Android app development, health coaching and medical assisting are among the new classes that will be highlighted at a free career training expo at the College of Continuing and Professional Education at KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive, on July 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
More than 40 professional certificate programs with instruction are offered at KSU Center or online. Each year, 18,000 students are able to learn new career skills that will help them either re-enter the workforce or advance in their current careers. Barbara S. Calhoun is the dean of the college.
At the career training expo, attendees will have direct access to program managers and directors, instructors, and current and former students. Sessions on the programs will take place throughout the event.
A pedorthist certificate program and knife skills class are even more of the new offerings this year. Other programs include culinary, web design, paralegal, human resources, languages and many more professional industries. Leisure programs, summer camps and online classes are also offered through the college.
Financial aid information will also be available that night. Some programs qualify for the Workforce Investment Act and military education benefits.
Registration will be active during the expo. Attendees will receive a 5-percent discount on classes (some restrictions apply). Student gift packs will be given to all who register that night, and a drawing will also be held for an iPad mini.
Parking is free and plentiful at KSU Center. For more information, visit ksuexpo.com or call (770) 423-6765.