Individual Learning (Online Courses)

Online Noncredit Courses

We offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. While your goals can range from career development through the acquisition of new skills and knowledge to personal enrichment aimed at a hobby or fulfilling a passion, continual education is essential to all aspects of life.

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Want control over your finances? Planancial’s Rock Star course is 7 Days of financial strategies, personal stories, and professional tips all tied up in feel-good, empowering videos.  The class covers budgeting, emergency funds, life insurance, saving for retirement, student loans, buying a first home, and understanding the basics of estate planning. You will receive 7-minute videos for 7 days paired with an-easy-to-understand workbook reinforcing the key points and strategies. 

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Instructor-Led Online Courses with Education to Go

Experience learning the way it was meant to be: enjoyable, clear, uncomplicated, fast, and convenient! Expert instructors, interactive quizzes, assignments and an online discussion area available via the web. We offer more than 300 online courses that you can take on your own time and from the comfort and convenience of your home, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Pick up a new skill or brush up on an old one. Online discussion areas enable you to communicate with other students. Instructors respond to your email questions – ask as many questions as you want, whenever the mood strikes you. Six-week, 12 Lesson short courses starting at $109.


Online Career Training Courses with Education to Go/Gatlin

Our instructor-facilitated courses are available anytime, anywhere. All you need is a web-enabled computer and a desire to learn skills that will prepare you for a new career or update current skill sets. And even though you won’t be in a traditional classroom setting, you won't be on your own. A team of available online professionals, anytime scheduling, and educational textbooks combine to give you a relevant, interactive learning experience. We offer courses in Healthcare/Fitness, Business/Professional, IT/Software Development (Microsoft and CompTIA Official Curriculum), Media and Design, Skilled Trades/Industrial and IT and Software Development.

All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. Please visit to view all courses that are available to you.


Medical Related Courses

SUNY Ulster has partnered with Career Step to deliver an educational experience that allows you to realize success. The programs are designed to include everything you need to ensure success, including one-on-one support, access to instructors, personalized career assistance, and industry certification preparation, all of which results in a high job placement rate for those who complete the program. Career Step’s online training programs offers the opportunity to train and work in the growing healthcare industry; Coding and Billing, Medical Assistant, Medical Transcriptionists, and Medical Office Manager are just a few of the in high demand careers. Due to Career Step’s industry recognized training and national certification exam pass rates, those who complete the program are highly sought after by hiring organizations. You’ll receive personal, ongoing support throughout your program and career guidance for up to one year to assist you in your job search.

If you are interested in any of these courses but want more information, please watch this presentation

For more program information or to set-up a payment plan visit  https://partner.careerstep. com/sunyulster or call Career Step at 1-877-225-7151.


  • Professional Medical Coding and Billing - Register Now
    The Professional Medical Coding and Billing program prepares you for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) and Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certifications. Topics studied include reimbursement methodologies, biomedical sciences, and current code sets. Enrollment includes ebooks, codebooks, and a voucher for one of the certification exams.

  • Medical Transcription Editor - Register Now
    Approved by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), the Medical Transcription Editor program prepares you for medical transcription and editing careers. Topics include documentation, biomedical sciences, and editing theory. Includes ebooks, transcription foot pedal, AHDI membership, and a voucher to take the RHDS exam.
  • Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR - Register Now
    The Medical Administrative Assistant EHR program prepares you to earn Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) credentials. Topics include ezEMRx EHR software, Microsoft Office, healthcare documentation, and office procedures. Includes ebooks and exam vouchers for the two national certifications.

  • Medical Assistant with Clinical Externship – Register Now
    The Medical Assistant program is designed to prepare you to earn the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) credential. Curriculum includes interactive simulations and covers healthcare reimbursement, basic anatomy, medical terminology, clinical patient care, EKG testing, and phlebotomy. Includes ebooks, clinical externship, CCMA exam voucher, and externship.

  • Medical Billing – Register Now
    The Medical Billing program helps you develop the knowledge and skills needed to work in healthcare reimbursement. Topics include bundled payments, the impact of the Affordable Care Act, and experience with current billing forms. Includes ebooks and Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam voucher.

  • Inpatient Auditing – Register Now
    The Inpatient Auditing program requires three years of experience in inpatient acute care coding and a current RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CPC credential prior to enrollment. You learn technical and soft skills required to be a good auditor. Includes two textbooks and hands-on auditing practicum.

  • Healthcare IT– Register Now
    This program prepares you for career options from front office responsibilities to computer support duties.  Instructor support is available and upon completion, you’re prepared to enter the workforce and take the CMAA and CEHRS certifications offered by the NHA and the CompTIA A+ certification offered by CTIA.

  • Microsoft Office 2016 – Register Now
    The Microsoft Office 2016 training course prepares you to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist Master certification with training on Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access. You’ll learn beginning and advanced concepts and complete a variety of hands-on exercises. Includes ebooks.


Real Estate, Appraisal and Related Courses

We offer New York State approved Continuing Education online courses for Real Estate Salespersons and Brokers. We also offer online Appraisal Courses and a National Mortgage Exam Prep course. 


Real Estate

Students can choose an a-la-carte course or get the most value for your time and money with a course package. The New York Course Package includes the courses listed below:

  • New York Real Estate Pre-license Course – 75 Hours
  • New York Exam Prep MathMaster 
  • New York Real Estate for Salespersons Book

Educational Requirements:

  1. Coursework: Students must complete the 75-hour New York Real Estate Pre-license Course and pass the final exam. This online series satisfies this requirement.
  2. Final Exam: At the end of your coursework students must pass a proctored final exam.
  3. State Licensing Exam: Students must pass the New York licensing examination. Please refer to the New York Department of State website for more information or call 888-553-1267





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