KSU Futures, a special initiative of the College of Continuing and Professional Education at Kennesaw State University, offers over 45 professional certificate programs designed for students leaving high school. These programs provide young adults an opportunity to develop a professional career path and improve their employment outlook.
Our career education focuses on programs taught by industry professionals, where the instruction is designed to teach authentic experiences. Most certificates take less than a year to complete and are a cost-effective educational investment.
- Professional Certificates
- 45 Programs
- Complete most programs in less than one year
- No SAT/ACT required
What is a certificate program?
Certificate programs are taught by industry professionals in a classroom or online. With razor sharp focus, these courses teach the skills required to work in a specific career field. Many classes prepare you for a state or national licensing exam.
What is the length of a certificate program?
Certificate programs range from 7 weeks to 12 months, depending on the program.
How much does it cost?
Each certificate program is priced individually. Some are pay-as-you-go, while others require full payment up front. See the program you are interested in for the cost.
Is Financial Aid available?
Sallie Mae offers an online application for the Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan. Follow the link on our
For a quick overview of programs by area, click the links below. Get an abbreviated look at the optional state or national certifications, program start dates, cost, skills check, and industry opportunities by certificate.
Download a detailed PDF slideshow for each certificate area.
This presentation is available in full format with all programs on one file. Contact Lyn Cohen at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.