12 Career Boosting Certificates

12 Career Boosting Certificates

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Christina Couch

Whether you're climbing the corporate ladder, improving your job skills, or breaking into an entirely new career, certificate programs offer a measurable way to build your mind and expand your marketability. Check out 12 careers in which specialized degrees and programs are opening doors and creating opportunities.

  1. English As a Second Language

If you can read this, you may have a job just around the corner or across the sea. English is the language of international business, medicine, commerce, technology, and tourism, making English language teachers an invaluable professional commodity, domestically and abroad. Julie Jaskol, public affairs manager for UCLA Extension, the continuing education branch of the University of California, Los Angeles, says that those holding a Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) certificate have a distinct advantage over those without…

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