In addition to the Associate in General Education, FTCC offers a variety of certificates that military service members can earn to give them an edge when transitioning to civilian employment. Many programs at FTCC are 100% online.  LEARN MORE >>

MOS: 91 B

Attention all (91B) Wheeled Vehicle Mechanics! This certificate program is designed to prepare moderately experienced automotive mechanics to take ASE certification exams in three areas. The certification areas include: A4-Suspension and Steering; A5-Brakes; and A7- Heating and Air Conditioning.

Courses

AUT 141 – Suspension & Steering Systems
AUT 141A – Suspension & Steering Lab
AUT 151 – Brake Systems
AUT 151A – Brakes Systems Lab
TRN 120 – Basic Transportation Electricity
TRN 140 – Transportation Climate Control
Total Credits Required = 15

Credit for Military Training

As a 91B, you have already earned 8 of the required 17 credit hours through your military experience and training. At least 5 of the remaining credit hours must be completed at FTCC to apply your earned credits.

Outcome

Upon completion of the Automotive Suspension, Brakes & Heating/Air Conditioning Certificate, you will have the skills necessary to take the ASE Certification Examination. Courses in this program can be transferred directly into the Automotive Systems Technology associate degree curriculum or the Associate in General Education.

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MOS: 18F | 31B | 37F | 38B

This Certificate Course in Disaster Management is designed to prepare students entering the Emergency Services field with a basic knowledge of the four tenants of the National Response Plan (Preparedness, Mitigation, Response, and Recovery) as well as the Incident Management System.

All credits earned in this certificate program may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Emergency Management Technology.

Courses

EPT 130 – Mitigation and Preparedness
EPT 140 – Emergency Management
EPT 210 – Response and Recovery
CJC 170 – Critical Incident Mgmt Pub Saf
EPT 275 – Emergency Operations Center Management
Total Credits Required = 15

Credit for Military Training

Graduates of the (18F) Special Forces Intelligence Sergeants Course, Civil Affairs and (31B) Military Police have earned credit for many of the required courses. At least 3.5 credit hours must be completed at FTCC to apply your earned credits.

Outcome

The Disaster Management Certificate program is an excellent primer for those interested in pursuing a career in Homeland Security or emergency management.

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MOS: 38B | 37F | 18F

Civil Affairs Specialists (38B), Psychological Operations Specialists (37F), and Intelligence Sergeants (18F) now earn the Emergency Management Certificate as part of their Associate in General Education degree! The Emergency Management Certificate provides students with a foundation to build upon within emergency services delivery programs. This program will prepare students for entry level knowledge required for employment in the Emergency Management Industry.

Courses

EPT 120 – Sociology of Disaster
EPT 130 – Mitigation & Preparedness
EPT 210 – Response & Recovery
EPT 220 – Terrorism and Emergency Management
Total Credits Required = 12

Credit for Military Training

As a 38B, you have already earned all 12 credit hours through your military experience and training. At least 3 credit hours must be completed at FTCC to apply your earned credits.

Outcome

Upon completion of the Associate in General Education degree, you will also earn an Emergency Management Certificate.

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MOS: 92G

The new Food Service Fundamentals Certificate program is designed to teach students the basics of food service management. The certificate emphasizes core concepts for entry level positions in a variety of food service settings.

Coursework includes sanitation, safety, nutrition, human resources and supervision in the food service industry. Communication skills are also emphasized to establish positive relationships with customers and employees.

Courses

COM 120 – Intro to Personal Communications, or COM 231 – Public Speaking
CUL 110 – Sanitation and Safety
CUL 111 – Success in Hospitality Studies
CUL 112 – Nutrition for Foodservice, or NUT 110 – Nutrition
NUT 110 – Nutrition
HRM 245 – Human Resources for Hospitality Management
Total Credits Required = 12

Credit for Military Training

As a 92G, you have already earned many of the 12 credit hours required through your military experience and training. At least 3 credit hours must be completed at FTCC to apply your earned credits.

Outcome

Upon completion of this program, students will earn a certificate in Food Service Fundamentals.

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MOS: Fire, Safety & Law Enforcement

The Fundamentals of Arson Certificate program provides students with the technical and professional knowledge in fire and arson fundamentals.

All credits earned in this certificate program may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Fire Protection Technology.

Courses

FIP 128 – Detection and Investigation
FIP 132 – Building Construction
FIP 152 – Fire Law
FIP 164 – OSHA Standards
FIP 229 – Fire Dynamics
Total Credits Required = 15

Credit for Military Training

Basic firefighters have already earned credit for FIP 229. Those with an Inspector Certification would also receive credit for FIP 229, FIP 132, and FIP 152.

Outcome

The program is designed for students who seek further certification in the Arson Investigation field.

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MOS: All

The Health and Wellness Management Certificate is a perfect fit for our military service members. This certificate recognizes the value of your military training and learning and your dedication to physical fitness and wellness.

Courses

HEA 110 – Personal Health/Wellness
PED 110 – Fit & Well for Life
PSY 118 – Interpersonal Psychology, 0r PSY 150 – General Psychology
BUS 137 – Principles of Management
HEA 112 – CPR & First Aid
Total Credits Required = 13

Credit for Military Training

All military service members will receive credit for PED 110 (2 credits) and HEA 112 (2 credits). Additional earned credits are possible if you have completed SSD, WLC, or ALC. At least 4 credit hours must be completed at FTCC to apply your earned credits.

Outcome

Upon completion of the Health & Wellness Management Certificate, you will have the skills needed to provide others the guidance and strength to lead a healthy lifestyle, which are key skills for military leaders.

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MOS: 18F | 31B

Looking to enhance your Homeland Security skills or turn your military training into a credential that will assist you in finding civilian employment? The Homeland Security Certificate provides an in-depth study of Homeland Security. Topics include Terrorism, Border & Transportation Security and Critical Incident Management.

Courses

CJC 111 – Intro to Criminal Justice
CJC 160 – Terrorism: Underlying Issues
CJC 161 – Intro to Homeland Security

CJC 114 – Investigative Photography, or CJC 120 – Interviews/Interrogations
CJC 163 – Transporation and Border Security
CJC 170 – Critical Incident Management for Public Safety
Total Required Credits = 17

Credit for Military Training

Graduates of the (18F) Special Forces Intelligence Sergeants Course and (31B) Military Police have earned credit for many of the required courses. At least 3.5 credit hours must be completed at FTCC to apply your earned credits.

Outcome

This Homeland Security Certificate program is an excellent primer for those interested in pursuing a career in Homeland Security.

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MOS: All MOS

FTCC in collaboration with the leadership of a US Army NCO Academy has created a certificate that not only recognizes the skills learned by military leaders in the Instructors Training Course (ITC) but also helps to sharpen and strengthen these skills with advanced learning in Effective Teacher Training and Educational Technology.

This certificate and the credit are applicable to all military services – not just the Army!

Most SSG/E6 and above who have completed ITC will only need to take two FTCC Courses to qualify for the certificate.

Courses

BUS 234 – Training and Development (E6 and above get credit for ALC)
EDU 163 – Classroom Management & Instruction (E6 and above get credit for ITC Certification)
EDU 271 – Educational Technology (Most Students Will Take)
EDU 275 – Effective Teacher Training (Most Students Will Take)
COM 120 – Introduction Interpersonal Com
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COM 231 – Public Speaking (E6 and above get credit for ITC Certification)

Credit for Military Training

FTCC awards credit for military training based on branch of service, MOS, skill level, and any military schools attended.

Outcome

In addition to earning promotion points, the credits earned in the Leadership & Management Certificate will also apply to a business degree or to an Associate in General Education.

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MOS: 35F | 35G | 35L 35M | 18F

Intelligence Analyst (35F), Imagery Analyst (35G), Counter Intelligence Agent, Human Intelligence Collector (35M) and Intelligence Sergeants (18F) now can earn the Intelligence Studies credits as part of their Associate in Intelligence Studies degree! The Intelligence Studies Curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and advancement in the intelligence profession.

Courses

Courses for which credit may be given.
ITL 120 Threat Analysis and Pres.
ITL 220 Intelligence Operations
ITL 225 SIGINT Operations
ITL 235 Human Intelligence
ITL 240 CI Operations

Credit for Military Training

As a 35 Series, you have already earned credit hours through your military experience and training. At least 16.25 credit hours must be completed at FTCC to apply your earned credits. See a counselor to determine what credit you can receive.

Outcome

Upon completion of an Associate in Intelligence Studies track, you will also earn one or more of five Intelligence Studies Certificates.

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MOS: All

With the new requirements for promotion that include additional military education, the Leadership and Management Certificate helps you earn promotion points for civilian education while rewarding you for your required military training.

Courses

BUS 135 – Principles in Supervision
BUS 137 – Principles in Management
BUS 253 – Leadership and Management Skills or HUM 230 – Leadership Development
COM 120 – Introduction to Interpersonal Communication, or COM 231 – Public Speaking
Total Credits Required = 12

Credit for Military Training

The Leadership & Management Certificate includes courses for which most military NCOs will receive credit for military training and experience (WLC/ALC). At least 3 credit hours must be completed at FTCC to apply your earned credits.

Outcome

In addition to earning promotion points, the credits earned in the Leadership & Management Certificate will also apply to a business degree or to an Associate in General Education.

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MOS: 92A

Members of the Military Logistical Team (92A) can turn their training and competencies into a Logistics & Distribution Principles Certificate.

Courses

INT 110 – International Business
LOG 110 – Introduction to Logistics
LOG 125 – Transportation Logistics
LOG 211 – Distribution Management
LOG 215 – Supply Chain Management
Total Required Credits = 15

Credit for Military Training

As a 92A, you have already earned 6 of the required 15 credit hours through your military experience and training. At least 4 of the remaining credit hours must be completed at FTCC to apply your earned credits.

Outcome

In addition to earning a Logistics & Distribution Principles Certificate, the courses in this program can be applied to the Global Logistics & Distribution Management Technology associate degree program.

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MOS: All Logistical & Transportation

FTCC’s new Operations Leadership Certificate program focuses on preparing you for leadership positions within manufacturing, logistics, transportation and other large scale businesses and organizations. Coursework includes an overview of the operations management field, problem solving skills and materials management.

Courses

BUS 137 – Principles of Management
OMT 110 – Intro to Operations Management
OMT 112 – Material Management
OMT 156 – Problem Solving Skills
Total Credits Required = 12

Credit for Military Training

All E-5 and above have already earned some credit towards this certificate. At least 3 credit hours must be completed at FTCC to apply your earned credits.

Outcome

The Operations leadership Certificate program is an excellent primer for those interested in pursuing a career in operations, logistics or distribution management.

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MOS: All

The Organizational Leadership Certificate is designed for professionals currently working in or aspiring to work in managerial positions in business, nonprofit, or governmental organizations. The business skills needed in today’s leadership roles include the ability to lead, motivate, and empower others; the skills to design and implement high-performing organizational structures; and the ability to manage change in today’s dynamic and increasingly internationalized work environment.

As a military leader – you have already demonstrated many of these skills and FTCC’s Credit for Military Training rewards your experience.

Courses

BUS 137 – Principles of Management
BUS 240 – Business Ethics
OMT 156 – Problem Solving Skills
BUS253 – Leadership and Mgt Skills
BUS 255 – Org Behavior in Business
BUS261 – Diversity in Mgmt

Total Required Credits = 18

Credit for Military Training

Depending on MOS and pay grade, many will receive Credit for Military Training if they have completed WLC, SSD3, SLC, or ALC. At least 5 credit hours must be completed at FTCC to apply your earned credits.

Outcome

In addition to earning a Organizational Leadership Certificate, all courses in this program can be applied to an Associate in General Education degree.

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MOS: All MOS

Understanding the basics of terrorism is a fundamental requirement for anyone in the military, public service field or international business. The new FTCC Certificate in Terrorism Studies provides an overview of a variety of terrorist groups, their histories, and their goals.

In this certificate you will learn analytical methods, predictive analysis, and effective procedures on how best to deter or protect against potential threats both domestic and international.

Courses

CJC 160 – Terrorism: Underlying Issues
CJC 163 – Transportation and Border Security
HIS275 – History of Terrorism
CJC162 – Intel Analysis & Sec Mgmt
EPT 220 – Terrorism and Emergency Management
Total Credits Required = 15

Credit for Military Training

FTCC awards credit for military training based on branch of service, MOS, skill level, and any military schools attended.

Outcome

Upon completion of this program, students will have a deeper understanding of present terrorist groups and methods of protection against future threats.

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