Business & Career Training

The SUNY Adirondack Office of Continuing Education provides the business community and individuals with career preparation and professional development opportunities and resources.

Customized Contract Training

We offer high-quality, customized contract training designed to move local businesses and communities forward - with experience tailoring training to meet staff development needs for employers from all industries - on topics such as:

  • Communication & Customer Service
  • Leadership & Team Building
  • Computer & Software Use
  • Safety – OSHA & Environmental Health
  • Industrial Technology – PLCs
  • Hospitality & Food Service - ServSafe Training and Certification

Open Enrollment Courses

Our office provides open enrollment courses supporting career preparation and professional development across a range of industries, including -- but not limited to -- areas such as:

Certification, licensing and exam preparation in:

  • insurance 
  • human resources 
  • wastewater treatment
  • ServSafe
  • bartending & mixology
  • notary public

Small business start-up and expansion - Microenterprise Assistance Program (MAP) course in partnership with the Warren & Washington LDCs


SUNY Workforce Development Grant Program

The Office of Continuing Education administers the SUNY Workforce Development grant program, which is designed to assist companies in New York State with staff training and development costs. Employers are encouraged to apply for this annual program (pending funding availability).


Online Career Training Programs

Our online programs can start you on a path to an in-demand profession or help advance your current career with industry certification. You may begin these programs at any time and learn at your own pace. Upon successful completion of all coursework, you will receive a certificate of completion.

All materials are included in the program fees. Each course has an instructor assigned to answer questions and solve student problems.


• 6-18 month self-paced, start any time
• Textbook and materials included
• Prepare for industry certification
• Certification exam vouchers are included
• Financial assistance available
• Student advisors provide you coaching, motivation and career readiness support


CBCS Medical Billing and Coding
This nationally recognized program combines the Medical Billing and Coding program with 60 hours of medical terminology training to give you a competitive edge in the healthcare field.

Pharmacy Technician
Pharmacy technicians support licensed pharmacists in providing health care to patients. Train to enter this rapidly growing field with this respected online program.

ICD-10 Medical Coding
Prepare for the future of medical coding by mastering the steps for using the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS to code medical diagnoses and procedures.

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) (voucher included)
This program will train students to handle the increasing complexities of healthcare management and patient care in offices of physicians and other providers.

Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist
Learn how to implement and utilize electronic health records and become a Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist with 60 hours of medical terminology training to give you a competitive edge in the healthcare field.

CPC Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding (vouchers included)
This program will train students to handle the increasing complexities of healthcare management and medical billing and coding will give you a competitive edge in the field.

Comptia A+, Network+, and Security+ (vouchers included)
This program provides a comprehensive foundation for IT professionals, incorporating CompTIATM A+, CompTIATM Network+, and CompTIATM Security+ specific training, and prepares you for the corresponding industry exams that are desirable for IT professionals.

Cisco CCNA Certification Training (vouchers included)
With a CCNA Security certification, a network professional demonstrates the skills required to develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats.

Certified Bookkeeper
The Certified Bookkeeper Online Training Program helps professional bookkeepers earn prestigious American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) certification.

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Develop essential managerial skills, and learn how to effectively manage all aspects of the purchasing process, including procurement, distribution, supply chain management, and more, with the skills you’ll learn in this online program.


Computer Training

The Office of Continuing Education offers computer training for companies and individuals. Courses may be offered in a traditional classroom environment, online or using one-on-one training or group training customized to serve our local businesses. We strive to match our delivery methods to community needs.

 Computer training may include, but is not limited to:

General Instruction
Introduction to PCs
Computers Don't Byte

Adobe Software

Microsoft Office Suite
Windows XP