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Technology is at the heart of industry today, from automated systems in manufacturing to data networks and cyber security. To join this dynamic field you have to have the right skillset, which includes specialized knowledge covering the latest advancements in technology. This requires an ongoing commitment to ongoing education.

We can help you at every stage of your career with a range of IT certificates   aligned with the needs of industry today. Our IT certificate programs can help both the seasoned IT professionals and those seeking to enter the field. These carefully designed programs are for those who want to develop or reinforce their base of knowledge and concepts and stay current with the latest developments in the field.   

You can earn a variety of IT certificates, from networking and software development to desktop support. Earning a certificate can broaden your understanding in key areas and help you:

  • Gain valuable insight into critical topics.
  • Demonstrate your areas of expertise.
  • Distinguish yourself through knowledge.
  • Prepare to take an industry-recognized certification exam.

Gain the specialized knowledge and skills that matter in today’s job market by continuing your IT education. Learn more or get started by calling 866.484.1815 today.

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IT Certification Programs

Earning an IT certificate shows employers that you are a dedicated professional that works to stay current in the continually changing tech industry. It also illustrates that you have a recognized level of knowledge, something that is important to those who rely on IT professionals.

Our for-credit programs may help prepare you to sit for  relevant industry-recognized exams while earning college credit that can apply toward a degree. These programs can help you pursue IT positions, such as applications development, IT support and IT systems and networking.

Our noncredit programs and individual courses can help you develop the specialized skills you need to stand out and take advantage of opportunities in the workplace. And if you’re seeking to further broaden your horizons, we offer associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level degrees.

We can help you stay current on today’s latest IT topics. Call 866.484.1815 and get started.  

For more information about each of these programs, including on-time completion rates, the median debt incurred by students who completed the program and other important information, please visit: phoenix.edu/programs/gainful-employment

 

Stay competitive with IT certifications and courses

It takes on going education to stay competitive in the world of IT. Get the skills you need with our selection of programs to help you enhance your IT career.  You can select from noncredit, credit or individual courses based on your career goals.

View all of our courses or call 866.484.1815 and get started today.

 

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For more information about each of these programs, including on-time completion rates, the median debt incurred by students who completed the program and other important information, please visit: phoenix.edu/programs/gainful-employment

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Our noncredit certificate program for Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation covers the principle and core elements of IT service management based upon ITIL standards.

CompTIA is an internationally recognized IT industry association that creates vendor-neutral certifications which measure foundational skills. As a member of the CompTIA® Authorized Partner Program (CAPP), we offer:

  • Our A+ Fundamentals Certificate, which is aligned with CompTIA A+® certification.
  • Our Network+ Technologies Certificate, which is aligned with the body of knowledge required for CompTIA Network+® certification.

A certificate program generally refers to a series of courses covering a specific topic. These are offered through educational institutions and upon completion demonstrates your knowledge in the covered areas. This helps students gain the knowledge they need in order to successfully take various industry certification tests.

IT certification typically refers to passing specific tests given by independent organizations which are industry recognized. These independent organizations issue certifications, these are not issued by universities. Passing these tests typically require both experience and education. Often times, once an individual is certified, they can use post-nominal letters such as CISSP, CCNP or MCSA.

A certificate program from an educational institution is not the same as being certified, but it can help you prepare to sit for recognized exams and become certified.

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Bachelor’s- and master’s-level courses are academic, for-credit courses. Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student's choice. Individual courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.

Test-Preparation courses are non-credit-bearing. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) cannot be converted into academic credit. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not CEUs earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by employers and/or applicable licensing agencies. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.

Certificate programs are credit-bearing, and are eligible for federal financial aid for students who qualify.

IT certification alignment is determined by University of Phoenix, except for CompTIA, who reviewed and affirmed certification alignment.

While widely available, not all courses and programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

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