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Programs that provide opportunities for students to pursue a course of independent study utilizing communication methods which do not require them to be in a classroom and have face-to-face contact with their instructors.

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ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN CYBER SECURITY POLICYOffers a 15-credit Advanced Certificate in Cyber Security Policy, which is available online. The program is a rigorous and academically challenging program of online graduate study that combines a strong theoretical base with a practical focus on the important policy issues confronting managers and executives working in the cyber security, information technology, and homeland security fields. Utilizing a seminar-based case study approach, the curriculum is designed to develop and refine the skills necessary to apply innovative approaches to problem solving and to achieve resilient and adaptive patterns of thinking. The five-course curriculum is crafted to reflect the complexities and multidisciplinary character of cyber security policy and practice, providing managers, executives and other professionals with the essential knowledge, insights and skills to develop and implement cogent cyber security policies in public- and private-sector organizations. It also equips students aspiring to careers in the cyber security sphere with the information, understanding, and capabilities the field requires of its professionals. Areas of focus include cyber terrorism, the application of cyber technology and cyber security in law enforcement and the Intelligence Community, technology issues for policy makers, and the intellectual property, civil liberties, and ethical issues that shape the practices of effective cyber security professionals. These areas of focus are set against a broader background of contemporary homeland security, homeland defense, and national security issues, threats, and strategies. The 15 credits of the Advanced Certificate in Cyber Security Management program may form the core curriculum of the 36-credit Master of Science degree in Homeland Security Management, permitting qualified students completing the Advanced Certificate to continue their studies and earn both the Advanced Certificate and the Master's degree without any loss of credit. The online Advanced Certificate in Cyber Security Policy consists of five courses (15 credits total) offered online: Introduction to Homeland Security Management; Constitutional Issues in Homeland Security Management; Cyber Security: Issues, Policy and Terrorism; Advanced Cyber Security Policy and Intelligence and Advanced Cyber Security: Technology Issues for Policy Makers. Please call for admission requirements and course descriptions.SuffolkADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN CYBER SECURITY POLICYLIU RIVERHEAD
ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN HOMELAND SECURITY MANAGEMENTOffers a 15-credit Advanced Certificate in Homeland Security Management, which is available online. The program is designed for professionals working in law enforcement, emergency management, the military, firefighting or HazMat operations, corporate or private security, the intelligence community, or any other homeland security field, as well as to those who aspire to pursue management careers in various homeland security fields. Part-time and full-time study options are available. The 15 credits of the Advanced Certificate program form the core curriculum of the 36-credit Master of Science degree in Homeland Security Management, permitting qualified students completing the Advanced Certificate to continue their studies and earn both the Advanced Certificate and the Master’s degree without any loss of credit. The online Advanced Certificate in Homeland Security Management consists of five courses (15 credits total): Introduction to Homeland Security Management; Constitutional Issues in Homeland Security Management; Domestic and International Terrorism; The Intelligence Function in Homeland Security Management and Homeland Security and the Private Sector. Please call for admission requirements and course descriptions.SuffolkADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN HOMELAND SECURITY MANAGEMENTLIU RIVERHEAD
AMMERMAN CAMPUSSituated on 156 wooded acres in Selden, is the oldest of the three SCCC campuses with an enrollment of over 14,000 students. It offers a wide array of programs in the liberal arts and sciences, visual and performing arts, engineering and computer sciences, as well as technological training in electronics, telecommunications, computers, drafting and construction. A new state-of-the-art automotive training facility houses the Automotive Service Specialist program. Nursing, Physical Therapist Assistant, Human Services and American Sign Language are among some of the highly regarded health career programs that offer students clinical training. A fully equipped campus studio provides hands-on experience for the Radio and Television Production students, and Fitness Specialist majors work with the most up-to-date exercise training equipment. The campus also features a full spectrum of programs in business, accounting and paralegal studies with opportunities for credit-bearing internships.SuffolkAMMERMAN CAMPUSSUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICAL TRAININGOffers students a course to prepare for ASE Certification. Vehicles are far more sophisticated today than in previous decades and require technicians with more advanced technical training. Western Suffolk BOCES, accredited by the ASE Education Foundation, is equipped to teach you the skills that will help you advance in this field. Upon successful completion you will be prepared to sit for the corresponding certification exams which stress knowledge of job-related skills and lead to Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification. Learn the theory and skills to diagnose, service and repair cars, SUV’s and light duty trucks. You will use up-to-date electronic and hydraulic equipment to precisely diagnose today’s sophisticated vehicle. Prerequisite: High School diploma or equivalent and satisfactory score on a TABE exam and interview. Students must also attend a 4-hour safety orientation workshop. New students may begin on the first day of most modules. Call 631-261-3863 for a pre-entrance interview appointment and for more information about the pre-entrance requirements. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.www.wsboces.org/autoSuffolkAUTOMOTIVE TECHNICAL TRAININGWILSON TECHNOLOGICAL CENTER
CENTER FOR DISTANCE LEARNINGOffers undergraduate degrees online in a broad spectrum of academic areas. Programs available throughout New York State.CENTER FOR DISTANCE LEARNINGSTATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK-EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE
COACHINGOffers a certificate program that prepares students to become New York State certified athletics coaches. The curriculum consists of three graduate-level New York State Education Department (NYSED) approved coaching courses plus three additional advanced courses that examine a broad range of issues that impact the coach in today's educational climate. These include learning theories, social and psychological issues, principles of organization and administration, kinesthetic theories, injury care, and exercise and nutritional considerations. This program is offered online. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkCOACHINGSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
COMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGYOffers instructor-facilitated online computer courses which are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. All courses run for six weeks. Courses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. You can complete any course entirely from your home or office, any time of the day or night. Sample course offerings include: Introduction to Networking; Computer Skills for the Workplace; Introduction to SQL; Introduction to PC Troubleshooting; Introduction to Microsoft Excel; Introduction to Programming; Creating Web Pages; Introduction to QuickBooks; Performing Payroll In Quickbooks; Introduction to Microsoft Access; Introduction to Microsoft Word; Introduction to Dreamweaver; Introduction to Photoshop; Introduction to PowerPoint; Creating WordPress Websites And Creating Mobile Apps With HTML5. All courses require Internet access, e-mail, and the Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox Web browser. Some courses may have additional requirements. Please visit our Online Instruction Center at: www.ed2go.com/molloy, email conted@molloy.edu or call 516-323-3550 for more information.NassauCOMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGYMOLLOY COLLEGE-DIVISION OF CONTINUING EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
CORNELL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRIAL LABOR RELATIONSIs the only institution of higher education in the United States to offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in the interdisciplinary field of workplace studies. In addition, its Extension division offers courses, workshops, certifications, and other outreach programs for practitioners, workers, and policy analysts. ILR's six academic departments span the range of subject areas related to work, employment, and the workplace. These include: Labor Relations, Law, and History; Human Resource Studies; International and Comparative Labor; Labor Economics; Organizational Behavior; and Social Statistics. Outreach through continuing education is part of ILR's mission. ILR offers a wide range of courses, workshops, and certification programs throughout New York State. Courses and programs are offered in: Management Programs; Executive Training; Cornell Labor Programs; Workplace & Employment Programs; Professional Development & Enrichment; Distance learning and On-site Training. Contact ILR for more detailed information. CORNELL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRIAL LABOR RELATIONSCORNELL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL AND LABOR RELATIONS
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND INFORMATION SUPPORT SERVICESProvides local school districts with a range of educational support services, including leadership training, professional development, curriculum-writing and instructional technology staff and programs. Support and training are available for student information systems, as well as special education software, test scoring, data warehouse and student data analysis. Researched-based and targeted to local needs, these services are available to teachers, administrators, boards of education, support staff, parents, and students. Initiatives include, but are not limited to, responding to the Common Core Standards and alignment, meeting the needs of diverse learners, instructional technology, distance learning, educational leadership, the arts, library media, shared decision making, and strategic planning. Workshops and seminars provide opportunities for participating districts to learn from the foremost experts in the field, with on-site or in-class experience, providing the link between theory and practice. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND INFORMATION SUPPORT SERVICESEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
EASTERN CAMPUSSituated on Long Island's rural east end in Riverhead, the gateway to the Hamptons and North Fork vineyards. Enrolling over 4,000 students, it offers a broad range of liberal arts and business courses, and specialized programs in Graphic Design, Dietetic Technology, Culinary Arts, Horticulture and Interior Design. SuffolkEASTERN CAMPUSSUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIPPrepares K-12 educators for advancement to positions at both the school district (SDL) and school building (SBL) levels. Such positions include superintendent of schools, district superintendent, assistant superintendent, principal, assistant principal, department chairpersons, or athletic director. As of Fall 2007, this is the first program of its kind in New York State that serves as a pathway for certification at both the district and building levels. Courses may be taken on campus or online. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkEDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIPSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENTOffers a program that is designed to provide HR practitioners with the necessary knowledge to make informed management and policy decisions. Certificate credits may also be used to fulfill requirements in either the Master of Science in Human Resource Management or Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program offered through the School of Professional Development, or the Master of Business Administration offered through the College of Business. (Be advised that not all courses count for both programs. Students should compare the degree and certificate requirements prior to enrolling.) This certificate program consists of five 3-credit courses. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkHUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENTSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
LANGUAGESOur instructor-facilitated online career courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. Our instructors are famous for their ability to create warm and supportive communities of learners. All courses run for six weeks (with a 10-day grace period at the end). Courses are project oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. You can complete any course entirely from your home or office, any time of the day or night. A sample of the courses that are offered include: Speed Spanish; Discover Sign Language; Speed Spainsh II; Instant Italian; Beginning Conversational French. While the courses are all instructor-led, you do not have to log-in at any pre-defined time. Instructors lead the courses through discussion areas that can be accessed at any time after the course starts. Courses run for six weeks, with an available 10-day extension period at the end, and most take an average of 24 hours to complete. One lesson is released every Wednesday and Friday for the six-week duration of the course. You do not have to be present when lessons are released and you can login to the courses at any time after the course starts. You will have access to all lessons until the course ends. However, the interactive Discussion Area that accompanies each lesson will automatically close two weeks after the lesson is released. Thus, we strongly recommend that you complete each lesson within two weeks of its release. For further information on these courses, including course descriptions and schedules, please visit us at: www.ed2go. com/molloy, email us at conted@molloy.edu or call us at 516-323-3550.NassauLANGUAGESMOLLOY COLLEGE-DIVISION OF CONTINUING EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
LEGALNURSE CONSULTANT TRAININGOffers an exciting program that prepares Registered Nurses and Physician's Assistants for a career in the legal field as legal nurse consultants. This course provides the RN and PA with the fundamental skills necessary to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies and governmental agencies regarding medically related issues and to appear in court as an expert witness. The course presents legal concepts related to the health care industry, as well as the role a legal nurse consultant might play in litigation areas such as medical malpractice, toxic torts, products liability, wrongful death, criminal law, and workers' compensation. Any RN or PA interested in entering the legal field can benefit from the education provided by this course. This program is available in live lecture and online formats. If you would like additional information on this program, please call the Center for Legal Studies at 1-800-522-7737. Please call for more information.SuffolkLEGALNURSE CONSULTANT TRAININGSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
MICHAEL J. GRANT CAMPUSEnrolls over 10,000 students. It provides a wide range of programs including Occupational Therapy Assisting, Nursing, Veterinary Science, Medical Records, Paralegal Studies, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood, Chemical Dependency Counseling, Business, Accounting, and Liberal Arts. The Health, Sports and Education Center houses health and technology classes as well as the Suffolk County Police Academy. It includes a pool, field house, fitness center, and health technology wing.SuffolkMICHAEL J. GRANT CAMPUSSUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
ONLINE COURSES FOR HIGH SCHOOLWith a connection to the internet, high school students can now complete or supplement their high school education at their own pace. Wilson Tech offers online courses ranging from credit recovery to Advanced Placement. With Tech’s online learning program, your students can: Choose when and where to study; Make-up missed credits to graduate on time; Solve scheduling conflicts; Accelerate to complete high school early; Review for AP exams; Take AP or other courses not offered and Study while on medical leave. School districts can add online courses that meet NYS Learning Standards to their own curriculum through an agreement with Western Suffolk BOCES. At www.onlinehs.org students will find courses that they can use in three ways: Virtual Online courses provide anytime and anywhere learning. Students can complete course material at their own pace in the comfort of their own home, in your school’s library, or any remote location. Courses are available 24/7. Hybrid: Under this option, online courses with quizzes and homework assignments are offered in a classroom setting. Students can also access material from home. Hybrid courses can be utilized in a computer lab environment where a group of students take individualized courses that are proctored by one teacher and Traditional: Teachers in a traditional classroom setting can add an online component that incorporates related course material, practice tests and homework assignments. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkONLINE COURSES FOR HIGH SCHOOLWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
ONLINE LEARNINGOffers an array of distance learning options for students who need flexible course schedules and formats. Students have the flexibility to integrate online and distance learning courses into their plan of study—anywhere from a few sessions in a course to an entire degree. Our distance learning courses and programs go through the same rigorous approval process as our traditional offerings. They feature well-designed courses led by expert faculty who use emerging technology and communication styles to emulate the personal, lively nature of a face-to-face classroom environment. In addition to fulfilling students’ academic needs, the online format augments information literacy and technology skills that are essential for today’s world and workplace. They Offer Blended Courses which are courses where 30 to 79 percent of the course is conducted online. Attendance at specified campus sessions is still required. The percentage of instruction that occurs online depends on the course content and is at the discretion of the faculty. They also offer Online courses where more than 80 percent of the sessions are web-based; however, some are 100 percent online. If the course listing does not specify whether the class is fully online, contact the affiliated academic office for details. Each semester, a wide array of course offerings will be made available online to students enrolled in these programs, so that regardless of where they are in their progress toward a degree or certificate, they will have courses available that meet the program’s core, general education, and major requirements. If you are interested in distance learning options at Adelphi and College of Professional and Continuing Studies, start by exploring the Adelphi Online website. You can find out more information about what online learning entails and find out if online learning is right for you.NassauONLINE LEARNINGADELPHI UNIVERSITY - COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING STUDIES
ONLINE LEARNINGAt Suffolk, online education refers to the online Learning Management System (LMS) Blackboard Learn, and may include any online materials that instructors provide for their students to fully participate in a course. For example, a traditional lecture style course may require students to do homework online. Online education is an attractive option for individuals who are self-motivated and can work independently. There is no difference in what you are expected to learn; it is the modality that is different. Suffolk offers: Fully Online – These courses are offered entirely online using Blackboard Learn. Learning, participation in discussions, assignments and most exams are completed online. Please note, students taking fully online courses may still need to come to campus for some student services or proctored exams. Students cannot work at their own pace? Online courses follow the academic calendar and have due dates for assignments, discussions and exams. Students can register during the same times as for traditional courses. The college does not have open enrollment or Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Online courses are not easier. Online courses are just as difficult as on-campus courses, and may even be more challenging due to the learning modality of the course. Suffolk offers: Blended/Hybrid – These courses offer a combination of both classroom and independent online learning. The Blackboard Learn system is utilized for learning activities, participation in discussions, and course work in addition to classroom participation. Students are expected to complete both the in-person classroom and independent online components of the class for successful completion of the course. Suffolk offers: Web Enabled – These are traditional, on-campus courses for which instructors provide additional online study materials in Blackboard Learn. All Suffolk courses have the ability to be web enabled. Suffolk also offers: Computer Instruction on Campus - These are traditional, on-campus courses with computer lab-enhanced instruction. Along with the computerized instruction, instructors may provide additional online study materials for their students in the Blackboard Learn system. The entire course or a section of the course may be taught through a computer program with instructor guidance. These courses meet in one of the computer lab classrooms and the program is accessed via Blackboard Learn. Students should enroll in fully online or blended courses only if they are serious about and capable of more independent, computerized learning and timely completion of college-level coursework. In a fully online or blended/hybrid course, students will participate in lessons, complete assignments (e.g., essay exams, research papers, etc.) and take online assessments. To enroll in an online course, students should have successfully completed any requisite developmental coursework. Call for more detailed information. SuffolkONLINE LEARNINGSUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
PARALEGAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAMOffers an intensive, nationally acclaimed program that is designed for beginning as well as experienced legal workers. Students will be trained to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, prepare legal documents and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice-oriented and relates to those areas of law in which paralegals are most in demand. Students will learn how to increase their office's efficiency, productivity, and billable hours, while learning new marketable job skills. Successful graduates will be awarded a certificate of completion and 8.4 Continuing Education Units. For questions on course content, please call the Center for Legal Studies at 1-800-522-7737 or visit the website at www.legalstudies.com. Note this class is also offered both in-person and online. Please call for more information.SuffolkPARALEGAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAMSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ON-LINE COURSESInstructor designed courses that are only accessible over the Internet. You must own a computer and have Internet connectivity. Course offerings vary each semester. Sample course offerings include: Safe Schools against Violence in Education Training; Identification and Treatment of Child Abuse; Infection Control Workshop; Notary Public Preparation; and Techhire Health Information Technology. Contact Suffolk for the most current list of course offerings.SuffolkPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ON-LINE COURSESSUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
THE SMEAL LEARNING CENTERProvides distance learning and teleconferencing, training space offering universal design and access, video/audio taping of training sessions, full editing studio with voice and video recordings and duplication services, access to NCDS programs via interactive video camera, opportunities for training in multi-media production and staff consultation in design of video productions, training and presentations using multi-media alternatives. Serves diverse audiences-students, faculty and staff of educational and rehabilitation programs, business and corporate personnel, university students and faculty, families and community members. Call for information. Serves a national and statewide area as well as Nassau and Suffolk Counties.NassauTHE SMEAL LEARNING CENTERABILITIES, INC.
UGOTCLASS ONLINE CERTIFICATES AND COURSESOffers online classes. Eastern Suffolk BOCES is collaborating with UGotClass to offer online certificates and courses provided by the Learning Resources Network (LERN), the largest continuing education association in the world, serving more than 1,000 colleges, universities and schools. Sample course topics include: Business; Business Communication; Health; Human Resources; Leadership; LEED Green Workplace; Management; New Media Marketing; Professional Development; Social Media For Business; Technology Skills; Training & Education and Training For K12 Teachers. Visit: www.yougotclass.org/catalog-complete.cfm/EasternSuffolk/ to register and to view a description.SuffolkUGOTCLASS ONLINE CERTIFICATES AND COURSESEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES ADULT EDUCATION

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