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

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Flexible online training programs designed to put you on the fast track to jobs in high-growth fields.

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  • No experience necessary

    Learn job-ready skills, even with no relevant experience.

    1,500,000

    in-demand job openings across certificate fields1

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    Complete the online certificate program on your own terms.

    3 to 6 months

    to complete with under 10 hours of flexible study per week

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    75%

    of program graduates report an improvement in their career within 6 months of certificate completion3

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    Connect with top employers who are currently hiring.

    $66,000

    median salary1

Earn a credential that can lead to jobs in high-growth fields

Digital Marketing &
E-commerce

Digital Marketing & E-commerce

Digital marketers use online tools to reach customers. E-commerce specialists grow online sales.

If you like: connecting with people online, building an online presence

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IT Support

IT Support

IT Specialists troubleshoot problems so computers and networks run correctly.

If you like: solving problems, helping others

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Data Analytics

Data Analytics

Data analysts collect, transform, and organize data in order to help make informed business decisions.

If you like: uncovering trends and patterns, visualizations

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Project Management

Project Management

Project managers ensure projects within an organization are managed and completed with maximum value.

If you like: solving problems, organization, working with people

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UX Design

UX Design

UX designers make digital and physical products easier and more enjoyable to use.

If you like: understanding people, drawing, thinking creatively

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Announcing new Industry Specializations for Google Career Certificates

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Become a Google Career Certificate graduate and get exclusive access to the Google Coursera job platform, where a group of more than 150 employers are hiring for open roles.

Here’s how

Complete online certificate courses, at your own pace and time.

Access career resources like coaching sessions, mock interviews, and a resume builder tool.

Share your resume and get connected with national and local employers.

CONNECT WITH TOP EMPLOYERS, INCLUDING THESE:

We have over 150 employers in our employer consortium.

  • Bayer
  • Accenture
  • Booz Allen
  • Bulgari
  • Spectrum
  • Cognizant
  • Coursera
  • CoinTracker
  • Crate&Barrel
  • Salesforce
  • Datadog
  • deloitte
  • expedient
  • Ford
  • GroupM
  • Huge
  • Infosys
  • Instrument
  • Leidos
  • Intelliswift
  • Macy’s
  • Mediaagility
  • Molecula
  • Moonraft
  • Munchkin, Inc.
  • Nasdaq
  • PMI
  • Publicis
  • Qualtrics
  • Wells Fargo
  • SAP
  • SiriusXm
  • Snap inc
  • Target
  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
  • Valvoline
  • Verizon
  • walmart
  • Workday
  • Colgate

Announcing the $100M Google Career Certificates Fund

Frequently asked questions

  • What background knowledge is necessary to get started with Google Career Certificates?

    None! Whether you’re completely new to the field or have had some exposure, a Google Career Certificate is the right program for you.

  • What is a Professional Certificate from Google?

    The Google Career Certificate program is an online training program that offers professional certificates in fast-growing, high-demand technology fields. The program is designed by Google and taught by experts in the areas of IT, user experience design, project management, and more, and combines skills training with hands-on practice. In addition, job seekers receive support and practical tips for resumes, interviews, and job searches, helping them to land jobs in the technology sector.

  • Are Google Career Certificates really 100% online?

    Google Career Certificates are completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your instructional videos, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • What Grow with Google resources are available to help with my job search?

    Career resources are available to Certificate graduates including interview tips, mock interviews and resume building workshops, coaching sessions, and more.

  • How much do the Google Career Certificates cost?

    The IT Support, User Experience Design, Project Management, Data Analytics, and Digital Marketing & E-commerce Certificates cost $39 per month by subscription on Coursera.

  • What is Coursera?

    Coursera is a global online learning platform that offers access to online courses. Google has worked with Coursera to make Google Career Certificates available on their platform.

  • Is Coursera affiliated with Google?

    Coursera is a global online learning platform that offers access to online courses, and while our Certificates are hosted on their platform, Coursera is not part of Google or Alphabet.

  • Where can I access Google Career Certificates?

    Google Career Certificates are available globally in English on Coursera. The Google IT Support Certificate is also available in Spanish and Portuguese. We are working to make the certificates available in more languages.

  • Is financial assistance available for Google Career Certificates?

    If you are interested in financial assistance for Google Career Certificates, you may be eligible for financial aid via Coursera through the course page. Recipients of financial aid will have full access to course content and assignments required to earn a certificate. To apply, go to the certificate course page on Coursera and click the “Financial aid available” link next to the “Enroll” button.

    Google has also funded 100,000 scholarships for Google Career Certificates, which will be distributed by Grow with Google partners and Google.org grantees like Merit America, Per Scholas, NPower, Goodwill, Futuro Health, Generation USA, UnidosUS, LULAC and Hispanic Federation. These funds will create a lasting impact in helping people land high-quality jobs in high-growth fields.

  • What is the Google Career Certificates Employer Consortium? How does it work?

    The Google Career Certificates Employer Consortium consists of over 150 U.S. companies like Deloitte, Infosys, Snap Inc., Target, Verizon, and of course, Google. These companies span multiple sectors and are committed to considering Google Career Certificate graduates for entry-level jobs. Upon completion of a Google Career Certificate, you will gain access to an exclusive job platform where you can easily apply to opportunities from employers with open jobs.

    Employers interested in joining the Google Career Certificates Employer Consortium can find more information at grow.google/employers.

  • What other kind of support is available after I complete a Google Career Certificate?

    In addition to expert training and hands-on projects designed to prepare you for a job in your field of choice, you'll get access to a resume building tool, mock interviews and career networking support designed to help you with your job search. You'll also be able to connect with over 150 US employers in the hiring consortium who are accepting candidates who have completed a Google Career Certificate.

  • Are Google Career Certificates recognized? Do employers recognize Google Career Certificates?

    Yes! Google Career Certificates are recognized by more than 150 employers in the U.S., including companies like Deloitte and Verizon. Certificates help graduates stand out to recruiters and interviewers–in fact, 75 percent of program graduates report an improvement in their career within six months of certificate completion*. And, by completing a Google Career Certificate, students can earn a recommendation for up to 12 college credits, the equivalent of four undergraduate courses.

  • Who designed the Google Career Certificates?

    Google Career Certificates were designed and built by subject-matter experts and senior practitioners at Google from each of the job fields. Every certificate has been created to equip learners with theoretical and practical knowledge and real-life problem-solving skills to be successful in an entry-level job. Expert industry organizations and platforms - like the Project Management Institute for project management, Tableau for data analytics, and Figma for UX design, to name a few - consulted and collaborated on material.

  • How can I get my school involved in Google Career Certificates?

    Help your students learn job-ready skills to start or advance careers in high-demand fields. Learn more about bringing Google Career Certificates to your university, or to your community college or career and technical education (CTE) high school.

  • Can I get college credit for taking Google Career Certificates?

    The Google Career Certificates offer a recommendation from ACE® of up to 12 college credits, the equivalent of 4 college courses at the bachelor’s degree level. Schools like Northeastern, Purdue University Global, and the University of North Texas provide college credit for the Google Career Certificates. This aims to help open up additional pathways to learners who are interested in higher education, and prepare them for entry-level jobs.

    To share proof of completion with schools, certificate graduates will receive an email prompting them to claim their Credly badge, which contains the ACE®️ credit recommendation. Once claimed, they will receive a competency-based transcript that signifies the credit recommendation, which can be shared directly with a school from the Credly platform. Please note that the decision to accept specific credit recommendations is up to each institution and is not guaranteed.

  • What is the Google Career Certificates fund? How do I enroll?

    The $100M Google Career Certificates Fund will help nonprofits Social Finance, Merit America, and Year Up offer career support, job placement, and stipends to help drive $1B in aggregate wage gains. Learn more.

  • What are Industry Specializations?

    Industry Specializations are a collection of partner-built online programs that provide learners with additional expertise and skills for jobs in specific industries after they complete a Google Career Certificate. There are currently five Industry Specializations:

    Construction Management, developed by Columbia Engineering

    Data Analytics in the Public Sector with R, developed by the University of Michigan

    Financial Analysis - Skills for Success, developed by University of Illinois’ Gies College of Business

    Healthcare IT Support, developed by Johns Hopkins University

    Sustainability Analyst Fundamentals, developed by Arizona State University

  • Where can I access the Industry Specializations?

    The Industry Specializations are available globally in English on Coursera.

  • How long does it take to complete an Industry Specialization?

    With a suggested pace of 10 hours of study per week, the Industry Specializations can be completed in one to two months.

  • How much do the Industry Specializations cost?

    The Specializations cost $49 per month by subscription on Coursera. Google gets no revenue from these programs. Learners can access financial assistance via Coursera.

  • Is financial assistance available for Industry Specializations?

    If you are interested in financial assistance for Industry Specializations, you may be eligible for financial aid via Coursera through the course page. Recipients of financial aid will have full access to course content and assignments required to earn a certificate. To apply, go to the specialization course page on Coursera and click the “Financial aid available” link next to the “Enroll” button.

  • How can my organization sign up to develop an Industry Specialization?

    Organizations interested in applying to develop an Industry Specialization can fill out the Interest Form. Once submitted, Google will review the information and follow up.

1Burning Glass: Labor Insight (Last 12 Months: Feb. 1, 2021 - Jan. 31, 2022)

2Complete in 6 months, under 10 hours per week.

3Based on program graduate survey responses, United States 2021