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Your degree + industry-recognized microcredential = job readiness

The education you receive at SFA will open many doors, and now we’re offering a way to distinguish yourself even more as a job candidate. You can become certified in in-demand, industry-recognized skills through Coursera Career Academy, where all SFA students have free access to courses and certifications for a variety of high-demand job fields.


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With Coursera, you can complete flexible, online short courses to learn cutting-edge skills from companies like Google, Meta and IBM. There are many benefits for learning on Coursera:

  • Flexible online learning – your schedule, your pace.
  • Specializations to master in-demand tools and technologies.
  • Professional certificate programs to complement your degree and get you job-ready.
  • Training from experts at leading companies.
  • Bite-sized videos and lectures for rapid and continuous learning.
  • Guided projects to quickly learn job-ready skills.
  • On-demand lectures for desktop and mobile so that you can learn when and where you like.
  • Multiple language options for videos, readings and assignments.  

Examples of available certifications through the Coursera Career Academy include:

Data Analyst

Collect, organize and transform data to make informed decisions.

Great if you like: 

  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving
  • Working with numbers

$90,500 median salary*
82,489 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners: Google and IBM

Project Manager

Oversee the planning and execution of projects to ensure they're successful.

Great if you like: 

  • Leading a team
  • Problem solving
  • Communication

$102,800 median salary*
336,402 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners: Google and IBM

Social Media Marketer

Social media specialists establish, build and manage a company's social media.

Great if you like: 

  • Engaging with people
  • Following trends
  • Thinking creatively

$50,000 median salary*
22,146 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners: Meta

All Available Certifications

Certificates are currently available through Coursera Career Academy in the following areas: 

  • Android Developer
  • Application Developer
  • Back-End Developer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Career Coach
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Cybersecurity Professional
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Warehouse Developer
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Digital Marketer
  • Front-End Developer
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • iOS Developer
  • IT Project Manager
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Mainframe Developer
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Network Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Sales Development Representative
  • Sales Operations Specialist
  • Sales Representative
  • Social Media Marketer
  • Solutions Architect
  • Technology Consultant
  • UX Designer

Ready? Log into mySFA and click the Coursera Career Academy link on the Home tab.



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