Career/Workforce Development

Professional In Human Resource Certificate Program           

The Professional in Human Resources Certificate Program is a rigorous program designed primarily for individuals seeking certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

This strategic course supports career advancement by building confidence to manage HR challenges. You will benefit from learning from an instructor who is an experienced certified practitioner and by networking with other HR professionals. After successfully completing the program, you'll receive a certificate from East Tennessee State University as well as up to 2.2 continuing education units (CEUs).

Classes begin March 8th and will meet every Tuesday evening from 5:30pm-8:30pm on ETSU’s main campus, running for 8 weeks with last class meeting on April 26th.

Cost is $700.00, which includes course materials. Each participant will receive the complete HRCP Program Print Edition.

ETSU Employees can use their employee benefit/audit form.  Click here for form.

Click here to register or for more information.

Phlebotomy Certification Training Course

Next Class is March 29, 2016- June 2, 2016

Tuesday and Thursdays 3:30pm-5:30pm at the ETSU Innovation Lab

If you'd like to be added to the waiting list or want more information click HERE .

To complete background check please print out paperwork Here. The information to do background check is in paperwork.

A background check is required for acceptance in this course.

Pharmacy Technician Certification Training Course

Check back late spring early summer for next date. 

To add yourself to the waiting list click here.

This course provides an overview of skills and knowledge required to function successfully as a pharmacy technician.  Every topic cannot be covered during class, therefore, some self-study will be required.  The course may be used for individuals working in retail or hospital pharmacies to prepare for the PTCB exam or to improve their job skills.

Pharmacy technicians work in community or hospital pharmacies, assisting pharmacists in handling medications and serving patients.  Individuals passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board examination become nationally certified pharmacy technicians.

The cost of the course is $400.00 if registered and paid by September 15th, then $500.00 after September 15th.

The registration fee covers textbook and certificate of completion.

The Pharmacy Technician Exam is a separate fee not covered in registration fee.

NEW! Legal Certification Courses
  -Paralegal Certificate Course
  -Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course
Scholarship Opportunity for Paralegal Courses click HERE 

-Legal Secretary Certificate Course
  -Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course
  -Legal Investigation Certificate Course
  -Advanced Legal Research & Writing

Click HERE for course descriptions.


Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certification Program* 

For more information on MRI Certificate please visit Allied Health website

Application Deadline October 1st.

All applicants are notified of acceptance by the end of October.

*A non-refundable application fee of $75.00 that is to be sent with application*

A background check is required for acceptance in this program.

If you'd like to be added to the waiting list or want more information please email .


Computed Tomography Certification Program*

For more information on Computed Tomography please visit Allied Health Website

Course runs during the Fall Semester.

Application Deadline June 1st

All applicants are notified of acceptance by the end of June.

*A non-refundable application fee of $75.00 that is to be sent with application*

If you'd like to be added to the waiting list or want more information please email .

A background check is required in order to stay on the wait list.


Clinical Medical Assistant

Check back in spring for next class date.

If you would like to be added to the waiting list click here.

The class consists of 112 hours of instruction, plus 60 hours of review training. Textbook is included in registration fee. Class will not meet the week of July 4, 2015.

The program fee of $900 includes the textbook and a certificate of completion. The cost increases to $1,000 after May 2, 2015.

Clinical medical assistants can pursue employment as health care professionals in a physician's office or a clinical setting by helping with procedures, caring for patients and performing simple laboratory tests. There are no refunds within a week of the course, or after the course begins.

*You can have your name added to the waiting list of these courses by emailing .  or calling 439-8084.


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