Advancement of Computing – Information Technology
Undergraduate Certificate


All Quarters


Course Format

Online, Mixed Mode, On-Site (Seattle) 

Total Credits


Transition to a Career in Tech

Nationwide talent shortage in computing enables career transition for people ready to obtain technology skills to land jobs in Organizations seeking skilled professionals. This certificate is the first step to begin the transition into an exciting, well-paid career.

Certificate Overview

The Undergraduate Certificate in the Advancement of Computing – Information Technology is designed to develop marketable skills grounded in Information Technology principles. Upon successful completion of the certificate, students will have mastery of advanced skills to build a career in the area of Information Technology.

Learning Outcomes

The Undergraduate Certificate in the Advancement of Computing – Information Technology will prepare students to:

Integrate a foundational knowledge of all areas of information technology
Apply fundamental principles and practices of information technology
Apply critical and ethical thinking to solve problems in information technology
Evaluate data to inform decisions and solve problems in information technology
Create the ability to develop and express ideas, while applying a variety of delivery models, genres, and styles
Collaborate effectively on diverse teams to accomplish a common goal


Certificate Requirements (30 Credits) 

CS 428 System Administration
CS 434 Cloud Computing
IS 440 Quality Assurance
IS 468 Tools and Techniques
IS 470 IT Service Management
IS 472 IT Compliance

Career Opportunities

Program Manager


Ali Khamesipou

Graduates from the certificate program can apply their skills in organizations such as health, government, education, non-profit, and industry.

This is the first of three stackable certificates with credits that apply to one of five undergraduate degrees at the School of Computing and Technology.

Technology careers are listed as one of the highest-paying bachelor’s degrees pathways. For more information visit the US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Click HERE for admissions and tuition information.

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