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Whether you’re just launching your career in information technology or are an experienced IT professional looking to command a higher salary and advance in your field, certifications help you achieve your career goals. Many online IT degree programs prepare you to take a variety of popular certification exams.
Your online IT degree, complete with many industry-recognized certifications, shows employers:
Having your IT certifications opens up a world of job opportunities not available to non-certified IT professionals. In many cases, organizations refuse to hire individuals without certification. With certifications from an accredited university, you can:
Some common entry-level certification programs include:
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