Job-ready skills you can put to work

As a FREE benefit to all of our alums, the Alamo Colleges offers you the Grow with Google's flexible online training designed to put you on the fast track to jobs in high-growth fields.

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Grow with Google at the Alamo Colleges

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For Alamo Colleges alumn

You will receive access for six months to all the content needed for completing the professional certificate that would benefit your career the most.

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Are you a current Alamo Colleges (AC) student?

We have something for you, too! The Alamo Colleges offer its students six months of free access. Learn more at GWG for AC Students.

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Not an AC alumnus or student?

At $179 (a $60 savings) for 6 months of access, you can complete any of these professional certificates plus more from the Alamo Colleges District. Learn more at UpSkill.

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No experience necessary

Learn job-ready skills, even with no relevant experience.

1,300,000

in-demand job openings across certificate fields1

Learn at your own pace

Complete the online program on your own terms.

Under 10 hours

of flexible study per week2

Stand out to employers

Make your resume competitive with a credential from Google.

75%

of program graduates report an improvement in their career within 6 months of certificate completion3

A path to in-demand jobs

Connect with top employers currently hiring.

$63,600

the average salary for entry-level roles across certificate fields1

Our Grow with Google offerings

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Data Analytics

Data analysts collect, transform, and organize data to help make informed business decisions.

If you like uncovering trends and patterns, and visualizations:

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Digital Marketing & E-commerce

Digital marketers use online tools to reach customers. E-commerce specialists grow online sales.

If you like connecting with people online and building an online presence:

Learn more

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IT Automation with Python

Python is a high-level, general-purpose programming language programmers utilize to write clear, logical code for small- and large-scale projects.

If you like solving problems, helping others, and coding:

Learn more

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IT Support

IT Specialists troubleshoot problems, so computers and networks run correctly.

If you like solving problems and helping others:

Learn more

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Project Management

Project managers ensure projects within an organization are managed and completed with maximum value.

If you like solving problems, organization, and working with people

Learn more

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UX Design

UX designers make digital and physical products easier and more enjoyable to use.

If you like understanding people and drawing and thinking creatively:

Learn more

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I wanted to learn more technical skills to advance in my career field. I love that I have learned on my own time and earned multiple certificates along the way to completion.

Chanel Gatica

Palo Alto College, Class of 2014
Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate

Get on the fast track to in-demand IT, Project Management, UX Design, and Data Analytics jobs.

blue-checkmark.pngComplete a Google Career Certificate online at your own pace and time.

blue-checkmark.pngAccess career resources like coaching sessions, mock interviews, and a resume builder tool.

blue-checkmark.pngGet your foot in the door with top employers through the Google employer consortium.

New to online learning?

Here are a few articles to help you know what to expect. Although these articles apply to our fully online students seeking college credit credentials, you can use the information for all online learning experiences.

  • Digital badges

    You can earn a digital badge and gain marketable skills that prove impressive to current or potential employers.

  • Ideal Practice

    Virtual communication, clear presentations, and time management are skills shared by online learners and remote employees.

  • Reliability

    Online learning provides a reliable experience that will continue to operate effectively despite external events.

Secure Your "Seat"

Complete the form below and get started.

By submitting this form, you permit us to enroll in the professional-level training you select below.

Note: Alamo Colleges alums can only select one professional certificate.

Need help? Don't delay. Call (210) 485-0110 or email AlamoONLINE@alamo.edu today!

About Alamo Colleges Foundation

This exclusive benefit for alumni graduates of the five Alamo Colleges is offered in partnership with the Alamo Colleges Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Alamo Colleges District.

For information about the foundation, visit:

Alamo Colleges Foundation

For questions about professional-level certificates, visit

Frequently asked questions

1Burning Glass: Labor Insight (Last 12 Months: Feb. 1, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2021)

2Complete in 6 months, under 10 hours per week.

3Based on program graduate survey responses, United States 2021