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Information from the
Bureau of Labor Statistic’s Occupational Outlook Handbook state that careers in IT will continue to grow up to 37% between 2012 and 2020. Additionally, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that salaries for employees in the IT field are paid higher wages than
the U.S. average for all other occupations. Specific careers in information technology include:
These specific IT careers reflect only a few of the IT careers and industries that certified IT employees can look forward to working in. Information technology is a rapidly growing and changing field that require employee’s with a variety of technical and career skills such as computer programming, coding, systems development, database administration, project management, security, operating systems, and more.
These information technology preparation and certification courses will prepare you for industry-recognized certifications.
Information Systems Certificate
The Accounting Information Systems Certificate prepares students to work
with information technology for the purposes of collecting, storing, and
processing financial and accounting data to use for business decision making
purposes. The certificate is a great complement for students pursuing degrees
in business, finance, and accounting.
CertificateThe Database Management certificate prepares
students to administer and manage an organizations database management systems
(DBMS). Students learn how to design, develop, query and manipulate data within
the database systems. Students will learn structured query language (SQL), and
be introduced to a number of relational database software including Oracle SQL,
MS SQL Server, & MS Access.
Technology Management CertificateThe Information Technology Management certificate are for
those students whose interests are in information systems design, development,
and management. Students will learn how to manage business information
systems, develop IT solutions, and protect business information systems and
Administrator Certificate The IT Systems Administrator certificate prepares students
to manage an organizations IT and computer systems. Students learn how to
configure and manage various operating systems, set up and manage computer networks
CertificateThe Software Developer Certificate prepares students to work
as software developers for organizations in any industry. Students learn object
orientated programming (OOP) principles such as inheritance, data abstraction,
and polymorphism. Languages learned include HTML5, Visual Basic, C#, MS Visual
Studio, ASP.NET, AJAX and more.
CompTIA’s Network+ (3 credits / Non-credit)This course covers the essential knowledge and skills required to confidently design, configure, manage and troubleshoot any wired and wireless networking device and prepares students to sit for and pass the Network+ Certification.
Certified Information Systems Security (CISSP) Prep Course (3 credits / Non-credit)This course prepares students to sit for and pass the vendor neutral certified information systems security professional (CISSP) certification exam.
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