Online Non-Credit Programs
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Be a lifelong learner from your own home with online professional programs at Manhattan College. Advance your career, upskill your abilities, or pursue your passion with Manhattan College’s wide selection of online non-credit programs. Programs range from finance and public affairs to performing arts and photography for individuals of any age or experience. Select online courses that you can take at your own pace or meet with like-minded learners remotely. We are dedicated to an online experience that fits your lifestyle and your learning style.
Choose The Online Program That Is Right For You!
We offer two categories of online programs, synchronous live sessions and asynchronous self-paced programs.
Synchronous Courses (live sessions)
Synchronous learning allows you to learn in real time. In these courses, the teacher and student are connected online at the same time and interact in real time. Students are expected to be available at a specific day and time to meet with the faculty or their coursemates to work on learning goals and objectives of the course.
Asynchronous Courses (self-paced)
For asynchronous learning you do not need to be available in real time. Courses are conducted through email, chat, discussion forums, and more. Students are expected to complete readings, interact with faculty and peers through communication and collaboration technologies, watch videos, and complete surveys and quizzes. Students can take these programs at their own pace within a set timeframe.
Students taking online and remote courses are expected to meet the following technical requirements to ensure the success of their academic experience.
Students should have a desktop computer or laptop with following:
- An up-to-date operating system, e.g.,Windows 10 (PC) or MacOS 10.15 or higher
- A built-in camera or external webcam
- Built-in or external microphone and speakers. Headphones with a built-in microphone is strongly recommended.
Some non-credit SCPS programs may be successfully completed using mobile devices, please speak to your advisor for more information.
Students should have a dedicated broadband internet connection, e.g., DSL, cable, and an updated internet browser, such as the most recent Chrome, FireFox, or Safari.
Some of our programs require you to submit papers, project summaries and presentations to demonstrate learning and knowledge. To meet this requirement students should have access to various productivity tools, such as Microsoft Office or iWork. If you need Microsoft Office, the College provides access to Office 365 free of charge. You may also need a PDF viewer or media player to access course readings and multimedia. Please speak to your advisor for more information about your specific program.
College Sponsored Technologies
As a student at Manhattan College, you have access to several learning platforms, including the Google Suite for Education, e.g., Gmail, Google Meet, Google Drive, and Google Calendar, and the Moodle Learning Management System. Before the start of your courses, it is highly recommended that you review the following resources provided by the ITS Help Desk.
If you have any questions concerning the College’s online and remote delivery technologies, you can contact the Manhattan College ITS Help Desk at (718) 862-7973 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Synchronous Programs (live sessions)
- English as a Second Language (ESL)
Our two-week ESL program includes 15 hours of online English language training and practice per week. English language classes are taught by highly qualified and experienced ESL instructors.
- Esports and Gamers: The Business and Industry
This online certificate program is designed to explore vital areas of the esports and gaming industry. Students in this program will gain a foundational understanding of the esports industry and learn from industry professionals in the field.
- Not-For-Profit Financial Management and Reporting
This 10-session hybrid certificate program provides training in nonprofit financial accounting, management concepts and principals, and reporting requirements for nonprofit organizations. The program covers a wide range of concepts specific to the operations of nonprofit organizations.
- One-on-One Tutoring Online
The Manhattan College One-on-One Tutoring Online program provides young learners from kindergarten to 12th grade tutoring in math, science, reading, and writing. This program offers support for class projects.
- Online Intensive English Language Program (IELP) Courses
Manhattan College IELP Online courses are available throughout the year. These courses will improve students’ English writing, reading, speaking, and listening skills in order to prepare them for meeting their academic and personal goals. IELP Online courses are intensive, holistic, communicative, and challenging. Focus areas are academic writing and presentation skills.
- Online Summer STEAM Camp
The Manhattan College Online Summer STEAM Camp is a great way to enhance your STEAM skills, working directly with our counselors and your friends online, at any location you feel most comfortable. Campers will be engaged all day long through a variety of exciting learning-based activities.
- Test Preparation Programs
Take any of our discounted online programs to prepare for tests such as GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, or GED
- Youth Entrepreneurship Camp Online
Students in this program will design and develop their own business ventures, At the conclusion of this course, students will take away an actual product or service that they could continue to develop and promote. Students will learn how to identify a business problem or need, define a service audience, assess their competition, and brand their company.
- English as a Second Language (ESL)
Online Asynchronous Programs (self-paced)
- AEM®/CEM® Prep Course (U.S. version)
This course is designed for emergency management professionals seeking the AEM/CEM credential. It assists learners through submitting an application, offers essay writing trips and primarily reviews key terms and concepts for the AEM/CEM exam.
- Agile Project Management
The program introduces the learner to methodologies, practices, and key concepts of Agile and enables the learner to explore, through case studies, many of the common challenges of working on an Agile team
- Artificial Intelligence (Introduction)
This course introduces learners to artificial intelligence (AI) concepts and trends. This course gives learners an understanding on how AI can be leveraged to keep organizations competitive, as well as understand the ethical issues associated with AI.
- Blockchain for Managers
This course is useful for managers looking to build an understanding of blockchain and how the technology can apply to their business. Assignments will delve into critical parts of blockchain as well as the impact of blockchain on vertical industries.
- Branding (Personal Branding)
The importance of having a strong personal brand is growing as employer’s first impressions occur online. This course will help in continuously building your brand through gaining new experiences, new knowledge and skills, and expanding your circle of relationships.
- Building a Fast Growing Business
Growing a business takes time, hard work, and skill. This course is based on Inc Magazine’s award winning journalistic content and features practical, experience-based assignments that will provide entrepreneurs and small business owners with the skills necessary to navigate a growing business.
- Business Analysis (Introduction)
This course provides a wide-ranging overview of the principles and concepts of business analysis. This course focuses on needs assessment, stakeholder engagement, requirements elicitation, requirements analysis, requirements tracing and monitoring, and solution evaluation.
- Business Communications
This certificate teaches learners how to craft many of the most common business communication formats: memos, reports, brochures, proposals, presentations, catalogs, and websites. This program will help create workplace documents that inform and persuade.
- Career Building
This course helps learners design an effective resume, cover essential interviewing skills and preparation. This course focuses on preparing the learner for any interview.
- Conflict Management
This certificate in Managing Change and Resolving Conflict covers the key issues and best practices for managers dealing with hostile situations in the workplace. This program is suitable for current managers, and those advancing in the management ranks.
- Creativity & Innovation
Organizations need employees who can channel their creativity and innovation toward organizational challenges and goals. This certificate program helps learners become reacquainted with their own stores of creativity and innovation. Learners are given the tools to grasp their creativity to solve organizational problems.
- Cybersecurity & CISSP®
The amount of data being stored continues to increase, the need for cybersecurity is greater than ever. This certificate offers lessons on the critical elements of information security, and foundational information about key certifications for professionals in the industry.
- Data Analytics
This certificate program provides an overview of topics in statistics and their applications in a variety of fields. Learners are exposed to quantitative decision-making tools and techniques, which tie into real-world case studies.
- Digital Marketing
This certificate in digital marketing is aligned with the Online Marketing Certified Professional (OMCP) standards to ensure that it is comprehensive and relevant. This certificate covers strategic issues, marketing methods and tactics, industry terminology, and best practices.
- Emergency Management in the U.S. (Introduction)
Emergency managers play an increasingly vital role. This course is designed for learners who are studying emergency management for the first time, preparing for a new career or job role in emergency management, or seeking to refresh their knowledge of foundational concepts.
- Emerging Technologies for Managers Certificate
This certificate program addresses blockchain, artificial intelligence, and robotics. Learners will become knowledgeable on how each technology affects business processes and how each contributes to the future of labor.
This certificate program introduces key issues in entrepreneurship for those looking to start a business on their own. Learners who complete this course will have the answer to essential questions to lead to the success of their business.
- Fast Company: Future-Proofing Your Career
This course will help professionals across all industries future-proof their careers by focusing on key skills in the areas of communication, creativity and innovation, design thinking, networking, and personal branding.
This course introduces non-financial managers to the essentials of finance. This program helps learners become fluent in critical financial terminology and calculations for key financial management indicators.
- Global Business Professional (CGBP)
The North American Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) Certified Global Business Professional program certifies that a candidate is competent in four primary areas or domains: Global Business Management, Global Marketing, Supply Chain Management, and Trade Finance. This suite of courses provides an overview of essential skills for conducting international business.
- HR Management
An effective human resource management strategy is a valuable asset to any company. This program teaches the elements of managing the benefits and policies that support an effective staff.
Based on D. Quinn Mills' book, Leadership: How to Lead, How to Live, the courses in this suite offer advice on leadership that can help you stand out as a leader among your peers. The course discusses issues such as how leaders become leaders, leadership ethics, and the differences between leaders, managers, and administrators.
- Leadership for Women in Business Certificate
This certificate explores both the social and psychological mechanisms that create challenges that professional women often face. Topics covered include: leadership, management, communication, work-life balance, networking, negotiation, and body language.
- LEED Green Building
This program discusses key concepts and terms to prepare learners to earn their LEED Green Associate v4 accreditation.
- Managing Remote Employees
This course explores the benefits and drawbacks of remote work and provides managers with tips for helping their remote workers stay connected and motivated.
Networking is an essential skill at all stages of your career. This course provides an overview of how to make effective professional connections and cultivate relationships that can help over the course of your career.
- Nonprofit Management, Budgeting, Fundraising
This certificate program introduces learners to key current management issues for non profit organizations. It includes training in nonprofit financial accounting, management concepts and principals, and reporting requirements for nonprofit organizations.
- Online Learning
Creating effective online learning courses and simulations can be a challenge.This certificate offers instruction on the major models, tools, and techniques in creating and delivering online learning.
- Operations Management
This course explores the fundamental concepts and theories practitioners will need to successfully guide operations in manufacturing and service organizations. Specific tools, techniques, and methodologies are taught to show applicability to operational strategies.
- Personal Growth
This course aims to help learners combat the struggles of stress in the workplace by focusing on the skills that can help them grow in both their professional and personal lives by focusing on the importance of soft skills.
- Project Management & PMP® Exam Prep Courses
Don't risk losing your PMP® certification; enroll today and start earning PDUs. Course topics are interesting and relevant to today's workplace. Project Management Professionals® will learn to improve their leadership skills.
- Robotics as a Business Investment
This course introduces many of the concepts and metrics for management to consider when evaluating whether an investment in robotics is the right decision for the operation.
- Security Awareness
The Security Awareness Online Training teaches employees to identify and prevent security breaches before they happen. This comprehensive training spans the facets of security awareness from in-office to remote security, email to phishing attacks, malware to ransomware, cloud to social media, and more.
- Six Sigma & Lean
The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam Prep course describes the strategies, techniques, and concepts practitioners will need to effectively prepare for the MindEdge Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification exam.
- Small Business Management Certificate
Owners of small businesses often play many roles and must have a wide body of knowledge. This certificate provides learners with a fundamental understanding of the most critical areas in small business management.
- Sustainable Management
A sustainable business generates profits for its owners, protects the environments, and improves the lives of people. This certification program covers key topics involving sustainable business, such as recognizing and implementing best practices for sustainable efforts.
- Web Design Certificate
The courses in this program will introduce you to the basics of designing a functional and attractive site, the HTML and CSS languages you'll need to execute your design, and best practices for designing and building a website that responds intelligently to the needs of users.
- AEM®/CEM® Prep Course (U.S. version)