Career-Ready Programs

Harper College offers career training so you can earn the credentials you need to get the job you want. Harper offers Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) and certificate programs in health care, business, manufacturing/construction, public service, and more.

As a full-time student, you can get in and out with an associate degree or complete a Fast Track program in two years. Not fast enough? You can also get a certificate in one of more than 40 career programs in as few as 16 weeks. Harper College also offers a number of online programs and courses.

Explore Career Programs

The programs listed below all reflect current workforce needs and are designed to give you the skills you need to get out and succeed in the workplace. For a complete list of programs, visit the Areas of Interest landing page. 


Still not sure?
Consider exploring further using our career assessment, Focus 2Explored all ten Areas of Interest and still not sure which one aligns best with your goals? No worries. Enroll in a First Year Seminar designed to help you further explore and clarify your path.

For more information about getting started at Harper, contact an Admission Outreach specialist at 847.925.6700.