Start learning the skills you need to grow in your job or launch an entirely new career at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM). You can choose from 16 distinct areas of study and gain the skills, knowledge, or certificates you need to begin or enhance your career.
Whether you want to learn to launch a new career as a mechanic, or you’re looking for ways to improve on the knowledge and abilities you already have in the garage, CSM can help with automotive mechanical courses designed to enhance your skills.
Gain new skills in bookkeeping and accounting, supervisory development, project management, SHRM learning system for human resource professionals, communication and business writing skills, leadership and more.
Construction and Skilled Trades
Kick off a new career as a carpenter, electrician, welder, home inspector, and more, or gain valuable industry certifications to stay current or advance your career.
Take the Maryland state-mandated courses you need to become a certified childcare provider, or get a valuable refresher with classes in Adult/Infant/Child CPR, Child Development, Basic First Aid, Curriculum Development, Behavior Management, Communication, Health, Safety and Nutrition, Special Needs, and more.
Our healthcare programs will connect you with the tools you need to be a better health professional. Explore the curriculum for exciting careers like: certified medical administrative assistant, certified nursing assistant, dental assistant, electrocardiogram technician, pharmacy technician, phlebotomy technician, and more.
Our hands-on classes will equip you with the tools you need to effective in the ever-growing leisure services industry. Hospitality students can take classes to become a bartender, meeting and event planner, wedding coordinator, and more.
CSM offers preparation courses for prospective new teachers to take the Praxis exam as well as a variety of teacher education continuing education classes through our partnership with Ed2Go.
Truck drivers are the all-important link that keeps our country’s economy on the move. If you’re considering a career as a truck driver, the College of Southern Maryland can help you get on the road to a rewarding career with local and national transportation companies. CSM also offers classes for Driver Education and Motorcycle Safety.