Professional Development - Certificate Programs in Seattle WA
TESOL Certificate Program in Seattle WA
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We offer exceptional professional certificate programs in AutoCAD, Data Analysis, TESOL and more


Discover the world of Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CAD). This program is designed to prepare the student with drafting and design skills needed to compete in the rapidly changing 21st century global workplace and qualify for entry level AutoCAD® drafting positions.

Customer Service


Learning to provide extraordinary customer service will help you grow professionally and improve your overall productivity.

This online certificate program is comprised of two different courses:

Data Analysis

Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. This comprehensive online certificate program is comprised of three courses:

Digital Marketing

Seasoned experts will guide you through email marketing, search engine optimization, online advertising, and more.

This online certificate program is comprised of three courses:

Grant Writing

Becoming a successful grant writer requires a series of key skills related to project design, development and persuasive writing skills. This comprehensive course will introduce the fundamental tools required to produce truly competitive proposals.

Maritime Industry Professional Certification

Seattle Central's Maritime Academy provides customized professional development training to private sector companies, government agencies, military units and unions. Our high-quality, hands-on training can help professional mariners work towards upgrading or renewing licensing requirements, prepare for USCG assessments and learn the skills needed to advance their careers.

We currently offer the following professional certifications:

Medical Marijuana Consultant

The Medical Marijuana Consultant Certificate Program is approved by the Washington State Department of Health, and it satisfies the education requirements for employees who wish to sell medical marijuana at licensed stores. This program distinguishes current employees and prepares prospective employees to be eligible for employment.

Non Profit Administration

Non-profits today need to be run like a business in many respects. This online certificate program focuses on revenue generation and program evaluation in the non-profit space.

Nutritional Therapy Practitioner

Become a specialist in today’s fast growing health and nutrition sector. Work side by side with healthcare professionals and help others to achieve optimal health!


Learn new marketable job skills and begin or advance your career as a Paralegal. Increase your office’s efficiency, productivity and billable hours.

Revit Architecture

Building design and documentation software helps you design freely and efficiently. Built for BIM (Building Information Modeling), Revit mirrors the real world of buildings, so you work naturally rather than with floor plans, sections, and elevations. Since Revit is a Parametric Modeler, changes you make are automatically coordinated in your project.

Small Business Accounting

Learn the essential skills and gain the experience necessary to work as an accountant or bookkeeper for a small business or entrepreneur. Upon completion of this 3-course program, you'll be prepared to sit for the Certified Bookkeeper exam.

Supervisory and Leadership Certificate

Your employees are your most valuable resources. Ensuring the efficiency of your team is the key to your success and is your most important responsibility. Get practical, easy to understand, and insightful methods for new and even experienced supervisors and managers.


Earn your TESOL Certificate and gain the necessary skills to teach English to speakers of other languages abroad. Native speaking English teachers with TESOL certificates are in demand, especially in countries such as China and Korea. Begin an exciting career teaching English abroad!

Yoga Teacher

Take the next step in your yoga practice and learn how to teach others. Our 100-hour or 200-hour teacher training intensives will provide you a comprehensive understanding of how to structure a class, anatomy as it applies to yoga, how different styles compare and more. Graduates of both programs will receive a certificate from Seattle Central College, while those that complete the 200-hour program are also eligible to register with the Yoga Alliance.