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Saint Paul College offers diploma and certificate programs that can be completed in two semesters or less. In less than a year, you could be earning more and working in a meaningful career. Follow your passion for cooking or cosmetology, learn a lifelong skill like carpentry, or stay on the cutting edge of technology in cybersecurity.

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collapse ProgramType : BUSINESS PROGRAMS ‎(10)
  
CERTIFICATEBUSINESS PROGRAMS
Business education is good business. Our Business Certificate program includes five core courses that will provide you with a sound foundation for entry-level work in the marketplace or provide you with an affordable Transfer Pathway to a bachelor's degree at a four-year institution.
Business Certificate Program St. Paul MN | Certificate in Business26
  
CERTIFICATEBUSINESS PROGRAMS
You can learn invaluable communications, teamwork, business, and computer software skills that prepare you for entry-level work in customer service office support. Graduates can earn $13.37 to $16.47 per hour after completing this certificate program.*
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CERTIFICATEBUSINESS PROGRAMS
Are you interested in owning your own business? Our Entrepreneurship certificate program provides you with essential small business management skills so that you can pursue your dream as an owner of your very own business.
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CERTIFICATEBUSINESS PROGRAMS
According to the Minnesota Department of Revenue and DEED, there are 245,000 full and part-time jobs and $4.3B in wages in the Leisure and Hospitality sector.  Our program gives you the skills necessary to plan events and meetings to be effective and in-demand for this growing service industry.
Event & Meeting Management Certificate Program28
  
CERTIFICATEBUSINESS PROGRAMS
Our Global Trade certificate program is an add-on certificate for individuals currently working in the global trade/logistics field. It is transferable to our Global Trade AAS program for those wanting to be entrepreneurs in the growing import/export field.
Global Trade AAS and Certificate Programs25
  
CERTIFICATEBUSINESS PROGRAMS
Are you looking for a career in Human Resources that prepares you for future workforce demands? Our Human Resources certificate program prepares you for entry-level HR positions paying $15.96 to $19.00 per hour or equips you for our degree program and even higher pay.
Human Resources AAS Degree and Certificate Programs30
  
CERTIFICATEBUSINESS PROGRAMS
Our Nonprofit Certificate program is for those who currently work in or are interested in a nonprofit organization. This program helps these individuals continue their growth in the nonprofit community.
Nonprofit Certificate Program33
  
CERTIFICATEBUSINESS PROGRAMS
There is always a substantial market for people who can manage resources to achieve organizational objectives. Our Project Management certificate prepares you for an entry project manager position or advanced education with our AAS degree program, both offering tremendous career earning potential.
Project Management AAS and Certificate Program32
  
CERTIFICATEBUSINESS PROGRAMS
Marketing via social media is a rapidly growing career field. Our Social Media Marketing Certificate prepares you with invaluable skills to apply with a range of jobs, such as a Marketing Specialist, Marketing Coordinator, or Web Marketing Analyst.
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CERTIFICATEBUSINESS PROGRAMS
Logistics management includes the procurement, movement, storage, and processing of materials and information across a supply chain. Our Supply Chain Logistics certificate program provides you with the training to begin an entry-level position or continue your education with our AAS Degree program.
Supply Chain Logistics AAS and Certificate Programs29
collapse ProgramType : CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS ‎(6)
  
DIPLOMACAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Cabinetmaking continues to be a growing occupational industry. If you love working with wood, enjoy being creative, and have an eye for detail, our two-semester cabinetmaking program will prepare you for a job where you can earn $13.89 to $17.18 per hour right out of school.*
Cabinetmaking Diploma Program37
  
DIPLOMACAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Building construction is one of the fastest-growing industries in America today. As a well-trained carpenter, you can follow a union pathway, work for a construction company, or even start your own business with starting salary potential of $17.39 to 22.09 per hour. * Carpentry for Summer 2021 is Full. Consider Cabinetmaking this year.
Carpentry Diploma Program35
  
CERTIFICATECAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
If you enjoy using electrical, mechanical, and fluid power to automate a task, you should consider our Electromechanical Systems program. You will receive training on the latest automated systems that prepare you for work as technicians within energy, food, packaging, and manufacturing processes.
Electromechanical Systems Diploma and Certificate23
  
CERTIFICATECAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Our Machine Operator program is an excellent option for those interested in pursuing work as an entry-level manual and CNC machine tool operator. With our Right Skills Now certification, this educational pathway quickly positions you to meet the labor shortage currently facing this field of work.
Machine Operator Certificate | Right Skills Now for Manufacturing24
  
DIPLOMACAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
According to the US Department of Labor, the market for sheet metal employment is solid. With a diploma in Sheet Metal & HVAC Ducts & Fittings, you can earn between $20.07 and $26.22 per hour for an entry-level sheet metal fabrication job.*
Sheet Metal - HVAC Ducts and Fittings36
  
CERTIFICATECAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Welding skills are used in many different industries, providing you with a variety of career pathways. The job outlook for this industry is strong, with the American Welding Society stating there is a significant shortage of welders in the US today.
Welding Technology Diploma21
collapse ProgramType : HEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAMS ‎(9)
  
CERTIFICATEHEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAMS
The demand for quality sports massage therapists who can relieve physical pain caused continues to grow. Our program prepares you for in-demand positions at sports clinics, sports teams, or continuing education in our AAS degree program.
Massage Therapy Certificate and Clinical Sports Massage AAS17
  
CERTIFICATEHEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAMS
The demand for skilled, caring massage therapists who can relieve stress and pain continues to grow throughout the U.S. With a 100% placement track record, our certificate program will prepare you for an entry-level position making $11.45 to $16.91 per hour right after completing school.*
Massage Therapy Certificate and Clinical Sports Massage AAS20
  
CERTIFICATEHEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAMS
Do you enjoy office work while serving the medical profession? Our Medical Office certificate program provides you with the background necessary to pursue administrative support work in a range of medical-related fields.
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Do you have a heart for helping people with basic care needs? Our Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide certificate program prepares you for taking the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program test and be on the registry to be employed in long-term care settings in this stable career field.
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DIPLOMAHEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAMS
Pharmaceutical care for our aging society is a vital, growing profession. Our Pharmacy Technician diploma program will prepare you for a rewarding career at a community pharmacy, hospital, health insurance company, or long-term care setting with starting salaries typically at $15+/hr.
Pharmacy Technician Associate in Applied Science and Diploma Program38
  
CERTIFICATEHEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAMS
Phlebotomy Technicians serve an integral role in the collection of blood specimens for health care teams. Our program prepares you for entry-level positions within a healthcare setting with salary ranges from $15.55 to $16.92.*
Phlebotomy Technician Certificate16
  
CERTIFICATEHEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAMS
Yoga Alliance recognizes our Registered Yoga Teacher certificate program and qualifies graduates to be 200-hour Registered Yoga Teachers. The demand for this program continues to grow as society continues to value a healthy mind and body.
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CERTIFICATEHEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAMS
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics lists Sport, Exercise, and Fitness as a great field that requires post-secondary training. Graduates of our certificate program perform patient assessments and build customized fitness, wellness, and nutrition plans for individuals in a range of settings.
Sport and Exercise Sciences19
  
CERTIFICATEHEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAMS
The field of sterile processing has grown since COVID arrived in 2020.  Our sterile processing certificate prepares students for work in medical facilities with an hourly earning potential of $17.32 to $20.07* right away, or they can pursue our AAS degree program and make even more.
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collapse ProgramType : SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH (STEM) PROGRAMS ‎(6)
  
CERTIFICATESCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH (STEM) PROGRAMS
Do you enjoy working with computers and creating digital animation? Our Computer Animation certificate program provides you with both the knowledge-base up-to-date animation and video software packages to prepare you for work as a Digital Animator.
Computer Animation Degree | Training & Certificate in St Paul MN2
  
CERTIFICATESCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH (STEM) PROGRAMS
As our world becomes more information technology-dependent, there is a growing demand for CyberSecurity specialists who can secure confidential information. Our CyberSecurity program trains you for an entry-level position or prepares you for further education with our AAS degree program.
Cyber Security Associate in Applied Science Degree and Certificate4
  
CERTIFICATESCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH (STEM) PROGRAMS
Our GIS certificate program introduces students to fundamental concepts in GIS and prepares them for entry-level positions in various industries or continuing education in our AAS degree program. GIS is a great career field for those who like to analyze field data and work frequently outdoors.
Geographic Information Science Associate in Applied Science Degree1
  
CERTIFICATESCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH (STEM) PROGRAMS
Do you enjoy working with technology and creating visually appealing graphics? A certificate in our Visualization Technology program opens career options for you in information technology or marketing for a range of business, government, or nonprofit settings.
Computer Graphics & Visualization Degrees and Certificates3
  
CERTIFICATESCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH (STEM) PROGRAMS
Our Web Design certificate program gives you invaluable graphics, animation, and web application programming/coding skills. Entry-level web designers, multimedia artists, and animators can earn between $19.98 and $24.81 per hour with this in-demand certificate.
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CERTIFICATESCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH (STEM) PROGRAMS
Our Web Development certificate program gives you a strong foundation in many popular current web technologies. In addition, the need for skilled web developers continues to grow exponentially, resulting in a solid return on your educational investment!
https://www.saintpaul.edu/programs/Pages/web-development.aspx40
collapse ProgramType : WELLNESS AND SERVICE PROGRAMS ‎(8)
  
CERTIFICATEWELLNESS AND SERVICE PROGRAMS
You can complete our Advanced Esthetics for Cosmetologists certificate program in just one semester. Program enrollment requires a current Minnesota Esthetics or Cosmetology license, and licensed cosmetologists with this certificate can seek employment in many skincare settings.
Esthetics for Cosmetologists Certificate11
  
CERTIFICATEWELLNESS AND SERVICE PROGRAMS
Our Advanced Practice Esthetics certificate program provides licensed Estheticians or Cosmetologists with more options in this career field, including the potential to run their own business in this rapidly growing career field!
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CERTIFICATEWELLNESS AND SERVICE PROGRAMS
Our Child Development Careers certificate program prepares individuals for employment in a variety of early childhood settings. A rewarding career field for those who love working with children, and our placement rate has been 100% the past nine years!
Child Development Careers Degree Diploma & Certificate8
  
CERTIFICATEWELLNESS AND SERVICE PROGRAMS
Do you have a passion for helping others achieve their beautification desires? If so, our Esthetician certificate program prepares you for an entry-level skincare position or you can continue your education with our advanced program.
Esthetician Diploma and Certificate6
  
CERTIFICATEWELLNESS AND SERVICE PROGRAMS
Our Nail Care and Eyelash Extensions certificate program can be completed in just one semester and prepares you for certification exams. There is high demand for this field with strong job placement connections already established for our students.
Nail Care Technician Certificate9
  
CERTIFICATEWELLNESS AND SERVICE PROGRAMS
Students in our Nail Care Technician program learn how to clean, shape, condition, and care for the fingers, hands, toes, and feet and application of artificial nails. It is a growing industry.
Nail Care Technician Certificate10
  
CERTIFICATEWELLNESS AND SERVICE PROGRAMS
Having the skills to bake and create delicious pastry is always in demand in the marketplace. With a Pastry and Baking Certificate, you can work at a bakery, grocery store, hotel, restaurant, or even your own business.
Pastry and Baking Certificate5
  
CERTIFICATEWELLNESS AND SERVICE PROGRAMS
Are you a wine enthusiast who would like to expand your tastes as a Wine Professional? Graduates of this one-semester program can begin work in the restaurant/hospitality industry, wine distribution, and wholesale/retail wine trade.
Wine Professional and Artisan Foods Certificate Programs12

* Footnote: Entry-level pay ranges are based on data provided by Career wise as of April 2021 for positions in the Twin Cities Metropolitan area using salary estimates for the 10th p​ercentile through the 25th percentile http://careerwise.minnstate.edu/jobs/salaryInfo.​

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