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Professional Development

Our instructor-led online courses are informative, fun, convenient and highly interactive. We focus on creating warm, supportive communities for our learners. New course sessions begin monthly.

Complete any of these courses entirely from your home or office at any time of the day or night.

  • 24-hour access
  • Online discussion areas
  • 6-week format
  • Expert instructors
  • Monthly start sessions
  • 400 courses to choose from
  • Most courses cost $129

Professional Development Course descriptions, pricing and registration >

Online Teacher Training

Improve your classroom effectiveness and complete your clock hours online. The Pierce College Community and Continuing Education department is an approved OSPI (Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction) Clock Hour provider. 

Teacher Training Course descriptions and registration >

Online Certificate Courses

Courses within most certificates may be taken in any order. CEUs are available for an additional $20 per course. Employer payments and company vouchers are accepted. Call 253-840-8453 for more information.

Business Certificate course descriptions, dates, pricing, and registration >

Online Career Training

Prepare for employment in some of today’s hottest careers with a comprehensive, affordable and self-paced online career training program. You can begin these programs at any time and learn at your own pace.

  • Start anytime and work at a pace that suits your individual style
  • Complete in 6–12 months
  • Most training programs include industry approved certification exam vouchers
  • In-depth study, all learning materials provided
  • Financial assistance and payment plans available to those that qualify
  • Approved for MyCAA military spouse funding ($4,000 per person)

Explore our most popular online career training courses and jump start your career today!

See all Career Training course descriptions, syllabus, instructor information and registration > 

New! Online IT Bootcamps

Prepare for a new career in Information Technology in just six months with our flexible, 100% online IT bootcamps, including:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Cybersecurity
  • Web Development

Explore online IT bootcamps and jump start your tech career today!