Professional Designations by Industry

Professional Designations by Industry

View the List of Professional Designations by Industry

Professional Designations (aka, certifications and licenses) acknowledge educational achievement for a specific job or task, typically awarded by a third-party such as Professional Associations and Organizations.

I recommend pursuing one or more Professional Designations to solidify your credentials within your field or occupation and stay on your industry’s cutting edge. Professional Designations are offered by a variety of professional associations, academic institutions, and federal, state, and local organizing bodies.

Some certifications and licenses may be more simple to acquire and maintain than others. Many have rigorous standards and/or require completion of state-approved education programs. For instance, earning your Certified Nurse Assistant designation requires meeting training and examination requirements set by the state you live in.

Make sure to do your due diligence on the costs and requirements to acquire and keep the Professional Designations that you’re going for.

Here’s the List of Professional Designations by Industry:

Accounting

Administrative

Aerospace

Animal Care

Appraisal

Association Leadership

Aviation

Blockchain

  • Certified Blockchain Expert (CBE) program for skilled professionals who understand Blockchain and how to build Blockchain-based applications for enterprises and businesses.

Broadcasting

Business Intelligence

Career Services

Childcare

  • Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) credentialing program is a rigorous, examination-based professional certification credential to increase the proficiency of child life professionals.

Construction

Counseling

Culinary

Dental

Design

Economics

  • Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) program develops one’s core competencies across the breadth of topics necessary to being a well-rounded and successful economic developer.

Emergency Management

Engineering

Event Planning

Facilities

Finance

Fitness

Food Service / Nutrition

  • Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) certification is held by clinical nutritionists, physicians and other advance-degreed healthcare professionals with a specialty in nutrition.
  • ServSafe Manager program provides food safety training, exams and educational materials to foodservice managers.

Fundraising

Funeral

Healthcare

Human Resources

Information Technology

Interior Design

Legal

  • Esquire (ESQ) is a term used in the United States to designate a person who may practice law (lawyers are licensed by a state agency in each state).

Logistics

Marketing

Manufacturing

  • Certified Forklift Technician (CFT) program is to certify and recognize individuals who demonstrate core competencies involved in repair and maintenance of forklift vehicles.
  • Manufacturing Specialist (MS) certification demonstrates a certain level of industry-wide technical skills in the math and measurement; and spatial reasoning and manufacturing technology categories.

Maritime

  • Charter Boat Captain commands a small vessel as a master, captain, or skipper and may contain a sailing endorsement for sailing vessels and/or a commercial towing endorsement.

Non Profit

Occupational Safety & Health

Pharmaceutical

Project Management

Real Estate

Sales

Science

  • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) is a paraprofessional who practices under close, ongoing supervision and is primarily responsible for the direct implementation of behavior-analytic services.

Security

Social Work

Sports

Telecommunications

Training & Development

Urban Design

Warehousing

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By |2018-08-13T00:43:35+00:00June 21st, 2018|Featured Articles, Job Seekers Blog, Tools & Resources|

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Doug Levin
Doug Levin is the Owner of JobStars LLC. Based in Chicago, IL, he leads day-to-day business operations and is committed to delivering top-notch career services to each valued JobStars client. He is a Certified Professional Resume Writer and Certified Professional Career Coach with a Master of Business Administration in Marketing.
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