If you don’t want to wait two years to earn a degree, you can create your own career opportunities with professional and technical certificates from Drake State. Many certificate programs only take a few months and will put you at the top of the list for some of the most high-demand and high-income careers available.

Certificate Programs

Electrical
Average Earning: $53,080 – $59,080

Electrical Wiring
Electrical Fundamentals
Preventive Maintenance
Robotics

Engineering Graphics
Average Earning: $56,830

Engineering Design
Mechanical Design
Fundamentals
Design Quality

Machine Tool
Average Earning: $45,750

Multiple Programs Available

Mechatronics
Average Earning: $50,440

Industrial Maintenance
Industrial Electrical
Fundamentals
Industrial Automation

Welding
Average Earning:$42,490

Multiple Programs Available

Automotive
Average Earning: $42,090

Automotive Technology
Electrical
Brakes and Suspensions
Engine Repair

Heating and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC)
Average Earning: $48,730

Heating and Air
Conditioning/Refrigeration

Salon & Spa Management

Cosmetology Instructor
Average Earning: $55,240

Barbering
Average Earning: $25,650

Esthetics
Average Earning: $34,090

Nail Care
Average Earning: $25,770

Natural Hair
Average Earning: $24,900

Business Administration
Average Earning: $37,870

General Business
Management
Accounting Clerks
Average Earning: $39,240
Entrepreneurship
Average Earning: $58,760
Logistics and Supply Chain
Average Earning: $74,750

Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems
Average Earning: $54,760

Cyber Security
Average Earning: $99,730

Enterprise Programmer Specialist
Average Earning: $62,240

Network Administrator
Average Earning: $83,510

Program Coding
Average Earning: $88,240

System Administrator
Average Earning: $68,270

Web Page Developer
Average Earning: $73,760

Health Sciences

Medical Assistant
Average Earning: $34,800
Phlebotomy
Average Earning: $35,510
Practical Nursing
Average Earning: $45,030
Nursing Assistant
Average Earning: $29,640

Average earning information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (bls.gov/ooh)