We’re currently accepting applications and will be reviewing them in the order they’re received. We’ll accept applications until Monday, December 30, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time, or until the program fills, whichever comes first.
Step 1: Gather the following materials
- A brief letter (250-word maximum) that describes your relevant experience, transferable skills, knowledge of the field and commitment to professional growth
- A resume that highlights how your education and any applicable experience fulfill the program’s admission requirements
Step 2: Apply
Complete your application and submit the materials listed in step 1, along with your $50 nonrefundable application fee.
We’ll contact you within two weeks of receiving your application materials to let you know if you’ve been accepted to the program.
If you’re accepted, we’ll send you details about your first-term course, including information on how to register and pay your course fees. Payment is due no later than two days before your first class.
Applicants must have:
- At least one year of experience using a programming language (C#, C++, Java, etc.)
- Experience administering operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc.)
- Experience with networking and a basic understanding of networking concepts and protocols
Those who need help meeting the network administration requirements should consider enrolling in our Network & System Administration course.
If you're not a native English speaker, you’ll need to have at least basic English language skills to enroll. To learn more, see English Language Proficiency Requirements.
Because this offering is 100 percent online, no visa is required and international students are welcome to apply. For more information, see Admission Requirements for International Students.
Access to a computer is required for the program, as well as a high speed internet connection. You will also need a headset with microphone.
Earning the Certificate
You earn the certificate by adhering to the program's attendance policy and successfully completing all required courses. For more information, see Earning the Certificate.