ACD To Offer Students Free Career-Entry Professional Certificates … – Alamo Colleges District


Bexar County
Downtown San Antonio
Est. 1945
Serving the Bexar County community through its programs and services that help students succeed in acquiring the knowledge and skills needed in today’s world. Today, five colleges fulfill this promise with a vast array of courses and 2-year degrees.
Northeast Bexar County
Est. 2007
Serving more than 6,000 students from the ten Metrocom Communities and northeast San Antonio. Named “Best Institutional Facility” by Live Oak Economic Development.
Northwest San Antonio
Est. 1995
Creating opportunities for success by offering quality academic, technical and life-long learning experiences to its diverse communities in a collaborative, student-centered, data-informed and shared leadership environment. 
South San Antonio
Est. 1985
Palo Alto College is committed to building a college-going culture in our community through a new community effort, Educate South. This exciting new initiative focuses on beginning educational awareness at the earliest years. 
East and Southwest
San Antonio
Est. 1898
A comprehensive public community college whose mission is to empower our diverse student population through educational achievement and career readiness.
Est. 1925
San Antonio College has been named the top community college in the nation by the Aspen Institute, and is ranked among the Top 10 colleges for Hispanics by Hispanic Outlook Magazine. 
The Alamo Colleges District serves the Bexar County community through its programs and services that help students succeed in acquiring the knowledge and skills needed in today's world.
The Alamo Colleges District and its five colleges have over 500 program offerings.
The Alamo Colleges encourages students to pursue an education beyond high school and welcome all students to attend.
Students are taught by highly qualified faculty with Master's and doctorate degrees dedicated to creating a learning-centered environment.
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August 31, 2022
DSO Communications
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To help students prepare for the workforce through industry-created training, the Alamo Colleges District will be offering all Fall 2022 enrolled students free access to one of six Grow with Google professional certificates through a partnership with Coursera.
This opportunity is made possible through a partnership between Google and Coursera, a global online learning platform that offers access to online courses.
The six professional certificates in the Grow with Google suite available for enrolled students are; Data Analytics, Digital Marketing & E-commerce, IT Automation with Python, IT Support, Project Management and UX Design. 
All six professional certificates are designed by experts in the field and combine skills training with hands-on practice. 
“We are excited to have this partnership to offer free training for our students to gain the skills needed in six months or less for high-wage, high-demand jobs across San Antonio,” said Dr. Mike Flores, Alamo Colleges District Chancellor.
Earning a certificate can help students stand out to employers by adding a credential from Google to their resume. The online training provides job-ready skills in three to six months with under 10 hours of flexible study per week. 
Students can complete the career training at their own pace, at any time, and entirely online. No prior knowledge is required to be successful in the learning modules to earn the professional certificate. 
Ready to get started? Reserve your spot and for more information, visit  
Students will have until June 18, 2024 to claim a seat. Once a seat is claimed, the six month window to complete the professional certificate begins.
We are here to guide you, contact us 210-485-0110 if you have any questions.
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