Professional Certificate Programs

The First Step Toward a Rewarding Career

Peirce’s Certificate Programs can help you learn the skills you need to land the job.

Certificate Programs at Peirce

Did you know that adults who hold a certification are less likely to be unemployed than those who don’t? Or that working adults with a certification earn about 34 percent more per week than those without one? Peirce’s Certificate Programs can help you learn the skills you need to land the job you want.

If your dream job in law or healthcare requires a certification – or if you simply want to save time or money by pursuing a certificate instead of an associate or bachelor’s degree – the certificate programs at Peirce College are a great solution.

In less than two years, you can gain the real-world skills, professional development and networking opportunities to kick start your career as a paralegal or medical coder. You’ll have the flexibility to study online or at our Philadelphia campus, so your classes will fit into your busy schedule. And you’ll also have access to all of our student support services and career development services to guide you along your path to success.

Medical Coding Certificate

Our Medical Coding Certificate gets you ready to work behind-the-scenes, supporting patient care in a field that is expected to grow by 15 percent by 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Because our medical coding certificate program was developed in accordance with the Coding Certificate Program competencies outlined in the AHIMA PCAP Manual, earning your certificate is a critical starting point for many rewarding medical coding careers.

Paralegal Certificate

If you’re looking to start a career in the challenging legal field, our Paralegal Certificate program is American Bar Association-approved to give you the skills you need to succeed in just one academic year. Once you've earned your certificate you can start to work as a paralegal, or you can continue on to law school.

How to Become a Certified Medical Coder

Earning your Medical Coder Certificate from Peirce is a great start to becoming a medical coder. Find out what else you can do to help put that certificate to use in a rewarding career.

How to Become a Paralegal

Our expert faculty has years of real-world experience in the field of law, so we’ve got some important tips and helpful information to help you land that first job.