100% Online Certificates

Certificates can be an efficient way to stay relevant in today's fast-changing industries. Whether you're looking to gain new skills or sharpen existing ones, we offer certificates that can elevate your knowledge.

Boost your resume. Earn a certificate.

A career-boosting tip: Earn your certificate from Alamo Colleges

Looking to enhance your knowledge in a specific skill or industry? Or maybe you want to move up in your current job?

With Certificates offered by the Alamo Colleges, find new opportunities in various topics and choose which program aligns with your current goals. 

Not only are you gaining expertise, but you are also demonstrating to employers that you're committed to developing as a person and professional. Let's start advancing!


Gain the skills needed to start your career.

28 Certificates offered 100% online

Each certificate offered by our Alamo Colleges is designed to strengthen your knowledge and the skills needed to further your career.


Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics

Certificate Level I
  • Logistics Management
    • PAC
  • Transportation Management
    • PAC
  • Warehouse Management
    • PAC


Business & Entrepreneurship

Certificate Level 1
  • Accounting Technician
    • SAC
  • Administrative Systems Specialist I
    • SAC
  • Business Management
    • SAC
  • Business Management & Operations - Business Operations
    • PAC
  • Business Management & Operations - Entrepreneurship
    • PAC
  • Business Management & Operations - Leadership
    • PAC
  • Business Management & Operations - Marketing
    • PAC
  • Office Applications Specialist (OAS)
    • SPC
  • Office Technician
    • SAC
  • Real Estate
    • SAC
  • Small Business Management
    • SPC
Certificate Level 2
  • Administrative Systems Specialist II
    • SAC
  • Business Management & Operations - Management
    • PAC


Creative & Communication Arts

Certificate Level 1

Certificate Level 1

  • Digital Media
    • NVC


Health and Biosciences

Certificate Level 1
  • Community Health Worker
    • NVC


Public Service

Certificate Level 2
  • Case Management
    • SAC
  • Early Childhood and Family Studies
    • SPC


Science and Technology

Certificate Level 1
  • CISCO CCNA and Cyber Ops
    • SAC
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    • NVC
  • Computer Desktop Support Technician
    • SAC
  • Computer Forensics
    • SAC
  • Cyber and Digital Forensics
    • PAC
  • Information Security Analyst
    • NVC
  • Information Technology Cybersecurity Specialist
    • SPC
  • MCSE: Server Infrastructure
    • SPC
  • Personal Computer Skills
    • PAC
  • Web and Mobile Developer
    • SPC
Certificate Level 2
  • Cyber Defense and Operations
    • PAC


All Online Programs

Choose the right route for your success

We break down the differences between earning a certificate and a degree so you can decide which is the right one for your journey.



  • Alamo Colleges offers over 25 certificates
  • Low cost, flexible schedule
  • Shorter programs that can be finished in a year or less
  • You've already received a degree but want to develop your skills in another area


  • Alamo Colleges offers Associate or Bachelor's programs 
  • Low cost, flexible schedule
  • Can earn a degree in as little as two years
  • Gain expert knowledge in a specific profession of your interest

How to apply to Alamo Colleges

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Apply and get accepted to college!

Applying is free and easy. Visit goapplytexas.org to complete your application. 

Apply now at GoApplyTexas.org

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Make sure you have what you need before you begin your application.

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Most students qualify for financial aid. 

Learn about applying for aid

Next Steps

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Access Student Portal

The Alamo Colleges District uses ACES as the online student portal for all of your information and can be accessed at aces.alamo.edu.

  • You will receive your ACES login information via email within 3-5 days of submitting your ApplyTexas application.
  • Be sure to complete the AlamoENROLL GoFAARR and Test Prep modules located in the "Start Here" tab.
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Select the link in the top-right corner of ACES to access your student email.

Submit Documents

You’ll need to gather and submit several important documents, including:

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You don’t have to wait to gather your paperwork. Start submitting these as soon as you apply. 

Get Registered

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Orientation and Registration

Celebrate your transition to college! You'll learn more about your college programs and services at New Student Orientation (NSO), which is required for all new and transfer students.

Once you attend NSO, you'll be able to meet with an advisor and register for classes. 

Learn more about NSO 

Make Payment

After you’ve registered, you’ll need to make sure your tuition has been covered by financial aid or your payments have been made to avoid having your classes dropped. 

View Registration and Payment Calendar

Questions about paying for college?

Learn more about Paying for College

Gain new expertise with established support.

Start confidently knowing you'll be supported throughout this exciting new venture!


Convenient learning experience

24-hour access to your courses, video lecture spaces, engaging discussion boards, and more.


Student-centered courses

Courses are designed by instructors who lead the way, utilizing features and tools to help you stay on track.


1-1 connection with classmates

Start or join a conversation on our new student discussion platform, Alamo Online Communities.


Affordable tuition rates*

At $109 per semester credit hour for in-district Texas residents and $180 per semester credit hour for out-of-district, out-of-state 100% online learners.*

*Tuition rates apply exclusively to students enrolled in fully online courses.

Did you know?

You can stack the credentials that lead to your degree.

Earning Alamo Colleges' stackable credentials means you can earn a smaller or a series of smaller awards and apply those credits to a larger credential later.

Learn more: Stacking credentials


What makes the Alamo Colleges so affordable?

$109 per credit
in-district tuition, fully online

Graduate college for less. All students living inside Bexar County in TX can earn a degree at $109 per credit hour.

Learn more: Tuition

$180 per credit
out-of-district/state tuition, fully-online

Out-of-district/state doesn't mean out of luck! Fully online students can earn a degree with an E-rate of $180 per credit hour.

Learn more: E-Rate

No-cost book rentals
with AlamoBOOKS+

Textbook rentals and instructional materials are covered in tuition, so you don't have to worry about extra costs for your education.

Learn more: AlamoBOOKS+

Get the support that's made for you

We know how getting started feels, so we're here to help. Chat with us here or fill out this form to connect with us.


AlamoONLINE Enrollment Coaches can

• Help you start the application process.

• Guide you in the enrollment process for fully online courses.

• Connect you to registration with a college advisor.

• Refer you to services available to online students.

Contact us today.


(210) 485-0110



About AlamoONLINE

What "fully online" means for you

You can earn your college degree or credential online with a learning style that fits you best. Our five Alamo Colleges offer online courses in two learning modes:

Asynchronous online learning
Students access their courses each week at any time.

Synchronous online learning
Students log in and participate in class at a specified time each week via Zoom or video conference.

No matter which mode you select, our Alamo Colleges are here to ensure you meet your goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

At the Alamo Colleges District

AlamoONLINE represents the range of opportunities for students pursuing degrees, certificates, or other offerings delivered 100% online from:

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sac-parapet.png San Antonio College

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