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Online Undergraduate Certificate in The Internet of Things (IoT)

As technology advances, the widespread adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming inevitable. From smart home devices to automated machine data collection to help manufacturers streamline their operations, IoT and Industrial IoT are becoming increasingly important1. The BLS predicts that as IoT enabled products and processes continue to rise, computer occupations are set to follow suit, expecting to see fast job growth and a strong demand in IT security and software development on a national level2.

Earn an Undergraduate Certificate in IoT at DeVry University. This online Internet of Things certificate program will help prepare students to learn the fundamental skills and IoT training needed to implement, configure, and manage IoT systems. No experience required.

In this program and IoT courses, you will explore and apply skills in:

  • Integrating industrial and enterprise ventures with IoT infrastructure
  • Developing basic network and device infrastructures
  • Building, implementing and operating converged networks and IoT systems
  • Managing and troubleshooting common industry and business protocols

Stackable Credentials that Build with Your IT Career

The 40 credits you earn when you complete an Internet of Things certificate from DeVry can be applied to a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology with a specialization in Mobile and Networked Devices. This means if you choose to continue your education with DeVry, your certificate will account for 1/3 of your bachelor’s degree.

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Undergraduate Certificate in Internet of Things in as little as 1 year + 4 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.


What You'll Learn

Infused with our tech-empowered learning attributes, which were created to foster the understanding of core business and soft skills, our online internet of things certificate covers the following skills:

  • mobile security icon
    Mobile Security
    Implement mobile device security.
  • analytical skills icon
    Analytical Skills
    Analyze numerical data.
  • industrial iot icon
    Industrial IoT
    Connect machines and devices in industrial settings.
  • programming icon
    Solve technical problems using an algorithmic approach, basic programming and coding methods.
  • digital devices icon
    Digital Devices
    Explore digital concepts, devices and connectivity within the realm of the Internet of Things (IoT). Topics include networking, securing, and deploying digital devices.
  • iot ecosystem icon
    IoT Ecosystem
    Examine IoT connectivity and data analytics options.
  • networking and security icon
    Networking and Security
    Produce, secure, operate and troubleshoot small enterprise networks.
  • automation and control icon
    Automation and Control
    Configure and troubleshoot control systems.
  • digital literacy icon
    Digital Literacy
    Apply appropriate technologies.
  • operating systems icon
    Operating Systems
    Install and configure operating systems using Command Line Interface (CLI).

IT Certification Prep

Elements of our technology curriculum and IoT courses within this program are aligned to real-world industry exam standards. They may help prepare you for such certification opportunities that help validate your knowledge and skills as:

  • Comp TIA IT Fundamentals   
  • Comp TIA Linux+
  • Comp TIA Network+
  • Comp TIA Cloud+
  • Comp TIA Security+
  • Comp TIA A+
  • MTA-Python

Career Opportunities

Graduates of DeVry’s Internet of Things certificate program may consider the following careers:

  • IoT Technical Support Specialist

  • IoT Technician

  • Field Service Technician

  • IoT Test Technician

Program Courses

The IoT courses and other skills-focused courses that make up this program cover such topics as fundamentals of IT technology and networking, cloud computing and more. Some core coursework to aid your IoT training includes learning about the ecosystem of IoT, industrial IoT and Automation and Controls to name a few.


MATH114 Algebra for College Students

Tech Core

CEIS101C Introduction to Technology and Information Systems
CEIS106 Introduction to Operating Systems
CEIS110 Introduction to Programming
CEIS114 Introduction to Digital Devices
NETW191 Fundamentals of Information Technology & Networking
NETW211 Fundamentals of Cloud Computing
SEC285 Fundamentals of Information Systems Security

Mobile and Distributed Devices

CEIS490 Ecosystem of The Internet of Things
ECT286 Automation and Controls
ECT315 Industrial IoT
NETW411 Information Security and Mobile Devices

Career Preparation

CEIS299 Careers and Technology
CEIS499 Preparation for the Profession

Build Skills with Stackable Degrees

Earn a Credential at Every Step

You don’t have to wait four years to show a credential on your resume.  At DeVry, several programs are designed to stack. 

  • Start with a shorter credential that takes less time so it’s more affordable
  • Flexible online and on-site classes build your professional skills right away
  • Every course counts toward the next degree level3

How Do Credentials Stack?

This online Internet of Things certificate program can serve as a building block to our Information Technology and Networking bachelor’s degree when you specialize in Mobile and Networked Devices. If you choose to continue with your education at DeVry upon earning your IoT certificate, all credits will apply to your bachelor’s degree noted above.

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2Local growth will vary by location. https://www.bls.gov/news.release/ecopro.htm
3The figures displayed represent the minimum credit hours required for graduation. At the time of application to the next credential level, an evaluation of qualifying transfer credit will occur and the most beneficial outcome will be applied.
**The figures displayed represent the minimum credit hours required for graduation. Additional coursework may be necessary to complete program requirements.