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Cybersecurity Foundations Certificate

Course CPD226  |   65 hours, 4 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2195  |   Course Details 

This course presents an introduction to the information technology sector of cybersecurity, providing foundational knowledge for this growing career field. Topics include: emerging cybersecurity trends; computer/application security; personal, physical, and mobile/wireless security; the Internet and its vulnerabilities; security awareness education; compliance, laws, standards, and ethics; security professional roles and certifications; and risk assessment and management. Best practices for protecting assets and defending against cyber attacks are thoroughly examined.

Fundamentals of Competency-Based Education

Course CPD500  |   45 hours, 4 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1995  |   Course Details 

The Fundamentals of Competency-Based Education certificate course provides faculty, staff, and administrators with relevant and timely information to implement a CBE program within their institution. Each participant will create a final proposal that builds on the information gained throughout four modules: Evolution of CBE, Components of Program and Student Success, Regulation and Institutional Compliance, and Principles of Assessment. An examination of current models and an interactive case study help students gain the confidence to apply CBE principles in determining the best fit for their own institution.

Fundraising Essentials Certificate

Course CPD223  |   80 hours, 4 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1595  |   Course Details 

badge_fundraising_essentials-01Fundraising for any nonprofit organization is essential to building programs that sustain an organization’s mission and vision. As an individual breaking into the field of fundraising, or an established professional looking to redesign an existing operation, this program will teach you the strategies and underlying principles for a successful development program. 

Full participation in Fundraising Essentials Certificate is applicable for 80 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or re-certification. 

Medical Terminology

Course CPD311  |   65 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $995  |   Course Details 

Appreciation of medical terminology is the cornerstone of effective badge_medical_terminology-01communication for all professionals in the health care community. This course serves as an introduction to the structure of medical language. Students will learn to recognize root words, suffixes, and prefixes as they pertain to the different systems of the body (respiratory, cardiovascular, nervous, etc.) and how to build medical words using combining forms. While introducing medical terminology by body system, brief overviews of the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of each system are reviewed for context and understanding. Students will also learn to apply these terms to a larger clinical context, and be able to translate common medical terms to basic, non-medical language. Students will be exposed to a variety of additional resources including medical dictionaries, articles, and journal publications for broader exposure to medically-related topics.