Occupational Certificate Requirements

Certificates do not require general education course work. Requirements for Certificate Programs for the 2019-2020 Catalog Year include:

  • Submission of an Application for Certificate in the Admissions and Records Office.
  • Completion of specific program courses listed in the catalog with a grade of C or better.
  • Completion of at least 50% of the required courses at Cypress College.

Students may submit an application for multiple certificates per term providing requirements are met. A catalog academic year must be specified on the application. The catalog year will be used to determine if all certificate requirements have been met.

NOTE: Specific course requirements for certificates are listed in applicable sections of the catalog.

Accounting

  • Accounting

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Project Management
  • Air Conditioning Building Commissioning
  • Air Conditioning Codes and Estimating
  • Air Conditioning Environmental Controls
  • Air Conditioning Customer Service
  • Commercial Air Conditioning
  • Commercial Refrigeration
  • Heat Pump

Art

  • See Media Arts Design/Multimedia

Automotive Collision Repair

  • Advanced Collision Repair Paint Technician
  • Advanced Collision Repair –– Structural Technician
  • Auto Collision Facility Production Manager
  • Automotive Collision Center Damage Appraiser
  • Automotive Collision Center Office Management
  • Automotive Collision Repair
  • Automotive Damage Appraisal
  • Automotive Paint and Refinishing
  • Collision Repair Automotive Sales and Services
  • Collision Repair Body Technician
  • Collision Repair Center Parts Manager
  • Collision Repair I-Car Gold
  • Collision Repair Mechanical Technician
  • Collision Repair Paint Application Specialist
  • Collision Repair Technician Assistant
  • Detail Technician
  • Insurance Co/Auto Collision Repair Industry Management

Automotive Technology

  • Automotive Sales and Service
  • Automotive Technology
  • Automotive Technology Electrical Diagnostic Specialist
  • Automotive Technology Maintenance Technician
  • Automotive Technology — Toyota Specialist
  • Automotive — T-Ten Air Conditioning Specialist
  • Automotive — T-Ten Brake and Alignment Specialist
  • Automotive — T-Ten Electrical
  • Automotive — T-Ten Engine and Driveline Specialist
  • Automotive — T-Ten Performance and Driveability Specialist
  • Automotive — T-Ten Toyota and Lexus Specialist
  • Brake and Alignment Specialist
  • Emission Control Specialist
  • Engine Specialist
  • Performance and Driveability Specialist
  • Transmission Specialist

Aviation and Travel Careers

  • Advanced Airline Customer Services
  • Advanced Flight Attendant
  • Advanced Travel/Tourism
  • Aviation I — Private Pilot
  • Aviation II — Instrument Pilot
  • Aviation III — Commercial Pilot
  • Aviation IV — Advanced Pilot
  • Aviation Management
  • Basic Airline Customer Services
  • Basic Airport Operations
  • Basic Cruise Line Sales and Operations
  • Basic Flight Attendant
  • Basic Tourism and Conference Management
  • Basic Travel — Tourism
  • Homeland Transportation Security

Business

  • Business Management
  • Retail Management (WAFC)
  • Small Business Operations
  • Small Business Management

Computer Information Systems

  • Advanced Networking
  • Cisco Networking
  • Computer Forensics
  • Computer and Office Applications
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Software and Application
  • Cyber Defense
  • Cybersecurity
  • Database Management
  • Game Programming
  • Java Programming
  • Microsoft Networking
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Network Virtualization
  • Office Assistant
  • PC/Network Hardware Support
  • Technology Management
  • Visual C Programming
  • Web Development
  • Web Networking Technology
  • Web Programming

Court Reporting

  • Captioning
  • CART1 (Communication Access Realtime Translation)
  • Computer Editor (Scopist)
  • Court and Agency Services
  • Court Reporting
  • Court Reporting Technology
  • Hearing Reporter
  • Legal Administrative Assistant
  • Legal Transcription
  • Proofreading

Dance

  • Dance Teaching

Dental

  • Registered Dental Assisting

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Economics

  • Business Economics

Energy Sustainable Technologies

  • Geothermal Energy1
  • Solar Energy1
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Wind Energy1

Geography

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geographic Information Systems/Marketing

Hotel, Restaurant, Culinary Arts

  • Baking Fundamentals
  • Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Culinary Arts
  • Culinary Fundamentals
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Food Service Fundamentals
  • Hospitality Management
  • Hotel Fundamentals
  • Restaurant - Lodging Entrepreneur
  • Special Event Management

Human Services

  • Addiction Studies
  • Criminal Justice
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Family Studies
  • Gerontology
  • Human Services Generalist
  • Victimology

Kinesiology (formerly Physical Education)

  • Aquatic Specialist
  • Athletic Coach
  • Fitness Specialist
  • Recreation Assistant

Management and Marketing

  • Marketing
  • Professional Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Social Media Marketing

Media Arts Design

  • Animation 2D Computer Graphics
  • Animation 3D Computer Graphics
  • Computer Graphics
  • Digital Cinema Arts and Industry
  • Digital Cinema Production
  • Digital Cinema Techniques and Technologies
  • Electronic Publishing Design
  • Multimedia Production Basics
  • Post Production Basics for Cinema and Video
  • Vector Illustration

Merchandising

  • Merchandising

Multimedia

  • Multimedia Art

Music

  • Commercial Music Management
  • Recording Arts

Photography

  • Advertising and Illustrative Photography
  • Creative Photo Arts
  • Digital Photo Technician
  • Digital Photography
  • Photography
  • Portrait and Wedding Photography

Psychiatric Technology

  • Psychiatric Technology

Radiology

  • Imaging Technologist Assistant
  • Radiologic Technology1

Theater

  • Acting and Film Video Production
  • Costume/Makeup Design
  • Lighting/Audio Design
  • Musical Theater Performance
  • Technical Theater

Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAV)
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

  • Advanced UAV/UAS
  • Basic UAV/UAS
  • UAV/UAS
  • UAV/UAS Drone Photography and Video

Students with disabilities requiring accommodations on state or national examinations should contact the Department Coordinator for further information. Requests for accommodations should be made prior to applying for any licensing or certification examination.