Career In A Year

Career In A Year

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Many people think they have to spend 2 - 4 years at college to be trained with skills to enable them to change careers or double their wages. At Northark, you can get the education you need for a high-paying job in a year or less. Northark has 37 Career in a Year programs that provide alternatives to a long-term commitment. These programs offer fast and more affordable career paths that make them a popular choice for students. You can step immediately from school to work and earn a sizable income. These jobs are satisfying and financially rewarding.

There is a massive demand for medical workers from nursing aides to personal care providers. This field is expected to grow by 39% by 2026, and while some think you need an advanced degree, you can finish our CNA program in one month! With all the data hacks we hear about in the media, cybersecurity and IT careers are needed to protect everyone’s data and privacy. We offer IT training that can be completed in two semesters. The growth of building projects and management of facilities has fueled a demand for construction managers with projected increase of 8% by 2029, much faster than average occupations. Students can complete the Career in a Year Construction Technology certificate in two semesters and get on track to move up the ladder to a construction management career with a wide variety of job prospects.

From technical jobs to careers in the medical field, explore the Career in a Year programs below. They pay more than you probably think!

Choose from 37 degrees and certificates that can be completed in a year or less.