There are currently four certificates available through Linfield's Division of Continuing Education:
Accounting Certificate Offered Online!
Computer Information Systems Certificate Offered in a State of the Art Lab
Human Resource Management Certificate Offered Online!
Marketing Certificate Offered Online!
The accounting, HR and marketing certificates can be completed entirely online. The CIS certificate includes one online course followed by courses that provide hands-on instruction for 3-4 weekends each on Linfield's McMinnville, Oregon campus
A Certificate is a short term goal that provides professional recognition of your knowledge and skills in a given specialty. The earning of a certificate demonstrates a commitment on your part to standards set by the Linfield College Business and Computer Science Departments. Each certificate program consists of 4 to 6 courses. Academic credits are awarded and a certificate is issued by Linfield. Linfield’s certificate programs offer busy adults the perfect format to earn professional recognition in a given specialty while balancing life, work, and family commitments.
The Certificate Programs are designed for adults who want to be competitive in today’s knowledge–driven economy where high demand, well paying occupations depend on an educated workforce. The Certificate program provides continuing education that enables you to build your career and obtain advancement through your knowledge and experience.
Computer Information Systems, Human Resource Management and Marketing Certificates may be earned while completing a bachelor’s degree. The Human Resource Management certificate cannot be earned with a major in Business Management. The Marketing Certificate cannot be earned with a major in Marketing. The Accounting Certificate (Post Baccalaureate) is open only to students who have completed a bachelor’s degree.
Linfield College is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Our high instructional standards are maintained in each of the courses required for the Certificate.