High-demand,
short-term certificates

at Ivy Tech Fort Wayne and Warsaw

Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne and Warsaw locations offer a variety of certificate programs to help you advance in your career–quickly. Our certificates are recognized and valued by employers, and many can be completed online or on a flexible schedule. Some programs are even offered at no charge, thanks to grant and government programs. Start browsing our online catalog today to get started!

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Business
Male student working on diesel truck

CDL+

Funding Available
16 credits
6-12 Months
$44k avg salary
5% est growth
Business
Female instructor with bar chart in background

Bookkeeping

Funding Available
18 credits
6-12 Months
$43k avg salary
3% est growth
Business
Female instructor with bar chart in background

Entrepreneurship

Funding Available
18 credits
<6 Months
$20k avg salary
4% est growth
Business
Female instructor with bar chart in background

Fundamental Payroll

Funding Available
18 credits
<6 Months
$47k avg salary
6% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Male student working with heavy equipment

Machine Tool Technology

Funding Available
21 credits
6-12 Months
$43k avg salary
4% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Male student working with heavy equipment

Manufacturing, Production, and Operations

Funding Available
31 credits
12+ Months
$39k avg salary
4% est growth
Business
Male student sitting at table with binder and laptop

Human Resource Management

Funding Available
21 credits
<6 Months
$57.5k avg salary
5% est growth
Healthcare
Female student in medical setting

C.N.A.

Funding Available
5 credits
<6 Months
$26.4k avg salary
12% est growth
Healthcare
Older female student standing at nurse's station

Q.M.A.

Funding Available
5 credits
<6 Months
$23k avg salary
10% est growth
Healthcare
Male student in medical uniform

Dementia Care

Funding Available
3 credits
<6 Months
$26k avg salary
12% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Male student using machine tools

Industrial Technology

Manufacturers Skills Standards Council

Funding Available
6 credits
<6 Months
$36k avg salary
9% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Several students welding with face masks

Industrial Technology

Welding GMAW—American Welding Society

Funding Available
9 credits
<6 Months
$34k avg salary
9% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Several students welding with face masks

Industrial Technology

Welding GTAW—American Welding Society

Funding Available
9 credits
<6 Months
$34k avg salary
9% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Several students welding with face masks

Industrial Technology

Welding SMAW—American Welding Society

Funding Available
9 credits
<6 Months
$34k avg salary
9% est growth
Technology and Computers
Male student with glasses and coffee mug

Information Technology

Security+ Certification

Funding Available
7 credits
<6 Months
$50k avg salary
4% est growth
Healthcare
Male medical student standing next to ambulance

EMT Certificate

Funding Available
7.5 credits
<6 Months
$31.6k avg salary
6% est growth
Technology and Computers
Male student with glasses and coffee mug

Information Technology

A+ Certification

Funding Available
7 credits
<6 Months
$50k avg salary
4% est growth
Agriculture
Male student standing by farm vehicle

Hydroculture

Funding Available
18 credits
6-12 Months
$43.6k avg salary
-10% est growth
Agriculture
Male student standing by farm vehicle

Urban Horticulture

Funding Available
18 credits
6-12 Months
$43.6k avg salary
-10% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Male student working on diesel truck

Automotive Technology

Diesel Electronic Controls

Funding Available
18 credits
6-12 Months
$44.9k avg salary
4% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Male student working on car tire

Automotive Technology

Collision Repair

Funding Available
18 credits
6-12 Months
$35.5k avg salary
8% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Male student working on car tire

Automotive Technology

Maintenance and Light Repair

Funding Available
18 credits
6-12 Months
$33.9k avg salary
1% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Male student working on diesel truck

Automotive Technology

Truck Chassis Systems

Funding Available
18 credits
6-12 Months
$44.9k avg salary
4% est growth
Business
Woman in computer lab

Microsoft Office specialist

Funding Available
18 credits
<6 Months
$33k avg salary
1% est growth
Law or Public Safety
Man standing on stairs

Criminal Justice

Funding Available
30 credits
6-12 Months
$55k avg salary
2% est growth
Technology and Computers
Female student working on automated computer interface

Electronics and Computer Technology

Automation Controls

Funding Available
19 credits
6-12 Months
$52k avg salary
9% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Male student using machine tools

Engineering

Freshman Engineering

Funding Available
22 credits
6-12 Months
$52.7k avg salary
10% est growth
Healthcare
Male student in medical uniform

Phlebotomy Technician

Funding Available
17 credits
6-12 Months
$31.2k avg salary
12% est growth
Healthcare
Male student in medical uniform

EKG

Funding Available
18 credits
6-12 Months
$43.3k avg salary
27% est growth
Healthcare
Male student in white medical lab coat

Pharmacy Technician

Funding Available
19 credits
6-12 Months
$23.9k avg salary
6% est growth
Healthcare
Older female student in nurse's uniform

Pre-Nursing

Funding Available
17 credits
6-12 Months
$30k avg salary
12% est growth
Law or Public Safety
Woman in suit with pad of paper

Homeland Security

Funding Available
18 credits
6-12 Months
$48k avg salary
9% est growth
Law or Public Safety
Male student in police uniform with walkie talkie

Homeland Security/Public Safety

Funding Available
31 credits
6-12 Months
$48k avg salary
9% est growth
Hospitality or Culinary
Male chef slicing vegetables

Culinarian

Funding Available
16 credits
6-12 Months
$31.8k avg salary
4% est growth
Hospitality or Culinary
Male student and instructor working in kitchen

Hospitality Management

Funding Available
32 credits
6-12 Months
$43k avg salary
4% est growth
Hospitality or Culinary
Male chef slicing vegetables

Pastry Culinarian

Funding Available
16 credits
6-12 Months
$26.7k avg salary
3% est growth
Human Services
Male student sitting at table with binder and laptop

Elder Care

Funding Available
21 credits
6-12 Months
$23k avg salary
12% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Male student in industrial tech lab

Industrial Technology

Industrial Mechanical

Funding Available
21 credits
6-12 Months
$56k avg salary
7% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Female student in computer lab

Industrial Technology

Industrial Electrical

Funding Available
21 credits
6-12 Months
$45.4k avg salary
6% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Several students welding with face masks

Industrial Technology

Structural Welding

Funding Available
21 credits
6-12 Months
$40k avg salary
10% est growth
Technology and Computers
Female student standing by laptop

Informatics

Informatics

Funding Available
20 credits
6-12 Months
$63k avg salary
5% est growth
Technology and Computers
Male student working on computer hardware

Information Technology

Information Technology Help Desk

Funding Available
23 credits
6-12 Months
$50k avg salary
4% est growth
Technology and Computers
Male student with glasses and coffee mug

Software Development

JAVA Application Development

Funding Available
18 credits
6-12 Months
$84k avg salary
11% est growth
Technology and Computers
Male student with glasses and coffee mug

Software Development

Web Foundation

Funding Available
18 credits
6-12 Months
$53k avg salary
11% est growth
Business
Older male student picking parts out of small drawers

Supply Chain Management/Logistics

Funding Available
21 credits
6-12 Months
$51k avg salary
9% est growth
Manufacturing or Engineering
Male student working with heavy equipment

CNC Production Machinist

Funding Available
18 credits
6-12 Months
$45k avg salary
4% est growth
Business
Female instructor with bar chart in background

Business Administration

Funding Available
31 credits
12+ Months
$41.5k avg salary
8% est growth
Hospitality or Culinary
Male chef slicing vegetables

Baking and Pastry

Funding Available
32 credits
12+ Months
$27.8k avg salary
5% est growth
Hospitality or Culinary
Male chef slicing vegetables

Culinary

Funding Available
32 credits
12+ Months
$39.4k avg salary
5% est growth
Human Services
Male student sitting at table with binder and laptop

Addiction studies

Funding Available
27 credits
12+ Months
$30k avg salary
11% est growth
Technology and Computers
Male student working on computer hardware

Information Technology

Information Technology Support

Funding Available
24 credits
12+ Months
$57.9k avg salary
6% est growth
Law or Public Safety
Man standing on stairs

Paralegal Studies

Funding Available
31 credits
12+ Months
$46k avg salary
5% est growth
Technology and Computers
Woman in computer lab

Server Administration

Microsoft Administration

Funding Available
25 credits
12+ Months
$67k avg salary
6% est growth
Technology and Computers
Male student with glasses and coffee mug

Server Administration

Linux Administration

Funding Available
25 credits
12+ Months
$65k avg salary
6% est growth