According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare occupations are projected to add about 2.4 million new jobs by 2026 in the healthcare industry, adding more jobs than any of the other occupational groups.
In addition to integrating the knowledge and skills required by the certificate programs below into our academic degree programs, IHLSI provides preparation courses to help learners pass these certificate examinations. Furthermore, credit units earned here can be transferred to our Master's degree programs as foundational course waivers.
Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR)
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics gives the Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) Exam, and its credentialing agency is the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The title of Registered Dietitian (RD) and Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) is protected and authorized by CDR of the American Dietetic Association.
The examination is based on various topics such as Food and Nutrition Sciences, Food Service Systems, Nutrition Care for individuals and groups, and Management of Food and Nutrition Services. The exam is to be taken within two and a half hours, and a simple calculator will be provided. More than 80,000 dietitians and dietetic technicians across the country and the world have taken CDR exams over the past several decades.
Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
The Certified Management Accountant (CMA®) is an authoritative identification for accounting and financial professionals, focusing on financial planning, performance and analysis, strategic management, etc. The applied expertise, skills and capabilities are consistent and widely recognized by corporate finance executives globally.
The CMA exam: 2 parts covering 12 competencies
Part 1: Financial Planning, Performance, and Analytics
Part 2: Strategic Financial Management
Parts 1 and 2 are offered during the following three testing windows:
January/February, May/June, September/October
People with a certified management accountant (CMA) certification can work in corporate financial accounting and strategic management. Professionals may choose the CMA pathway because it covers different topics than the certified public accountant (CPA) certification.
CompTIA A+ Technician
CompTIA A+ certification is earned by passing a set of two exams that validate skills needed for entry-level IT jobs. It is a performance-based certification that supports the ability to connect users to the data they need to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used.
CompTIA A+ technician is not just for PC repair. CompTIA A+ candidates are better prepared to troubleshoot and solve a wider variety of issues, ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security.
CompTIA A+ prepares candidates for the following job roles:
|Service desk analyst||Help desk tech|
|Technical support specialist||Field service technician|
|Associate network engineer||Data support technician|
|Desktop support administrator||End-user computing technician|
|Help desk technician||System support specialist|