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Columbia Area Career Center
4203 South Providence Road
Columbia, MO 65203
Phone: 573-214-3803
Fax: 573-214-3811

Career Certificate Programs

Working with partners Gatlin and Ed2Go, we now offer over 100 online education programs designed to provide the workforce skills necessary to enter a new field or advance your current career. Our Online Career Training Programs will prepare you for certification in specific fields and ranging from Administrative Dental Assistant, Personal Fitness Trainer, Wedding Planner and more.

Programs are included under the following categories: Healthcare and Fitness, Business and Professional, IT and Software Development, Management and Corporate, Media and Design, Hospitality and Gaming, Skilled Trades and Industrial, and Sustainable Energy and Going Green.

These programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field who work to provide the most effective web-based learning experience available today. Instructors are actively involved in your online learning experience and they will respond to any questions or concerns, as well as encourage and motivate you to succeed.

Programs can run in length from 16-700 hours and cost per program vary from 5-,000. Each program includes a set of lessons and evaluations. Grades are a combination of the instructor/mentor’s evaluation of students’ work and computer graded tests. Please click on the link below to browse the programs and find a training program that interests you.

  • Columbia Area Career Center is accredited as a postsecondary  institution by the Council on Occupational Education. Columbia Area Career Center | 4203 S. Providence Road | Columbia, MO 65203 | Phone 573.214.3800 | Fax 573.214.3801 Columbia Area Career Center is in candidacy status for accreditation by the Council on Occupational Education.
  • The Columbia Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, or use of leave protected by the Family and Medical Leave Act, in its programs, activities, or with regard to employment. The Columbia Board of Education is an equal opportunity employer.

    Columbia Area Career Center is committed to providing equal access educational opportunities for students with disabilities covered under The Americas with Disabilities Act. The objectives are to ensure that students with disabilities function adequately and without discrimination in all aspects of the educational experience. Accessible facilities are available at all training locations. Students with documented disabilities who would like to inquire about the availability of reasonable academic and/or other program related accommodations should contact the Section 504 Liaison, 214-3800 ext. 29455