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1-Year (or less) Certificates

1 Year Certificates

The choice that gets you started.

Open the door to your future with a certificate from Daytona State College!

  • Daytona State offers more than 50 certificate programs in a variety of career fields.
  • Our certificate programs are taught by working practitioners who are experts in their fields.
  • Programs are designed to prepare you for entry-level employment.
  • Most programs can be completed in one year or less.
  • Credits earned in your certificate program also can go toward an associate of science (AS) degree, which can significantly enhance your career prospects and earning potential.

Choose your career field:

Get down to Business

One Year Certificates

From managing the office to starting your own entrepreneurial enterprise, Daytona State’s business-centered certificates can give you the edge you need.

Certificate

Jobs

Salary*

Accounting

Tax Preparer
Bookkeeper
Payroll Clerk

$39,320

Business and Office Management

Administrative Manager
Owner/Operator
Production Manager

$75,000 or more

 

Office Manager
Administrative Assistant
Clerk
Secretary

Wages range from $20,000 to $34,600, depending on experience.

Sales – Entrepreneurship

Sales Representative
Advertising Manager
Social Media Manager
Small Business Owner

Salaries vary widely depending on job type and level of experience

Use your Creativity

One Year Certificates

From baking works of culinary art and creating cutting-edge hair fashions, to learning the science of sound and the techniques of television production, Daytona State offers programs that can help you turn your creative flair into a rewarding career.

Certificate

Jobs

Salary

Culinary Arts

Culinary Operations
-Baking and Pastry Specialization

Baker
Pastry Chef
Food Service Manager

$25,000
$40,630
$35,000-$54,000

Television and Audio Production

Broadcast Technician

Sound Recording Engineer
Audio and Video Equipment Technician

$39,870

$27,000 - $80,000
$35,000 - $54,999

Cosmetology

Cosmetologist
Hairdresser
Barber
Manicurist
Skin Care Specialist

$20,000 - $29,000

Kitchen and Bath Specialization
(Interior Design)

Kitchen and Bath Designer

$24,000 - $34,999

Choose a life of Service

One Year Certificates

Whether you’re interested in becoming a police officer, massage therapist, paramedic or firefighter, you can choose among these certificates and start a career that offers jobs that are among the most plentiful and recession-proof of any industry.

Certificate

Jobs

Salary

Human Services

Addictions Counselor Assistant
Human Services Assistant

$20,000 - $24,000

Early Childhood Education

Child Development Center Teacher
Child Development Center
Curriculum Coordinators
Infant-Toddler Teacher
Preschool Teacher
Child Development Center Manager

$25,000 - $34,900

Criminal Justice

Correctional Officer
Jailer
Police
Sheriff
Patrol Officer

$35,000 - $54,900

Emergency Medical Response

EMT
Paramedic

$25,000 - $34,999

Certified Nursing Assistant

Advanced Care Provider
Nurses Aide, Attendant, Orderly
Home Health Aide,
Personal Care Assistant

$25,000 - $34,999

Practical Nursing

Licensed Practical Nurse
Vocational Nurse

$35,000 - $54,999

Surgical Technology

Surgical Tech
Operating Room Tech

$35,000 - $54,999

Dental Assisting

Dental Assistant

$25,000 - $34,999

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapist

$25,000 - $34,999

Firefighter

Firefighter
Fire Inspector
Fire Investigator

$35,000 - $54,999

Public Safety Telecommunication

Police, Fire or Ambulance Dispatcher

$35,000 - $54,999

Medical Information

Medical Coder
Medical Biller
Medical Records Technician
Health Information Technician

$25,000 - $34,999

Get Technical

One Year Certificates

Daytona State College offers a diversified range of college-credit certificates in the computer sciences that you can complete in one year or less. Most of these programs are offered at our state-of-the-art Advanced Technology College.

Certificate

Jobs

Salary

Computer Service and Repair

Computer Support Specialist
Computer, Automated Teller,
Office Machine Repairer
Line Installer

$35,0000 - $54,999

Computer Engineering and Information Technology

Computer Systems Analyst
Computer & Information Systems Manager
Computer Hardware Technician
Database Manager

$75,0000 or more

Computer Programming

Programmer
Software Developer

$55,0000 - $74,999

Computer Networking

Networking Technician
Computer Systems Technician
Wireless Communications Technician
Network Security Technician

$35,000 - $54,999

Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics*
(Advanced Technical Certificate)

Information Security Analyst
Computer Security Specialist
Digital Forensics Examiner
Network/Security Architect
Incident Response Engineer
Computer Security Specialist
Forensics Engineer
Digital Forensics Analyst 

$51,570 - $86,170

Web Development

Webmaster
Web Developer

$35,000 - $54,999

Drafting and Design

AutoCAD Technician
Architectural Drafter
Design Drafter

$35,000 - $54,999

*Open to students who already have earned at minimum a two-year associate degree.  See College Catalog for details.

Choose a Hands-on career

One Year Certificates

Learn a trade from experts in their fields using the most up-to-date tools and equipment, and land a good-paying job that offers many opportunities for growth.

Certificate

Jobs

Salary

Automotive Service

Automotive Service Technician
Engine Builder
Race Mechanic
Auto Body and Glass Repairer
Painting and Coating Worker

$35,000 - $54,999

Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating

HVAC Mechanic
HVAC Installer

$35,000 - $54,999

Electrical Apprentice

Electrician

$35,000 - $54,999

Machining

Machinist

$35,000 - $54,999

Welding

Welder
Metal Fabricator
Cutter
Solderer
Brazer

$25,000 - $54,999

Call our Admissions Office, (386) 506-3059, or visit DaytonaState.edu/Admissions.html. To arrange a tour, call (386) 506-4471.

Daytona State College serves more than 28,000 students a year across its six campuses – Daytona Beach, DeLand, Deltona, Flagler/Palm Coast, New Smyrna Beach-Edgewater and the Advanced Technology College.

Note: The feds are requiring a gainful employment disclosure for certificate programs that are on this list.

Note: Many areas offer multiple certificates. Speak with an academic advisor to learn more.

* As reported by the U.S. Department of Labor. Some wages reflect earnings for those with experience and/or education at the associate or bachelor’s degree level.

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Last updated: 2014-10-15T14:52:28.456Z