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We Connect You to Successful Careers

To help you make more and be greater, we don’t wait for solutions. We create them. When you become certified by one of our accelerated programs, you get on the fast track to high-paying jobs in high demand in Tampa Bay.

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$62k average wage

Our associate degree holders have an average wage of $62K.

100% placement rate

Students completing apprenticeship programs have a 100% placement rate.

10 specialties

CertUp connects you to high-paying careers across 10 specialties.

2x faster than traditional education

CertUp programs can be completed within two years vs. four years in traditional education.

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Fast Track Programs & Certificates

Respiratory Care

Want a career in healthcare that allows you to work directly with patients? As a Respiratory Care Therapist, you’ll care for patients who have trouble breathing, particularly with chronic conditions such as asthma.

  • Complete in 2 years (prerequisites required)
  • Classroom learning with hands-on clinical training
  • Job placement assistance
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Sonography Medicine

Want to help expecting mothers see their unborn baby for the first time? Sonography specialists use high-frequency sound waves to create images of the human body to observe unborn babies and a person's abdominal and pelvic.

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  • Complete in 2 years (prerequisites required)
  • Classroom learning with hands-on clinical training
  • Job placement assistance
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Dental Hygiene

Want to help people be confident in their smile? Dental hygienists examine patients for signs of oral diseases and provide preventive care.

  • Complete in 2 years (prerequisites required)
  • Classroom learning with hands-on dental training
  • Job placement assistance
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Construction Management

Are you interested in helping construct buildings? This path is the foundation to become a construction manager, building contractor, and more. These professions monitor projects and make decisions about construction activities.

  • Complete in 2 years (prerequisites required)
  • Classroom learning with hands-on job training
  • Job placement assistance
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Dental Assisting

Looking for a career in the dental industry? As a Dental Assistant you will complete radiographs, fabricate temporary crowns, polish teeth, and help patients love their smile.

  • Complete in 2 years (prerequisites required)
  • Classroom learning with hands-on dental training
  • Job placement assistance
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Nuclear Medicine

Interested in the organs of the body? Nuclear Medicine Technologists are specialists in medical imaging and use radioactive materials to aid in the diagnosis, staging and treatment of illnesses like cancer.

  • Complete in 2 years (prerequisites required)
  • Classroom learning with hands-on clinical training
  • Job placement assistance
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Electrical Line Worker

Are you good under pressure and enjoy working outdoors? As an electrical line worker, you’ll install and repair equipment used in the electrical power grid, including power lines and transformers.  

  • Complete in 4 months
  • Classroom learning with hands-on skill training
  • Job placement assistance 
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Auto Collision

Do you have a passion for cars and automobiles? In this career, you’ll become a trained auto body repair technician who specializes in painting, structural, mechanic and electric repair, and customer sales.

  • Complete in 14 months
  • Online classes with in-person internship
  • Job placement assistance
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Cybersecurity

Are you a tech-savvy problem solver? With a career in cybersecurity, you’ll be the expert on strengthening the infrastructures of organizations’ important networks.

  • Complete in 2 years
  • Classroom learning with hands-on skill training
  • Job placement assistance
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Welding

Do you thrive with hands-on projects and putting objects together? As a welder’s assistant, you’ll take those skills to the next level by using heavy machinery to fuse metals into place.

  • Complete in 11 months
  • Classroom learning with hands-on skill training
  • Job placement assistance
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Speed Up The Process With These Resources

We’ve got you covered with all of the information you’ll need to take this exciting next step toward career success.

Deciding how to fund your education is a big decision with important steps. CertUp connects you with one-to-one guidance with our partner’s dedicated financial aid department. Whether you’re seeking a grant, loan, or scholarship, they’ll help get you closer to your best career yet.

The first step is to talk to an admission representative about your plans, what certificate or program you're considering, and when you'd like to begin. Once you apply, you’ll attend orientation and enroll in classes. 

From program internships that lead to immediate career placements to instructors who help you land that first job, CertUp has many ways to help get you in the door to your best career yet.

Make sure you're up to date on this year’s registration deadlines through our partner school so you can start planning out your exciting academic journey. 

Dates to look out for are:
  • 6/24 - Recommended financial aid paperwork deadline
  • 7/19 - Recommended registration deadline

The tuition prices listed in each program include the costs for the full certificate program, and in some instances, the required textbooks, manuals, media, production materials, and lab and technology fees.

There are over 190 programs to choose from with our partner’s diverse courses offerings, with both online and in classroom options to fit your schedule and needs.

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When you're ready to start chasing your dreams, we're here to clear the path along the way. Get in touch with us so we can help support you from the start.

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