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Helping our business community thrive through partnerships that work ...

At Columbus State, we're working with our industry partners to identify "skills gaps" in the workforce and tailor our academic programs to fit them. And we're taking a holistic approach to career pathways—determining individual paths from training to jobs.

Non-Credit Online Courses

Through partnerships with Ed2Go and ProTrain, we offer a wide variety of convenient non-credit online courses designed to meet your needs. Whether you are interested in personal enrichment, career advancement, transition back into the workplace, or preparing for an exam, we can help you reach your goals.

Doing Business with Columbus State

Are you a vendor looking to do business with Columbus State? If so, here are some resources that can make the process easier.

To arrange an appointment call (614) 287-2641 or (614) 287-5600

Special Programs

Foundations of Insurance Certificate -- Columbus State worked directly with the Insurance Industry Council (IRC) to create curriculum and a credential specifically designed to address the needs of the industry and to help fix the insurance workforce shortage.

Integrated Systems Technology -- Our IST Lab offers individualized training, blending self-paced online learning and hands-on training with industry-standard equipment. The training is rigorous enough to meet industry needs and offers individualized plans that can accommodate a single worker or your entire team. With 12 different IST Certifications available, you can choose the modules your workers need.

Formula / Human Milk Technician Certificate Program -- A proven success in a growing number of hospitals, Columbus State’s Formula / Human Milk Technician Certificate Program reduces errors and increases staff morale. This 26-hour program is customized to meet the needs of your formula/milk room staff and facilities.

Post Job Openings

Career Quest is an online career management system that enables employers to post positions, paid internship opportunities, schedule on-campus recruiting, register for career fairs, and register to serve as a mentor or externship host.

Career Services reserves the right to refuse the  posting of any position, including multi-level marketing, 100% commission, if position information is vague or the employer cannot be verified.