Orange Academy

Orange Academy online noncredit courses offer high engagement learning opportunities in a low stress academic environment for adults and high school students to pursue a passion or interest. All courses are taught and supported by Syracuse University faculty and instructors.

There are no exams, graded papers or prerequisites for Orange Academy courses, giving you the opportunity to advance your knowledge in a welcoming and undemanding setting. Courses include one 90-minute weekly synchronous class where students connect with the instructor and each other. Students are assigned additional readings, viewings, and assignments to do each week on their own which help inform the next synchronous class session. Most seminars and workshops are 4- or 8-weeks in length.

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Facebook Digital Marketing

The Facebook Digital Marketing Certificate program prepares students for careers in digital marketing through hands-on practice with tools such as Facebook Ads and Google Analytics. Students will gain a strong understanding of core digital marketing concepts including brand positioning and market segmentation, and will learn how to run digital ads and analyze the results. Through projects, students will practice their skills and have a portfolio of work to show to future employers, in addition to a certificate co-branded with Syracuse University and Facebook. This program was created in partnership with Facebook and is fully online.

Facebook Digital Marketing Certificate

Salesforce Administration

The Salesforce Administrator Career Certificate prepares students for careers in customer relationship management (CRM) through hands-on practice with Salesforce tools. Students will gain a strong understanding of business processes in sales, the sales cycle, and more. Through projects, students will practice their skills and have a portfolio of work to show to future employers, in addition to a certificate co-branded with Syracuse University and Salesforce. This program was created in partnership with Salesforce and is fully online.

Salesforce Administrator Career Certificate

Asana Project Management

The Asana Project Management Certificate program prepares students for careers in project management through hands-on practice with tools such as Asana and spreadsheets. Students will gain a strong understanding of project management concepts including stakeholder management, risk management, and tracking key milestones. Through projects, students will practice their skills and build a portfolio of work to show to future employers, in addition to earning a certificate co-branded with Syracuse University and Asana. This program was created in partnership with Asana and is fully online.

Asana Project Management Certificate

Unity Immersive Design

The Unity Immersive Design Certificate program prepares students for careers in 3D design through hands-on practice with Unity. Students will gain a strong understanding of immersive design and learn how to deploy their VR and AR applications. Through projects, students will practice their skills and build a portfolio of work to show to future employers, in addition to earning a certificate co-branded with Syracuse University and Unity. This program was created in partnership with Unity and is fully online.

Unity Immersive Design Certificate

Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Ministry

The core purpose of this initiative is to offer a dynamic and distinctive setting for the formation of visionary leaders that are empowered to flourish within the contemporary era through creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. These groups, which will meet over the course of six months, will focus on various aspects of leadership development with the goal of thriving vocationally and thus enhancing the vitality of the communities they serve.

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