Certificate Programs in Information Technology

The certificate program is tailored to provide students with a specific focus within a broader area of study. Specialized skills and deeper understanding of the subjects are a result of participation in a certificate program. Completion of the program usually indicates that the student has successfully developed the skills needed for further work within their chosen profession.   What is a Ce… Read more

The certificate program is tailored to provide students with a specific focus within a broader area of study. Specialized skills and deeper understanding of the subjects are a result of participation in a certificate program. Completion of the program usually indicates that the student has successfully developed the skills needed for further work within their chosen profession.

What is a Certificate of IT? This certificate represents a higher degree of specialized training in the field of IT (Information Technology). There are many opportunities to hone specific skills with this program. For example, programs include Certification Microsoft Office Specialist, Higher Certificate in Business in Computer Application, and Certificate IV in Audiovisual Technology. The classes vary from one program to another. A focus on computer applications may lead to the study of subjects such as the creation of websites and the development of databases.

There are some significant benefits to completing this type of program. The specialized training that students receive prepares them to pursue better salaries as they move into their professions. Many programs enhance the abilities that the students have already developed. Employers are also aware of the advantages of the specialized training of a Certificate of IT; some provide financial aid for their employees.

Certificate programs are located at many schools and institutions around the world, so the costs associated with attendance vary a great deal. Individuals who hope to enroll should contact specific schools for tuition schedules and other fees.

After completion of the program, students are ready to progress into other academic areas. Some students already hold professional positions and use the programs to enhance their ability to perform and advance in their profession. Graduates often find positions as specialists in their field, researchers, diagnosticians, or educators. The development of specialized skills prepares graduates to become leaders in their industry.

Interested students may look through the various programs and schools. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school by filling out the lead form.

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Valley Forge Military College
Philadelphia, USA

The Valley Forge Military College Cybersecurity Certificate, recognized by the NSA and DHS as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense for two-year colleges (CAE2Y), ... +

The Valley Forge Military College Cybersecurity Certificate, recognized by the NSA and DHS as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense for two-year colleges (CAE2Y), prepares cadets and students for a high-demand career in information security. We provide our students' career guidance and employment counseling upon completion of the Certificate program. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Michigan-Flint
Flint, USA

The Graduate Certificate in Security certificate program is intended primarily for individuals with B.S. degrees in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and busines ... +

The Graduate Certificate in Security certificate program is intended primarily for individuals with B.S. degrees in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and business or technical areas who are interested in learning state of the art technologies in Security. This rapidly growing technology will have far-reaching impacts on society. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
29 Apr 2020
15 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Purdue Online - Polytechnic Institute
West Lafayette, USA

The Information Technology Business Analysis graduate certificate program will provide graduate students introductory graduate-level education in the important aspects of Busi ... +

The Information Technology Business Analysis graduate certificate program will provide graduate students introductory graduate-level education in the important aspects of Business Analysis. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
English
Online
 
SANS Technology Institute
Bethesda, USA

Designed for working InfoSec and IT professionals who want to develop a technical base in cyber skills, the Cybersecurity Engineering (Core) graduate certificate program spans ... +

Designed for working InfoSec and IT professionals who want to develop a technical base in cyber skills, the Cybersecurity Engineering (Core) graduate certificate program spans from an introductory survey of fundamental information security tools and techniques to a more advanced study of the interrelationships between offensive and defensive information security best practices. -
Graduate Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
English
01 Mar 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
EC-Council University
Albuquerque, USA

Our Graduate Certificate Programs give you the Specializations Edge you need to be successful. EC-Council University’s Graduate Certificate Program focuses on the competencies ... +

Our Graduate Certificate Programs give you the Specializations Edge you need to be successful. EC-Council University’s Graduate Certificate Program focuses on the competencies necessary for Cyber Security professionals to become managers, directors, and CIOs. Students will experience not only specialized technical training in a variety of IT security areas, but they will also acquire an understanding of organizational structure and behavior, the skills to work within and across that organizational structure, and the ability to analyze and navigate its hierarchy successfully. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 9 months
English
06 Apr 2020
Online
 
Utica College Online
Utica, USA

The online Cyber Crime and Fraud Investigation Certificate helps students understand how cyber technologies are used to investigate financial crime, white collar crime, and fr ... +

The online Cyber Crime and Fraud Investigation Certificate helps students understand how cyber technologies are used to investigate financial crime, white collar crime, and fraud investigations. Learn to apply technical, legal and ethical concepts to conduct high-technology cybercrime investigations, and apply fraud detection and prevention tools to payment systems. The 18 credit certificate which can be completed in just one year can seamlessly transfer into an advanced degree at Utica College. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
Cambrian College
Sudbury, Canada

Enhance your IT and business analysis skills, and be prepared to take advantage of career opportunities.

Enhance your IT and business analysis skills, and be prepared to take advantage of career opportunities. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

Protecting the private and personal information of industries and people is not only a vital and important career, but it's also never been more in demand. If you're technical ... +

Protecting the private and personal information of industries and people is not only a vital and important career, but it's also never been more in demand. If you're technically minded and are looking to add to your already impressive resume, the Information Security Management program will give your future career the boost it needs. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
04 May 2020
Campus
Online
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, Australia

This course enables those with a non-IT or related degree to undertake an introductory sequence of subjects to upskill or study subjects in an area not covered in their previo ... +

This course enables those with a non-IT or related degree to undertake an introductory sequence of subjects to upskill or study subjects in an area not covered in their previous studies. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

Learn the basic concepts of Information Systems and their application and the terminology used in IT to advance your career.

Learn the basic concepts of Information Systems and their application and the terminology used in IT to advance your career. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
15 weeks
English, Spanish
Online
 
University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education
USA Online, USA

Corporations have been put on alert to heighten their infrastructure and data security due to threats from hackers and cyber-terrorists. Government agencies and customers have ... +

Corporations have been put on alert to heighten their infrastructure and data security due to threats from hackers and cyber-terrorists. Government agencies and customers have dramatically increased their requirements of corporate security procedures. Develop the skills you need to succeed in this rapidly expanding, dynamic field. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
English
Online
 
Purdue Online - Polytechnic Institute
West Lafayette, USA

The Managing Information Technology Projects graduate certificate program will provide graduate students introductory graduate-level education in the important aspects of lead ... +

The Managing Information Technology Projects graduate certificate program will provide graduate students introductory graduate-level education in the important aspects of leading, planning, executing, and controlling IT projects. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
English
Campus
Online
 
SANS Technology Institute
Bethesda, USA

Gain the knowledge, tools, and techniques you need to launch a cybersecurity career — in an undergraduate certificate program designed and taught by some of the industry's top ... +

Gain the knowledge, tools, and techniques you need to launch a cybersecurity career — in an undergraduate certificate program designed and taught by some of the industry's top experts. -
Undergraduate Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
SANS Technology Institute
Bethesda, USA

Designed for working professionals in information security, information technology, and audit, the graduate certificate in Industrial Control Systems Security is a highly tech ... +

Designed for working professionals in information security, information technology, and audit, the graduate certificate in Industrial Control Systems Security is a highly technical, hands-on 12-credit-hour program focused on teaching the applied technologies used to defend and secure industrial control systems, operations technology, and cyber-physical systems. -
Graduate Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
SANS Technology Institute
Bethesda, USA

Designed for working InfoSec and IT professionals, the graduate certificate in Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking is a highly technical 13-credit-hour program focused o ... +

Designed for working InfoSec and IT professionals, the graduate certificate in Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking is a highly technical 13-credit-hour program focused on developing your ability to discover, analyze, and understand the implications of information security vulnerabilities in systems, networks, and applications in order to identify solutions before others exploit these flaws. -
Graduate Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online