By completion, you will gain in-depth understanding of database technologies. The certificate is ideal for new or existing database or data administrators, and covers the full spectrum of database topics in order to prepare you to be a knowledgeable practitioner in database concepts, terminology, design methods, and techniques.

The Foundations of Cybersecurity program is designed to address the growing needs of companies, governments, and organizations of professionals managing the challenges of security in cyberspace.  The program is supported by the School of Information Technology, School of Criminal Justice, and the Department of Political Science, and teaches you how to define and understand the behavioral, technical, and policy challenges of securing cyberspace and digital life.   Recent graduates who achieved this certificate  have been able to work with government and law enforcement agencies; local, state, and federal governments; non-government organizations; as well as intelligence, military, business, and financial services.

By completion, you will be able to:

  • Develop a variety of skills needed by public and private entities to analyze cyberspace security problems and develop response strategies
  • Focus on research and writing on cyberspace security issues
  • Understand core technical skills combined with the analytical context of behavioral and policy studies related to cybersecurity

Networking is a great certificate if you already hold a bachelor's degree.  The program will provide you with the skills necessary to become proficient in the areas of computer networking, systems administration, and information security. 

By completion, you will be able to apply an extensive set of hands-on abilities to design, implement, secure, and manage computing resources for an organization

Our Software Development certificate is perfect is you are interested in expanding your knowledge and skills in the field of IT.  It is designed to provide extensive experience in all facets of software development and is intended for programmers, program analysts, systems analysts, and software engineers at all levels to accelerate their skills.  The program provides you with a strong foundation in software development with an emphasis on systems analysis and design, coding, testing, and project management.

By completion, you will be able to:

  • Apply and integrate current computing technologies to expand their fields of expertise and enhance career objectives
  • Use hands-on experience and the opportunity to develop exceptional communication to problem solve

The Web Development certificate is designed to provide you the core skills to become a proficient webmaster.  Recent graduates with a certificate in web development have found positions as website developers, web masters, web content managers, and web administrators.

By completion, you will be able to renew and/or acquire skills and knowledge that are current in IT.  You can also use this learning path to enhance your career goals.