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Most certificate programs are designed to assist individuals in furthering their professional career, whether it advances them in their current job, or helps them gain new employment. These programs may also be considered a stepping stone into higher education for a bachelor's or master's degree. The length of study varies depending on the field and institution, but most complete their certificate requirements in one year or less.

What is a Certificate in Computer Science? This program focuses on developing the technical skills and knowledge required to work in the computer software and information technology industry. Individuals can learn about software installation, computer programming, databases, network security and installation, and general computer support. Many courses might place emphasis on web and software development, and how systems are designed and configured.

Upon completion of this certificate, graduates can use it to improve their chances for career advancement or employment in an information technology related field or fields where skills in computer science are utilized. Students can also use this program toward earning a bachelor's degree or to prepare for graduate studies. They can also benefit from learning general computer science skills, including database connectivity and development of mobile applications and website development.

Tuition fees for the certificate will vary depending on the institution, field of study and country the school is located in. Students who are interested should contact the office of admissions directly to find out if the program matches your specific needs and budget.

With the evolution of the internet and technology, the demand for those educated in information technology and computer science is higher than ever before. Graduates of the program can find successful careers as a mobility architect, app developer, web programmer, information technologist, mobile designer and usability expert.

Many institutions offer courses part-time, full-time and online with distance learning modules for more schedule flexibility. To find out more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Certificate in Network Administration Specialist

Centre for Arts and Technology
Campus Full time 12 months January 2018 Canada Kelowna

If you are constantly spending time at the computer and are thrilled by the opportunity to problem solve and are looking to jump into one of the fastest growing industries out there, then Centre for Arts and Technology’s Network Administrator Specialist program is for you! LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHPS AVAILABLE FOR UPTO $3000 ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. APPLY TODAY. [+]

LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHPS AVAILABLE FOR UPTO $3000 ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. APPLY TODAY.

EARN YOUR NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR SPECIALIST DIPLOMA IN ONLY 12 MONTHS!

If you are constantly spending time at the computer and are thrilled by the opportunity to problem solve and are looking to jump into one of the fastest growing industries out there, then Centre for Arts and Technology’s Network Administrator Specialist program is for you!

The program is developed by working professionals and begins by educating you on the foundation of computer networking and administration skills then further expands upon these skills in order to assist you in successfully launching your career in the IT industry.... [-]


Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Computational Fluid Dynamics

esocaet Studies by CADFEM
Online & Campus Combined Part time 6 months October 2017 Germany Grafing

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is the key to successful product innovation. The further enhancement program provides comprehensive expertise for the successful application. [+]

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is the key to successful product innovation in numerous industry branches: increasing the efficiency of pumps and turbines, the cooling of electrical machines or microchips, the reduction of fuel consumption of vehicles. Performing a CFD simulation is no longer a challenge; however, to draw the right conclusions from the results more than ever. This is what the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Computational Fluid Dynamics provides: comprehensive expertise for the successful application - scientifically sound and practically oriented. Program Overview Since 2016, the CAS in Computational Fluid Dynamics has been offered at the HSR Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil in Switzerland. Where appropriate, courses can also be combined with modules from the master’s course offerings on the TH Ingolstadt and HAW Landshut to complete a master's degree. Recent offerings Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Module Studies Program begins in the fall Comprehensive combination of modules as needed Experienced professors from universities and from industry The language of instruction is English if international students participate. Lifelong learning: Even after degree completion, you can take module coursework. Participant Group The ideal candidates are college graduates, who have already collected professional experience in engineering or science, and who are interested in a professional or managerial career in the field of product development with a focus on fluid simulation. Since the study is supervised individually, it also takes into account the interests of newcomers as well as experienced professionals who wish to transfer from related fields of expertise. Thus, the offer... [-]

Certificate in Marketing: Business on the Web

Butte College
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Chico

The Marketing program is designed to provide students with a well-rounded education in business operations, marketing principles, human relations, accounting, business law, economics and computer applications. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Computer Science 2017. Certificate in Marketing: Business on the Web Marketing Program Patrick Christensen, Chair (530) 895-2598 Department Office: BE 116 (530) 895-2371 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Marketing program is designed to provide students with a well-rounded education in business operations, marketing principles, human relations, accounting, business law, economics and computer applications. To be successful, students need basic competence in reading, written and oral communication, and mathematics. Also, students in this field should possess an interest in working with others, developing business strategies, and responding to today's competitive business environment and changing technology. High school students are encouraged to take courses in business, mathematics, communication, and computer applications. Foreign language and social science courses would be helpful. Career Opportunities This program is designed to teach students to solve problems, develop marketing strategies, make oral presentations, and write reports such as marketing plans and sales proposals. Marketing skills are useful in many job settings: retail, wholesale, manufacturing, social services, government, and education. These skills also are important for people who wish to improve their performance in existing jobs or develop their own businesses. Certificate in Business on the Web (15 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Understand business terms and concepts, and effectively communicate using the language of business. Make effective web-based business decisions using a systematic, evaluative, information-based approach. Required courses for the certificate: Principles of Marketing Business on the Internet... [-]

Software Applications Specialist Certificate

North Iowa Area Community College
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Mason City

The Software Applications Specialist Certificate is designed to expose students to Microsoft software. These courses are business electives and may apply to diplomas or degrees. Many of these courses are offered on an arranged basis or online... [+]

Software Applications Specialist Certificate The Software Applications Specialist Certificate is designed to expose students to Microsoft software. These courses are business electives and may apply to diplomas or degrees. Many of these courses are offered on an arranged basis or online. Career Opportunities Successful graduates can find job opportunities in the following areas: Software Specialist Help Desk Support [-]

Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology

Kangan Institute
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Australia Melbourne

This qualification provides students with the skills and knowledge to install and administer simple networks, servers, and client desktop deployments either as an independent information and communications technology (ICT) specialist or as part of a team. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Computer Science 2017. This qualification provides students with the skills and knowledge to install and administer simple networks, servers, and client desktop deployments either as an independent information and communications technology (ICT) specialist or as part of a team. The certificate IV consists of 20 units. This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to install and administer simple networks, servers, and client desktop deployments either as an independent information and communications technology (ICT) specialist or as part of a team. In a typical week students will attend classes approximately four days per week with approximately 60 percent practical and 40 percent theory classes. Classes will be scheduled between 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday. The teaching methods used in the certificate IV include classroom-based teaching and supervised practical components in the computer laboratory. The assessment methods include workshops, class presentations and individual and group projects. Major study areas Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Determine and confirm client business Connect, maintain and configure hardware components Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network Build a small wireless local area network Apply introductory programming skills in another language Configure a troubleshoot operating system software Provide first-level remote help-desk support Produce basic client side script for dynamic web pages Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers Pre-requisites Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 no band less than 5.0 overall or recognised equivalency Dates February and July intakes... [-]

ITIL Foundation Certification (INCLUDING EXAM)

Adept Technology Dubai
Campus or Online Full time 2 days Open Enrollment United Arab Emirates Dubai

Adept is a global training company started in 2004 which has now expanded across the globe, certifying over 100,000 professionals! We have been conducting ITIL Training & Certifications for 11 years, and are full training institutes, courseware providers, and examination centers. The exam can be taken from your computer, with our full support in preparing you. The official AXELOS/EXIN Certificate will then be mailed to you. [+]

Adept is a global training company started in 2004 which has now expanded across the globe, certifying over 100,000 professionals! We have been conducting ITIL Training & Certifications for 11 years, and are full training institutes, courseware providers, and examination centers. The exam can be taken from your computer, with our full support in preparing you. The official AXELOS/EXIN Certificate will then be mailed to you. If you choose a classroom course, contact us for the upcoming calendar in Dubai. Enquiring for your company? We are happy to host in-house training courses where we fly our trainers to you. If you choose an online course: After registration, you will receive a unique access code to enter our online training platform. From there, you can access our own ITIL Foundation lectures, at your own pace. E-Books will also be provided to help you study – and our tutors are available at any time for any questions you may have. Once you’re ready for the exam, just let us know, and we will conduct it virtually from your own computer. It’s that simple. And if you don’t pass on the first try, we give another exam voucher FREE of charge! After passing, you’ll be ITIL Foundation Certified and will receive your official certification in the mail from EXIN / AXELOS. Included in the Course Classroom or Online Training Class ITIL Foundation E-Books Examination Fee Included (taken online) 98% Exam Pass Rate Exam support and preparation Pass Guarantee* If you don’t pass, the... [-]

Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking

NIT Australia
Campus Full time 52 weeks January 2018 Australia Perth

The nationally recognised ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking is the ideal pathway into designing and constructing networks. This qualification helps you develop technical skills in network design, database administration, programming, server management, virtualisation, operating systems and network security, client support and the introductory knowledge to use these skills in the workplace. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Computer Science 2017. The nationally recognised ICT40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking is the ideal pathway into designing and constructing networks. This qualification helps you develop technical skills in network design, database administration, programming, server management, virtualisation, operating systems and network security, client support and the introductory knowledge to use these skills in the workplace. Career Prospects Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: IT helpdesk IT support officer Network support officer Network operations support officer Network operations technician Network technician Network support technician Entry Requirements Academic: Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent (For Assessment level 1 and 2 countries other qualifications may be accepted). Numeracy: Basic – Mathematics (Year 10) at least Grade C or equivalent Additional requirements for International Students Age: Applicant must be 18 years or above at the time of application. English Language: IELTS test score of 5.5 or above or equivalent. Note: NIT also accepts Occupational English Test (OET) , TOEFL iBT, TOEFL paper based, Pearson Test of English (PTE) – Academic, or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) with the scores equivalent to IELTS scores. (Click here to see a table of equivalent scores.) OR IELTS test score of 5 or equivalent with at least 10 weeks ELICOS OR IELTS test score of 4 or equivalent with at least 20 weeks ELICOS OR Successful completion of the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or studies at the Certificate IV or higher level in an English language in Australia within last... [-]

MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT – CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY

Salt Lake Community College
Online & Campus Combined Full time September 2017 USA Salt Lake City

Developing software for mobile devices such as the iPhone, Droid, and iPad requires a unique set of skills. This Certificate of Proficiency includes courses to teach students these skills. The student entering this program must have programming experience in an object oriented language such as Java, C++, C#, or Objective C. [+]

Developing software for mobile devices such as the iPhone, Droid, and iPad requires a unique set of skills. This Certificate of Proficiency includes courses to teach students these skills. The student entering this program must have programming experience in an object oriented language such as Java, C++, C#, or Objective C. This experience should be equivalent to CSIS 1410. Career Opportunities There is a great demand for mobile application developers in business and industry. In general, these skills must be accompanied by additional skills and competencies. Career titles include: App Developer, Computer Software Engineer – Applications. NOTE: This Certificate of Proficiency is eligible for financial aid if it is a part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree. Courses within the certificate may also be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program. Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if the Certificate of Proficiency and classes are eligible. [-]

GAME DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATIONS (Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology)

Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Online & Campus Combined Part time 10 - 20 weeks July 2017 Australia Sydney Melbourne Canberra Adelaide Australia Online USA Lafayette Seattle USA Online Campbellsville Perth + 10 more

The Game Development Foundations course will allow you to create 3D games using the powerful Unity 3D game engine. Students will be introduced to industry standard tools and techniques for game development. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Computer Science 2017. The Game Development Foundations course will allow you to create 3D games using the powerful Unity 3D game engine. Students will be introduced to industry standard tools and techniques for game development. The course covers: Use C# to develop games in Unity 3D Learn about game mechanics and how to implement them Create games faster as you learn rapid prototyping Explore Unity3D’s components and scripting to generate levels, special effects, user interface and game logic Import artwork assets for games Manage projects using version control and collaboration tools Successful completion awarded with Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and technology During the course you will develop two games and a web page to display them; the first game introduces you to development in Unity3D. The final production allows you, in small teams or individually, to create the concept, manage the scope, integrate art assets and test a game. The project based modules ensure that you gain practical skills that can be used in game development beyond the course. Unity3D has plugins which export apps and games for IOS and Android mobile devices (additional software and licencing required). The Game Development Foundations course is delivered face to face and also online, using Adobe Connect, allowing you see and interact in real time with your lecturer and class mates. You will be able to participate in group discussions and team work easily through a web browser. Each session will also be recorded allowing you to... [-]

HNC in Computer Game Animation

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Full time 1 year June 2017 United Kingdom London

The HNC in Computer Game Animation at LCCA is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. It also provides career development opportunities within the film industry. [+]

HNC in Computer Game Animation The HNC in Computer Game Animation at LCCA is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. It also provides career development opportunities within the film industry. On successful completion of the course, you can progress into or within employment and/or continue your study in the same vocational area. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years old Minimum qualifications: UK applicants: four GCSEs (C or above) and two A levels (D or above) any NARIC recognised equivalence Language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 in each component); PTE 51 (min. 51 in each component) Mature students: (over 21) are accepted subject to satisfactory literacy and numeracy tests, work experience (if applicable) and a strong personal statement [-]

Certificate in Microsoft Office Suite Specialist

CDI College
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Edmonton

Virtually every office job requires use of the Microsoft Office Suite. It’s the go-to software for business big and small [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Computer Science 2017. Virtually every office job requires use of the Microsoft Office Suite. It’s the go-to software for business big and small and without proper training, the learning curve can eat up precious working hours. The Microsoft Office Suite Specialist program provides students in-depth training in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Earn you certificate today at CDI College. [-]

Certificate in Computing Science

Douglas College
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2017 Canada New Westminster Vancouver + 1 more

Graduation Requirements Successful completion of 30 credits 50% (15 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College [+]

Curriculum Framework Graduation Requirements Successful completion of 30 credits 50% (15 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College * A university transferable course is a course that transfer to one of the 5 Research Universities - SFU, UBC, UBCO, UNBC or UVIC - according to the BC Transfer Guide. Course Requirements: ENGL 1130 Academic Writing MATH 1120 Calculus I MATH 1220 Calculus II MATH 1130 Discrete Mathematics CMPT 1105 Intro to Computing Science & Programming CMPT 1110 C++ Programming CMPT 2200 Designing with Raspberry Pi Elective (3) University transferable elective* Total Credits 30.00 Admission Requirements Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below: General College Admission Requirements BC Precalculus 12 with a minimum grade of B [-]

Media Camp Games Workshop

Media Design School
Campus Full time August 2017 Germany Munich Düsseldorf Berlin + 1 more

The objective is the joint development of a multi-user 3D games. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Computer Science 2017. seminar target The objective is the joint development of Multi-user 3D games. Facts Duration: full-time, 9:00 to 14:30 Type: Workshop Degree: Certificate MD.H Release dates: 07.11.2016 - 07.22.2016 (Dusseldorf) | 08.29.2016 - 09.09.2016 (Munich) | 08/01/2016 - 08/05/2016 (Berlin) Locations: Munich, Dusseldorf, Berlin Admission Requirements Addressed are young people with Interest in the design and development of computer games. Good is this camp for high school students / inside of classes 11 - 13, junior high school student / inside the class 10 and those who have already been started to study and want to reorient. introduction The Media Camp Games offers an insight into the complex working cycles in the development of computer games. seminar contents In a relaxed atmosphere you learn about typical Tools know how they come into professional productions used. Especially for later bachelor or master study Game Design offers Taster optimal decision Support, Making in the seminar rooms of Media Design School Acquaintance with a professional 3D game engine for programming interactive 3D visual worlds 3D Studio Max for design, modeling and animation Photoshop for designing surfaces History of computer games Introduction to the design, storyboarding and planning of a computer game Introduction to 3D computer graphics, design and modeling in 3D Introduction to 3D animation techniques Creating textures for 2D objects using the 2D computer graphics First steps in programming [-]

Certificate In Computer Graphics

ITECOM Art Design Paris
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Paris

Publishing press and advertising, search standalone graphic, perfectly mastering the DTP tool, with true creative qualities, a strong sense of the print layout and sensitivity to webdesign. ITECOM aims to train you professionally, on a year to become a complete graphic designer and graphic designer, able to carry and manage all types of work. [+]

Publishing press and advertising, search standalone graphic, perfectly mastering the DTP tool, with true creative qualities, a strong sense of the print layout and sensitivity to webdesign. ITECOM aims to train you professionally, on a year to become a complete graphic designer and graphic designer, able to carry and manage all types of work. Title III RNCP level recorded at the National Directory of Professional Certification. Opportunities model maker DA Junior Graphic Designer graphic artist training program Technical DTP Press edition Layout Principles Typography Manufacturing advertising edition Artistic direction Volume Communication Webdesign / Multimedia software Illustrator Indesign Photoshop Admission to school Bac or equivalent File & maintenance (presentation of personal work) After this training, you have the ability to evolve into multimedia professions or others ... training available Initial training Further education (CIF / CPF ...) linked training (professional contract) VAE (Validation of acquired experience) Title recorded in RNCP (national directory of professional certification) under the number 18138 (ministerial decree published in the Official Journal of 30/01/2014). [-]

Certificate of Competence in Web Support

Windward Community College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Honolulu

The Information Computer Science Certificate of Competence in Web Support is a competency based program designed for the novice or professional information worker who has little to no experience in Web support. This certificate is appropriate for upgrading the Web skills of industry members or for administrative support occupations. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Computer Science 2017. The Information Computer Science Certificate of Competence in Web Support is a competency based program designed for the novice or professional information worker who has little to no experience in Web support. This certificate is appropriate for upgrading the Web skills of industry members or for administrative support occupations. Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to: Design a professional website with Web tools. Upload the website with interactive Web components. Modify and update the website and add new components as needed. Develop and produce a published product. You are eligible to apply if you: Are 18 years of age or older, or Have earned a U.S. high school diploma, GED or equivalency International Student requirements and information Submit an application if you are: Not currently enrolled at any of the UH system campuses A first-time college student A returning student (a person who previously attended but is not currently enrolled at any other UH campus) A transfer student (a person who is currently or was previously enrolled at a non-UH institution) Transfer Credit Search - UH System Course Transfer Database An Early Admit or Running Start student (a junior or senior high school student admitted under the Early Admission or Running Start program) [-]