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Undergraduate Tech Certificates

Gain Next-Level Skills with 100% Online Undergraduate Technology Certificates

Certificate programs are available in computer programming, software design, web and mobile app development, data mining and analytics, information technology (IT), networking, cyber security, cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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A career in tech can offer a wide range of exciting opportunities, and there are countless programs and skills to discover. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11% nationally between 2019 and 2029, which is faster than the average for all occupations.1

With a variety of options to explore, finding the right information technology certificate program for you is an important step. We can help you evaluate your personal goals and get started on the path toward your future. Whatever you choose, an undergraduate technology certificate program can help you build valuable skills and prepare you to search for a career in the world of tech.

Why DeVry Tech Certificates?

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Make the most of the credits you’ve earned by applying courses toward the next qualifying degree.2

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Industry-aligned Certifications

Prepare to pursue industry-relevant certifications such as CompTIA A+, CCNA, Python and more.

Explore Our Tech Certificates

From cyber security and software development to IT certificate programs, we’ve got you covered. Our programs can help you learn to build applications, design software components, manage large-scale computer networks and more. We also offer career development opportunities that may help you improve your appeal to potential employers.

Adding a certificate to your resume can be a great way to take the first step toward a career in tech. Get started by exploring our undergraduate technology certificates and the hands-on skills you can gain.

Develop knowledge of software systems analysis and design, coding and programming and operating systems. Hone your programming skills and learn industry-recognized languages like Python. Beyond writing code, explore how to configure operating systems and apply analytical thinking to solve complex problems.

Certification Prep

This undergraduate certificate program can help you prepare for certification opportunities, including CompTIA Linux+ and CompTIA IT Fundamentals.

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Get started by preparing for a career in software design. Explore coding and programming, application and product development, database concepts, implementation of design strategies and other exciting topics.

If you want to prepare for a career in a fast-growing field, software design is a great option. Employment for software developers is expected to grow, on a national level, 22%5 between 2019 and 2029.

Certification Prep

This undergraduate certificate program can help you prepare for certification opportunities, including CompTIA IT Fundamentals and CompTIA Linux+.

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Learn coding and programming methods and gain skills that can be applied to design applications for desktops and mobile devices, web sites and social media pages.

Certification Prep

This undergraduate certificate program can help you prepare for certification opportunities, including CompTIA IT Fundamentals and CompTIA Linux+.

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Apply your interest in numbers by digging deep into data models. Gain the analytical skills needed to make smart business decisions. Discover a range of topics that include data mining and analysis, data acquisition and machine learning.

Certification Prep

This undergraduate certificate program can help you prepare for certification opportunities, including CompTIA IT Fundamentals, CompTIA Linux+ or PowerBI.

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Make the most of the credits you earn by stacking them into a Bachelor’s in Software Development with a specialization in Big Data and Analytics4. A summary of this tech certificate will help you compare our programs:

Learn the IT skills that are needed for today’s dynamic business environment. Explore how networks function within organizations and the ways in which information is securely shared. Find ways to create secure and efficient networks and develop communication skills to help foster business success.

Certification Prep

This undergraduate certificate program can help you prepare for certification opportunities, including CompTIA A+, CompTIA LINUX+, CompTIA NETWORK+, CompTIA Cloud+ and CompTIA IT Fundamentals.

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  • Program Type: Undergraduate Certificate
  • Minimum Credit Hours: 23
  • Length: 8 Courses
  • Time to Complete: As few as 8 months3 – or faster with qualifying transfer credits
  • Availability: Online
  • Stackability: Take the qualifying credits you earn and stack them into an Associate in Information Technology and Networking (AITN). Doing so can save you both time and money in furthering your education4.

Explore how businesses are networked and safely exchange sensitive information. Dive into the networking concepts that are needed to build a career in this field6. Concepts covered include networking, complex problem solving, data analysis and digital literacy.

Certification Prep

Prepare for certification opportunities including CompTIA Linux+, CompTIA NETWORK+, CompTIA Cloud+, CompTIA IT Fundamentals and CCNA.

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Help defend organizations from the threats posed by cyber criminals and hackers. Learn to protect against data breaches and other malicious activity through specialized courses that explore the real-world skills needed to secure sensitive data. Other topics include security planning and auditing, how to operate small enterprise networks, OS architecture and design, network security testing and ethical hacking.

Certification Prep

This undergraduate certificate program can help you prepare for certification opportunities, including CompTIA A+, CompTIA Cloud+, CompTIA LINUX+, CompTIA NETWORK+, CompTIA PenTest+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA IT Fundamentals, EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker and EC Council Certified Network Defender.

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Help businesses streamline their operations, support their customers and remain agile in an ever-changing world. This program helps you develop the skills needed to improve business productivity by learning how to design, deploy and manage cloud solutions.

Certification Prep

This undergraduate certificate program can help you prepare for certification opportunities, including Comp TIA IT Fundamentals, Comp TIA Linux+, Comp TIA Network+, Comp TIA Cloud+ and Comp TIA Security+.

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Learn the fundamental skills needed to implement, configure, and manage IoT systems. The 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 the IoT, industrial IoT and automation and controls to name a few. Improve these skills and more through hands-on learning opportunities with Internet of Things devices.

Certification Prep

This undergraduate certificate program can help you prepare for certification opportunities including Comp TIA IT Fundamentals, Comp TIA Linux+, Comp TIA Network+, Comp TIA Cloud+, Comp TIA Security+ and Comp TIA A+.

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Job Opportunities

What can you do with a technology certificate? Depending on the program you pursue, you may consider opportunities in positions such as:

  • Automation and Controls Technician
    An automation and controls technician creates and applies technology that monitors and controls the production and delivery of the company's products and services. This role is useful in virtually every sector, including manufacturing, transportation, defense and more.

  • Coder or Programmer
    A software coder helps write and develop applications using software coding languages. This role will help develop and deploy software, including coding and testing mobile apps and other computer applications. This profession exists across several industries as software is becoming more integrated.

  • Computer Network Support Specialist or Technician
    Computer network support roles offer various levels of IT support to organizations. They will troubleshoot and evaluate computer network problems and play an important role in maintaining an organization's networks.

  • Data Analyst
    A data analyst uses data to help solve business problems, such as how to optimize profits, minimize turnover and streamline logistic processes. They may also consult with developers to create software that gathers and organizes data more effectively.

  • Information Security Analyst
    Information security analysts are a first line of defense in cyber security. They will monitor their organization's networks for security breaches and investigate violations. After breaches occur, they may consult with the IT team at a company to suggest improvements.
  • Mobile App Developer
    A mobile app developer uses programming languages and development skills to create, test and develop applications on mobile devices. They work in popular operating system environments like iOS and Android. The applications made by mobile app developers encompass a wide range of functions including shopping, gaming and web video.

  • Network Systems Administrator
    The network systems admin role will focus on maintaining computer networks and systems. The networks they work with include local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) and virtual private networks (VPNs). They install, configure and troubleshoot switches, routers, wireless access points and other physical hardware.

  • Software Analyst
    The software analyst will assess the scope of software projects, communicate business users’ needs to developers, and create technical specifications and other documentation. They may also assist with planning and executing tests to ensure that software works as intended.

  • Software Application Developer
    Also known as an application developer, a software application developer is responsible for developing and modifying source code for software applications.

Tech-Focused Career Support

Prepare for your future knowing our dedicated career services advisors will be there to support you along the way. Whether you prefer to focus on learning the fundamentals or wish to go after more specialized areas, we can help you with resume support, job search tips, interview practice and more.

Shantanu Bose

Shantanu Bose

DeVry University Provost and Chief Academic Officer

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For those looking to pursue a career in technology, DeVry’s certificate programs offer multiple pathways to prepare you. We want to help students advance their education at their own pace and make education more affordable, which is why we offer the option to stack credits from these certificates into a qualifying associate or bachelor’s degree program here at DeVry4

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Additional Tech Certificate Program Highlights

Technology in learning has been part of DeVry’s DNA for more than 20 years. We have been streamlining online learning and giving busy students the opportunity to participate in a holistic educational approach with the flexibility to further their education on their terms. With innovative course offerings like our Tech Core curriculum that is specifically designed to give students real-world, hands-on learning.

DeVry’s tech certificates also offer other benefits, including:

DeVry University is on a mission to close the opportunity gap for women looking to take the first step towards a career in tech. Additionally, we’re proud to award up to $10 million in scholarships for women in tech who apply and qualify.7

Tech Essentials Grant

Apply for a $2,400 Tech Essentials Grant when you complete the IT Essentials certificate program, the Programming Essentials certificate program or the Networking Essentials certificate program.

Tech Core

DeVry’s information technology certificate programs are focused on curriculum that exposes students to real-world, hands-on learning. Using project-based learning and leveraging physical devices and cloud-based resources, this approach allows students to develop skills needed for today’s IoT economy.

Stackable Credits

Make the most of your technology certificate by applying qualifying credits to an applicable associate or bachelor’s degree at DeVry. Read more about stackable credentials.4


1Job growth indicated on a national level. Local growth will vary by location. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/home.htm
2At 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.
3Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment. Additional program information may be found on our Degree Programs page.
4At 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.
5Job growth indicated on a national level. Local growth will vary by location. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/software-developers.htm
6Job growth indicated on a national level. Local growth will vary by location. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/network-and-computer-systems-administrators.htm
7For a complete list of eligibility requirements for the Women+Tech Scholarship, visit our Scholarships page.