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Prairie State College offers the following courses in an online format. This course covers instruction provided under contract from a third-party course or program provider.. To receive a non-credit vocational certificate, participants must successfully complete this course offered in partnership with ED2GO. The senior discount is not available for non-credit online courses.



Many other subjects are available. Visit or call (708) 709-3750 for more information or to register. Below is  list of over 300 classes we offer.

fall 2016 non-credit schedule

Center for Legal Studies Courses

These training courses are in an online format. Prices vary depending on the course. Some of the courses require textbooks. Visit the links below or call (708) 709-3750 for more information or to register.

Online Courses and Certificate Course Training

Business Administration/Management

  • Auditing Principles
  • Business English & Communication
  • Fundamentals Of Supervision & Management I
  • Fundamentals Of Supervision & Management II
  • Governmental Accounting
  • Lean Mastery
  • Principles Of Sales Management
  • Six Sigma


  • Introduction to Oracle
  • Introduction to Quickbooks
  • Introduction to Red Hat Linux
  • Introduction to SQL
  • Introduction to Turbo Tax
  • Introduction to Windows XP
  • Performing Payroll in QuickBooks

Courses For Teaching Professionals (PD)

  • A to Z Grant Writing (Us)
  • Big Ideas in Little Books
  • The Classroom Computer
  • Creating Web Pages
  • The Creative Classroom
  • Enhancing Language
  • Development in Childhood
  • Get Assertive!
  • Get Grants
  • Guiding Kids On The internet
  • Leadership
  • PowerPoint in The Classroom
  • Ready, Set, Read!
  • Solving Classroom Discipline Problems
  • Speed Spanish
  • Understanding Adolescents
  • Using The internet in The Classroom


  • Administrative Assistant Fundamentals
  • Effective Selling
  • Managing Technology
  • Professional Sales Skills
  • Start Your Own Consulting Business


  • Food And Fitness to Fight Cancer
  • Introduction to Natural Health And Healing
  • Luscious, Low-Fat, Lightning-Quick Meals


  • Getting Organized with Outlook


  • Braille Transcription
  • Speed Spanish

Personal Enrichment

  • Assisting Aging Parents
  • Consumer Economics
  • Conquer Your Stress!
  • Debt Elimination Techniques That Work
  • Get Assertive!
  • Give That Speech
  • Guiding Kids On The internet
  • Intro to The Game industry
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Online Investing
  • Parenting: The First Five Years
  • Photoshop
  • Solving Discipline Problems At Home

Personal Finance

  • The Analysis And Valuation Of Stock
  • Building Wealth
  • Where Does All My Money Go?

Test Prep

  • GED Preparation I
  • GED Preparation II
  • GRE Preparation I
  • GRE Preparation II
  • SAT/ACT Preparation I
  • SAT/ACT Preparation II


  • Beginning Writer's Workshop
  • Fundamentals Of Technical Writing
  • Pleasures Of Poetry
  • The Keys to Effective Editing
  • Travel Writing
  • Writing For Children