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Accounting with QuickBooks Certificate Program
Entering the field of accounting or looking to manage bookkeeping for your small business? Discover how to unleash the power of QuickBooks while mastering basic accounting concepts. Get hands-on practice by creating and working with fictional companies. In this two-course program, receive 60 hours of practical instruction: Accounting with QuickBooks (Part 1) (30 hours) and Advanced QuickBooks for Accounting (Part 2) (30 hours). Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn a LaGuardia certificate of completion. Certificate program courses not offered this quarter will be offered in a future quarter. Students must have access to a computer with Windows operating system off campus. ND
ACE Scholarships Applications
The ACE Scholarship provides tuition assistance to help you achieve your educational and career goals.
Additional Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Courses
Become an expert, leader and recognized professional while helping others in their time of need. Start on a healthcare career path that can lead to becoming a paramedic, instructor/supervisor, nurse, physician assistant or doctor.
Administrative Assistant Certificate Program
Administrative Assistants work in almost every business sector, performing clerical and administrative tasks to support diverse organizations. Build a professional network, develop practical skills, and learn the ins and outs of an industry. Focus on essential computer and communication skills needed to succeed in an office setting and virtually. Upon successful completion of the course, you may take the Certified Administrative Assistant (CAA) exam through the National Career Certification Board (NCCB) and will earn a LaGuardia certificate of completion. LaGuardia is a recognized NCCB Approved Career Training Provider. Additional stand-alone courses are offered but do not lead to a certificate. ND
American Sign Language (ASL) - English Interpretation Program (AEIP)

The ASL-English Interpretation Program (AEIP) is a Bachelor's level program offered in collaboration with senior institution SUNY/Empire State College. AEIP is a rigorous two-year academic program that prepares selected individuals who are fluent in ASL to become ASL-English interpreters, with a special focus on interpreting in educational settings. AEIP incorporates national interpreter education standards recommended by the Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education (CCIE). A professional certificate track is also offered. Applications are accepted once a year in the spring. For more information visit

Pre-Interpreting courses for individuals who are preparing to enter AEIP include Advanced ASL I, Advanced ASL II, and Sociology of American Deaf Communities. For more information visit

Career Insider Series

Don't miss out on these FREE, interactive panels and workshops to help direct you towards a rewarding professional future. Explore careers offered at LaGuardia and quiz our industry experts!

Center for Immigrant Education and Training
The Center for Immigrant Education and Training (CIET) at LaGuardia Community College offers free, contextualized English classes and job training programs, along with career counseling and case management services to low-income New York City immigrants and their families.
Central Service Technician Certificate Program
The Central Service Technician (CST), or Central Sterile Technician, is responsible for decontaminating, sterilizing, assembling, storing and distributing medical devices and equipment needed for patient care, especially during surgery. This 3-course program (comprised Principles of Central Service Technician; Cleaning and Decontaminating Surgical Instruments; and Quality Control, Inventory, Equipment and Human Relations) focuses on requirements of the Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) and prepares you to take the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification exam. All courses include developing effective communication, team building, time management and critical thinking skills. Successful completion of all 3 courses allows you to sit for the CST certification exam and earns you a certificate of completion from LaGuardia. You are responsible for locating a facility to complete a 400-hour internship as part of the CRCST certification process. (Courses must be taken in order. Cost of textbook not included in course fee). Certificate program courses not offered this quarter will be offered in a future quarter. ND
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
The CCMA is an essential member of the medical care team who assists the physician with procedures such as taking vital signs, preparing patients for medical procedures, and performing phlebotomy (blood drawing) and electrocardiography (EKG). To take the national certification exam for Clinical Medical Assistant, you must successfully pass all five courses in this program: Medical Terminology, American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Providers with First Aid, EKG Technician, Phlebotomy, and CCMA Procedures. You may take the courses in any order, or you may take them individually, except CCMA Procedures. To register for CCMA Procedures you must first successfully complete either EKG Technician or Phlebotomy. LaGuardia's CCMA Program currently has a 98% pass rate for students taking the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) CCMA exam. Attendance at an orientation session and passing an online reading exam are required before registration for EKG Technician and Phlebotomy and are recommended before beginning the 5-course CCMA series. A high school diploma or equivalency is a prerequisite for NHA certifications and often a requirement for jobs in the field. Program courses not offered this quarter will be offered in a future quarter. To apply, complete the application form at Full and partial tuition scholarships are available for eligible students, and a separate application process is required. Contact for more information. ND
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
Begin a career in the healthcare field as a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant. Medical Administrative Assistants play a critical role in keeping healthcare offices running smoothly and are an important part of the patient experience. They perform tasks such as answering calls, scheduling appointments, greeting patients and updating electronic medical records. Medical Administrative Assistants can find employment in various healthcare facilities, including hospitals; outpatient care centers; and offices of physicians, dentists and other health practitioners. For more information call (718) 482-7244. ND
Childcare Certification
Begin a rewarding career in a fun and energetic field with many job opportunities. Get the training you need to work in childcare and also learn about relevant New York State regulations.
College Art
College Art classes are open to the public on a non-credit basis at a special fee of $320 per course.
College Foreign Languages
LaGuardia's College Foreign Language classes are open to the public on a non-credit basis at a special fee of $320 per course. Elementary courses are for beginners, and all classes are designed to help you develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through work in the classroom and language laboratory. Books and/or materials must be purchased for most classes. Decisions on class size are made early so register in advance.
College Liberal Arts
College Liberal Arts classes are open to the public on a non-credit basis at a special fee of $320 per course.
College Music
LaGuardia’s College Music classes are open to the public on a non-credit basis at a special fee of $320 per course.
Community Health Worker Certificate Training Program
The Community Health Worker Certificate Training Program is a contextualized program that provides instruction and activities to build academic skills while preparing students to enter or advance in the workplace as a CHW. They receive extensive career development services and upon program completion earn a certificate of completion from LaGuardia.
Computer and Network Service Technician Certificate Program
Do you work well under pressure? Do you like helping people solve problems? Are you able to manage multiple priorities? Prepare for entry level roles in the field of computer repair and networking. Computer Network Support Specialists, also known as IT Support or Help Desk Technicians, play a critical role in maintaining business computer operations and meeting the tech support needs of organizations. They analyze and troubleshoot computer network problems and may assist computer users through phone, email or in-person visits. This program also prepares you for the industry recognized CompTIA A+ certification exam. For more information call (718) 482-7244. ND
Construction Management Program
Advance your career in the construction industry by becoming a construction manager. This 5-course program (comprised of Construction Cost Estimating, Introduction to AutoCAD, Project Management for the Construction Industry, Construction Materials and Methods, and Construction Drawings and Plans) provides you with the skills you need to successfully manage a construction team and site. Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn a LaGuardia certificate of completion. (Courses may be taken individually.) Recommended: OSHA 30 Hour card. Certificate program courses not offered this quarter will be offered in a future quarter. For more information call (718) 482-7244 or email ND
Construction Safety Courses
LaGuardia Community College is partnering with Safety Dynamics, a full service safety, health and environmental consulting firm, to offer general construction safety courses as well as Local Law 196 of 2017 mandated training for workers and supervisors. Safety Dynamics training curricula are approved by organizations that include OSHA, NY State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), Fire Department of New York (FDNY), and New York City Department of Buildings (NYCDOB) and Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP). SST Local Law 196 courses include: NYCDOB Training OSHA Training FDNY Training EPA Training National Safety Council Courses You must register at least 2 business days before these courses begin. All classes take place in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. For more information please call (718) 482-7244. ND
Construction Skills, Safety and Sustainability Training Program
Develop an understanding of sustainable building practices, with a focus on safety, to give you a competitive edge. You will also receive support services to help you succeed in the program and enter the job market prepared and confident.
CUNY Fatherhood Academy
CUNY Fatherhood Academy's,16-week program can help you earn a high school equivalency diploma while focusing on academic and personal success, prepare for college, get work experience through a part-time job or an internship, explore careers, learn about important topics such as parenthood, health and financial literacy

Our 10-week College and Career Preparation program serves fathers who already have their high school diploma or equivalency.
Cybersecurity and Privacy Management
Are you naturally curious and like to find solutions to problems? Are you detailed oriented? Do you like working and learning in an ever changing industry? Do you like working collaboratively with other people? Help defend our communities and country by joining thousands of cyber security specialists who protect businesses, government agencies and general consumers. The rise in cyber attacks calls for trained cyber security specialists who plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization's computer networks and systems, safeguarding critical information. Prepare for the industry certification in this growing field. ND
Data Analytics and Data Science Program
The ability to gather, prepare, analyze and display data is one of the most sought-after skill sets in the information technology marketplace, with demand spanning across sectors that include healthcare, finance, retail, real estate and even gaming. This program offers beginner, intermediate and advanced level data analytics courses, which may be taken individually or as part of a series. Earn a LaGuardia certificate in Data Analytics by completing Data Analytics Foundations; Python for Data Analytics; Data, Databases and SQL; and Data Visualization with Tableau. You can also earn a LaGuardia certificate in Advanced Data Analytics by completing Data Science: Predictive Analytics. Certificate program courses not offered this quarter will be offered in a future quarter. For more information call (718) 482-7244 or email

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Digital Project Management
Merge the worlds of project management and digital landscaping by using the Internet and web technologies to deliver anything from websites to mobile apps, videos to games, social media campaigns to search engine optimization (SEO) and rich media advertising. Courses address the art and science of initiating, planning, executing, managing and implementing online projects. Build professional relationships and navigate challenges on the job more efficiently. All courses include developing effective communication, team building, time management and critical thinking skills. ND
Education Workshops
If you wish to be employed by the NYC Department of Education, you must complete the following New York State mandated trainings-Child Abuse Identification and Reporting, School Violence Prevention, and Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)-and register to create a TEACH account at Your completion of each training will be reported electronically to the New York State Education Department (NYSED) within 21 business days of the workshop date. If you need assistance logging into your TEACH account, you can contact technical support at (518) 486-6041 or For more information call (718) 482-7244.
Electrical 1 Training Program
Begin a career in the electrical field with this hands-on training, which prepares you for entry-level positions. The program includes OSHA 30 Hour certification and uses the industry recognized National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Construction Core and Electrical Level 1 curricula.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Prepare yourself with the knowledge and skills needed to render patient care on an emergency ambulance. When you successfully complete the course, you will take your NYS Department of Health Certification Exam for EMT-Basic.
Equivalencia del Bachillerato en Español

Prepárese para tomar el examen de equivalencia del bachillerato (GED©) y empiece a planear su futuro. Estudiará lectura, escritura y matemáticas y participará en talleres sobre las carreras, presentados por consejeros académicos. También habrá asesoría sobre programas de certificación profesional y de universidad. Este curso se ofrece a estudiantes que tienen 19 años de edad o más. Para aplicar tiene que tomar exámenes de registro.

Sesión de exámenes de registro:

•Examen en comprensión de lectura de 35 minutos

•Examen de matemáticas de 20 minutos

•Breve examen de escritura

Tiene que pasar los tres exámenes de registro para poder matricularse en el curso. Si ha tomado el examen de equivalencia del bachillerato (GED o TASC) en el pasado, dependiendo de sus calificaciones, tal vez podría ser excusado de los exámenes de matrícula. Para averiguar, traiga una copia de sus calificaciones del examen de equivalencia del bachillerato a la sesión de exámenes de registro o llame al (718) 482-5385 para hablar con un consejero.

High School Equivalency
Prepare to earn your high school equivalency diploma and advance your education and career goals with our high quality and intensive preparation program.
High School Equivalency for Deaf Adults
Earn your high school equivalency diploma. Come to information and assessment sessions, where you will take a reading pre-placement test. If you qualify, you will then take the five high school equivalency predictor tests. If you've taken the high school equivalency / GED exam before, please bring your old scores.
Industrial Design
Hobbyists, engineers, artists and inventors: Conceptualize your ideas and bring them to life!
Information Sessions
Attend an Information Session and learn about all the opportunities available through Continuing Education
Intensive Study in American Sign Language
Intensive Study in American Sign Language Program
The Intensive Study in American Sign Language (ASL) Program is a 6-course series focusing on communication with Deaf individuals. These non-credit courses are designed to help you make rapid progress in developing ASL skills and expand your multicultural sign vocabulary. Develop vocabulary, conversational competence and grammatical knowledge through a total immersion approach that includes classroom conversation, visual language lab activities and online exercises. You will expand your interaction with the local Deaf community to enhance your linguistic skills and cultural knowledge.
Medical Billing Specialist Certificate Program
Prepare for a career in medical billing and for positions with large healthcare providers with this 5-month, hands-on training program. No healthcare experience needed. When you successfully complete this course, you will earn a LaGuardia certificate of completion and you can earn nine college credits towards a Business Administration/Healthcare Management major at LaGuardia Community College.
Medical Coding Certificate Program
Begin a career in healthcare information management. Learn about the U.S. healthcare system as well as the anatomy and physiology needed to assign International Classification of Diseases-10, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) codes and Current Procedural Terminology of the American Medical Association (CPT-AMA) codes to medical procedures. Upon completion of the training program, you will earn a LaGuardia certificate of completion.
Medical Interpreter Certificate Program
Are you bilingual in English and Spanish? Work in a high demand and flexible field while helping others understand vital medical information.
Open Code
Learn programming fundamentals, product development, and web development to prepare for jobs as front-end web developers.
Paramedic Original

Become a Paramedic and earn higher pay while expanding your knowledge, skills and job opportunities in this high demand field.

Students who successfully complete the Paramedic Original program qualify to take the initial New York City Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (NYC REMAC) paramedic certification exam at no cost.

Pharmacy Technician Certification Preparation
Start a professional career as a Pharmacy Technician. In this high-growth field, projected to grow faster than the average for all jobs, you will help ensure that medications are prepared accurately.
Plumbing 1 Training Program
Begin a career in plumbing with this hands-on training, which prepares you for entry-level positions in the field. The program includes OSHA 30 Hour certification and uses the industry recognized National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Construction Core and Plumbing Level 1 curricula.
Refrigeration Machine Operator License Preparation
Get licensed by the Fire Department of New York to operate, repair and maintain large scale refrigeration equipment in this lucrative, high growth field.
Tax Preparer Certificate Program
Earn extra money by becoming a registered tax preparer or learn to prepare taxes for personal use. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to complete basic individual NY State and federal forms. This program is designed for students new to tax preparation.
The English Language Center

Learn English at LaGuardia! Prepare for college, graduate school, or a better job. Teachers at The English Language Center (TELC) have the knowledge, skills, and experience to provide you with meaningful daily language practice through reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Please register early. Registration will close when classes reach capacity. We reserve the right to close registration or change classes at any time.