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Career Training Programs

Important Note:  These courses are not for college credit. 

These open enrollment, asynchronous courses are designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. Programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, who work to provide the most effective web-based learning experience available today. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience. They will respond to any questions or concerns, as well as encourage and motivate you to succeed.

Each program includes a set of lessons and evaluations. Grades are a combination of the instructor/mentor's evaluation of students' work and computer graded tests. We know you'll appreciate the quality as well as the convenience of anytime, anywhere learning!

How these programs work:
    • Start your program when you want and work at your own pace
    • Most course work is designed to be completed in 6 months
    • An instructor is assigned to each student to provide one-on-one assistance
    • A certificate is awarded for scores of 70% or higher


Program Search and Registration

To search the full list of available programs, please select any of the subject headers below for a complete list of programs in that area of study. 

Once you've identified a desired program, you will be able to finalize your registration and payment directly through the Texas State University ed2go Career Training Program website


Business and Professional Courses

There are over 80 business and professional courses offered through Continuing Education, including:

  • Legal Secretary training
  • Management for IT professionals
  • Microsoft Office training
  • Project Management training
  • Technical Writing

Career Online High School

These courses offer users a chance at earning a high school diploma while completing credentialed certification programs for a variety of in-demand careers. Courses include:

  • High School Diploma with Certified Protection Officer Training
  • High School Diploma with Child Care Training
  • High School Diploma with Homeland Security Training
  • High School Diploma with Office Management Training

Healthcare and Fitness

Certificate programs in the healthcare and fitness professions include:

  • Administrative Dental Assistant
  • Optician Certification Training
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Veterinary Assistant

Hospitality and Service Industry

Train for a career in the hospitality and service industries on your own schedule. Courses include:

  • Certified Wedding Planner
  • Personal Fitness Trainer
  • Travel Agent Training

IT and Software Development

Hands-on courses will give you the experience you need in the ever-expanding world of technology. Courses include:

  • AutoCAD
  • CompTIA A+ Certification Training
  • Pay Per Click Marketing
  • Video Game Design and Development
  • Web Applications Development

Management and Corporate

Several courses designed to prepare you for a career in the corporate world are available. Courses include valuable training in project management, IT management, lean mastery, Six Sigma, and other essential management skills:

  • Certified Mediator and Arbitrator
  • Grant Writing
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Records Management Certificate

Media and Design

Develop techniques in graphic design, web design, event management and design, and residential interior design. Options also include:

  • Digital Arts Certificate
  • Graphic Design with Photoshop
  • Web Design

Skilled Trades and Industrial

Earn the skills you need to gain employment as an operator in the heavy industry job market. Course options include:

  • Carpentry
  • Chemical Plant Operations
  • Freight Broker/Agent Training
  • Power Plant Operations

Sustainable Energy and Going Green

Thousands of new "green jobs" being created in the US make now the perfect time to learn skills for this exciting industry. Course options include:

  • Biofuel Production Operations
  • Principles of Green Buildings
  • Solar Power Professional
  • Wind Energy Professional

Third-Party Billing

If your institution, employer or other third-party will be covering the cost of your enrollment in one of our Career Training Programs, please complete the online form below.

     Career Training Program Application for Third-Party Billing

Once received, additional information will be forwarded to you.  If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning at 512-245-2507 or continuinged@txstate.edu.


Financial Assistance

Ed2Go has a Financial Aid Program.  For more information about this option, please review ed2go's Loans and Payment Plans.