When you already have a full schedule, it might seem like you don’t have time to squeeze in a continuing education class or two.

With online learning options from The Kern Center at Terra State Community College, you can learn when it’s convenient for you - and with our large selection of online classes, you will find courses that line up directly with your professional or educational goals.

Online Education

Career Training Programs

Our online career training programs are designed by a team of experts from their respective field. These experts work to provide students with a highly-effective web-based leading experience. 

  • Learn in-demand skills 
  • Most programs prepare student for a national certification
  • Start anytime, anywhere - work at your own pace
  • Textbooks and learning materials are included
  • Expert instructor assistance provided
  • Loans available

See our online career training options

Online Certificates and Training

Our online certificate and training offers superior courses, outstanding teachers and great customer service!

  • Courses are carefully built and led by expert teachers with demonstrated credentials

  • Accompanying audio, multimedia slides, videos and pictures in the courses

  • CEUs and ILUs are available for all courses, with many available for HRCI credit and optional graduate credit

See our online certificate and training courses

Professional Development Courses

Our online professional development courses, led by expert instructors are cover a wide variety of topics from accounting to writing! 

  • Comprehensive online course in a convenient six-week format
  • Expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors in their field
  • Engaging student discussion areas
  • New sessions start monthly
  • Certificate of completion awarded with passing score

See our professional development courses

Ohio Real Estate Licensing

Get your real estate license in Ohio by taking online real estate license courses. Terra State partners with Hondros College to offer all the courses (120 hours of instruction) required for you to take your real estate licensing exam. Choose the comprehensive Set for Success Package, or take the courses individually:

  • Real Estate Principles and Practices, 40 hours
  • Real Estate Law, 40 hours
  • Real Estate Finance, 20 hours
  • Real Estate Appraisal, 20 hours

See our real estate courses

Spanish Analytic Linguist Translator

Earn your Professional Analytic Linguist Certificate, and position yourself for a well-paying job performing crucial work – transcribing, translating, and interpreting Spanish language conversations for federal and local law enforcement agencies investigating crimes. This six-course program is available to current Terra State multi-lingual students and multi-lingual college graduates holding an associate degree or higher. Choose your own start date for this fully-online program, and get the training you need to enter and succeed in this profitable and meaningful emerging career market!

Terra State partners with Translation Skills TrainingTM (TST) to offer all the courses (180 hours of instruction) required for you to earn your certificate:

  • English, 30 hours, 3 CEUs
  • Spanish, 30 hours, 3 CEUs
  • Ethics, 30 hours, 3 CEUs
  • Transcription, 30 hours, 3 CEUs
  • Translation, 30 hours, 3 CEUs
  • Monitoring, 30 hours, 3 CEUs

For more information about any of our online offerings, contact the Kern Center at kern@terra.edu or 419.559.2464.

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