The Google Career Certificates provide university students with practice-based training in fields like data analytics, IT support, project management, and user experience (UX) design. These certificates can complement college degrees with additional skills, helping to increase graduates’ entry-level earning potential and job opportunities. Through college credit, the certificates also create accessible pathways to degrees that can attract new learners to your school.
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Purdue University Global is proud to partner with Google in our shared commitment to provide educational opportunities that will open doors to meaningful employment for adult learners. We are excited that our students will have the opportunity to enroll in one of the co-developed Purdue Global and Google Career Certificate programs to earn academic credit while receiving both the Google IT Support Certificate and a Purdue Global micro-credential in a relevant field like business fundamentals, cybersecurity fundamentals, data intelligence, health informatics, or leadership. These credentials can be used as building blocks towards an associates degree and a bachelor’s degree at Purdue Global.
— Dr. Frank Dooley, Chancellor of Purdue University Global
This partnership will help working adults who want to build on the practical skills they’ve learned through Google’s curriculum and earn a degree from the University of Virginia. Our bachelor’s program primes graduates for long-term career success through communication, critical thinking, and ethical leadership.
— Alex Hernandez, Dean of UVA’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies
We’re excited to be partnering with Google to expand educational access to learners around the world. Gies College of Business and Google share a common mission to make life-changing education flexible, affordable, and powerful. This partnership will enable learners to develop real, tangible knowledge and durable, transferable skills so they can achieve their personal and professional goals.
— Brooke Elliott, Associate Dean and EY Distinguished Professor in Accounting, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Google IT Support Certificate provides a low-risk, low-cost way for people to gain the skills they need to get a well-paying entry-level job in the IT support field, where there are tens of thousands of unfilled jobs nationwide. By recognizing the Google certificate for credit towards our Bachelor of Science in information technology degree, we help people get the degree they need to move beyond that entry-level job and advance their IT career into more senior, higher-paying positions.
— Kemi Jona, Associate Dean for Digital Innovation and Enterprise Learning, Northeastern’s College of Professional Studies
As part of the College of Innovation + Design's commitment to student access, affordability, and positive career outcomes, we are pleased to offer Boise State students the opportunity to earn credit for Google Career Certificates. Our partnerships with Google and Coursera are examples of how higher education can be more resilient and adaptable in meeting the needs of students, employers, and our communities.
— Gordon Jones, Founding Dean, College of Innovation + Design, Boise State University
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