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Accelerated IT Training Programs


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Increase your earning potential with IT Technical Certificates or a degree. Offering accelerated mini-sessions with low-cost test out options. Get started today! 

Programs Available
 Industry Certifications:    
  • Microsoft Office Specialist  (Excel, Access)
  • MTA Security Fundamentals
  • MTA Networking Fundamentals
  • MTA Server Admin
  • MTA OS Fundamentals
  • Network+
  • Security+
  • Server+
  • A+  Essentials, A+ Practical
  • CIW - Internet Business Associate, Site Development Associate

Technical Certificates:

  • Information Technology Support Specialist (18 credits)*
  • Information Technology Analyst (27 credits)*

Associate of Science Degree:

  • Computer Systems Specialist  


Frequently Asked Questions


What is competency-based education?   

  • Competency-Based Learning: Independent study for self-directed learners.
  • Accelerated Pace: Use prior learning and work experience to demonstrate competency for what you already know through a series of assessments.
  • Supported: Degree seeking students work with your personally assigned Academic Coach who will be your academic coach/mentor  while enrolled in the program.
  • Student-Driven: Put yourself in the driver's seat. Fit learning into your schedule as time permits and set your own pace for completing assignments and taking tests.
  • Flexible: Mini sessions allow you to begin more classes each semester, you can take one course at a time, or up to 4 courses simultaneously. 

 Who is the Accelerated Competency program aimed at aiding?  

  • Veterans returning to the workforce seeking degrees and certifications to compliment the training they received while on active duty.
  • The unemployed or under-employed due to outsourcing (Trade Adjustment Assistance).
  • Anyone looking to advance in their current roles by adding degree or certification credentials.  

What makes the Accelerated Competency program unique? 

  • Rolling start and end dates - your progress is determined by your competency.
  • Support - your academic coach and course instructor create a student centered team to keep you focused, engaged and motivated.
  • Many options are available. You can complete a degree, a certifications, or just a single course.  

Additional Benefits  

  • As low as $21.00 per course when competency can be proven through assessment.
  • Career and Job placement Services
    • Industry Partnerships with local companies who grant interviews to our graduates.
    • Industry Partnerships with local companies who hire multiple graduates every year.

* Certificates are also earned as part of the Associate of Science Degree




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