If you're looking for a short-term program to add new skills to your resume or improve your qualifications, a certificate from Kent State Tuscarawas may be just what you need.

Certificates are also an excellent opportunity for students looking to ease in to a degree program or for students currently working on a degree. Since each certificate program works differently in terms of time to completion, scheduling, delivery method and financial aid, it's best to talk to an academic advisor to get all the details!


The Business Management Technology certificate provides a background for both experienced and aspiring business managers. For the business manager who may already have a degree in a field other than business, the program offers professional certification. For the person who aspires to a management position, the certificate articulates well into an Associate of Applied Business degree.

Business Management Technology Information

Contact: Sarah Andreas | 330-308-7514 | sandrea1@kent.edu


The CAD for Manufacturing certificate prepares students with hands-on training and instruction on a number of the most popular software tools used by industry in computer aided drafting and design and in solid modeling. Students equipped with these certificate skills are the most sought after for employment in drafting/designing. Specific industry used software students will learn include: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Inventor, and Creo. 

CAD For Manufacturing Information

Contact: Paul Dykshoorn | 330-308-7475 | pdykshoo@kent.edu


The Computer-Aided Drafting/Design Technician undergraduate certificate allows students to quickly develop skills and hands-on experiences in drafting and Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) operation and the ability to pursue objectives in the face of limited resources. Graduates are prepared for positions as a drafter or CAD operator.

This certificate articulates well into an associate or bachelor's degree program in such technical areas as mechanical engineering technology, computer engineering technology and electrical engineering technology.

Contact: Paul Dykshoorn | 330-308-7475 | pdykshoo@kent.edu


The Computer Forensics and Information Security certificate provides an introduction to information security and incident response, forensic preparation and data recovery and analysis.

Computer Forensics and Information Security Information

Contact: Susan Hoffman | 330-308-7463 | schoffma@kent.edu


The eBusiness certificate provides hands-on and theoretical instruction to help students understand the use of Internet technologies to provide goods and/or services to customers in today's global business environment.

E-Business Information

Contact: Sarah Andreas | 330-308-7514 | sandrea1@kent.edu


The Medical Billing certificate provides a basic understanding of software, medical terminology, coding and procedures used in medical settings such as hospitals, clinics, doctors' offices and outsourcing facilities involved with providing billing operations.

In order for a student to become a candidate for the Certified Coding Associate exam (CCA), one must successfully complete our Medical Billing Certification Program plus Anatomy & Physiology courses or complete six months of full-time medical coding experience.

Medical Billing Information

Contact: John Baker | 330-308-7570 | jbaker96@kent.edu


The Office Software Application certificate provides a solid background  in Microsoft Office software applications to assist individuals in becoming productive office workers. Students may obtain the certificate to establish or to update skills using the latest version of software that is commonly used in offices today.

Office Software Applications Information

Contact: John Baker | 330-308-7570 | jbaker96@kent.edu