Business & Community Services

Welcome to Business and Community Services
Throughout the years, thousands of individuals have passed through our doors seeking career and personal enrichment. We offer prestigious instructors, state-of-the-art equipment, solid curricula that includes dozens of courses each year and the opportunity to meet fellow learners who are dynamic, stimulating and interesting to know.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas is one of the top providers of continuing education in Ohio. We work closely with the business community to provide educational programs relevant to the workforce of today and tomorrow. Through Business and Community Services, students are linked to the resources and expertise of a major metropolitan university that is staffed by award-winning faculty, as well as leading experts from business, industry and the professions.

Whether you are interested in new job skills, changing careers, re-entering the workforce or looking for an exciting way to spend your leisure time, you are in good company. Each person who passes through our doors can expect to emerge with fresh ideas, refined skills, renewed confidence and a stronger sense of self!

Online General Interest and Business Courses   

Online Industrial Maintenance Training Programs

For more information about customized onsite programs, or to get started, please contact Terry Theis at ttheis1@kent.edu or 330-308-7448

Kent State University at Tuscarawas has a nationally recognized online Industrial Maintenance program designed to meet organizational and/or individual needs!  Coursework can be accessed 24/7.  Program descriptions, required hours and fees are listed below.  Developed to meet the increasing demand for skilled technical maintenance workers, the Industrial Maintenance Training program was designed to meet the diverse needs of employers and individuals. The program is also ideal for customized training programs to meet specific business training needs.

The Industrial Maintenance training program has three tracks: Electrical; Mechanical; and Multicraft.  Each program consists of a wide variety of short online courses which include audio and written instruction, video demonstrations, quizzes and a final test.  Courses are accessible anytime, anywhere – all students need is Internet access.  Students can complete an entire training program or select specific course groups. The Industrial Maintenance program is most effective when supplemented by on-the-job training.

Online Electrical Industrial Maintenance – This program is designed to provide electrical maintenance technicians with the skills they need to be successful. Students will gain skills in: math, print reading, safety, basic electricity, electrical measurements, AC Circuits and Transformers, DC circuits and fundamentals, electrical protection, motor drives, AC/DC equipment and controls, motor controls, power supplies, electronic components and circuits, programmable logic controllers, measurement and instrumentation, process control and instrumentation, and more.  Program consists of 112 individual short course modules. Total hours:  273.  Program cost:  $2,970.

For more information about the Electrical curriculum   

Electrical program summary with fees

Online Mechanical Industrial Maintenance – This program is designed to provide mechanical maintenance technicians with the skills they need to be successful.  Students will gain skills in: math, print reading, safety, troubleshooting, drive components, lubrication, bearings, piping systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, basic electricity, and more.  Program consists of 92 individual short course modules.  Total hours:  259.  Program cost:  $2,560.

For more information about the Mechanical curriculum   

Mechanical program summary with fees

Online Multicraft Industrial Maintenance – For those maintenance technicians who choose to be multicrafted, Kent State Tuscarawas has a combined training program that provides skills for technicians to be successful in both the mechanical and electrical fields.  Core modules include basic math, print reading, safety as well as an overview of mechanical systems such as drive components, hydraulics, and pneumatics as well as an overview of electrical systems such as basic electricity, AC/DC fundamentals, motor drives and controls, and PLC’s, to name just a few.  Program consists of 131 individual short course modules.  Total hours:  363.  Program cost:  $3,500.

For more information about the Multicraft curriculum   

Multicraft program summary with fees

    
For general information, please contact:

Carol Mace, Office of Business and Community Services
Kent State Tuscarawas
330 University Dr. NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
330.308.7434
cmace@kent.edu

Kent State University at Tuscarawas reserves the right to cancel any course or activity due to insufficient enrollment or for other unforeseen reasons. In the event a program is canceled, the University is not responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses.

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