The Successful Career Transitions certificate will provide students with the skills they need to successfully seek and obtain a new job. Students will learn to evaluate the job market and their own workplace skills, conduct a strategic job search, effectively network, write a persuasive cover letter and resume, and employ effective interview techniques.

Program Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Conduct market research and search for jobs in a chosen field using a variety of methods

  • Tailor a resume and cover letter to meet the expectations of employers in their chosen field

  • Interact professionally with employers, including during a job interview

  • Understand professional communication expectations in the workplace

Required Courses (21 hours) Hours
PDS-818 The Successful Job Search 9
Electives Choose from the list below 12
Electives (12 hours) Hours
PDS-809 Business Writing in the Technological World 12
PDS-812 Workplace Communication Strategies 12