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Fast Track at CSM



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Starting Fall 2020, CSM’s accelerated degree and certificate programs give you the skills you need to break into in-demand jobs and fast-growing industries. 


Workforce Training Certificates | Benefits

  • Accelerated program: Break into a new field with workforce training certificate programs that can be completed in as little as three months.
  • Short programs: Only 2-3 classes are required to complete your certificate.
  • Easy to register: Register once for your entire program.
  • Small class sizes: Classes are taken in small cohorts so you get to know your colleagues and instructors.
  • Affordable: Workforce training certificates cost less than $3,000 from start to finish.
  • Get a job faster: Our workforce training programs feature a quick turnaround from starting classes to starting your new career.
  • Professional development: Fast Track workforce certificates are the gateway to advanced training. Build your skills and specialize as you gain experience!

CNA/GNA students practice reading heartbeatNursing Assistant (CNA/GNA)

  • Begin your career in nursing with this workforce training certificate. State-of-the-art simulation labs and experienced nursing professionals provide you the knowledge and skills to break into the healthcare field. 

HVAC student welds a machineHVAC Helper

  • Take the first step in your career in HVAC installation, repair, and maintenance. Learn through hands-on experience with established industry professionals, and network with potential employers.

Electrical student works on wiresElectrical Helper

  • Start your journey to becoming an expert tradesperson specializing in electrical systems. You’ll train with professional electricians to gain the skills you need to thrive. 

Credit Degree Programs | Benefits

  • Accelerated program: Get your associate's degree in as little as 15-18 months.
  • Convenient schedule: Take your courses in 7-week minisessions, with multiple start dates throughout the semester. 
  • 100% online: Earn your associate's degree all online, with in-person options available.
  • Dedicated advising: Fast Track programs have their own dedicated academic advisor to guide students in achieving their goals.
  • Guaranteed pre-registration: You are automatically pre-registered in your core track courses; no waiting because a class you need filled up!
  • Milestones: Students in Fast Track associate's degree programs earn additional credentials and certificates as they progress, with no extra courses or costs!

Business person draws on whiteboardBusiness Management, AAS

  • Become a leader in your organization with this associate’s degree. Learn the fundamentals of business operations and prepare for a management role in government, the nonprofit sector, or commercial business.

IT specialists works on a computerInformation Services Technology, AAS

  • Gain access to the incredible variety of opportunities available to you in IT. Earn additional certifications as you advance in your program and prepare for an exciting career in IT.