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GOOGLE CAREER CERTIFICATES

Gain in-demand job skills

Flexible online training programs designed to put you on the fast track to jobs in high-growth fields. No experience necessary.

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Sean A., Google Data Analytics Certificate graduate, hired by Deloitte

Get professional job training from Google

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No experience necessary

Learn job-ready skills.

2.4M

job postings across certificate fields1

Learn at your own pace

Complete the online certificate program on your own terms.

3 to 6 months

to complete with under 10 hours of flexible study per week

Stand out to employers

Make your resume competitive with a credential from Google.

75%

of certificate graduates report a positive career outcome (e.g., new job, promotion, or raise) within six months of completion.2

A path to in-demand jobs

Connect with top employers who are currently hiring.

$76,000+

median salary across certificate fields (0-5 years experience)1

No experience necessary

Learn job-ready skills.

2.4M

job postings across certificate fields1

Learn at your own pace

Complete the online certificate program on your own terms.

3 to 6 months

to complete with under 10 hours of flexible study per week

Stand out to employers

Make your resume competitive with a credential from Google.

75%

of certificate graduates report a positive career outcome (e.g., new job, promotion, or raise) within six months of completion.2

A path to in-demand jobs

Connect with top employers who are currently hiring.

$76,000+

median salary across certificate fields (0-5 years experience)1

Earn a credential that can lead to jobs in high-growth fields

  • Cybersecurity

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    Cybersecurity analysts are responsible for monitoring and protecting information and systems.

    If you like: investigating, solving puzzles

    Certificate types:

    FOUNDATIONAL

    Learn more

  • Data analysts collect, transform, and organize data in order to help make informed business decisions.

    If you like: uncovering trends and patterns, visualizations

    Certificate types:

    FOUNDATIONAL ADVANCED INDUSTRY SPECIALIZATIONS

    Learn more

  • Digital Marketing & E-commerce

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    Digital marketers use online tools to reach customers. E-commerce specialists grow online sales.

    If you like: connecting with people online, building an online presence

    Certificate types:

    FOUNDATIONAL

    Learn more

  • IT Support

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    IT Specialists troubleshoot problems so computers and networks run correctly.

    If you like: solving problems, helping others

    Certificate types:

    FOUNDATIONAL ADVANCED INDUSTRY SPECIALIZATIONS

    Learn more

  • Project Management

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    Project managers ensure projects within an organization are managed and completed with maximum value.

    If you like: solving problems, organization, working with people

    Certificate types:

    FOUNDATIONAL INDUSTRY SPECIALIZATION

    Learn more

  • UX Design

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    UX designers make digital and physical products easier and more enjoyable to use.

    If you like: understanding people, drawing, thinking creatively

    Certificate types:

    FOUNDATIONAL

    Learn more

Build on your foundational Certificate skills

Advanced Google Career Certificates

Go deeper in the field and gain more technical skills to take the next step in your career.

Made by Google

  • Advanced Data Analytics
  • Business Intelligence
  • IT Automation with Python

Industry Specializations

Add to your skills with training from expert partners and unlock industry-specific job opportunities.

Made by partners

  • Data Analytics: Finance
  • Data Analytics: Public Sector
  • IT Support: Healthcare
  • Project Management: Construction
  • Project Management: Sustainability

Get on the fast track to in-demand jobs with top employers

Complete a Google Career Certificate to get exclusive access to CareerCircle, which offers free 1-on-1 coaching, interview and career support, and a job board to connect directly with employers, including over 150 companies in the Google Career Certificates Employer Consortium.

HERE’S HOW

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Complete online certificate courses, at your own pace and time.

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Access career resources like coaching sessions, mock interviews, and a resume builder tool.

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Share your resume and get connected with national and local employers.

CONNECT WITH +150 TOP EMPLOYERS, INCLUDING THESE:

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Certificate Success Stories

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Certificate Success Stories

If you told me a year ago that I would be getting interviews and a new job offer, I wouldn’t believe you because I had nothing on my resume.

Adrienne completed the Google Project Management Certificate and went from a stay-at-home mom to a small business advisor at Dell Technologies.

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Gabriel

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Alex

Certificate Success Stories

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Certificate Success Stories

For the price of the Google Career certificate, that’s a really approachable price. For what you’re getting it’s a great return on investment. I would recommend it to anybody.

With the help of the Google UX Design Certificate, Gabriel pivoted from IT support to a career in UX design.

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See Alex's story

Certificate Success Stories

The Google IT Support Certificate gave me the proper foundation to not only find a career in IT, but also in Cyber Security. Being able to learn at my own pace and hear the stories of others who have come from similar backgrounds was pivotal to my success. The program helped transform my life and I know that it can do the same for others.

After completing the Google IT Support Certificate, Alex was able to use his new IT skills to make a career shift from restaurant manager to Information Security Analyst.

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Frequently asked questions

What background knowledge is necessary?

None! Whether you’re completely new to the field or have had some exposure, this is the right program for you. If you’re already familiar with the subject matter, you can skip directly to the graded assessments.

What is a Professional Certificate from Google?

The Google Career Certificate program is an online training program that offers professional certificates in fast-growing, high-demand technology fields. The program is designed by Google and taught by experts in the areas of IT, user experience design, project management, and more, and combines skills training with hands-on practice. In addition, job seekers receive support and practical tips for resumes, interviews, and job searches, helping them to land jobs in the technology sector.

Are Google Career Certificates really 100% online?

Google Career Certificates are completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your instructional videos, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

What Grow with Google resources are available to help with my job search?

Career resources are available to Certificate graduates including interview tips, mock interviews and resume building workshops, coaching sessions, and more.

How much do the Google Career Certificates cost?

Google Career Certificates cost $49 per month on Coursera after an initial 7-day free trial period.All Google Career Certificates are completely self-paced. At about 10 hours of study per week, many learners complete a Google Career Certificate in three to six months.

What is Coursera?

Coursera is a global online learning platform that offers access to online courses. Google has worked with Coursera to make Google Career Certificates available on their platform.

Is Coursera affiliated with Google?

Coursera is a global online learning platform that offers access to online courses, and while our Certificates are hosted on their platform, Coursera is not part of Google or Alphabet.

Where can I access Google Career Certificates?

Google Career Certificates are available globally in English on Coursera. The Google IT Support Certificate is also available in Spanish and Portuguese. We are working to make the certificates available in more languages.

Is financial assistance available for Google Career Certificates?

If you are interested in financial assistance for Google Career Certificates, you may be eligible for financial aid via Coursera through the course page. Recipients of financial aid will have full access to course content and assignments required to earn a certificate. To apply, go to the certificate course page on Coursera and click the “Financial aid available” link next to the “Enroll” button.

Google has also funded 100,000 scholarships for Google Career Certificates, which will be distributed by Grow with Google partners and Google.org grantees like Merit America, Per Scholas, NPower, Goodwill, Futuro Health, Generation USA, UnidosUS, LULAC and Hispanic Federation. These funds will create a lasting impact in helping people land high-quality jobs in high-growth fields.

What is the Google Career Certificates Employer Consortium? How does it work?

The Google Career Certificates Employer Consortium consists of over 150 U.S. companies like Deloitte, Infosys, Etsy, Target, Verizon, and of course, Google. These companies span multiple sectors and are committed to considering Google Career Certificate graduates for entry-level jobs. Upon completion of a Google Career Certificate, you will gain access to an exclusive job platform where you can easily apply to opportunities from employers with open jobs.

Employers interested in joining the Google Career Certificates Employer Consortium can find more information atgrow.google/employers.

What other kind of support is available after I complete a Google Career Certificate?

In addition to expert training and hands-on projects designed to prepare you for a job in your field of choice, you'll get access to a resume building tool, mock interviews and career networking support designed to help you with your job search. You'll also be able to connect with over 150 US employers in the hiring consortium who are accepting candidates who have completed a Google Career Certificate.

Are Google Career Certificates recognized? Do employers recognize Google Career Certificates?

Yes! Google Career Certificates are recognized by more than 150 employers in the U.S., including companies like Deloitte and Verizon. Certificates help graduates stand out to recruiters and interviewers–in fact, 75 percent of program graduates report an improvement in their career within six months of certificate completion*. And, by completing a Google Career Certificate, students can earn a recommendation for up to 12 college credits, the equivalent of four undergraduate courses.

Who designed the Google Career Certificates?

Google Career Certificates were designed and built by subject-matter experts and senior practitioners at Google from each of the job fields. Every certificate has been created to equip learners with theoretical and practical knowledge and real-life problem-solving skills to be successful in an entry-level job. Expert industry organizations and platforms - like the Project Management Institute for project management, Tableau for data analytics, and Figma for UX design, to name a few - consulted and collaborated on material.

How can I get my school involved in Google Career Certificates?

Help your students learn job-ready skills to start or advance careers in high-demand fields. Learn more about bringing Google Career Certificates to your university, or to your community college or career and technical education (CTE) high school.

Can I get college credit for taking Google Career Certificates?

The Google Career Certificates offer a recommendation from ACE® of up to 15 college credits, the equivalent of 5 college courses at the bachelor’s degree level. Schools like Northeastern, Purdue University Global, and the University of North Texas provide college credit for the Google Career Certificates. This aims to help open up additional pathways to learners who are interested in higher education, and prepare them for entry-level jobs.

To share proof of completion with schools, certificate graduates will receive an email prompting them to claim their Credly badge, which contains the ACE®️ credit recommendation. Once claimed, they will receive a competency-based transcript that signifies the credit recommendation, which can be shared directly with a school from the Credly platform. Please note that the decision to accept specific credit recommendations is up to each institution and is not guaranteed.

What is the Google Career Certificates fund? How do I enroll?

The $100M Google Career Certificates Fund will help nonprofits Social Finance, Merit America, and Year Up offer career support, job placement, and stipends to help drive $1B in aggregate wage gains. Learn more.

What are Industry Specializations?

Industry Specializations are a collection of partner-built online programs that provide learners with additional expertise and skills for jobs in specific industries after they complete a Google Career Certificate. There are currently five Industry Specializations:

Construction Management, developed by Columbia Engineering

Data Analytics in the Public Sector with R, developed by the University of Michigan

Financial Analysis - Skills for Success, developed by University of Illinois’ Gies College of Business

Healthcare IT Support, developed by Johns Hopkins University

Sustainability Analyst Fundamentals, developed by Arizona State University

Where can I access the Industry Specializations?

The Industry Specializations are available globally in English on Coursera.

How long does it take to complete an Industry Specialization?

With a suggested pace of 10 hours of study per week, the Industry Specializations can be completed in one to two months.

How much do the Industry Specializations cost?

The Specializations cost $49 per month by subscription on Coursera. Google gets no revenue from these programs. Learners can access financial assistance via Coursera.

Is financial assistance available for Industry Specializations?

If you are interested in financial assistance for Industry Specializations, you may be eligible for financial aid via Coursera through the course page. Recipients of financial aid will have full access to course content and assignments required to earn a certificate. To apply, go to the specialization course page on Coursera and click the “Financial aid available” link next to the “Enroll” button.

How can my organization sign up to develop an Industry Specialization?

Organizations interested in applying to develop an Industry Specialization can fill out the Interest Form. Once submitted, Google will review the information and follow up.

1Lightcast™ US Job Postings (2022: Jan. 1, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022).

2Based on program graduate survey, United States 2022.

Insights, advice, suggestions, feedback and comments from experts

This article is about the Google Career Certificates program, which offers online training in various high-demand technology fields. The program is designed by Google and taught by industry experts. It aims to provide job-ready skills and practical knowledge to individuals who are interested in starting or advancing their careers in fields such as cybersecurity, data analytics, digital marketing, IT support, project management, and UX design.

Here is a breakdown of the concepts mentioned in the article:

Google Career Certificates

  • The Google Career Certificates program offers professional certificates in fast-growing, high-demand technology fields.
  • The program is designed by Google and taught by experts in the respective fields.
  • The certificates combine skills training with hands-on practice and provide support for resumes, interviews, and job searches.
  • The program is completely online, allowing learners to access instructional videos, readings, and assignments at their own pace and from anywhere.

Certificate Fields

The Google Career Certificates program offers certificates in the following fields:

  1. Cybersecurity: Cybersecurity analysts are responsible for monitoring and protecting information and systems.
  2. Data Analytics: Data analysts collect, transform, and organize data to help make informed business decisions.
  3. Digital Marketing & E-commerce: Digital marketers use online tools to reach customers, while e-commerce specialists focus on growing online sales.
  4. IT Support: IT specialists troubleshoot problems to ensure computers and networks run correctly.
  5. Project Management: Project managers ensure projects within an organization are managed and completed effectively.
  6. UX Design: UX designers make digital and physical products easier and more enjoyable to use.

Certificate Types

The Google Career Certificates program offers different types of certificates within each field:

  • Foundational: Provides fundamental knowledge and skills in the respective field.
  • Advanced: Offers more in-depth training and technical skills to further advance in the field.
  • Industry Specializations: Partner-built online programs that provide additional expertise and skills for specific industries.

Benefits and Outcomes

  • Completing a Google Career Certificate can make a resume more competitive and help graduates stand out to employers.
  • According to the article, 75% of certificate graduates report a positive career outcome (e.g., new job, promotion, or raise) within six months of completion.
  • The median salary across certificate fields for individuals with 0-5 years of experience is mentioned to be $76,000+.
  • The program offers flexible online training, allowing learners to complete the certificate program on their own terms.
  • The Google Career Certificates Employer Consortium consists of over 150 U.S. companies, including Deloitte, Infosys, Etsy, Target, Verizon, and Google. These companies are committed to considering Google Career Certificate graduates for entry-level jobs.

Additional Information

  • The Google Career Certificates program is available globally in English on the Coursera platform.
  • The cost of the Google Career Certificates program is $49 per month on Coursera after an initial 7-day free trial period.
  • Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify.
  • The Google Career Certificates program offers a recommendation from ACE® of up to 15 college credits, equivalent to five college courses at the bachelor's degree level.
  • The program also offers Industry Specializations, which are partner-built online programs that provide additional expertise and skills for specific industries.

Please note that the information provided above is based on the content of this article.

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