New! Industry specializations for  data analytics IT support  and  project management.

Bring Google Career Certificates to your institution and prepare students for in-demand jobs

Higher education institutions are offering Google Career Certificates to help students develop skills to start or advance their careers in high-growth fields. The certificates can complement degree programs, helping increase graduates’ earning potential and, through college credit, create accessible pathways to earning a degree, helping attract new learners to your school.

Together, we can help prepare community college students for in-demand jobs

Bring Google Career Certificates to your institution:

  • Grant credit for prior learning to expand access to your degree programs. Many Google Career Certificates are recommended for up to 12 college credits by ACE®.
  • Include the certificates in your catalog as a credit or non-credit offering by integrating them into a faculty-led course.
  • Offer the certificates as an asynchronous learning opportunity for current students and alumni.
  • Develop an Industry Specialization that builds on core Google Career Certificate skills and opens doors to additional job opportunities.

Participating institutions should consider:

  • Offering wraparound support to help students in their pursuit of continuing education and/or entering the workforce.
  • Providing instructors to support learners throughout their training.
Get started Learn more about the Google Career Certificates curriculum

Natalie Burns

Landed a job as a Cybersecurity Assistant after earning an associate degree at Dallas College and a Google IT Support Certificate

What schools are saying

Participating schools

  • Community clg of Aurora
  • Miami Dade College
  • Blue Ridge
  • Lakeland
  • Bossier Parish
  • Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
  • Prairie State
  • LAS POSITAS
  • Southeastern Illinois
  • Modesto Junior College
  • Mohawk Valley
  • Dallas College
  • Mott
  • City Colleges of Chicago
  • Southwest Virginia Community College
  • Davidson-Davie Community College
  • Hocking College
  • Bunker Hill Community College
  • Cabrillo College
  • Wallace State Community College
  • AWC
  • ARROW

Together, we can help prepare university students for in-demand jobs

Bring Google Career Certificates to your institution:

  • Grant credit for prior learning to expand access to your degree programs. Many Google Career Certificates are recommended for up to 12 college credits by ACE®.
  • Include the certificates in your catalog as a credit or non-credit offering by integrating them into a faculty-led course or as an asynchronous learning opportunity for current students and alumni.
  • Develop an Industry Specialization that builds on core Google Career Certificate skills and opens doors to additional job opportunities.

Participating institutions should consider:

  • Offering wraparound support to help students in their pursuit of continuing education and/or entering the workforce.
  • Providing instructors to support learners throughout their training.
Get started Learn more about the Google Career Certificates curriculum

Antonio Diaz

Landed a job as a QA Data Analyst after earning a bachelor's degree from Brandeis University and a Google Data Analytics Certificate

What schools are saying

Participating schools

  • PURDUE GLOBAL
  • BOISE STATE UNI
  • University of Virginia SCPS
  • University of North Texas
  • Louisiana Tech College of Education
  • University of Florida
  • Langston University
  • University of Maryland Global Campus
  • ASU
  • University of Illinois Gies College Of Business
  • Western Governors University
  • University of Michigan - Vertical
  • Columbia Engineering Fu Foundation

About Google Career Certificates

Google Career Certificates are available in the fields of data analytics, digital marketing & e-commerce, IT support, project management, Python automation, and user experience (UX) design and get learners job ready within a semester.

  • Designed by Google

    The certificates are developed and taught by Google employees with decades of experience in these fields.

    Top employers provide input to the curriculum to ensure we are teaching the skills they are hiring for.

  • ACE®️ recommended

    Data analytics, IT support, project management and UX design certificates have credit recommendations from the American Council on Education (ACE®️)1 of up to 12 college credits.2

  • A path to in-demand jobs

    Practice-based training on the latest industry products and tools prepare learners for a job at any company.

    Google Career Certificate graduates will also receive resume and job interview resources and can connect with top employers who are interested in hiring them.

  • Focused on economic mobility

    We're proud that 75% of Google Career Certificate Graduates in the United States report an improvement in their career trajectory (e.g. new job or career, promotion or raise) within 6 months of certificate completion and that 55% are Black, Latino or Asian.3

Interested in becoming a participating institution?

Fill out an interest form to get started and someone will get in touch:

Universities
Community colleges

1The new Digital Marketing & E-Commerce Career Certificate is pending ACE credit recommendation

212 college credits is the equivalent of 4 college courses at the associate degree level

3Based on program graduate survey responses, United States 2021