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Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 13% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 557,100 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security. The median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $84,580 in May 2017, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $37,690. Information retrieved from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook at:


Computer Technician
Item: 201904CEU27130 Instructor: 
The demand for well-trained computer technicians is growing as technology plays an increasingly important role across every aspect of society. Specific responsibilities vary from position to position, but often include:

Installing hardware and software systems, maintaining or repairing equipment, troubleshooting a variety of computer issues, setting up computer security measures, configuring computer networks, offering technical support on-site or via phone or email

Finances an Issue? Our strategic partner, Career Step, offers financial support and incentives. There are several payment options:

Full Pay: Choice of Laptop, IPad, or Cash Discount with payment in Full.

3 Month payment plan: Starting minimum payment of $300, then 3 equal payments.

4 Month payment plan: Starting minimum payment of $300, then 4 equal payments.

12 Month payment plan: Starting minimum payment of $300, then 12 equal payments.

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $1,999.00
This is an online, self-paced, open enrollment course.

Healthcare IT
Item: 201904CEU27040 Instructor: 
This certification course, powered by Career Step provides you with the skills necessary to earn CompTIA A+ certification as well as the CMAA and CEHRS certifications from the National Healthcareer Association. Exam vouchers are included in program cost. If you need financial assistance Career Step offers the following incentives and payment options:

Full Pay: Student has a choice of Laptop, IPad, or Cash Discount with payment in Full.

3 Month payment plan: Starting minimum payment of $300, then 3 equal payments.

4 Month payment plan: Starting minimum payment of $300, then 4 equal payments.

12 month payment plan: Starting minimum payment of $300, then 12 equal payments.

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $3,899.00
This is a self-paced online course.

A Manager's Guide to Artifical Intelligence
Item: 201904ME20750 Instructor: 
In today's global economy, managers will need to know how AI can be leveraged to keep their organizations competitive, as well as understand the potential ethical issues associated with employing AI technologies such as deep learning, machine learning, and the various AI-enabled recognition technologies.

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

•Summarize the major characteristics of the different types of AI

•Explain the Turing Test and other approaches to AI

•Distinguish between machine learning and deep learning

•Propose ways in which an AI can be designed to not cause harm to humans

•Evaluate ethical concepts as they apply to AI

•Demonstrate how natural language processing and generation work

•Examine how computer vision, robotics, and Big Data relate to AI

•Critique the use of AI in information security and the potential use of AI in attacks

This is an online, self-paced open registration course.

A Manager's Guide to Blockchain
Item: 201904ME20200 Instructor: 
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

•Explain the fundamentals of blockchain

•Describe the critical nature of consensus mechanisms for blockchains

•Debate blockchain as an emerging technology, from its start with cryptocurrencies to its evolution into smart contracts

•Outline the basic parts of Blockchain Network Architecture and the concept of eliminating central authorities in money and equity transactions

•Discuss the various blockchain applications and what issues they are meant to solve

•Describe how blockchain is impacting industries such as Fintech, healthcare, government and supply chains

•Discuss blockchain and its role in democracy, governance and social impact

This is an open enrollment self-paced course.

C++ Programmer
Item: 201904E2G30 Instructor: 
Course Outline Includes:

- Overview of Computers and Programming Languages, Basic Elements of C++, Input / Output

- Control Structures I (Selection), Control Structures II (Repetition)

- User-Defined Functions, User-Defined Simple Data Types, Namespaces, and string type

- Arrays and Strings, Records (structs)

- Classes and Data Abstraction, Inheritance and Composition

- Pointers, Classes, Virtual Functions, and Abstract Classes

- Overloading and Templates, Exception Handling, Recursion

- Searching, Sorting, and the vector Type

- Linked Lists, Stacks and Queues

This is an online self-paced open enrollment course.

Certificate in Cybersecurity
Item: 201904ME21000 Instructor: 
Cybersecurity, also known as Information Security, is the protection of data and personally identifiable information from malicious attacks, theft, and destruction. Failures of cybersecurity policies, both in large corporations and governmental agencies, have earned significant visibility and negative publicity in recent months and years. As the amount of data being stored continues to increase, and as hackers become more sophisticated, the need for cybersecurity is greater than ever.

This Certificate in Cybersecurity offers lessons on the critical elements of information security, as well as foundational information about key certifications for professionals in the industry. Each of the eight courses in this suite will help learners master the vocabulary of the industry and offers examples, videos, interactive games, and review questions to ensure mastery of the material.

This is an online self-paced course.

Certificate in Emergency Technology for Managers
Item: 201904ME20700 Instructor: 
This Certificate in Emerging Technology for Managers addresses blockchain, artificial intelligence, and robotics. Learners who have completed this suite of courses are knowledgeable in how each technology affects business processes and how each contributes to a discussion about the future of labor. In the current business environment, managers and leaders should have a baseline understanding of these emerging technologies.

Courses include:

•A Manager's Guide to Artificial Intelligence

•A Manager's Guide to Blockchain

•A Manager's Guide to Robotics

This is an online, self-paced open registration course.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Item: 201904E2G3430 Instructor: 
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) accreditation is a highly respected certification within the IT industry. Obtaining your CISM certification qualifies you for a position in Risk Management, Security Auditor, Compliance Officer or an executive management position as a CSO, CTO or CIO.

Course Outline Includes:

I. Module 1: Information Security Governance

II. Module 2: Risk Management

III. Module 3: Information Security Program Development

IV. Module 4: Information Security Program Implementation

V. Module 5: Information Security Program Management

VI. Module 6: Incident Management and Response


CompTIA Certification Training: A+, Network+, Security+ (Vouchers Included)
Item: 201904E2G3270 Instructor: 
CompTIA Certification Training: A+, Network+, Security+ provides a comprehensive foundation for IT professionals, incorporating CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, and CompTIA Security+ specific training, and prepares you for the corresponding industry exams that are desirable for IT professionals.
OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $3,995.00
Enrollment is possible throughout the course offering. This is a self-paced completely online course.

CompTIA IT Certification Training Series
Item: 201904JER72140 Instructor: 
The CompTIA Training Series, powered by JER, contains the following courses: CompTIA A+ Certification (Exams 220-801 & 220-802) CompTIA Network+ Certification (Exam N10-005) CompTIA Security+ Certification (Exam SYO-401) CompTIA Linux+ Certification (Exam LX0-101 & LX0-102) CompTIA Cloud+ Certification (Exam CVO-001) CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) and CompTIA Mobility+ Includes Live Labs for A+, Network+ and Security+ - Practice Labs provides users with an online lab platform to develop their practical skills in IT technologies such as Microsoft, Cisco and VMWare.

Our cloud based solution uses real equipment enabling you to carry out each practical task in a safe environment accessible from anywhere, without the need to buy your own equipment or risk your internal systems.

To receive a comprehensive and complete course outline write to and include the complete course title and course number.

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $1,295.00
This is a self-paced online course with open registration throughout the course offering.

CompTIA Project +® Exam Prep Course
Item: 201904ME20100 Instructor: 
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

•Describe the basic properties of a project, distinguish the various project roles and responsibilities

•Breakdown the common phases of a project life cycle

•Summarize basic cost control procedures, explain the similarities and differences between common organizational structures

•Plan and prepare project schedules

•Describe the basics of Agile project management

•Indicate the value of resource management, including both human and physical resources

•Recognize and respond to constraints and influences in a project environment

•Identify risks and respond appropriately

•Choose the optimal communication methods and procedures, analyze factors that are influencing project communication, discuss communication triggers and target audiences

•Demonstrate knowledge of change control processes and procedures, explain various types of organizational change

This is an online self-paced open enrollment course. Exam cost is NOT covered as part of the course fee

CompTIA Security+® Exam Prep
Item: 201904ME20600 Instructor: 
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

Compare and contrast various types of cyberattacks

Describe the installation and configuration of network devices

Implement secure network concepts

Evaluate secure cloud, virtualization, and embedded systems concepts

Install and configure identity and access services

Compare various access control models

Explain risk management concepts

Explain incident response procedures

Evaluate disaster recovery and digital forensics concepts

Compare and contrast the characteristics of different cryptography algorithms and public key infrastructure (PKI)

This is an online, self-paced open registration course.

Information Security Master Certification Training (Vouchers Included)
Item: 201904E2G3600 Instructor: 
You will become knowledgeable in all areas of IT security; this program provides 7 different training courses; covering the entire spectrum of IT security.

Today, security is a constant concern of any business or organization. With techniques changing every day, it is paramount that companies protect themselves by having high level security experts on staff. One small oversight can cost millions so companies are willing to pay the high salaries demanded by these types of IT professionals. You will become an expert in all areas of IT security, making their knowledge highly desired in the marketplace.

The registration fees for the Cisco CCNA Security, CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), PMI Risk Management Professional, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification exams are included with tuition.

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $5,695.00
This course is open for enrollment throughout the course offering. This course is self-paced and completely online.

Java Programmer
Item: 201904E2G337 Instructor: 
If you′re ready to learn Java, this training program is the perfect place to start. Taking an introductory approach, this Java training course covers most Java syntax elements, concentrating on fundamental and universally useful elements, while providing an overview of many more advanced elements.

You will learn to write useful Java classes, applying Object-Oriented concepts such as inheritance, and create Java programs that work with these classes. Early in the course, the concept of objects is introduced so that later concepts can be discussed from the perspective of object orientation.


Oracle SQL and PL/SQL Developer
Item: 201904E2G336 Instructor: 
This Oracle SQL Developer program will teach you to build applications or generate business reports using Structured Query Language (SQL). You will master SQL using an Oracle database and use PL/SQL extension language to write sophisticated queries against an Oracle database. Designed for those new to writing SQL queries, this program is perfect for those who love to learn and like working with data.

Python Developer
Item: 201904E2G31 Instructor: 
Whether you′re new to programming or just want to learn a new language, this in-depth program will teach you the ins and outs of Python programming.

In this program, you will gain an understanding of programming in Python. You′ll learn how to work with iPython Notebook, the Collections Module, regular expressions, databases, CSV files, JSON, and XML. You will get a rapid introduction to NumPy, pandas, and matplotlib, which are Python libraries.

This is an online self-paced open enrollment course.

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