General Courses

My Ed Today General Courses offer clients a chance to hone their skills in a variety of professions by taking a cross-discipline approach to learning.  Career Tracks will help enhance your skill set and abilities across all fields.  Pricing includes eBook and textbook materials.  Click Here for more information or call us at 605-229-5335.

Administrative Assistant with Bookkeeping & QuickBooks:

This program takes students through the ins and outs of day-to-day office functions as well as the essential knowledge of bookkeeping and overall record keeping relative to successful small business operations.  Additionally, this course takes students through all accounting principles and bookkeeping necessities so that they can not only keep accurate books, but understand why and how these records are kept, as well as how these processes and procedures might be improved.  A full study of QuickBooks will ensure that students can operate successfully within the most-widely used accounting software application.  6 Months, $1299

Civil Litigation Specialist:

Civil Procedure concerns the rules and principles that govern the litigation of a civil case. Whatever grievance or injury an individual might have, there is no legal recourse available to them without the proper application of civil procedure to their claim. Successful legal professions must have a comprehensive understanding of the ins and outs of civil litigation and the complex procedural and systemic issues related to how and where a lawsuit is filed. With any civil case or controversy, the first steps to civil litigation include an evaluation of personal and subject matter jurisdiction, venue, the notice required once a lawsuit has been filed, and which substantive law – state or federal – should apply.  6 Months, $1299

Contract Specialist:

Contract law serves to define the various ways in which different entities enter into an agreement. The function of contracts in a free enterprise economy extend from legal theories that have developed over centuries and covers the evolution and application of common law doctrines and contract process including mutual assent, consideration, reliance, conditions, interpretation of contract language, performance and breach, and remedies.  6 Months, $1299

Criminal Law & Procedure Specialist:

At the core of criminal law is the interpretation of a criminal statute ensuring that an individual cannot be convicted of a crime unless they are guilty of every element included in the statute. To ensure these prosecutions and enforcement are carried out in a way that does not threaten our individual liberties, Criminal Law and Procedure professionals work at the intersection between the criminal justice system and the United States Constitution.  6 Months, $1299

Family Law Professional:

The practice of family law examines state regulation of sexual and marital relationships, including the delicate balance of family privacy against state intervention in the marital relationship. Litigating around the institution of marriage and family that is most personal to individuals, family law brings to light a number of issues that affect peoples’ lives at a very deep level.  6 Months, $1299

Homeland Security Specialist: 

With the onset of terrorism and heightened threats both at home and abroad, Homeland Security is a growing, increasingly complex field within the Criminal Justice field. Homeland security professionals address key functions of threat prevention, crisis response, and operations recovery. Given that homeland security is a responsibility shared by a number of different government agencies, professionals in this field require cooperation from all sides including the private sector and individual citizens.  6 Months, $1299

Human Resources Professional:

Today’s HR professionals are increasingly involved in company initiatives and strategic planning. With this evolving role, HR departments are now able to offers unprecedented opportunities for those entering the field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of HR professions in the U.S. will rise faster than the national average over the next 10 years, making this a great focus for students looking to enter the business world.  6 Months, $1299

Java Programming Specialist:

Professional web developers work to build and maintain high-end websites for a multitude of clients. Specialists who work in this field aren’t just webmasters, but rather have the technical capability to write custom scripts that will accommodate clients’ needs. Web developers require professional training and experience working in different programming codes, and scripting languages. In most cases, a web developer builds a website from scratch, often designing everything from the home page to the overall site layout and function.  6 Months, $1299

Juvenile Justice Specialist:

Should teenagers who commit serious crimes be tried as juveniles or adults in our criminal system? What constitutes a “serious” enough crime in order to justify such a decision and what age of the defendant is critical to this determination? These are questions that face our criminal justice system every day, and face our society as we develop prosecution procedures for certain defendants.  6 Months, $1299

Law Office Technology:

Legal assistants with a focus on technology play one of the most important roles in the legal industry. Advances in technology are revolutionizing today’s legal landscape at a faster pace than ever before. Along with it, the role of the legal professional continues to evolve. The automation of various legal processes has forced lawyers, paralegals, legal secretaries and other legal professionals to become proficient with a constantly growing array of word processing, database, telecommunications, spreadsheet, presentation and legal research software.  6 Months, $1299

Legal Assistant:

This program offers an in-depth view of the role of legal assistants and paralegals play as an essential part of the overall profession. Examining the myriad of skills used by legal assistants everyday alongside the typical legal working environment, students will explore the common areas of law in which they’ll likely be working, the various ethical considerations that may arise as well as the sources of law they’ll reference every day.  Students will also be introduced to various career opportunities available to trained legal assistants.  This program also provides students with a comprehensive understanding of professional responsibility in the legal field and how these laws apply to all legal staff, specifically. In addition to the general legal ethical concepts presented in the course, students will research individual state professional responsibility rules as they apply to the overall field and to the paralegal role.  6 Months, $1299

Legal Writing Specialist:

The Legal Research & Writing course is designed to introduce students to legal thought, writing styles and research methods used in the profession every day. Students will be introduced to various methods used to solve clients’ problems by using effective research techniques, accurate and in-depth legal analysis, and the clear and concise written and oral communication that are paramount to the legal profession.  6 Months, $1299

Life Sciences Specialists: 

Biology is the study of life – from the smallest of organisms no larger than single cells to the most complex plants and animals that make up the world we live in. As part of biology, anatomy refers to the structures associated with the human body and physiology covers the function of each of these structures.  6 Months, $1299

Paralegal Professional:

Paralegals play one of the most important roles in the legal industry. Though individual attorneys are ultimately responsible for the legal work they produce and the strategies they devise, many tasks – from legal research and writing, source citing, filing, and others – are delegated to paralegals.  6 Months, $1299

Public Speaking Expert:

It’s rare to find a management or mid-level position these days that doesn’t involve public speaking. While this may not always be a traditional speech made before a captive audience, public speaking is at the heart of every day operations for many organizations. Moreover, in today’s technology-driven workplace, communications, presentations and demonstrations given online to colleagues or potential clients are not only effective tools, but essential to success in many positions.   6 Months, $1299

Real Estate Professional:

Real Estate law defines the elements and principles essential to the buying and selling real property. Real Estate refers not only to a piece of land, but the buildings on it, the natural resources crops, water, minerals that come with it, as well as the various interests associated with it. Far from a simple transaction, Real Estate law governs the procedures surrounding the titles to and conveyance of real property.  6 Months, $1299

Tort Law Specialists:

Tort law seeks to remedy civil wrongs that result in harm to person or property. The parameters of tort law specify how we assign a duty of responsibility to certain actors, assess damages, and determine the distribution of burdens for the everyday risks of harm that exist in modern society, in business and in everyday life. Tort law and mass tort actions also serve as a deterrent to harmful activity that might otherwise go unchecked.  6 Months, $1299

Wills, Trusts & Estates Specialist:

The intergenerational transfer of wealth is controlled by both statutory and common law principles applicable to a particular jurisdiction. Competing views of the individual’s freedom of disposition and state power both to channel and to tax property have led to an interesting and complex array of legal devices and institutions that govern the proper way to gift certain types of property, trusts and other instruments of ownership.  6 Months, $1299

Writing Professional:

Successful writing encompasses comprehension, instruction, persuasion, entertainment, problem-resolution, evaluation, investigation, explanation and refutation – all various ends at which writing is aimed. Professional and academic writing requires students to be able to bring in a multitude of facts, points of view, opinions and studies that can inform the writing they’re pulling together, illuminate the message their trying to convey or support the position they’re aiming to take.  6 Months, $1299