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Degrees & Certificates

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  • Learn how to use industry standard software with this graphic design certificate program. Advance your skills by also learning typography and layout.
  • Learn basic and advanced graphic design techniques, including photo manipulation and drawing tools. Learn to use Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, the software most commonly used by graphic designers.
  • Learn various foundational skills that support the work animators do, including digital effects, sound design, sculpting for digital media and motion graphic design. All course credits for this two-semester certificate can apply toward the two-year animation degree program at Aims.
  • Learn about construction management in the fields of renewable and sustainable design and construction. Study solar, geothermal and wind renewable energy construction, LEED certification, passive thermal architecture, super insulation and tight envelopes.
  • This comprehensive certificate is earned after a student earns both the Health and Fitness certificate and Exercise Specialist certificate. Students will be trained in First Aid and CPR and will also be eligible to sit for a national personal training exam, being recognized as Certified Personal Trainer if passed. This certificate will prepare students for a variety of jobs in the health and wellness field.
  • Explore the six components of wellness while learning how nutrition, exercise, substance abuse, stress management and more can affect the human body. Students will also be introduced to the discipline of kinesiology, learn how to care for athletic injuries and become First Aid and CPR certified.
  • After completing the nurse aide certificate program, develop the skills and knowledge to find a job in healthcare. Study health career options and readiness and enhance your nurse aide healthcare and clinical skills.
  • Learn about automotive heating and air conditioning systems and get hands-on lab experience in the auto shop. Gain skills in the diagnosis and service of vehicle heating and air conditioning systems and their components.
  • Establish your biology and plant science credentials with this introductory certificate. Learn the fundamentals of horticulture including greenhouse management and plant propagation.
  • Study the production and distribution of the world’s food supply, financial basics for agribusinesses, and the systems and methods for marketing crops and livestock. Learn how to apply the principles of economics, business, marketing and finance to managing a farm or ranch operation.