Certificate in Essential Employability Skills



    20 Feb, 2023

    8.5 Months



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Certificate in Essential Employability Skills

To be successful and competitive in today’s workforce, employees must possess an essential set of personal and professional skills. The Certificate in Essential Employability Skills is a bachelor’s-level program specifically designed to help students navigate and master those skills so they are able to excel in their current job or overall. Some of the focus areas include organization and time management, communications, creative thinking, teamwork and leadership – all critical skills in a 21st century workplace.

Why ACE?

Quality You Expect

Our accredited programs are designed for working professionals who want a quality education. We’re committed to delivering high-quality, affordable and accessible online programs grounded in evidence-based content and relevant application.

Low Cost You Deserve

Are you employed by one of our partners? Did you graduate from an HBCU? Are you an inner-city teacher, a military veteran, a first-generation graduate student or an aspiring administrator? If so, you could be eligible for some of the $2.5M of scholarships and grants we provide in addition to our already low-cost programs.

Flexibility You Need

If you have graduate credits from another university or institution, you may be able to transfer these credits to fulfill ACE program requirements. Our Enrollment Counselors can help you evaluate your options. Also, our 24/7 support resources are here to help you complete your program and achieve your goals.


We believe in full transparency with our total cost of attendance. No hidden fees. No surprises along the way.

Total Cost Certificate in Essential Employability Skills

Total Tuition

18 semester credits x $215 per credit



$50 Application Fee
$100 Conferral Fee
$810 Technology and Library Fee
(18 Semester Credits X $45 per Credit)


Total Program Cost


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Program Details


Focus of Study

Start Dates

With flexible start dates, you can begin your program when it’s best for you.

20 Feb, 2023 Term

17 Feb, 2023

Application Due

17 Feb, 2023

Payment Due

20 Feb, 2023

Term Start

24 Feb, 2023

Unregister/Cancel Deadline

26 Mar, 2023

Term End

10 Apr, 2023 Term

22 May, 2023 Term

10 Jul, 2023 Term

21 Aug, 2023 Term

02 Oct, 2023 Term

13 Nov, 2023 Term


Here are just some of the courses you’ll take when working towards this program. Visit the College Catalog to see all courses.


Critical Reflection and Self-Assessment

3 Semester Credits


Collaboration and Teamwork

3 Semester Credits


Planning and Organizational Skills: Time Management

3 Semester Credits


Self-Efficacy and Self-Directed Action

3 Semester Credits


Professionalism and Leadership

3 Semester Credits


Global Skills and Cultural Awareness

3 Semester Credits

Admission Requirements

ACE General Admission Requirements

Program Admission Requirements

International Transcript Requirements

English as a Second Language Applicants

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