Online Courses

No matter where you are in your career or life, we can help you achieve your goals. We offer a wide range of self-paced, highly interactive courses that you can take any where there is a computer. Get started on professional certifications, learn a new skill that can help you prepare to join the workforce, transition careers or stay up-to-date on the latest best practices in your industry or maybe you are looking for personal enrichment aimed at a hobby or fulfilling a passion, continual education is essential to all aspects of your life.

Professional Development Certificates & Courses

Stay ahead of the curve in today’s competitive job markets. This broad selection of online courses are tailored to working adults. They are frequently reviewed and updated to reflect industry demand. These courses feature a flexible format on a wide range of today’s most urgent business topics, deliver content through video, interactive exercises, learning assessments, and simulation technology with minimal technical requirements. They are on-demand, self-paced, non-credit courses, accessible from anywhere including your mobile device.

If you are looking to expand your skill set, give your employees the skills needed to satisfy requirements, earn professional credits or industry-recognized certifications (CEUs, PDUs, HRCI), or learn something new our professional development certificates and courses will fit in naturally with a busy schedule.

By completing any of these courses and adding certificates to your resume, you can demonstrate to current and future employers that you are invested in your career and an expert in your field. So, whether it’s a promotion, a job search or professional enrichment, these courses can help you enhance your skills and ultimately reach your goals.

Click on one of the topics below or view our entire online course catalog for a complete list of topics/courses and to register. Courses can be taken individually or in a bundle certificate package at a discounted rate.

Project Management                 

(30 courses/2 bundles/1 suite available)

Project Managers are needed in a variety of work settings including but not limited to manufacturing, Information Technology, health industries, and non-profits. These courses and simulations will teach you the best practices for running a project and ensuring success. The courses cover the domains of project management and prepare you for high stakes certification tests. These courses carry PDUs across PMI's talent triangle and span introductory and intermediate topics. The demand for skilled project management professionals continues to increase exponentially.


(6 courses/1 bundle available)

These days, project management is multidimensional depending on the project, industry, and team. This program of coursework teaches the principles Agile Project Management, an iterative, skinned-down approach to project management for teams that must move quickly. Add this approach to your project management toolbox to be even more marketable to businesses and valued within your organization. Some of the courses are Certificate in Agile Project Management (PMI-ACP)® Exam Prep, Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Practice Exams & Exam Strategies, Challenges for Agile Teams, Integrating Agile into a Waterfall Environment and Principles of Scrum.

Data Analytics

(6 courses/1 bundle available)

Modern business software produces mountains of data; it's up to the professional to examine it and draw meaningful conclusions. This certificate and coursework will teach the fundamentals of quantitative analysis so that you can read the trends in your spreadsheets to convert them to thoughtful business decisions. Some of the courses are Data Analysis for Improving Organizational Performance, Statistical Process Control and Statistics as Managerial Tool.

 HR Management   

(13 courses/1 Suite available)

HR is both the glue that holds a business together and the grease that keeps its gears turning smoothly. It is the management of people; compensation and benefits, rights, safety, ethics, performance, and fostering their growth within the organization and beyond. The certificate and coursework will give you a well-rounded foundation in the human resource management sector. One of the courses is a PHR® exam prep class.

Career Building

(6 courses available)

These courses prepare new graduates or those who have been out of work how to join the professional work environment. From resume writing to interviewing, networking to managing personal finances, these courses teach professionals life skills.


(6 courses/1 suite available)

The ability to organize and present ideas is always in high demand. Business Communication certificate and coursework prepares you to become a skilled communicator, teaching you to form persuasive arguments, present information, write error-free emails and documents, and stand-out as a professional.

Take a demo (Nonprofit Management) as an example of the interactive exercises and mini-cases that you will experience once you register for one of the above online courses.  This demo shows the instructional architecture that this course publisher uses. While it's not be the topic you are interested in, it will show you the navigation, examples of progress checks, tools, learning activities and appearance of the course.

Learners’ FAQs    

Personal and Professional Skills 

Experience instructor-led or self-paced enjoyable, clear, uncomplicated, fast, and convenient learning! 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. Example of courses – Medical Terminology, Keyboarding, Writing, Japanese, GRE Prep. 

Career Training 

Our open enrollment programs provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations or to update current skill sets. Even though you will not be in a traditional classroom setting, you will not 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, Teacher Professional Development and more.


These programs include everything you need to ensure success, including one-on-one support, access to instructors, personalized career assistance, and industry certification preparation. If you are interested in any of these courses but want more information,
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For more program information or to set-up a payment plan go to CareerStep/SUNY Ulster or call 1-877-225-7151. 

To register, click on one of the following courses.

Real Estate, Appraisal and Home Inspection Courses 

Become a real estate agent at our online New York real estate school. OnCourse Learning helps fast-track your real estate career with New York real estate new licensing packages and online courses. These courses fulfill the mandatory New York real estate license requirements.

Advance your real estate career and become a real estate broker with state-approved online New York real estate broker license requirements. Complete your New York real estate education anytime, anywhere with 24/7 access to user-friendly broker pre-license online courses.

Make your New York real estate license renewal hassle-free. We offer 100% state-approved, New York real estate continuing education (CE) online courses. Fast-track your license renewal with one of our New York Real Estate CE packages or courses.

Become a Home Inspector. Our online home inspection training provides everything you need to run your business and to ensure your success. Advance your New York home inspection career with supplemental online certification courses to add to your home inspection business offerings including Commercial Remote Pilot Certification Prep Course. World-class home inspection software, marketing and reference materials, tools, and more.


This 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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