Online Training & Learning

We offer hundreds of online classes that are convenient, affordable and instructor-led. We also offer workforce certifications programs too. Click here for a complete list of online classes and workforce programs. Need help, call us 501.450.3118 or outreach@uca.edu.

Accounting Fundamentals Series

If you’re a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, these courses will give you a solid foundation in financial matters. Level up with this course!

Regular Fee: $174

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Begins Monthly - Options are January 16; February 13; March 13; April 17

Location: Online

Instructor: Charlene Messier | Ed2Go

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Administrative Assistant Fundamentals

Discover how time management, accounting, business law, organizational behavior and management affect administrative assistant responsibilities and activities. This course will prepare you for the Certified Administrative Professional exam.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Location: Online

Instructor: Becky and Tony Swaim | ed2go

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Adobe Suite

Are you interested in dabbling in digital design and photo editing? Learn InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop through our online course. By the time you finish this course, you'll discover that you don't have to be a designer or an artist to produce professional-quality documents.

Regular Fee: $261

Begins Monthly,

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Advanced Fiction Writing

In Advanced Fiction Writing, you'll explore the essential techniques that are often overlooked by other writing classes and textbooks. And you'll explore them in a clear, step-by-step fashion that will make it easy for you to turn your story idea into a published book.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Steve Alcorn | Ed2Go

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Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners

If you're thinking of starting a blog or just beginning one, this course is for you. In this course, you'll learn how to create, manage and promote your own blog and audio and video podcast using tools that you already have on your computer - no paid software or equipment is needed.

Regular Fee: $115

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Self-Paced Tutorial

Location: Online

Instructor: Self-Paced | Ed2Go

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C# for the Absolute Beginner

Learn the fundamentals of computer programming with C#, the in-demand and incredibly useful programming language that incorporates the best features of Visual Basic, C++ and Java. This class will teach you how to program the right way: by using a state-of-the-art language to build impressive applications on your schedule and on your very own computer.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Mike Orsega | Ed2Go

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Creating WordPress Websites

Learn how to create attractive, sophisticated blogs and websites - without any coding! WordPress is the world's most popular website publisher, powering more than 25% of all sites on the Internet. WordPress is an easy-to-use solution that will help you put your site on the Web in far less time than by coding, and at a much lower cost than hiring a professional.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Richard Mansfield | Ed2Go

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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

Have you always been interested in drawing, but never really knew how to get started? If so, then this is definitely the course for you! Gain a solid foundation and understanding of the basics to drawing and become the artist you've always dreamed you could be! This class is also perfect for youth.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Chad Walker | Ed2Go

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GED Prep

If you're comfortable reading a high school textbook, doing basic math operations like fractions and decimals without a calculator and writing a short letter in English, you're ready to get started! This course will help you analyze your strengths and weaknesses so you can focus your studying on the areas that you need most. You'll get the basics of what you need to know to succeed on the four GED® test modules: Reasoning Through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematical Reasoning. After completion of this course, you should be well-equipped to take—and pass—the GED® test!

Regular Fee: $100

Begins Monthly,

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Location: Online

Instructor: Barbara Rolston | Ed2Go

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GED Math Test Prep

Master the skills required to pass the Mathematical Reasoning module in the GED® test series. You'll start off with a review of math basics and begin building the foundation you'll need to solve the types of math problems commonly found on the test. In the process, you'll develop hands-on experience with percentages, proportions, statistics, algebra, geometry and more. Each lesson gives you a chance to apply your knowledge by practicing with the same kind of questions you may find on the GED® test. By the time you finish this course, you'll be much more comfortable with your math skills, and you'll know how, when, and why to use each math concept you learn.

Regular Fee: $100

Begins Monthly,

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Location: Online

Instructor: Barbara Rolston | ed2go

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GMAT Prep

This prep class will provide you with test-taking techniques and methods for improving your score and saving time on all GMAT question types. You'll review the more familiar questions and learn how to approach question types that may be new to you, like critical reasoning and data sufficiency.

Regular Fee: $100

Begins Monthly,

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Location: Online

Instructor: Benjamin N. Gialloreto | Ed2Go

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Grant Writing Suite

Get three courses in one bundle! A to Z Grant Writing, Advanced Grant Proposal Writing and Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant. Learn how to research and write winning proposals that get funded, become proficient in the proposal format used by the vast majority of public foundations and learn to become a grant writing consultant.

Regular Fee: $261

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Begins Monthly - Options are January 16; February 13; March 13; April 17

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GRE Prep – Part 1 (Verbal and Analytical)

If you're planning to apply to graduate school, you'll likely have to take the GRE. This course is here to help! Part 1 takes you through all the question types on the verbal reasoning and analytical writing sections, including reading comprehension, text completion, sentence equivalence questions, and both essay tasks. You'll also gain pointers on time management, anxiety relief, scoring, and general standardized test-taking. Be prepared to excel on exam day to achieve your best potential score!

Regular Fee: $100

Begins Monthly,

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Location: Online

Instructor: Laura Davis | Ed2Go

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GRE Prep – Part 2 (Quantitative)

Part 2 features a math review and techniques for tackling the quantitative comparison, data interpretation, and standard math questions that make up the quantitative reasoning sections, as well as how to tackle the GRE's unique new question formats. You'll find pointers on time management, anxiety relief, scoring and general standardized test-taking, too. Be prepared to excel on exam day and to achieve your best potential score!

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Location: Online

Instructor: Jessie Stellini | Ed2Go

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Introduction to Google Analytics

In this course, you will learn the major parts of the Google Analytics interface, from setting up your account and getting the all-important code you'll need to add to your website's pages to begin tracking your visitors. You'll even find out about Google AdWords and other tools to enhance your traffic as well as your Google Analytics reporting.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Laurie Fuller | Ed2Go

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Introduction to JavaScript

You may already know how to use HTML and CSS to create websites. If so, you're ready to add more power to your programming with JavaScript. This programming language lets you add interactivity to your pages by creating features such as buttons, picture carousels and collapsible panels to your web pages.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Alan Simpson | Ed2Go

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Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016

Do you work with numbers? Then you need to master Microsoft Excel 2016. Even "non-techie" beginners will find it easy to learn Excel in this fun, step-by-step online course. These lessons will teach you how to set up fully formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently. You'll learn the secrets behind writing powerful mathematical formulas and discover how to use the function wizard to quickly and automatically calculate statistics, loan payments, future value and more.

Regular Fee: $129

Begins Monthly,

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Location: Online

Instructor: Chad Wambolt | ed2go

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Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016

Become proficient in using Microsoft Excel 2016 (now available through Office 365) and discover how to create worksheets, workbooks, charts and graphs quickly and efficiently.

Regular Fee: $129

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Begins Monthly - Options are January 16; February 13; March 13; April 17

Location: Online

Instructor: Chad Wambolt | Ed2Go

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Introduction to Python 3 Programming

Learn how Python has slithered its way to the top of the programming languages. Python was designed to provide a way to develop code that's easy to create and understand. While Python contains the same basic structures as other languages, it also offers unique functionality that makes your life as a programmer easier. Don't delay, sign up today!

Regular Fee: $115

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Self-Paced Tutorial

Location: Online

Instructor: Self-Paced | Ed2Go

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Introduction to PC Security

What you don't know about PC security really can hurt you! Learn why you're at risk and what you can do to protect your precious personal and business data from the outside world. This course, taught by a security expert, will quickly bring you up to speed on the fundamentals of PC and network security.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Debbie Mahler | Ed2Go

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Introduction to Quickbooks 2017

Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently with this powerful accounting software program. QuickBooks is designed especially for small business owners who need a fully functional accounting system that's also easy to use. Whether you're new to QuickBooks or have already used earlier versions of this accounting software program, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Location: Online

Instructor: Scott Paxton | ed2go

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Introduction to SQL

Learn key concepts of Structured Query Language (SQL), and gain a solid working knowledge of this powerful and universal database programming language. In this class, you'll learn about the basic structure of relational databases and how to read and write simple and complex SQL statements and advanced data manipulation techniques

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Dr. Cecelia Allison | Ed2Go

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Lose Weight and Keep It Off

In this comprehensive course, you'll discover how to establish a healthy approach to weight loss and weight maintenance with the help of a registered dietician.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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LSAT Prep – Part 1

LSAT Prep Part 1 provides an overview of law school entrance procedures, a career in law and law school survival techniques. You will also participate in an intensive review of analytical reasoning questions, including techniques for drafting the three most helpful types of diagrams, and explanations for and interpretations of correct answer choices. You will also learn the outline format that law school admissions counselors favor for preparing the writing sample.

Regular Fee: $100

Begins Monthly,

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Location: Online

Instructor: Benjamin N. Gialloreto | Ed2Go

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LSAT Prep – Part 2

LSAT Prep Part 2 provides an intensive review of reading comprehension and logical reasoning questions, including techniques for quick elimination of incorrect answers, explanations and interpretations of correct answers, and proven approaches for selecting the correct answers.

Regular Fee: $100

Begins Monthly,

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Location: Online

Instructor: Benjamin N. Gialloreto | Ed2Go

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Medical Coding

Take your first step toward a lucrative career as a medical coder! In this course, you'll learn how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure. This knowledge will help prepare you to work almost anywhere in the medical field - doctors' offices, clinics, public health facilities, hospitals, labs, nursing homes, insurance agencies, or even the comfort of your own home.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Jennifer Della'zanna | Ed2Go

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Music Made Easy

If you enjoy music and would like to know more about what makes it work, this is the course for you. You'll gain a complete understanding of rhythm, melody and harmony, and you'll be able to recognize pitches on the musical staff and on the keyboard. Each lesson will build on previous lessons, while also introducing new musical concepts. By the time you complete this comprehensive and full-featured course, you'll be able to read, write, and even play simple musical pieces on a keyboard.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Marianne Murawski | Ed2Go

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Praxis Core Prep

Are you a prospective teacher who needs to pass the Praxis Core Exam? Have you already attempted the Praxis Core and not been successful? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then this course is for you! You'll develop all the skills you need for the test as we review and prepare for everything it includes. You'll learn useful test-taking strategies and get plenty of practice questions that are similar to what you'll find on the exam.

Regular Fee: $100

Begins Monthly,

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Location: Online

Instructor: Kt Paxton | Ed2Go

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Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring

Discover small business marketing strategies that can help you attract attention, woo your target audience, grow your customer base and expand your profits - all for little or no money. In this course, you'll learn how to use the same marketing tricks the big companies employ without making a big dent in your wallet.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Glynns Thomas | Ed2Go

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SQL Series

Learn the basic structure of relational databases and how to read and write simple and complex SQL statements and advanced data manipulation techniques. By the end of this course, you’ll have a solid working knowledge of SQL. You will feel confident in your ability to write SQL queries to create tables; retrieve data from single or multiple tables; delete, insert and update data in a database and gather significant statistics from data stored in a database.

Regular Fee: $174

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Begins Monthly - Options are January 16; February 13; March 13; April 17

Location: Online

Instructor: Dr. Cecelia Allison | Ed2Go

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Understanding the Cloud

What is the cloud? If you have trouble answering this question, you're not alone. In this course, we'll explore how the cloud works, what drives its incredible growth, and how you can use cloud services. And don't worry if you're not tech-savvy! We'll relate the cloud to things you encounter every day, using practical, non-technical language.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: David Iseminger | Ed2Go

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Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers

Who doesn't know the fear of the blank page? How can we transform our visions into the written word? Is it really possible to become a terrific writer? You'll find the answer to these and more of your questions in Writeriffic. In this high-energy class you'll learn lots of tricks from the published writer's toolbox. Whether you're at work now or hoping to write a novel, a nonfiction book, a memoir, short stories or articles, Writeriffic liberates the imaginative, inventive bolts of genius that are inside everyone. If you've ever dreamed of hearing your writer's voice and writing what's in your heart and head, this class will make it happen.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Location: Online

Instructor: Eva Shaw, Ph.D. | Ed2Go

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Teaching Preschool: A Year of Inspiring Lessons

If you've been teaching preschoolers or are in the process of becoming a preschool teacher, you know what short attention spans preschoolers have. You've probably wondered how to structure your days to make the most of the way they learn. In this class, you'll learn over 100 circle-discussion, art, literacy, fine and large motor skill, science and music activities that you can take into your classroom right away.

Regular Fee: $102

Begins Monthly,

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Location: Online

Instructor: Kt Paxton | ed2go

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