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Undergraduate Certificate Programs in Information Technology

Undergraduate certificates are awarded upon completion of short programs of study that allow students to achieve competency in various university-level subjects in less time than it takes to complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Certificates can usually be completed in a year or two. The requirements to become certified include a selection of core classes in the certificate subject… Read more

Undergraduate certificates are awarded upon completion of short programs of study that allow students to achieve competency in various university-level subjects in less time than it takes to complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Certificates can usually be completed in a year or two. The requirements to become certified include a selection of core classes in the certificate subject as well as several electives of the student’s choosing.

What is an undergraduate certificate in IT? This program gives students a basic understanding of information technology, including such topics as computer or server repair and maintenance, and networking. Because undergraduate certificates allow students to choose electives in addition to core classes, participants in the program have a certain measure of freedom when it comes to choosing an area of specialization in the field of IT.

The major benefit of getting an undergraduate certificate in IT is that it gives the holder a basic understanding of information technology without getting too in depth. Understanding IT is important in a variety of fields, but those who are not directly involved in the IT operations of an organization do not need a thorough understanding of the subject.

The cost of earning an undergraduate certificate in IT varies between schools. However, it may be possible to earn a certificate while earning another degree such as a bachelor’s or master’s degree for no additional cost.

An undergraduate certificate can be a good gateway into the world of IT; however, most high-level jobs require at least a bachelor’s degree. An undergraduate certificate may be completed as part of ongoing career education for those already employed, or in order to remain competitive for those considering a career change. Individuals already employed in IT may want to consider an undergraduate certificate in order to keep their skills current as well.

Take classes online to earn an undergraduate certificate from your preferred institution from anywhere in the world. 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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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
 
Colorado State University - Global
Aurora, USA

Information technology (IT) and cyber security professionals help protect data and network security in a variety of settings and industries. If you already have experience in ... +

Information technology (IT) and cyber security professionals help protect data and network security in a variety of settings and industries. If you already have experience in IT and you want to make it a career, the Undergraduate Certificate in Cyber Security gives you the nationally-recognized credentials employers are seeking. As a student in the program, you will develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities to secure organizational data. As an information security expert, you will become an invaluable part of an information technology-dependent enterprise. -
Undergraduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
24 weeks
English
Online
 
Colorado State University - Global
Aurora, USA

The Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology Operations provides students with the skills necessary to secure employment in the highly dynamic and fast-growing tech ... +

The Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology Operations provides students with the skills necessary to secure employment in the highly dynamic and fast-growing technology industry. Students are prepared to apply broad problem-solving solutions to information technology issues with an emphasis on service, operations, and maintenance. Additionally, students completing this certificate program are equipped to enter a variety of IT operations positions such as network or computer system administrators, computer technicians, network technicians, and other technical roles. -
Undergraduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
24 weeks
English
Online
 

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