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Houston Back on Track is Now a Certified Grow with Google Partner

Career Development

We are so excited to share our partnership with the Grow with Google program and extend these scholarship opportunities to the Houston community. This will be a new addition to our existing Houston Back on Track education development initiatives. The Google Career Certificates aim to prepare participants for careers in the growing fields of cyber security, digital marketing, IT support, data analytics, and more.

How it Works

There are several certifications available in high growth fields that help you to learn job-ready skills through flexible training programs. You can apply for one of our certificate scholarships and with approval, you will be able to get started working towards one them yourself.

These courses are all learn at your own pace with access to one-on-one job support and access to in-demand jobs.

About Grow with Google Certificates


Discover what it takes to build a successful cybersecurity career, understand what it’s like to be a security analyst and learn how to protect information and systems from unauthorized access and cyber threats.

Cybersecurity analysts monitor and protect networks, devices, people, and data. They use a collection of methods and technologies to safeguard against outside threats and unauthorized access –and to create and implement solutions should a threat get through.

Data Analytics

This fully online program provides all the skills you need to find an entry-level job in data analytics, even if you don’t have prior experience. You will learn about data types and structures, using data to solve problems, how to analyze data, data storytelling with visualizations, and using R programming to supercharge your analysis

Data analysts prepare, process and analyze data to help inform business decisions. They create visualizations to share their findings with stakeholders and provide data-driven recommendations.

Digital Marketing & E-commerce

Get started in the high-growth digital marketing and e-commerce fields with a professional certificate from Google. Learn to manage digital marketing campaigns, attract and engage customers, and sell products online.

Digital marketing involves using email, social media, search engines, display advertising, and other online channels to attract customers, encourage them to make purchases and keep them coming back. E-commerce involves using online platforms to sell products and services, which includes designing online stores, crafting product listings, conducting market research, and analyzing store performance.

IT Support

Learn about different areas of IT, like computer hardware, the internet, computer software, troubleshooting, and customer service.

In small businesses and large organizations, IT support involves troubleshooting and problem-solving to help computers and networks run smoothly while providing excellent customer service.

Project Management

Discover what it takes to build a successful career in project management, understand what it’s like to be a project manager and learn about the project lifecycle and standard project management approaches.

UX Design

UX designers make technology easier and more enjoyable for people to use. They design products and tools to be more useful and accessible for users.

Explore the foundational concepts of UX design, including user-centered design, the design process, and accessibility. Identify common job responsibilities of entry-level UX designers and other teams you might work with. And start developing a professional presence online.

We are working to get this program live for interested parties soon. Please stay tuned as we get this program kicked off and available to you andHoustonians looking to start a new career path.