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CompTIA IT Fundamentals

Single Course Offering


CompTIA IT Fundamentals

This single course offering enables you to matriculate into a relevant WGU bachelor's degree program and will stack toward the completion of that degree. View course bundles and certificate programs.

The world is experiencing a technological boom and we need individuals who are excited about exploring the digital realm and the boundless opportunities it holds. Whether you’re a tech guru or someone simply wanting to be tech-savvy, the CompTIA IT Fundamentals course provides the foundation you need to navigate the world of information technology with confidence. 

You will cover the basics, by diving into the nuances of operating systems and grasp the essence of network connectivity. It goes even further than that, you’ll explore the terrain of software applications, ensuring you’re well-versed in their functionality, and equipped with the know-how of secure web browsing and cyber security essentials.  

IT is not just about devices and systems. It is the lifeblood that keeps our world interconnected. By completing this course, you’ll recognize the importance of understanding security vulnerabilities, how and why system breaches occur, and identify your IT strengths and areas for growth. 

Completing CompTIA IT fundamentals may spark your interest in pursuing a career in the ever-growing industry of IT and cybersecurity. And don’t worry if you ever feel bogged down, the WGU team and support services are ready to assist you, ensuring that you are supported every step of the way.  

Completing this course also guarantees you admission into WGU to obtain a bachelor's degree where you can continue your IT journey. 

Benefits of this Single Course

100% online and self-paced

$1,000 tuition with no additional fees

Earn 4 course credits

What's in it for You?

In addition to earning college credit, you’ll learn the following:

Information Systems

Describe technology systems and their role in converting data to organizational knowledge.

Scripting and Programming

Identify common software architectures, development techniques, and the relationship between software and its environment.

Systems and Services

Recognize and describe functions of basic computer hardware components.


Describe the structure, function, and security associated with networks.

Data Management

Explain the structure and function of databases.

Let's get started.

Choose your WGU degree program and then your single course or course bundle. Enroll and begin your coursework right away.

You don't have to wait for a new term to start a single or bundled course!

  1. Enroll online.
  2. Select the single course or course bundle that’s right for your WGU bachelor’s degree pathway.
  3. Begin your first course whenever you’re ready—even the same day.


Pay only for the courses you need.


Start right away—and finish as quickly as you like.

Credit Earning

Earn 3 course credits—transferable to WGU.

What is the Cost?


CompTIA IT Fundamentals Course only (3 months to complete*)

If the single course is not completed within its designated 3-month term period, a $99 monthly extension fee will be charged until completed or withdrawn. You may cancel at any time.


CompTIA IT Fundamentals Course + PACA (Introduction to Communications course)
 ( 3 months to complete*)

Program for Academic and Career Advancement (PACA) is our secret sauce for success. In PACA, you’ll explore your motivations and emotions and learn how they impact your goal-setting, your outlook, and your actions. You’ll gain confidence in your own abilities, and you’ll learn how to have a thriving mindset.

*If the course bundle is not completed within its designated 3-4 month term period, a $99 monthly extension fee will be charged until completed or withdrawn. You may cancel at any time.

Support You Can
Count On


Having trouble accessing your account? Not sure about an assessment? We offer a wide range of support no matter what issue you encounter. Our Student Care team will help you with questions about enrollment, program requirements, and other steps toward your success.

Plus, you’ll have access to all of our student support services, including your own certified Student Success Coach, course instructors, a writing center, and 24/7 tutoring. 

Engaged Instructors


Your course instructors have extensive experience working with adult learners like you. They are enthusiastic about helping you discover and express your unique voice in your writing and are available to meet with you one-to-one. Don't hesitate to schedule an appointment with them whenever needed! They are dedicated to supporting you every step of the way on your educational journey.

Student Success Coaches


Through coaching psychology, our student success coaches empower you to overcome obstacles, develop effective study habits, and maintain motivation throughout your educational journey. They utilize motivational interviewing techniques to help you identify your strengths, clarify your aspirations, and work with you to create a personalized plan for success.

Ready to begin?

First, choose your path at WGU Academy. Once you have decided, you may take your orientation program and begin your coursework upon orientation completion.