Industry-Recognized Credentials for Talent Transformation

Help learners get job-ready for in-demand careers in less than a year and provide pathways to industry-recognized certification and accredited degree programs with Professional Certificates.

Types of Professional Certificates

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Entry-Level Programs

For career starters and switchers

Job role–aligned programs that teach skills needed for an entry-level role in an in-demand career field, with no skill, education, or experience prerequisites to take the program.

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Advanced-Level Programs

For professionals

Job role–aligned training programs that help working professionals advance their careers and prepare for industry-recognized certifications.

Real People. Real Results.

Hear from learners who come to Coursera from all over the world—Turkey to Thailand, Brazil to Bangladesh—seeking opportunities to provide better outcomes for themselves, their families, and their communities.

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Tristen A.

Google IT Support Professional Certificate

“I come from an area with minimal opportunities for the poor and disadvantaged, especially in a field like IT. My progress in the IT field shows that anyone can accomplish whatever they set their mind to if they get the right opportunities.”

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Olivia G.

Facebook Social Media Marketing Professional Certificate

“I took this course to give myself the necessary tools to operate my business more effectively on social media and also because of the pandemic to pursue a new line of career/ business...I know this is something I can see myself doing as a career in the future.”

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Uma K.

IBM Data Science Professional Certificate

“Taking the IBM Data Science Professional Certificate Program boosted my confidence and command over data and data visualization. This certificate has continued to open doors for me.”