Delta College partners with Google to offer Career Certificates – MLive.com

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A view of Delta College on Monday, Aug. 9, 2021. (Kaytie Boomer | MLive.com)Kaytie Boomer | MLive.com
FRANKENLUST TWP, MI– Recognizing a need to provide flexible access to high-demand computer training, Delta College will be partnering with Google to offer Career l Certificates in Data Analytics, IT Support and Project Management this fall.
Delta will offer these non-credit certificates to students for free to provide access for adult and working students interested in upskilling their computer science knowledge and gaining credentials desired in the industry, according to a press release.
The programs are 100% online and self-paced with guided instruction.
The Google Career Certificates are designed to ladder into existing academic degree and certificate programs offered at Delta College.
After successfully finishing these certificates, students can begin earning academic credit, according to the press release.
“This training increases access and options for students while making the pathway toward degree completion at Delta College faster,” said Kevin Wyzkiewicz, associate professor in computer science and information technology.
Students can earn from 3-14 academic credits depending on the certificate they complete, the press release states.
In addition, Delta College offers career credentials for CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security +.
These offerings are done in partnership with Ed2Go and are also offered 100% online. Costs of CompTIA programs may be covered for eligible students through state and federal funds, according to the press release.
Students completing these courses can take a CompTIA certification exam and earn Delta College academic credit.
To learn more about Google Career Certificates and CompTIA certifications visit delta.edu/careercredentials. More information about Delta’s computer science associate and certificate programs can be found at delta.edu/programs.
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