Terra State offers scholarships for short-term certificate programs

Press Staff Writer

        In partnership with the Ohio Department of Higher Education, Terra State Community College has been awarded an additional $13,750 through the Short-Term Certificate Grant Program (STCGP).
        The STCGP allows students to receive a certificate for up to $2,000 each. To enroll, current and prospective students must show financial need. Eligible programs include those that are Pell-eligible and non-Pell eligible.            “The Short-Term Certificate Grant Program is a great opportunity for students to reduce out-of-pocket expenses that other financial aid may not cover. We are pleased to be able to offer this grant to students and assist them in easing the financial burden of reaching their educational goals,” said Coordinator of Financial Aid Jessica McCarthy.       Terra State offers more than 200 short-term certificates that allow students to gain skills in high-demand fields. Programs include credit and non-credit courses.
        The 10 for-credit certificates available through the college’s normal admissions process are:
        • Integrated Applications – Based Curriculum in Advanced Manufacturing
        • Communication
        • Personal Computer Technician Certificate
        • General Business
        • Intermediate Business
        • Industrial Maintenance
        • Precision Machining
        • Phlebotomy
        • Welding
        • Commercial Driver
        For more information on credit courses, contact Terra Admissions at 419-559-2349 or admissions@terra.edu.
The additional 207 non-credit certificates are available through the Kern Center. Notable offerings include:
        • State-Tested Nursing Assistant
        • AFAA Group Fitness Instructor
        • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
        • HVAC/R Technician
        • Pharmacy Technician
        • Digital Arts
        • Human Resources Professional
        • Certified Quality Engineer
        • Certified Supply Chain Professional
        • Certified Information Systems Security
        For more information on non-credit courses, contact The Kern Center at 419-559-2464 or kern@terra.edu.
        To learn more about the Short-Term Certificate Program and to view all certificates available, visit terra.edu/shorttermcertificate.


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