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Job-Ready Certificate Programs

Our job-ready certificate programs are designed to give you desirable and resume-building skills in a variety of areas such as technology, IoT, data management, cybersecurity, healthcare analytics and more.


Job-Ready Certificate Programs

California School of Management and Leadership (CSML) job-ready certificate programs are designed to give you the skills you need to hit the ground running in a wide variety of leading-edge technology careers as a working professional. While increasing your knowledge and developing your expertise, you’ll also earn valuable credits that can be applied towards your Master’s degree and your professional development.

Each job-ready certificate program prepares you to test for and acquire valuable, industry-recognized, and sought-after certifications in a specific area. This gives you the opportunity to build a strong resume that includes your graduate or post-graduate degree, and any industry-relevant certifications, increasing your professional development and competitive advantage. Classes are currently held on our San Diego campus. Online and hybrid versions will be planned in the coming months.

  • Certificate in Technology

    This certificate program expands your knowledge of the role of information technology in today’s business world by using and applying data analytics, identifying IT networks, understanding their architecture and protocols, and using technology to improve business resource planning.

  • Certificate in IoT

    From smart devices and smart city wireless sensors to autonomous automation systems, Internet of Things (IoT) technology is quickly becoming the primary gateway of wireless interconnectedness. In this job-ready certificate program, you’ll learn about integrative open standard protocols and implementation specifications. You’ll use these skills to design IoT applications and devices and work with control processes within the functional layers and capabilities of IoT architectural solutions, including how to secure and monitor a network of IoT devices, connection modalities, cloud-based infrastructures, unified modeling language (UML), tagging functions, and information exchange.  

  • Certificate in Data Management

    This program engages you in a study of planning, creating, accessing, controlling, and updating key data across diverse structural tiers. You’ll learn about data compliance, credentialed privacy and security, optimizing data source connections via application programming interfaces (APIs), and designing, implementing, then optimizing the extract, transform, and load (ETL) processes.  You’ll also develop and maintain stored data procedures across multiple clouds and on-premise solutions for inclusion in applications, dashboards, web interfaces, enterprise level frameworks, tiered infrastructures, and much more. 

  • Certificate in Cybersecurity

    This program builds on cybersecurity fundamentals by helping you to identify computer and network vulnerabilities, and to understand risk management and mitigation of databases and critical infrastructure. You’ll also learn about network defense, intrusion detection and prevention techniques.

  • Certificate in Healthcare Analytics

    This program will prepare you to improve healthcare clinical, financial, pharma, bio, patient record, and tele-medicine systems by conducting diagnostic and prescriptive statistical and analytical evaluations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)-compliant protected health information (PHI) data. You’ll also learn about managing epidemiological data and electronic health record (EHR) data, all in an effort to identify and communicate patterns found in data to stakeholders, ranging from doctor practitioners to nurses and administrative leadership, identifying key performance and financial indicators in health information analysis and reporting.

  • Certificate in Financial Management

    This program focuses on developing skills in financial management by understanding financial and managerial accounting concepts and how they relate to business administration and business performance. You’ll develop critical thinking skills in analysis of financial and accounting data through hands-on projects, case studies, and presentations.

  • Certificate in Data Analytics

    This program guides you in understanding, extracting, transforming, visualizing, and interpreting data results using formulas, modeling functions, automated machine learning, scientific methods, and interactive visualization charts, graphs, and interfaces. You’ll do this through automated reporting and dashboard design using Google Data Studio, Tableau, Google Analytics, R and Python Data Analytics Stack (NumPy, SciPy, MatPlotLib, and Pandas). You’ll also learn to do business analytics;  apply logistic, diagnostic, descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive data analysis functions; and to collect, model, analyze, and interpret data. Your discoveries will be used by key stakeholders to drive actionable business decisions to achieve end-state goals and objectives, and establish a business certificate in California.

  • Certificate in E-Business Management

    This business certificate program will help business students develop e-commerce expertise by understanding the impact of information technology on business operations, entrepreneurship, including omnichannel targeting metrics for conversions, sales, and lead generation. In this business certification program, you’ll study online transactional data processing (OLTP) and conduct related online analytics evaluations (OLAP), you’ll learn how to pivot, dimensionalize, and secure personal identification information (PII), integrate enterprise resource planning (ERP), data systems, and system networks.


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