Professional Development

Business Administration for the IT Professional Certificate

Business Administration for the IT Professional Certificate

Employers repeatedly report that many prospective hires and current employees have excellent technical skills but do not have the soft skills, business acumen and leadership understanding in order to work effectively in today’s cross functional environment. This program is designed to provide the individual new to the workforce with individual leadership skills, project management principles, process understanding and improvement along with the basic business acumen to work effectively and efficiently.

IT Professional Certificates

Participate in the education and training that business owners and other key business decision makers prescribed as required for specific IT focused career paths. Earn certifications and the possibility of academic credit as you focus on specified information technology emphasis areas and the business acumen and leadership skills employers defined as required for these career paths. Tuition assistance is available for some programs and eligible students.

Certificate Programs

Mobile Application and Development

Westcott Courses & Omega Math

Westcott LogoBrandman University is proud to offer credit for courses operated by Wescott Courses and Omega Math (a subsidiary of Westcott Courses). Since 1996, Westcott Courses and Omega Math have been offering remedial and transferable online courses in math, IT, general education, and digital marketing to educate students with the skills and perspectives needed for understanding and participating in a complex world.

Legal Nurse Consultant

This exciting online program prepares medical professionals for a career in the legal field as legal nurse consultants. Building on your medical education and possible clinical experience, the Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course provides the RN and PA with fundamental skills necessary to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies, and governmental agencies regarding medically related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses.

Spanish for Early Childhood Educators

Did you know that, as of 2009, 26% of all children under 5 years old in the US are Hispanic?

This undergraduate-level course is designed to provide early childhood educators with basic knowledge about Latino culture and Spanish language necessary to communicate with parents and students on a basic level. Students will explore the culture of the monolingual population. They will also learn and practice vocabulary and phrases necessary to communicate with Spanish-speaking students and parents.

Teaching the 21st Century Learner Certificate

The Teaching the 21st Century Learner Certificate is designed for current educators who want to gain the knowledge and skill needed to serve as effective instructors for K-20 environments, in both online and blended settings. This four-course, fully online program focuses on students meeting and actively employing the iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Teaching. Students will:

BCBA

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® has approved the following course sequence as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination®. Applicants will have to meet additional requirements to qualify. This five-course sequence covers the Fourth Edition and is offered by the College of Applied Human Services, a partner of Brandman University. This is not professional certification by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and does not entitle candidates to claim they are Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA's).

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

For those interested in leadership roles and for those who work with leaders in the nonprofit sector, this program is designed specifically to prepare participants for staff leadership positions within nonprofit organizations. Focusing on the advancement of nonprofit mission, this program covers strategic governance, nonprofit business design and development, target market and trend analysis, assessing client needs, effective program design principles and continuous process improvement.

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