Non-Credit Certification Courses Offered in Partnership with Skillstorm
SkillStorm is an organization that brings together Fortune 500 employers, universities, and government agencies to build tomorrow’s highly skilled tech workforce. Through partnerships with platforms like Pega, Salesforce, and ServiceNow, they help working learners and aspiring tech experts build in-demand skills and earn industry-recognized certifications to compete in an increasingly dynamic economy. Their work is rooted in the belief that closing skill gaps and boosting economic mobility are two sides of the same coin, and that new approaches to training can help to both expand the pool of skilled tech talent and create new pathways to opportunity.
AWS Cloud Practitioner
In preparation for the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification exam, students learn about the foundation of the AWS infrastructure and basic Cloud concepts through a guided, instructor-led environment.
AWS Solutions Architect Associate
Mastering Cloud architecture design requires a strong foundation in IT concepts. In preparation for the AWS Certification exam, students learn the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS through a guided, instructor-led approach. Learn how to optimize the use of AWS Cloud by understanding how its services fit into the Cloud-based business solutions.
This online instructor-led course prepares you for the Salesforce Administrator Certification exam. Students learn about the foundation of Salesforce and the key features and functionality of the platform through a guided, instructor-led approach.
This 8-week course prepares you for the Salesforce Platform Developer I certification exam. Student learn about developing and deploying customized business logic and user interfaces through a guided, instructor-led approach.
You will learn how to perform critical IT support tasks and today’s core technologies from security to networking to virtualization and more.
CompTIA Network +
Gaining this certification shows that you have the specific skills that network professionals need in today’s networking environments.
CompTIA Security +
Gaining this certification shows that you have the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.
Pega Business Architect
This 8-week course prepares you for the Pega Business Architect Certification exam. Using Pega’s App Studio and Dev Studio, you will learn common application development tasks performed from the perspective of a non-technical Business Architect, gaining hands-on experience along the way. This project-based learning takes place within each student’s personal Pega instance.
Pega System Architect
This 8-week course prepares you to pass the Pega Certified System Architect exam by teaching core principles of application development on the low code Pega Platform.
Pega Robotics System Architect
This 8-week course is designed for system architects, software developers and other tech professionals in order to enhance their skills in robotic process automation (RPA) and workforce intelligence through this fully online course designed to prepare you for the Pega Certified Robotics System Architect exam.
Pega Senior System Architect
This 8-week course prepares you for the Pega Senior System Architect certification exam. Using Pega’s App Studio and Dev Studio and Admin Studio you will learn advanced application development tasks performed from the perspective a technically proficient Senior System Architect, gaining hand-on experience along the way. This project-based learning takes place within each student’s personal Pega instance.
Appian Associate Developer
Students learn the knowledge and skills needed to design, develop, and maintain low-code applications through a guided, instructor-led approach.
The following free self-paced courses are also offered through the partnership with Skillstorm:
Introduction to Coding
Introduction to Coding is a full course that combines content from four micro-courses: Object-Oriented Programming, Programming in Java, Data Structures, and Relational Databases and SQL.
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) is a 30-hour micro-course that reviews the foundation for almost every modern programming language (including Java). It’s your first step to becoming a software developer.
Programming in Java
Programming in Java is a 20-hour micro-course that focuses on applications – including logic and code as well as algorithmic logic for sorting, searching, and other foundational problems. You’ll review technical concepts in an interview format and integrate and adapt code for larger applications.
Data Structures is a 20-hour micro-course that focuses on the structures that organize and store data in memory so it can be used effective and efficiently to solve problems.
Relational Databases and SQL
Relational Databases and SQL is a 20-hour micro-course that reviews how to store, manipulate, and query data in relational databases using SQL.
Introduction to Pega
Build an enterprise-ready application with little-to-no code using the Pega platform! The model-driven, unified approach in Pega increases your productivity as a developer – allowing you to build more robust applications faster. Don’t start from scratch, join the Pega community.
Introduction to AWS
Migrate your tech skills to the Cloud! Amazon Web Services is one of the top Cloud providers in the world. Learn about AWS global infrastructure and the most in-demand AWS services. Prepare yourself for the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification to prove your knowledge in the foundation of AWS.
Full-Stack Java Development
Upskill your full-stack knowledge with the modern approach to developing Web applications. Learn the basics of building a UI with Angular. Develop a Java back-end with Spring Boot and a MySQL database and learn how to put it all together.
Introduction to ServiceNow
Introduction to Salesforce
Salesforce is a best-in-class customer relationship management (CRM) software. Powerful out-of-the-box features and robust custom application development through the Force.com platform. Learn the basics of the Salesforce platform, and get an introduction into coding with Apex, Visualforce, and Lightning.
Mobile App Development
Ready to build the next groundbreaking mobile app that changes the world? Start developing apps with Android and iOS using Java and Swift. Learn how to leverage mobile APIs and deploy your apps to Google Play and the Apple App Store.
Cyber Security and InfoSec
With so many high-profile data breaches occurring every year, cyber security and information security professionals are in high demand. Time to put on that white hat and start beating criminals at their own game!