Technology Stack


Develop competency on Linux installation, configuration and administration.


Learn about Networking Infrastructure, Hardware, Protocols and Services.

programming languages

Learn about Python for scripting, and JavaScript/TypeScript for web.

database technologies

Work with SQL using MySQL and NoSQL using MongoDB and AWS DynamoDB.

full stack web development
w/ mean stack

Develop a full-stack web application using MongoDB, Express, Angular, and Node. MEAN stack uses a single language making it an efficient and modern approach to web development.

Our team

Smita holds a bachelor's degree in Electronics And Electrical and worked as software developer with Siemens Technology and Services for 2 years as software technologist.
Smita dutta
MSCS - Teaching Assistant
Ruth has earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. She has 2 years of experience working in the technology industry as a Program Analyst.
amrutha vaidyanathan
MSCS - Teaching Assistant
Ruan has 10+ years of experience acting as an IT project and portfolio management professional. In the recent past years he has been working as an Agile Coach and MBA teacher.
Ruan Almeida
MSCS - Teaching Assistant
"Kim earned her B.S. Business Administration in Germany and worked as a paralegal for a year. Kim is fluent in Vietnamese, English and German.
Kim nguyen
MSCS - Teaching Assistant
Amin earned his first Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked in the energy sector for four years at companies like GE and Siemens. Amin is fluent in English and Persian (Farsi).
Amin elhami
MSCS - Teaching Assistant
"Yu Che earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Management degree and has three years of experience as a Software Developer.
Spencer (yu che) liu
MSCS - Teaching Assistant
Richard received a B.S. in Chemistry from Stony Brook University and a M.S. in Computer Science from Steven’s institute of Technology in Chapel Hill, NJ. He has taught numerous undergraduate focusing on project management, institutional and international education, and supporting various technology initiatives.
richard gary
Murray is a Canadian living in Seattle, where he spent ten years in the software development business at Microsoft. Murray is a founding member of the Real Time Communications team (now Skype for Business) where he helped develop network protocols for instant messaging and network conferencing.
murray law
MSCS - Teaching Assistant
Dr. Jin currently works as a software engineer and an acoustics engineer in the healthcare business for last 15 years after completing his Ph.D. Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. Aside from that, he also works in product development for delivering image performance for medical devices.
jin (kyong) chang, ph.d.
Jon has been in working with technology and engineering for 8+ years with positions ranging from consulting, DoD red teaming, to currently working as penetration tester for Nordstrom Corporate in downtown Seattle. Jon also holds various certifications such as CompTIA Pentest + and EC-Councils C|EH to name a couple.
Jonathan helmus
Clark earned a Master's degree in Computer Science in CityU. He worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for School of Technology and Computing in CityU and has financial background in both educational experience and work experience. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Management of Financial Institutions with De La Salle University in the Philippines. He has worked for several companies such as Allied Bank, Thomson Reuters, S&P Capital IQ, and BPI/MS Insurance Corp.
clark ngo
AWS Apprenticeship Program Manager
Morgan brings twenty years of organizational change, Action Research and workforce development experience into the emerging and socio-technological cybersecurity field. She has worked ​across government, industry and academia building pathways to cybersecurity workforce roles. models for military transition as Architect for the Cybersecurity Rapid Education Apprenticeship Training Employment System (CREATES) and the Reserve Expansion of CREATES (RECREATES).
morgan zantua
Program Director, School of Technology & Computing
Bio: Dr. Sam Chung is a Professor, the Dean of School of Technology and Computing (STC) at City University of Seattle (CityU) in WA. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida and has two MS degrees in Computer Science from George Washington University and the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. He graduated with a BS from the Department of Electronics/Computer Engineering at Kyungpook National University.
Sam Chung
Dean, School of Technology & Computing

Frequently asked questions

Apprenti is a registered apprenticeship program powered by the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) and run by the WTIA Workforce Institute. Apprenti trains future tech workers with an emphasis on underrepresented groups including women, minorities, and veterans. Apprenti is an industry recognized, state accredited program. Apprentices will receive two to four months of full-time, industry recognized training then begin one-year of paid on-the-job training with one of the program’s hiring partners. 

Apprenti has signed on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Military as one of the program’s hiring partners. As part of their commitment, Amazon has committed to hiring 25,000 military veterans and spouses, a number of whom will join AWS, by 2021. Additionally, they committed to providing AWS training to 10,000 active duty service members, military veterans and spouses through their AWS Educate program, offering them a path to AWS certification. 

CityU’s School of Technology and Computing has been chosen to deliver training for AWS Military cohort groups of 12-20 apprentices, on behalf of Apprenti. CityU is also a CompTIA Authorized Academy.

Before Class

  • Required Reading
  • Video Clips
  • The Muddiest Point

In Class

  • Just-in-Time-Teaching (JiTT) Driven Lecture
  • Concept Test
  • Hands-on Practice
  • Virtual Lab

After Class

  • Hands-on Practice
  • Virtual Lab
  • Knowledge Check 
  • CompTIA Study Materials

Official CompTIA Materials

The Official CompTIA Linux+ Student Guide

CompTIA Linux+ XK0-004 CertMaster Lab

CompTIA CertMaster Practice for Linux+ XK0-004 CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-004)

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