Professional Development Courses

CD-ED is pleased to bring you college-quality Study at Home, Professional Development (PD) courses. Everyone needs to keep their skills sharp, and today’s employers demand it! Don’t wait any longer to get the skills and certifications you need to remain competitive in today’s labor market.

Taking your online PD with CD-ED means that you will have an industry-experienced instructor at your fingertips. That’s right, our courses are fully supported! Have a question? Call or email your instructor. We are here for you.

Best of all, everything is included in the cost we advertise. **

Browse through our PD Courses below!

Note: Each of our Professional Development courses may later be applied as a credit toward a full college diploma program with CD-ED. As a result, having a high school diploma is a prerequisite for all PD courses. We will also record a pass or fail outcome for each one.

Microsoft Word with Certification

Learn to create professional-looking documents and revise them with ease. Develop announcements, letters, memos, resumes, reports, mailing labels, newsletters, online forms, and many other types of documents. Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam voucher and exam preparation are included with the cost of this course.

Technology Requirements: You must have a computer running a Windows environment and internet connection.

Credits: 95 Hours

Price: $899.00

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Microsoft Excel with Certification

Create and edit spreadsheets in order to manage and convey data. Learn to organize data, complete calculations, make decisions, graph data, develop professional-looking reports, publish organized data to the Web, and access real-time data from Web sites. Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam voucher and exam preparation are included with this course.

Technology Requirements: You must have a computer running a Windows environment and internet connection.

Credits: 76 Hours

Price: $749.00

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Microsoft Excel for Bookkeeping

Learn basic calculations and complex financial and mathematical formulas using Excel. Develop real-world workbooks and charts for companies. The focus will be on how vital spreadsheets are to accounting practices in today’s businesses.

Technology Requirements: You must have a computer running a Windows environment and internet connection.

Credits: 114 Hours

Price: $999.00

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Microsoft Access with Certification

Learn Access, a powerful database management system that is often the platform for many database applications used in businesses today. Create and process data in a database, including defining a table structure, entering records and creating queries. Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam voucher and exam preparation are included with this course.

Technology Requirements: You must have a computer running a Windows environment and internet connection.

Credits: 95 Hours

Price: $899.00

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Microsoft PowerPoint with Certification

Microsoft Office PowerPoint is a complete presentation graphics program that allows you to produce professional slide show presentations. Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam voucher and exam preparation are included with this course.

Technology Requirements: You must have a computer running a Windows environment and internet connection.

Credits: 76 Hours

Price: $749.00

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Manual Accounting

This is a comprehensive course that allows you to develop a solid working knowledge of the accounting equation, learning the concepts of debits and credits and understanding the process of receivables and payables. Become skilled with the accounting cycle for service and merchandising firms.

Technology Requirements: You must have a computer running a Windows environment and internet connection.

Credits: 228 Hours

Price: $1999.00

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Basic Bookkeeping

Learn the most valuable skills for keeping a set of books for a small business. Less about being an accountant and more about being able to perform basic skills related to accounting in an administrative role, this course will use a real-world situation to give you a true understanding of accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, tax remittances, petty cash, and so much more.

Technology Requirements: You must have a computer running a Windows environment and internet connection.

Credits: 133 Hours

Price: $1099.00

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QuickBooks

Learn how to use QuickBooks computerized accounting software to increase efficiency in company bookkeeping, specifically those tasks likely required by an office assistant.

Prerequisite: A good understanding of basic accounting principles is recommended to enroll in this course.

Technology Requirements: You must have a computer running a Windows environment and internet connection.

Credits: 76 Hours

Price: $699.00

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Medical Terminology

Learn the terminology and anatomy of the human body based on the twelve body systems. Spelling and pronunciation are also covered. A working understanding of medical terminology is vital for anyone working in an administrative medical position.

Technology Requirements: You must have a computer running a Windows environment and internet connection.

Credits: 228 Hours

Price: $499.00

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Anatomy & Physiology

Discover how the human body is structured, from the cellular to the tissue level. Learn how tissues form organs and how the organs comprise various systems of the body. The student will learn the body systems – what each system does, the organs it contains, and how they function and work together.

Prerequisite: A certificate of completion in Medical Terminology from a recognized institution is required to enroll in Anatomy & Physiology.

Technology Requirements: You must have a computer running a Windows environment and internet connection.

Credits: 202.5 Hours

Price: $599.00

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Pathophysiology

This course teaches the fundamental concepts and processes in pathophysiology. The curriculum includes specific disorders and diseases of the various body systems, physiological changes related to ageing, stress and other factors affecting the body. Learn about the signs and symptoms of the diseases and tests and treatment methods, including pharmacology and medical imaging.

Prerequisite: A certificate of completion in Medical Terminology from a recognized institution is required to enroll in Pathophysiology.

Technology Requirements: You must have a computer running a Windows environment and internet connection.

Credits: 202.5 Hours

Price: $599.00

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Intro to Medical Transcription

Learn how to recognize by ear the terminology for all major medical specialty areas, and how to quickly and easily transcribe these into a medical report. Medical reports will be transcribed, covering ten body systems. The medical reports include emergency room reports, history and physical examinations, diagnostic imaging or radiology reports, operative reports, pathology reports, consultations, death summaries, and discharge summaries.

Prerequisite: A certificate of completion in Medical Terminology from a recognized institution is required to enroll in Intro to Medical Transcription.

Technology Requirements: You must have a computer running a Windows environment with Microsoft Office software.

Credits: 190 Hours

Price: $1599.00

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** Total price includes tuition, books & software, and shipping within Canada. A shipping surcharge may be applied to shipments outside of Canada.