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Career in a Year

If you are eager to enter the workforce or looking for new career opportunities, spending years in college pursuing a degree may not be very appealing. Fortunately, many careers require only 12 months or less of training at Jackson State to get you started on a promising future. These JSCC programs enable students to obtain a career-ready credential in 12 months:


Emergency Medical Technician

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

EMT - Paramedic

CCNA Routing and Switching Certificate*

Cyber Security Technician Certificate*

Network Computer Technician Certificate*

Programming Certificate*

Healthcare Technician

Medical Coding

Early Childhood Education

Corrections and Law Enforcement

Patient Care Technician


Phlebotomy Technician Certification

EKG Technician Certification

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant


*These certificates may take additional time to complete if pre-requisites have not been satisfied.