Professional Development - Certificate Programs 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:

Data Science

Increasingly, our world is governed by data and the insights gained from analyzing data. This course offers an introduction to the field of data science, as well as the basic tools and algorithms used by data scientists.

Data science is a discipline on the intersection of several disciplines, so you will also learn the basics of programming with Python, underlying mathematical and statistical principles, data collection, cleaning and manipulation, and machine learning.

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:

Entrepreneurial Finance

One of the leading causes of failure for small businesses is a lack of financial knowledge and fundamentals. During our Entrepreneurial Finance Certificate program, you'll gain a deeper understanding the key financial concepts essential to your success.

This online certificate program is comprised of three courses:


Looking for ways to boost your chances of success with your new or small business? The Entrepreneurship Certificate program will guide you through establishing, launching, and building a successful business.

This online certificate program is comprised of three courses:

Fundamentals of Distilling

This 40-hour certificate program consists of 24 classroom hours with a written assessment, followed by 16-hours of hands-on practical work at an operational craft distillery.

It includes the following 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.

Project Management

Our Project Management Certificate program gives you the in-demand skills necessary for a variety of career opportunities. Comprised of seven courses, the program begins with Foundations of Project Management and ends with the Capstone Project Simulation. Classes are offered at different times throughout the year and the program takes a minimum of 5 quarters, or 15 months, to complete.


This building design and documentation software will help 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.

Six Sigma Green Belt

Learn project management skills using the Six Sigma Green Belt methodology during this comprehensive online three course program.

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!

WordPress Certificate

Learn how to build a simple yet effective website or blog using WordPress.

Yoga Teacher

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