Information Technology Foundations

Students in the Information Technology Foundations certificate will develop the foundational knowledge of the IT field needed to work within the information technology field through hands-on applied instruction on topics such as systems analysis and design, network fundamentals, programming, and data structures, and one specific area of interest within the field.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
June 12
Hybrid or Online
Course Length
10 Weeks
Transferable Credit
Bachelor's Degree
Per Credit
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Skills You'll Learn

Create a vision for yourself as a leader

Evaluate effective leadership strategies that impact teams

Explain the roles, ethics, and perspectives of effective leaders and followers

What is a Bachelor's Completion Program?

A bachelor's degree completion program is designed for adults who have started, but not yet finished, an undergraduate degree. Students can transfer up to three years of previous college credit directly toward a bachelor's degree from the University of Denver through this program ideal for those seeking flexibility in completing their degree.


Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology Foundations requires completion of 16 credit hours (4 courses).

All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.

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Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Information Technology Foundations

Employ structured programming concepts focused on logic and data.

Explain the purpose, objectives, and fundamental principles of IT for systems design.

Evaluate existing network and technology options for identifying which will best meet organizational needs.

Articulate an in-depth understanding of one key sub-sector within the technology field.

Job Titles

Team Lead
District Leader
Assistant Director
Senior Manager

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Flexible Online Classes

Flexible Online Classes

We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

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