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Career Certifications provide students with the opportunity of entering the workforce without requiring a four-year degree. If college is not your thing right now, together we can make your career goals a reality through onsite or online certificate courses that are in demand in the fields of health, IT, business, and manufacturing. Our onsite certificate programs are delivered at UCM-Lee's Summit's (UCM-LS) Innovation Campus.

Certification Programs Offered at UCM-Lee's Summit

UCM has partnered with Knowledge 2 Ideas (K2I) and Condensed Curriculum International to provide comprehensive certification programs which focus on both the technical and soft skills necessary to be successful in the workplace.

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Certificate Program

Certificate Description

Clinical Medical Assistant w/clinical

170 hour program. Trains students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. 
Dates: January 9 - May 8, 2018

Phlebotomy Technician 120-hour program. Prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboraory analysis. 
Dates: January 16 - April 26, 2018
Medical Administrative Assistant 80-hour program. This program covers important background information on the medical assisting profession and interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding. 
Dates: February 6 - April 26, 2018
Medical Billing and Coding Program This combined 110-hour billing and coding course offers the sklls needed to solve sinsurance billing problems and third party reimbursements. 
Dates: January 22 - April 30, 2018
Pharmacy Technician Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. 
Dates: January 29 - May 7, 2018

Course Fee covers books and certification exam voucher.

NOTE: If you are a military spouse you may be eligible for a $4,000 scholarship through MyCAA  for more information on UCMs on-line certifications available for MyCAA funding. Contact Vicki Orcutt at (660) 543-8926 (office) or (660) 441-8195 (cell)/ if you have any questions.


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Online Certifications

UCM Professional Education partners with external providers to bring you online learning courses offered at basic, intermediate and advanced levels. UCM courses are designed with the adult learner in mind providing instructor led and self-paced open enrollment options..

Career Step

In partnership with UCM Career Step has developed online certfication programs in Healthcare to include: Phlebotomy, Pharmacy, Medical Administration, IT for Healthcare, and Vetrenary Services. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates 2.8 million new jobs in healthcare is expected by 2022. These online self-paced certification programs provide the flexibility and support needed to transition to a new field or to begin a rewarding career quicker than a formal educational program. Financial Assistance is also available through Career Step.

Ed2GoOnline Instructor Led Courses

Lifelong Learning courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, easy to use, and lead by an expert instructor. Some of the areas covered in these courses are: Accounting, Business, Computer Applications, Technology, Healthcare and Medical, and Personal development. New sessions start monthly and are in six week formats with lessons released on Wednesday and Friday of each week.

  • Comprehensive online course in a convenient six-week format
  • Epert instructors lead each course
  • Engaging student discussion areas
  • New sessions starting monthly
  • Confirmation of completion awarded with passing score

Ed2Go1Online Career Training Programs 

Our Career Training Programs are desgned by a team of professionals from each respective field (Information Technology, Construction, Energy, Hospitality, Computer Applications, Teacher Preparation, Health, Fitness, and the Arts), who work to provide the student with effective web-based learning experiences. Ed2Go provides financial assistance for these training programs.

  • Learn in-demand skills recognized by employers
  • Many courses prepare student for a national certification
  • Start anytime - work at your own pace and complete in 3 to 6 months and up to a year
  • Textbooks and learning materials are included
  • Support offered via phone, email, or live chat 7 days a week
  • Expert instructor assistance provided
  • Career Counselors are provided

JER Online Tech Writer

JER Online offers a Technical Writing Career Builder Series. Online technical training for career-mined individuals, corporate employees, military, government, current technical writers, and consultants. Enroll in any one of our professional certification courses that meet your technical writing interests and goals.

JER Online

JER Online lists over 1000+, cost affordable, non-credit Continuing Workforce Courses and Certificates. No ordinary courses--

  • Courses and certificates are industry developed.
  • Access to the same e-learning that business and industry uses for employee training.
  • Start anytime or on a fixed time schedule.
  • Access your course anytime from anywhere for fast completion.
  • JER Online offers discounted pricing for employee group enrollments
  • 1 year post course completion (applies to most self-directed corporate developed courses).