Certificate programs are offered for those students seeking coursework for entry into a job. Certificates can be used to transition to an Associate of Applied Science degree of the same type at KCC. Certificates are available in a number of different academic areas.
Candidates for a certificate must fulfill all requirements listed in the certificate program.
One-year certificates may serve as a fast track leading to entry level employment or a ladder to the AAS Degree Program.
Generally, certificates can be earned in one year of full-time study. If you attend part-time, take developmental education courses or change majors, completion of your chosen program may take longer than one year.
Career Pathway / Statewide Certificates
KCC offers Less-Than-One-Year Certificates of Completion. These certificates can help students get started on a career path or advance in an occupation. This may be the first certificate a student earns while pursuing a program of greater length.
Generally these certificates can be earned in less than one year of full-time study. For students who attend part-time, take developmental education courses or change programs, completion of the certificate may take longer.