Committed to Preparing Americans for the Digital Workforce, DeVry University Offers New Certificate Programs in Cloud Computing and Internet of Things (IoT)
The certificate programs are part of a series of tech certificates DeVry has introduced since 2020
With technology and automation dramatically changing the way Americans work, DeVry University is committed to addressing the need for workers to reskill in order to keep pace with the rate of technological change. DeVry announced that it is expanding its certificate program offerings to include Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) to underscore the university’s Mission to close society’s opportunity gap and prepare learners to thrive in an ever-changing digital workforce.
In October 2020, Microsoft Corp reported IoT adoption surged to 91 percent of companies using IoT from 85 percent in 2019. Likewise, 57 percent of companies are leveraging Cloud-based applications more than expected in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
To keep pace with rapid expansion in cloud-based application and IoT adoption, DeVry will be offering the following new certificate programs beginning in May 2021:
Cloud Computing – prepare students with the fundamental skills needed to improve business productivity by learning how to design, deploy and manage cloud solutions.
Internet of Things (IoT) – helps students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to implement, configure, and manage IoT systems.
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These programs use a project-based learning approach leveraging physical devices and cloud-based resources. Each 40 credit hour certificate can be earned in as few as 16 months* as standalone credentials and elements of the curriculum aligns to IT industry certifications that helps prepare students to pursue certain IT certification exams, including: CompTIA IT Fundamentals, Comp TIA Linux+, Comp TIA Network+, Comp TIA Cloud+, CompTIA Security+, Comp TIA A+** and MTA-Python.
“Our new certificates programs are designed to address the continuous technological change happening in the world today,” said Shantanu Bose, Ph.D., provost and chief academic officer at DeVry University. “For 90 years, DeVry has embraced its tech heritage and now, more than ever, we want to demonstrate our commitment to innovative programs that help empower students to meaningfully improve their lives, communities and workplaces.”