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City of Burlington Local Skill Accelerator Program

Champlain College Online and the City of Burlington have partnered to affordably reskill Burlington residents and prepare them for a career pivot or to advance with their current employer. Whether you're just starting your education journey or already have a degree, a career-focused online certificate in business, cyber, IT, healthcare, supply chain management and more, is just what your resume needs to make your next move. Let's Go Burlington - we've got this. Save over $800* and jumpstart your career with one of Champlain's 20 undergraduate certificates!

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Explore Undergraduate Certificates

Now more than ever, it's important for busy working adults to gain knowledge and expertise quickly and affordably. The way we work is changing rapidly and the need for skilled professionals has never been greater. Even if you've already earned a degree, a certificate is a great way to reskill, get your resume noticed, and demonstrate proficiency in a focused area of knowledge.

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Program Format

100% Online

24/7 Access to Coursework

Credit Hours Required


10-17 Hours Per Course Per Week

$800 savings based on standard tuition rates being $335/credit and Burlington resident rate being $290/credit and assumes a 16-credit certificate.

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Choose from 20 fully online certificates with curriculum designed around modern workplace skills gaps and market demands. Engage with practitioner faculty working in the field who bring real-world case studies and challenges to bear. Get superior student support from high-touch academic advisors who understand the needs of working adult students.

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Career Outcomes

Whether you're looking to enter a new field, build new skills, differentiate your resume or earn a credential, an undergraduate certificate can increase your likelihood of new job opportunities by showing your commitment to your own learning and an investment in your career trajectory. 

Academic Excellence and Recognition

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Regionally accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education

US News & World Report Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs

Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report

Military Friendly Badge

Designated as a Military Friendly School for our commitment to the military community ranks Champlain College Online among best schools with accelerated bachelor's degrees

Named the among the best schools with accelerated bachelor's degrees by

What Students Are Saying

Inna Aydinyan, Bachelor's Degree in Business Management

"The affordability and flexibility I found at Champlain made obtaining my credential an achievable goal. The classes are rigorous, and the combination of the educational material with soft skills was invaluable and directly applicable to my workplace."

Inna Aydinyan Class of 2018
Hardware Division, IBM
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Let's Go Burlington - We've Got This.

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