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Your Career Success Starts Here

Your needs are unique. That’s why Harper offers hundreds of career-oriented classes and many different learning options all designed to help you start, enhance or advance your career. We offer flexible schedules, satellite campus locations and blended learning programs that combine traditional classroom learning with online classes.

Need to sharpen your existing skills or learn new skills to stay competitive? Looking to start a new career?
Take a course or two to polish a specific skill that will help you advance your career or choose from a range of certificate programs that can be completed in just one year.

Need an associate’s or bachelor’s degree?
Harper offers 100+ career programs and associate degrees. If you are looking for a bachelor’s degree, Harper is the place to start. Harper offers transfer options that will allow you to take your associate’s degree to virtually any college or university.

Looking for an accelerated program?
Our Fast Track program, offered through the Professional Advancement and Learning Center, is designed for those adult learners who need to fit college into their busy lifestyle in order to update their credentials.

It offers one-on-one support and career coaching resources. Fast Track classes are conveniently held at the same time each week and the program’s accelerated pace allows you to attend just one night a week.

Depending on the degree or certificate you choose and the time you begin, Fast Track programs are offered at our main Palatine campus as well as satellite campus locations in Schaumburg and Prospect Heights.

Find the Right Career for You.

What are you waiting for? Start your future today at Harper.

Choose a career path that’s headed in the right direction.
Choosing the right career path is vitally important. At Harper, we can help you evaluate your experience and interests and help you chart a path to your personal growth and professional success. Whether you want to learn web design, brush up on your accounting skills, or become a dental hygienist, Harper offers classes, certificates and degrees in the following career areas



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