8 Career-Advancing Online Courses with Certificates

You Can Take (and Actually Finish) This Summer!

For many, summertime means months of vacation, relaxation, and ample time to accomplish long to-do lists of DIY projects and new hobbies. For others, it’s a season of business, making it easy to become stressed or overwhelmed. Whatever your summer schedule may look like, you can effectively advance your education by enrolling in one of Blackstone’s online courses with certificates.

Our online certificate programs are self-paced, which gives you the flexibility to study at any time and from any location. Our e-books and digital materials are compatible with any smart phone, iPad, laptop or computer. The best part? Most students are able to complete the course in 4-12 months after starting. Kick-start your career this summer by enrolling now, or, if you have already begun, you can fully earn your certificate before summer is over!

Here are 8 online courses with certificates you can take or finish this summer!

Our accredited online Paralegal Certificate Training Program provides students with the foundational knowledge and skills needed in general law. Blackstone Career Institute prepares you for a career in a law firm, bank, court, government agency, or one of dozens of organizations that depend on legal assistants/paralegals today. Our nationally & regionally accredited online Legal Assistant/Paralegal Certificate Program includes the 900 clock hours of coursework needed to sit for both NALA & NALS Certification.

 Students who graduate from Blackstone’s online Pharmacy Technician training program are qualified to take the Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) sponsored by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), and the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.


Credentialing exams

 Students who graduate from Blackstone’s online Medical Transcription training program are qualified to take the AHDI’s Certified Healthcare Documentation Specialist (CHDS) exam.


 Blackstone’s Medical Billing and Coding training program includes ICD-9-CM, ICD-10, HCPCS II, and CPT coding. Students who obtain their Medical Billing and Coding Certification from Blackstone are able to sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) offered by American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).


 Students who graduate from Blackstone’s online Medical Office Assistant Course are qualified to sit for the National Certified Medical Office Assistant (NCMOA) exam administered by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).


Dental Office Assistant Training at Blackstone

 Students who graduate from Blackstone’s online Dental Office Assistant Training Program are eligible to sit for the Dental Assisting National Board certification exam after working full‐time for two years or part‐time for four years as a dental office assistant and obtaining certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).


Students who obtain their Physical Therapy Aide Certification from Blackstone may qualify for employment in any respected physical therapy practice across the United States.


Students who graduate from Blackstone’s online Veterinary Assistant training program may qualify for employment in a variety of settings, including animal laboratories, animal hospitals, and animal clinics.



  • Child Care Provider

    Blackstone's Child Care Training Program

    Students who graduate from Blackstone’s online Child Care Provider training program may qualify for employment in a variety of settings, including child care centers, schools, and even your own home.



Enroll this Summer in one of Blackstone’s online courses with certificates for just $59 and save up to $356!

At Blackstone we offer accredited, affordable and convenient online career training programs. With our low monthly payment options, 0% interest, all-inclusive tuition and no hidden fees, you can graduate debt-free. Take advantage of our Tuition Assistance Payment Plan (TAPP) this Summer to enhance your education through our online certificate programs. Save up to $356 today!

You can enroll anytime from our website by clicking here or by calling our student service center Mon – Thurs from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM EST at 800.826.9228.