Training online for an in-demand career has never been easier. 

Online career training at Governors State University works for working adults because it allows you to train for your new career at your own pace, and on your own schedule. Even during periods of high unemployment, as experienced during the Coronavirus pandemic, market demand is high in a number of fields that you can train for in the convenience of your own home. Whether you are a mom re-entering the workforce, a mid-career changer, or a senior executive looking to shift your career focus, these short-term online career training courses and professional industry certifications can help you reach your goals. Many trainings can be completed in just 4 to 6 months. 

SXL offers career training for:

  • Business, Office, and Industry
  • Computer Programming, Software and Web Development
  • Health and Medical Career Training
  • Information Technology
  • Legal Support Professions
  • Supply Chain Career Training and Certifications
  • Skilled Trades

What careers are in demand?
To review market demand for a particular industry or role in your local area, visit Illinois O*Net, and browse by Job Family, Career Cluster, or Industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics also provides employment projections, and labor market trends.

Is there funding available for career training?
Funding is available for select programs through the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA). See the list of approved programs.  Learn the steps to qualify.  Students may also pay directly, or finance their education with our loan options. Learn more about ways to pay, as SXL believes finances should never be a barrier to learning and career success!

Bilingual Training

Business

Health and Medical

Information Security

Information Technology

Legal

Software/Web

Supply Chain

Trades