Certificate programs can usually be completed in about one year because they require fewer credit hours than an AAS degree. Certificates at Snead State are designed so that the student can earn a credential on their way to completing a degree. CERT is the abbreviation for the regular certificate. Certificate programs provide students with a specialized set of skills for employment or professional advancement. Certificates are not designed for transfer to a senior institution.
Short-Term Certificates (STC)
Short-Term Certificate programs required fewer credit hours than a degree or a certificate and provides students with a focused set of skills for an entry-level position in business and industry. Short-Term certificates at Snead State are designed so that students can earn a credential on their way to completing an AAS degree. STC is the abbreviation for short-term certificates. Short-term certificates are not designed for transfer to a senior