Information Technology Certificates
CVTC offers several certificates in Information Technology. Our certificates allow you to master a specific and valuable set of skills that make you attractive to employers, while laying a foundation for your future. If you are looking to change careers, advance your career, or give yourself an edge in the workforce, a certificate is the right choice.
Cisco Networking Academy
Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, is a partner with CVTC. This training program is designed to teach people to design, build, and maintain computer networks capable of supporting national and global organizations. Participants who complete this 10-credit certificate of specially developed curriculum and certifications testing will be ready to begin working in the Information Technology field.
Google IT Support Specialist
This five-course certificate, developed by Google, includes innovative curriculum designed to prepare you for an entry-level role in IT support. A job in IT can mean in-person or remote help desk work in a small business or at a global company like Google. Through a mix of video lectures, quizzes, and hands-on labs and widgets, the program will introduce you to troubleshooting and customer service, networking, operating systems, system administration and security. Along the way, you’ll hear from Googlers with unique backgrounds whose own foundation in IT support served as a jumping off point for their careers.
IT - Database Specialist
This six-credit certificate allows students to develop a solid foundation in basic database design and development from conventional data analysis through database creation. Students install and configure database management systems that utilize the SQL language to create and manipulate relational databases in both SQLite and MySQL. Students apply these concepts through hands-on activities and database management techniques.
IT - Java Programmer
This six-credit certificate includes an introduction to Object-Oriented Design and Programming. Students will learn to create Java classes and write their own methods. Basic programming skills, such as decision-making, looping, string manipulation, and arrays, followed by advanced concepts of Input/Output, Exception classes and packages will be included. Students will use Collections Classes, Java Database Connectivity, Servlets and Java Server Pages to develop Java Web Applications.
IT - Microsoft .NET Programmer
Throughout this 6-credit certificate, students will design, create, and modify .NET based windows and web applications using the C#/VB.NET languages. They will also learn to analyze user needs to design the user interface, database tables, and classes. N-Tier architecture is encouraged for class design. The ASP.NET course will explore the various forms of Web development including but not limited to Web Forms, Web API and MVC. Students apply these concepts through hands-on activities and application development.
IT - Network Support Associate
This certificate prepares you to perform basic installation; configuration; and support of Unix/Linux, Novell eDirectory and Microsoft network operating systems. You will also be prepared to provide essential support to desktop operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows and Linux, in a networked environment. You will learn to perform numerous types of basic hardware installation and maintenance functions on PC platforms. This certificate can be completed in two semesters.
IT - Web Development Specialist