IT Certifications

College of Information Systems & Technology

Whether you’re just starting out in the IT field or looking to enhance your existing career, you don’t have to wait until you’ve completed a degree to get the skills you need. You can earn a certificate and prepare for the industry certification exam while you pursue your degree, or choose a stand-alone program.

Below, you’ll find how each of our programs aligns with industry certifications. As a student, you may also qualify for industry certification exam discounts from the test provider.

Database Administration Certificate

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (Database)

Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

  • SAS
    • Certified Base Programmer
    • Certified Statistical Business Analyst Using SAS Regression and Modeling

Information Assurance & Security Certificate

  • CompTIA Security+
  • (ISC)2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®)
  • Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA®)

Advanced Cyber Security Certificate

  • (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®)
  • (ISC)2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®)

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

  • ISACA® Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®)

Cyber Security Focus Area – Associate Level

  • EC Council Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU)
  • EC Council Certified Network Defender (CND) Cybersecurity Focus Area – Bachelor Level
  • CWNP Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) Networking and Cloud Technology

Cisco Networking Certificate

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • CompTIA Security+®

Network Support Certificate

  • Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • EMC Information Storage Associate v2 (EMCISA)
  • EMC Cloud Infrastructure & Services Associate (EMCCIS)

Advanced Networking Certificate

  • Cisco® Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (Networking)
  • CompTIA (Cloud+)
  • Amazon AWS Certification

Storage Management Certificate

  • CompTIA Network+®
  • CompTIA Security+
  • EMC Information Storage Associate v2 (EMCISA)
  • EMC Cloud Infrastructure & Services Associate (EMCCIS)

Multimedia Development Certificate

  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)
    • Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign®
    • Video Communication Using Adobe Premiere®
    • Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop®
    • Web Authoring Using Adobe Dreamweaver®

Programming Certificate

  • C++ Institute Certified Associate Programmer

Advanced Multimedia Development Certificate

  • Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)
    • Acrobat
    • Dreamweaver
    • InDesign®
    • Photoshop®
  • Autodesk® 3ds Max® Certified User

Advanced Software Developer Certificate

  • C++ Institute Certified Professional Programmer
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (Programming in C#)
  • Oracle Certified Associate (Java® OCA Programmer)
  • Oracle Certified Professional (Java® OCP Programmer)

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please visit phoenix.edu/programs/continuing-education/certificate-programs.

All noncredit certificate programs are not credit-bearing and are not eligible for financial aid. All for-credit certificate programs are credit-bearing, and many are eligible for federal financial aid for students who qualify. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) cannot be converted into academic credit.

Adobe is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems Inc.

ADNR is a registered trademark of EdgeCast Networks, Inc.

Cisco and CCNA are registered trademarks of Cisco Systems Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and certain other countries. CompTIA is a registered trademark of Computing Technology Industry Association, Inc.

A+ is a registered trademark of the Computing Technology Industry Association, Inc.

ISACA and CISA are service marks of Center for Interviewer Standards and Assessment, Ltd

CWNA is a registered trademark of Planet3 Wireless, Inc.

CIW is a registered trademark of Certification Partners LLC.

Network+ is a registered trademark of Comp TIA properties LLC.

ITILR Information Technology Infrastructure Library is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited.

Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle and/or its affiliates.

Microsoft and SharePoint are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corp. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Project Management Institute, PMI and PMP are registered trademarks of Project Management Institute.

AutodeskR 3ds MaxR is a registered trademark of Autodesk Inc.

CIWR is a registered trademark of Certification Partners, LLC.

SAS is a registered trademark of SAS Institute, Inc.

VMware is a registered trademark of VMware, Inc.             

Amazon is a trademark of Amazon.com or its affiliates.

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Certificate programs are widely available in an online format but generally not available at our campus locations.  Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

The University’s Central Administration is located at 1625 W. Fountainhead Pkwy., Tempe, AZ 85282. Online Campus: 3157 E. Elwood St., Phoenix, AZ 85034.

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