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UCM Lee's Summit has programs built for your busy life in the Kansas City metro
UCM Lee's Summit offers in-demand degrees in the Kansas City area
UCM Lee's Summit offers a master's degree in Occupational Safety Management


Career Certifications

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.

NOTE: If you are a military spouse you may be eligible for a $4,000 scharlarship through MyCAA. For more information about MyCAA contact Sara Karnowski at
(660) 543-4464/8351

On Demand F2F Health Care Certification Programs Offered

UCM has partnered with Knowledge 2 Ideas (K2I) to provide comprehensive certification programs which focus on both the technical and soft skills necessary to be successful in the workplace.On demand certifications allow for interest to drive programming and allows for the university to be agile and flexible to meet adult student needs. The certificate programs that are available are:

Clinical Medical Assistant w/clinical

Phlebotomy Technician

Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical Billing and Coding


Workforce Board Partnerships

Our workfoce parnters work with UCM to provide Adult and Young Adult Career Services and Skill Development with an opportunity for financial assistance.

  • Adult Job Seekers receive training, skills, conseling, and job placement
  • Young Adult Programs provide education, career training, supportive services, and employment

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).


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Contact Information

UCM-Lee's Summit

1101 NW Innovation Parkway
Lee's Summit, MO 64086

Directions and map to the Missouri Innovation Campus

Phone: 816-347-1612

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