Job-ready skills you can put to work

Google Career Certificates

Job-ready skills you
can put to work

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

Get professional-level training from Google

  • No experience necessary

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

    1,500,000

    in-demand job openings across certificate fields1

  • Learn at your own pace

    Complete the online program on your own terms.

    3 to 6 months

    to complete with under 10 hours of flexible study per week

  • Stand out to employers

    Make your resume competitive with a credential from Google.

    75%

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

  • A path to in-demand jobs

    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 & <br>E-commerce

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

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IT Support

IT Support

IT Specialists troubleshoot problems so computers and networks run correctly.

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Data Analytics

Data Analytics

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

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Project Management

Project Management

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

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UX Design

UX Design

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

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Android Development

Android Development

Android developers build, maintain, and debug Android mobile applications.

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Get on the fast track to in-demand jobs in technology , retail , finance , energy , and more

Complete a Google Career Certificate online, at your own pace and time.

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

Get your foot in the door with top employers, through the Google employer consortium.

CONNECT WITH TOP EMPLOYERS, INCLUDING THESE:

We have over 150 employers in our employer consortium.

  • Bayer
  • Accenture
  • Booz Allen
  • Bulgari
  • Charter/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
Announcing the $100M Google Career Certificates Fund

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?

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

  • How much do the Google Career Certificates cost?

    The IT Support, User Experience Design, Project Management and Data Analytics Certificates cost $39 per month by subscription on Coursera. Access to the Google Associate Android Developer Certification training is free and the official exam fee of $149 is paid to Trueability to administer the exam.

  • 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. (The Associate Android Developer Certification training and exam is hosted separately.)

  • 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. However, the Associate Android Developer Certification is hosted on developer.android.com. 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. (Please note: these tools are not currently available for the Associate Android Developer Certification.)

  • 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 here, or to your community college or career and technical education (CTE) high school here.

  • 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.

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