Welcome to the Licking County Library

Google Career Certificates

Prepare for in-demand jobs with a Google Career Certificate. This self-paced program is fully online and can be completed in three to six months of part-time study, no experience or degree required.

Grow with Google

Licking County Library has partnered with Grow with Google to offer the Google Career Certificate program. Google Career Certificates can help you prepare for jobs in:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Analytics
  • Digital Marketing & E-commerce
  • IT Support
  • Project Management
  • UX Design

Find more information about each certificate here. A list of FAQs will answer many of your questions, otherwise please reach out to LCL by emailing info@lickingcountylibrary.org or call Wendy at 740.349.5504. 


Opened Laptop

Rigorous and Industry Vetted

Google Career Certificates are developed and taught by Googlers with decades of experience in these fields, and top employers have vetted all content. Users must pass 150+ assessments and require hands-on experience so learners have the necessary skills to succeed on the job.

Online and quick to complete: The certificates are 100% online and are typically completed in three to six months part-time (5-10 hours per week).

Teach skills that set you up for future success: Google Career Certificates teach skills that are helpful for any job—such as problem-solving, critical thinking, how to synthesize information, and communicate clearly. No prior education is required to apply for or earn a Google Career Certificate. Upon completion of the program, you can connect with 150+ companies who are currently hiring.


Grow with Google logo

Grow with Google Scholarship Application

Please complete this form if you are interested in and can commit to completing a certification program offered through Grow with Google on Coursera. Applicants should be a Licking County resident or a Licking County Library cardholder in good standing to apply for the scholarship. This scholarship expires in December 2024. Grow with Google has provided 100 scholarships that are free to participants. 

Certificates take approximately six months to complete when studying approximately 7-10 hours per week. They are completed independently and 100% online via Coursera, an online learning platform. Questions should be asked through Coursera, not the Library. You do not need any prerequisite education to participate, however, you must be 16-years-of-age or older. Scholarships may be revoked if a learner's Coursera account remains inactive for 30 days or more. Reapplying is permitted.