TechCred ( helps Ohioans learn new skills and helps employers build a stronger workforce with skills needed in a technology-infused economy. These technology-focused credentials take a year or less to complete. When an employee completes a credential, the state will reimburse the employer up to $2,000 of the cost. To learn more about the credentials you can earn at The University of Akron, contact Rose Withem at or call 330-972-2116.

Featured Classes:

Sterile Processing

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Sterile Processing is a field dedicated to supporting the healthcare industry with supplies and equipment. You will learn sterilization practices that will prepare you to become a Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician. Class format includes lecture, demonstration and practice.

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SHRM CP-SCP Certification

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Obtain your HR Certification SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credential reflects what HR practitioners need to know to be leaders in their organization and in the profession. Our SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam preparation course is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management.  The curriculum is designed by global subject matter experts, combining the best exam prep system with expert instruction.

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Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Continue advancing your skills at The University of Akron in Human Resource Management

Are you looking for higher customer satisfaction, greater profitability, and a huge competitive edge for your company in the marketplace? In this 1-day class you will learn how Six Sigma methodologies can lead to dramatically improved business performance and bottom-line profitability.

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Customized Corporate Training

We'll bring the classroom to your location!

Companies are distinct and differentiated in their needs and requirements. We actively look to form a working, responsive partnership with your organization to assist with developing and implementing new strategies that will achieve new goals or solve current problems.

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Continuing and Professional Education
225 S. Main St.
Polsky 489
Akron, OH 44325-4104

Office: 330-972-7577
Fax: 330-972-7598

Fall/Spring Hours
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday - Friday

Summer Hours
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday