findings with stakeholders and provide recommendations driven by data.

Data Analytics Certificate

Hosted on Coursera, this fully online program provides all the skills you need to find an entry-level job in the field of data analytics, even if you don’t have prior experience.
IT Support

IT SUPPORT

3-6 Months completion time. IT Specialists troubleshoot problems so computers and networks run correctly.

IT Support Certificates

Hosted on Coursera, this fully online program provides all the skills you need to find an entry-level job in the field of IT support, even if you don’t have prior experience. You’ll learn about troubleshooting, customer support, system administration, Python and more. Learn the foundations of IT support, and get the job-ready skills you need to kick start your career in a fast-growing field.

Qualify for in-demand jobs in IT

In both small businesses and large organizations, IT support involves troubleshooting and problem solving to help computers and networks run smoothly, while providing great customer service along the way.  IT Support Specialists are responsible for analyzing, troubleshooting and evaluating technology issues. This role may support internal clients, helping to keep employees productive, or external customers of a company, helping them via the telephone or webchat.

If you like: solving problems, helping others

Whether you’re just getting started or want to take the next step in the high-growth field of IT, professional certificates from Google can help you gain in-demand skills.
Digital Marketing & E-commerce

DIGITAL MARKETING & E-COMMERCE

 3-6 Months completion time. Digital marketers use online tools to reach customers. E-commerce specialists grow online sales.

Digital Marketing & E-commerce Certificate

This fully online program teaches you the skills you need for an entry-level job in digital marketing or e-commerce, with no experience required. You’ll learn popular tools and platforms, such as Canva, Constant Contact, Hootsuite, HubSpot, Mailchimp, Shopify, Twitter, Google Ads, and Google Analytics. This certificate is endorsed by the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s) and the American Advertising Federation (AAF). This program contains no confidential information

Qualify for in-demand jobs in digital marketing and e-commerce

Digital marketing involves using email, social media, search engines, display advertising, and other online channels to attract customers, encourage them to make purchases, and keep them coming back. E-commerce involves using online platforms to sell products and services, which includes designing online stores, crafting product listings, conducting market research, and analyzing store performance.

If you like: connecting with people online, building an online presence

Get started in the high-growth fields of digital marketing and e-commerce with a professional certificate from Google. Learn to manage digital marketing campaigns, attract and engage customers, and sell products online. Learn the fundamentals of digital marketing and e-commerce in order to gain the skills needed to land an entry-level job.
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UX DESIGN

3-6 Months completion time.  UX designers make digital and physical products easier and more enjoyable to use.

UX Design Certificate

This fully online program provides the skills you need for an entry-level job in UX design, even if you don’t have prior experience.

Qualify for in-demand jobs in UX design

User Experience (UX) Designers are responsible for the look and feel of a product, website, or app. They work with teams of product managers, UI designers, writers, and developers to create high-fidelity screens and prototypes that represent how the product will look and function once it’s released to the public. UX designers make technology easier and more enjoyable for people to use. They design products and tools so that they are more useful and accessible for users.

If you like: understanding people, drawing, thinking creatively

Get started in the fast-growing field of user experience (UX) design with a professional certificate developed by Google. Learn the foundations of UX design, including empathizing with users, building wireframes and prototypes, and conducting research to test your designs.

Learn about the foundations of UX design and gain the skills you need to find an entry-level job as a UX designer.

How much does S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Academy Career Certificate program costs?

The S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Academy professional certificate program is tuition-free. The costs of tuition are fully covered by Google.

Is the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Academy Career Certificates entirely online?

Yes. All courses are online on Coursera. You can learn on your own time, at your own pace. There will be additional live, virtual community programming events as part of the program to interact with experts and peers.

What are the requirements or qualifications I need to join?

  • 18 or older (there is no upper limit)
  • Be a resident of the United States and have a government-issued ID
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Be committed to continuing your education or seeking a new job following completion of the program
  • English proficiency. We do not require learners to be native English speakers.

How much time do I have to complete the program?

It is recommended that you complete the requirements in six to eight months. It is estimated that you will need to commit approximately five to ten hours a week to complete the program in that time period. Only learners who have been inactive for over 90 days will be removed.

Is The S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Academy Career Certificates offered in a language other than English?

All Google Career Certificates are available in English with Spanish language support. Some courses have subtitles in additional languages, including Arabic, French, Portuguese, Italian, German, Russian, and Spanish.

What is ACE® Credit for College?

ACE Credit is issued by the American Council on Education (ACE). ACE is one of the nation’s leading authorities on issues of higher education, and they evaluate nontraditional forms of learning to offer recommendations for transfer credit. They’ve reviewed over 35,000 courses.

See : ACE CREDIT College and University Network

I have a disability. Can The S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Academy Career Certificates accommodate me?

The S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Academy complies fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other relevant laws and regulations. Please visit the Coursera Learner Help Center to discuss your specific needs.

How do I join The S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Academy Career Certificates?

  • Step 1: Register HERE with your name, email address, city,state, zip code, and Race/Ethnicity.

 

  • Step 2: Allow 48 hours for request processing, then check your email for the “PNA | K2BW S.U.C.C.E.S.S. ACADEMY invites you to learn on Coursera!” then follow the instructions provided in the email.

 

What is Coursera?

Coursera is a global online learning platform where learners can engage in courses offered by over 200 world-class universities and companies. All of The American Dream Academy coursework is available on Coursera.

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