Requires 16 completed credits: (4 courses, 4 credits each) If you are interested in coming to the United States to study and work, Aston American University’s US Career Prep Certificate program is your step towards taking you one step closer to your dream of studying/working in the US. The course teaches skill sets that build upon business communication and study/work practices. Foster professional qualifications for employment in the United States with career preparation skills focused on professional development, career path decision-making, and business communications.
The course offers two assessments: 1) to evaluate ones English language skills and 2) to explore potential career paths that analyze and match current skill sets. In addition, the course offers a personalized plan to guide career choices; be knowledgable of real-world skills needed by US businesses (English proficiency, critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making, resume writing, and interview abilities); practice business English communications for communicating in the business environment; further postsecondary education or vocational training in the US; and a career services advisory, which introduces I-20 program partners for vocational training to experience life in the US before immigrating.