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2023 - 2024 Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Career Credentials

Delta College offers career credentials designed to give you the skills you need to propel you toward a high-wage, high-demand job in the region. Career credentials programs are industry recognized training that can be completed in less than one year which supports the adult and working student.

Career credential programs at Delta can be laddered to an existing academic certificate or degree. Meaning you can receive a career credential certificate of completion and have it count toward a credited academic class(es). This will accelerate your progress toward degree completion at Delta College.

Meet with your Delta College Student Success Advisor to learn how career credentials can work best in your plan toward a degree.

Register for a career credential program using the links provided on the Delta College public website career credential web pages (not through Inside Delta's Student Self-Service link). You do not need to be a registered student at Delta College to take a career credential program.

Career credential programs are:

  • Short-term industry training
  • Not-for-credit programs listed under various areas of study on Find Your Program - Delta College or on Career Credential Training - Delta College
  • Series of learning modules you complete in less than one year to earn a “Certificate of Completion.” Examples of career credentials include Google Professional certificates and CompTIA certificates
  • Focused on teaching you competencies you will use in a specific industry. Examples of industries include computer science, business and manufacturing
  • Recognized by employers which adds value to your existing resume
  • Articulated to for-credit academic class(es) upon completion and documentation
  • Flexible: Taught live or asynchronous where you can learn at your own pace
  • Great for career exploration
  • Taught by Delta College instructors or industry recognized providers

Career Credentials are not:

  • Delta College academic classes
  • Eligible for student loans or financial aid. Cost of program may be covered for eligible students through state or federal assistance. Please contact Michigan Works! to determine eligibility
  • A guarantee of employment