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Directed Study

Between class, lesson planning, and administrative commitments, it can be difficult for educators to find time for their own education and professional development. With Brandman University’s self-paced, online Directed Study courses, educators can find a course that fits not only their unique areas of interest but their busy lives and schedules.

PayTrain Certification Exam Preparation

Individuals working in the payroll industry enjoy the flexibility of working for large or small companies or to work independently as a consultant. In cooperation with the American Payroll Association, the PayTrain Fundamentals and Mastery courses are ideal for seasoned professionals or new hires. These comprehensive courses provide students with a solid understanding of payroll compliance, payroll calculations, fringe benefits, employment taxes, record keeping, payroll accounting, management, and administration.

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Project Management

Brandman University has partnered with MindEdge, Inc., a Global Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute, to offer online project management courses and simulations.

Microsoft Office Applications

Brandman University and New Horizons Southern California are partnering together to bring you accessible, easy and affordable ways to add to or develop your desktop application skills in Microsoft Office Suite versions 2003, 2007 and 2010.

Autism, Added Authorization/Certificate

Did you know that autism has grown 600% since 1991? We at Brandman University know that California’s teachers weren’t trained to manage the epidemic. We have sought to meet that need by launching one of California’s first state-approved Autism Authorization programs.

Our 4 course, 12 unit program provides either a CTC-designated authorization to serve learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders or a Certificate of Completion. Since Brandman classes are after hours and online, teachers can learn new skills and stay where they're needed: in the classroom.

CTEL/CLAD

This online program authorizes you to provide specialized instruction to English learners in a California classroom. You'll learn to design curriculum to assist students with developing their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in English.

Essentials of HR Management Certificate

Designed as a thorough introduction to HR basics, this SHRM course provides a solid foundation in HR understanding improving job performance across multiple job titles and functions. Appropriate for entry level HR staff, small business owners and office managers, managers and front line supervisors, and others working with teams and direct reports. Reduce the risk of potential high-cost litigation and promote a consistent understanding of the HR function within non-HR management.

Survival Spanish: Culture and Language for Healthcare Professionals

Learn more than just words!

Rather than focus on building complete fluency, our Spanish classes provide a foundation in culture and industry-specific vocabulary for the busy professional. Students explore the demographics, history, gender dynamics, and other important aspects of Latino culture to better understand the unique challenges and experience of the population. Basic phrases and vocabulary are practiced to facilitate conversations between teachers, students, and parents or clinicians and their patients.

Science of Obesity

This course covers the role of diet and exercise in weight loss and body weight maintenance as well as metabolic and physiological changes occurring during weight loss and gain. Explore current trends in obesity and the relationship between body weight, obesity, and disease risk. Research comparing popular diets used for weight loss and disease treatment will be covered along with recommendations for optimal weight loss and weight maintenance programs.

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