Professional Development

Grow with Google

We are thrilled to announce a groundbreaking collaboration between Shippensburg University and Google, one of the world’s leading technology giants. As part of our commitment to providing innovative and industry-relevant educational opportunities, we are proud to partner with Google to offer online career certificates that will compliment your degree program and advance your professional skills.

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Online Career Certificates on Coursera: Elevate Your Skills, Elevate Your Career

Through our partnership with Google, we are excited to bring you an array of online career certificate courses, designed to empower you with the essential skills and knowledge required to thrive in today’s fast-paced job market. These courses are available on Coursera, a renowned platform for high-quality, accessible online education.

Affordable Learning, Flexible Schedule

We understand the importance of making education accessible to all, and that’s why we have kept the enrollment process simple and affordable. You have the freedom to decide when to start, pause, or cancel your subscription at any time, making it an ideal choice for individuals with busy schedules.

The only fee for these career certificate programs is the Coursera monthly subscription fee, making it extremely affordable.

Stand Out in Your Career with Recognized Certificates

Upon successful completion of these online career certificate programs, you will receive a certificate endorsed by Google. These certificates can serve as a powerful testament to your expertise and commitment, giving you a competitive edge in the job market and enhancing your career prospects.

Embark on Your Learning Journey Today

Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to upskill and unlock your potential with Google-partnered online career certificates. Take the first step toward a successful future by enrolling in one of these transformative courses today. Visit our website to explore the full range of offerings and kickstart your journey toward a rewarding and fulfilling career.

Note: The courses offered may vary, so be sure to check our website for the most up-to-date information on available career certificates.

At Shippensburg University, we are dedicated to empowering our students with the skills they need to succeed. Join us in this exciting partnership with Google and Coursera, and let’s shape a brighter future together.

Quick Facts


The Certificates themselves are free.

The only cost associated is the Coursera subscription needed to access the courses. While the Coursera subscription can vary over time, it’s currently estimated to cost about $39 a month.

**Until the end of 2024, Shippensburg University staff and students can be eligible to waive the Coursera subscription fee, as long as they fill out this form.

Estimated Time to Complete:

The courses can be taken at each person’s own pace, so there are no formal deadlines.

That said, if someone dedicates roughly 6-8 hours a week to the certificate, they can likely expect to complete the certificate in 5-7 months, depending on the individual.

The Classes

This certificate prepares learners for in-demand jobs such as:

This certificate prepares learners for in-demand jobs such as:

This certificate prepares learners for in-demand jobs such as:

This certificate prepares learners for in-demand jobs such as:

Digital Marketing

Explore the dynamic world of digital marketing and e-commerce through the Google Digital Marketing & E-commerce Certificate. This program empowers learners to master digital marketing campaigns, customer engagement strategies, and online product sales techniques.

With over 213,000 open positions and a median salary of $59,000 for 0-5 years of experience, this certificate sets you on a path to thriving in roles such as marketing coordinator, e-commerce associate, and digital marketing specialist. Gain skills in email marketing, SEO/SEM, customer reach, and loyalty-building through our cutting-edge program. Through hands-on practice with tools like Canva, HubSpot, and Google Analytics, you’ll be ready to make a tangible impact on businesses’ online presence and sales.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to excel in the fast-evolving realm of digital marketing and e-commerce.

Enroll in the Google Digital Marketing & E-commerce Certificate and pave the way for a rewarding career journey.

This certificate prepares learners for in-demand jobs such as:

This certificate prepares learners for in-demand jobs such as:

This certificate prepares learners for in-demand jobs such as:

This certificate prepares learners for in-demand jobs such as:

This certificate prepares learners for in-demand jobs such as:

Business Intelligence

Open doors to informed business decisions with the Google Business Intelligence Certificate. Tailored for data analytics professionals and graduates of the Google Data Analytics Certificate, this program enriches your skills in creating data-driven insights using tools like BigQuery, SQL, and Tableau. As a BI analyst, engineer, developer, or data analyst, you’ll transform data into actionable strategies.

Embrace the vast world of business intelligence with over 166,000 job openings and a median salary exceeding $96,000. Through hands-on engagement, you’ll craft data models, design visualizations, and create impactful dashboards to communicate insights effectively. This stackable credential is your key to career advancement, amplifying your expertise in a rapidly evolving field. Elevate your skills, secure a positive career outcome, and thrive in the business intelligence landscape through the Google Business Intelligence Certificate.

This certificate prepares learners for in-demand jobs such as:


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