Lorain County Community College Catalog

One-Year Technical Certificate

Certificates are awarded to students who complete an approved certificate program of not less than 30 semester credit hours, exclusive of college preparatory courses, with a 2.0 GPA or higher in all graded coursework. See the curriculum guides (pages 54 to 139) for individual certificate program requirements. One-year technical certificates programs offered are:

Allied Health and Nursing

  • Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic
  • Medical Assisting
  • Practical Nursing

Arts and Humanities

  • Arts Foundation 
  • Communication Studies 
  • Computer Animation 
  • English Literature 
  • Humanities Studies 
  • Journalism-Public Relations in Advertising
  • Philosophical Studies 
  • Photography 
  • Religious Studies 
  • Spanish 
  • Three Dimensional Art 
  • Two Dimensional Art 
  • Web Design


  • Business Management 
  • Culinary Arts Entrepreneurship 
  • Hospitality Operations 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Office Assistant 
  • Professional Sales 
  • Word/Information Processing

Engineering Technologies

  • Applied Electronics 
  • Business Forensics Investigations 
  • Computer Aided Design Operator 
  • Computer Applications Integration Specialist 
  • Computer and Digital Forensics 
  • Computer Maintenance and Networking 
  • Computer Aided Machining Operator 
  • Digital Forensics for Law Enforcement 
  • Information Systems Support 
  • Mechatronics Technology: Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) 
  • Quality Control 
  • Residential Building and Renovation (Construction Technology) 
  • Solar Technology 
  • Welding Operator 
  • Wind Turbine

Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Student Life

  • Personal Trainer

Social Sciences and Human Services

  • Police Science
  • Public Administration