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An online course is a web-based learning experience in which students log on and engage in traditional class activities such as reading, discussion and testing. The online format allows for completion of coursework on each student’s schedule, but engagement and collaboration are still fostered in the online classroom.

What is an online course in IT? Information technology, or IT for short, is the catchall phrase that refers to the systems, hardware, software and network applications that work to manage and communicate information used by companies and individuals. You will study these aspects of IT with the goal of understanding how information is handled, what common problems occur throughout this process and what methods are commonly used to mitigate complications. Students should emerge with a solid understanding of IT’s essential principles as well as the problem-solving methods that should be applied.

This online course can benefit students by acquainting them with the foundation of the information technology sector, but more importantly, by imparting the analytical skills necessary to find solutions to problems. The latter of these skills are sure to be an asset in nearly any position or situation.

You can get more information on the expenses of an online course in IT by contacting the admissions office where you plan to attend. A representative will calculate your applicable costs.

IT is recognized as one of the most rapidly growing fields, so of course, there won’t likely be a shortage of jobs to pursue with your newfound IT expertise. You can qualify yourself further by completing your degree program, too. Some of the positions you may be qualified for include IT specialist, network engineer, technical support personnel or web developer. With such a range of options, it’s no wonder this degree is such a popular option.

You may be able to enroll in an online course in IT through your own university. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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109 Results in Information Technology

Southampton Data Science Academy

This course will teach you how to undertake a cybersecurity risk assessment in your own organization. It is aimed at data scientists including managers, supervisors, and ... [+]

About this course

This course will teach you how to undertake a cybersecurity risk assessment in your own organization. It is aimed at data scientists including managers, supervisors, and administrators who process personal data as defined in the General Data Protection Regulations. Technical knowledge is not required but the course is centered on a risk-based approach. If you are not able to conduct a security risk assessment at work a case study will be provided for the final assignment.

Taking place over six weeks, each week will contain a mix of taught material, self-study, activities and practical exercises, all carried out online.

Aims and learning outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge
May 2019
Part-time
6 weeks
Online
University of Fairfax

In this course, students explore the eight domains of the (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) in information ... [+]

IA7000 Security in the Digital Age

In this course, students explore the eight domains of the (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) in information security as a framework to critically analyze security awareness issues and to evaluate best practices in implementing security systems within the enterprise. (3 credits)

Join the Cybersecurity Elite U of F Cybersecurity Education Path

Distinguish yourself and advance your cybersecurity career by following the University of Fairfax Online Cybersecurity Education Path. No matter which graduate program you pursue, all of your courses will explore relevant cybersecurity policy and management issues, and you will complete a cybersecurity project in each course. You can apply what you learn and make significant contributions in your workplace right away.... [-]

USA Roanoke
May 2019
Online
IUBH Fernstudium

Our certificate course IT-Betriebsbirtin -inin IUBH enables you in just three semesters excellent education and training at university level. ... [+]

Our certificate course IT-Betriebsbirtin -inin IUBH enables you in just three semesters excellent education and training at university level.

With us you study in only 3 semesters, supported by vodcasts, video lectures, tutors and printed as well as digital further education scripts - no matter where you are at the moment.

Facts about further education IT-Business Administration (IUBH) Degree : IT-Business Administration (IUBH) Continuing education duration : alternatively 3, 4 or 6 semesters Continuing Education Model : Online Study Language of instruction : German Probationary period : 4 weeks Extension : free of charge Admission Requirements : Without ECTS credits: Without ECTS credits: min. 2-year vocational training or 3 years of professional experience; With receipt of ECTS points: (Fach-) Abitur or completed master examination or min. 2-year training with 3 years of professional experience Accreditation : ZFU (No. 286217) Start of training : at any time Certification : Certificate 2-stage model ... [-]
Germany Bad Honnef
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 36 months
Online
Columbia College Chicago Online

Put yourself in the position to launch a career in the expanding field of augmented and virtual reality. In Producing for Augmented and Virtual Reality Experiences, you’l ... [+]

PRODUCING AUGMENTED AND VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCES Overview

Put yourself in the position to launch a career in the expanding field of augmented and virtual reality. In Producing for Augmented and Virtual Reality Experiences, you’ll explore the branches of VR, tracing its impact on immersive storytelling across a variety of media. Guided by live-action and animated VR pioneer Dekker Dreyer, you’ll learn the landscape, terms, and tools of immersive media. In class projects, you’ll learn how physical space impacts narrative goals, how to use audio cues to signal audience response and how to adopt a traditional script for a VR production.

Save 10% when you enroll in 2 or more Augmented and Virtual Reality courses! Use code 10ARVR during checkout.... [-]

USA USA Online
June 2019
8 weeks
Online
edX

To support companies in their desire to be more agile, the lines between development and operations are becoming increasingly blurred. Through continuous integration and ... [+]

To support companies in their desire to be agiler, the lines between development and operations are becoming increasingly blurred. Through continuous integration and deployment, students will learn how to react to changing market conditions. In a world where your audience taste can change on a dime, ensure audience happiness by learning about application monitoring and feedback loops. Built with the focus on what you need you need to work in DevOps, the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate will help you learn the skills necessary for a DevOps culture in your workplace.

Program Details

Courses

7 courses + Final Capstone Project Effort 16 - 30 hours per course Price

$99 per course / $792 for the entire program... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Online
FutureLearn

Our lives depend on online services. Gain essential cybersecurity knowledge and skills, to help protect your digital life. ... [+]

Why join the course?

This online course will help you understand online security and protect your digital life, whether at home or work.

Guided by Cory Doctorow, you will learn how to recognize threats that could harm you online and take steps to reduce the chances that they happen to you.

The course will frame your online safety in the context of the wider world, introducing concepts like malware, viruses, trojans, network security, cryptography, identity theft and risk management.

The course is supported by the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Programme, is GCHQ Certified Training and IISP accredited.

What topics will you cover?

Threat landscape: terminology, cybersecurity threats, keeping up to date Authentication: access control, passwords, two-factor authentication Malware: types of malware, attack vectors, preventing infection Networking and communications: fundamentals, security challenges, standards Cryptography: symmetric and asymmetric cryptography, applications Network security: firewalls, virtual private networks, intrusion detection/prevention When your defences fail: cybersecurity laws, recovering from attacks Managing security risks: risk analysis and management ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
Online
University Of The Free State Business School Online

Business and Information Technology aims to provide participants with a practical approach to the management and assessment of the information and communication infrastru ... [+]

Business & Information Technology

Business and Information Technology aims to provide participants with a practical approach to the management and assessment of the information and communication infrastructure. This aids in achieving business goals based on generally accepted best practices and international standards. This short program will help participants in understanding the role of technology in business, assessing their own business environment and identifying the need for technology in the business environment and organization.

Schedule

The Business & Information Technology program starts during the first week of each month. Applications close on the 15th of the previous month.... [-]

South Africa Bloemfontein
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 week
Online
International Career Institute

ICI delivers a web design course that will keep you signed in the booming e-commerce and IT sectors. Our course teaches you everything you need to create practical and at ... [+]

ICI delivers a web design course that will keep you significant in the booming e-commerce and IT sectors. Our course teaches you everything you need to create practical and attractive web pages. As web designers become more in demand, you will definitely thank yourself for choosing this course.

Course Outline E-Commerce Internet Marketing Computer Programming Web Scripting Operating System Management Project Management Establishing Your Own Business Career Prospects

Let your creative juices flow into the World Wide Web through a career in web design. Work from home or be employed by established IT and web design companies. Websites and web tools are increasing each day so there would always be a demand for the services of skilled web designers.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
iStudy

Deal with large numbers and key information in this Big Data Course Are interested in understanding and protecting big data? Do you want to utilize any data that have bee ... [+]

Why You Should Choose Understanding Big Data Lifetime access to the course No hidden fees or exam charges CPD Accredited certification on successful completion Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday) Efficient exam system, assessment, and instant results Download Printable PDF certificate immediately after completion Obtain the original print copy of your certificate, dispatch the next working day for as little as £9. Improve your chance of gaining professional skills and better earning potential. Who is this Course for?

Understanding Big Data is CPD certified and CiQ Gold accredited. This makes it perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic backgrounds.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
SuperSkilz

This bundle covers a wide spectrum of Cisco-approved certification courses ranging from entry-level up to professional level. ... [+]

This bundle covers a wide spectrum of Cisco-approved certification courses ranging from entry-level up to professional level. Whether you’re looking to begin a career in Cisco networking and gain your first qualification, or want to upgrade your Cisco qualifications, this bundle is the ideal choice. Beginning from entry-level and moving upwards, the certification level courses cover Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)… then covers Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), and Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP). The disciplines covered in the bundle include Network Design, Network Security, Voice, and Routing and Switching. If you do not have prior Cisco certifications, you will be required to take the entry-level course/s first to gain the higher professional level certifications such as the CCNP and CCDP.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online London
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Online
Rowan University College of Business

A portable training lab using state-of-the-art Dell laptops and wireless networking that lets us turn a conference room into a technology training room. ... [+]

The PC Road Show can turn your conference room into a high-tech computer lab. Using our state-of-the-art laptops and wireless networking, our experts provide PC and information systems training at all levels.What is the PC Road Show?A portable training lab using state-of-the-art Dell laptops and wireless networking that lets us turn a conference room into a technology training room. We can deliver PC training when and where you need it.How can the PC Road Show help me?Just In Time Technology Content: Good PC skills are a necessity for employees in today's technology-driven business environment. We'll customize course content so that your employees get the information they need to solve your everyday business problems. You will determine the topics included in the class. A skill assessment survey is available to help you group your employees by skill level. Employees are encouraged to bring their own challenges to class. Each attendee is given a 200+ page reference book that enables them to enjoy the class experience and not worry about writing down command sequences. It is also a great reference tool after the training.What can we teach?- Office automation tools: Microsoft Office, Lotus SmartSuite, WordPerfect Office - Digital communication tools: Lotus Notes, Microsoft Exchange, Outlook - Autocad: beginner, intermediate, and advanced - Data mining: Crystal Reports, Access, and Excel - Database administration: Oracle DBA, MS SQL Server - Programming languages: HTML, Java, C++, Visual C++, Visual Basic - Client-server training - Web development - On-line research - Consulting for mainframe conversions -... [-]

USA Glassboro
September 2019
Part-time
Online
E-Careers

Opportunities in the IT industry will be coming thick and fast in the near future with the anticipated growth. Make sure that you are prepared by learning the skills to c ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

The MCSA Windows 8 & 10 package consists of three courses that have three relevant exams. This course will give you the skills needed to configure, manage and maintain both desktop systems in a real-world environment. This package includes Live Labs which will help candidates to practice their skills with 12 months access to dedicated live equipment. These labs allow students to put their knowledge to the test and recreate scenarios encountered during the course. Microsoft 70-687: Configuring Windows 8

Installing and configuring Windows 8, including image creation and deployment. Configuring hardware and software for proper compatibility and operation. Sharing resources and files using the Windows 8 native network tools, including DirectAccess. Monitoring system performance and troubleshooting issues. Performing backups, system restore operations, and disaster recovery scenarios. Implementing Windows 8 Mobility to support a flexible workforce. ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
EELU Egyptian E-Learning University

The Faculty of Computer and Information Technology aims to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to help them in the acquisition of appropriate careers after gr ... [+]

Information Technology

The Faculty of Computer and Information Technology aims to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to help them in the acquisition of appropriate careers after graduation in the field of Information Technology. It can also help them in pursuing research or graduate studies in this field. Moreover, with the basic background they acquire, they can follow up technological advances and carry on a lifelong learning career.

Dean

Dr. Manal Ahmed Ismail Shoman is a professor of Computer Engineering at Helwan University, Faculty of Engineering. She received her Ph.D. Degree in Computers and Systems Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, 1996. Currently, she is the Director of Information Technology program at Egyptian E-Learning University (EELU). She held a position of Director of Information Technology Center at Helwan University for 5 years. She was Project Manager and PI for Helwan University Management Information System Project, Feb. 2006 till 2009. She was Vice-Project Manager of "Enhancing the Use of Teaching Technologies and Facilities at Helwan University" financed by the Egyptian Higher Education Enhancement Project Fund, aiming to enhance the abilities of Helwan University staff members to use computers and multimedia in teaching and converting their teaching materials into electronic form (September 2004 - September 2006). She is the author and co-author of more than 35 research papers in international conferences and academic journals.... [-]

Egypt Egypt Online
September 2019
Full-time
Online
Simplilearn

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification is considered the gold standard in the field of information security. This course is aligned ... [+]

Key features 32 hours of instructor-led training 32 hours of self-paced videos 5 simulation exams (250 questions each) for practice Offers the requisite 30 CPEs for taking the CISSP examination Domain-specific test papers (10 questions each) to prepare you for CISSP certification 98.6% pass rate Exam Pass Guarantee (Except for INDIA) What are the course objectives? Simplilearn’s CISSP certification training is aligned to the (ISC)² CBK 2018 requirements. The course trains you in the industry’s latest best practices, which will help you pass the exam in the first attempt. The certification helps you develop expertise in defining the architecture and in designing, building, and maintaining a secure business environment for your organization using globally approved Information Security standards.With unprecedented security breaches now being reported, the demand for IT security professionals has never been higher. Frost and Sullivan reports that there will be a shortage of 1.5 million security professionals by 2019. What skills will you learn? By the end of this CISSP training, you will: Be able to define the architecture, design and management of the security of your organization. Acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required to pass the CISSP certification exam. Earn the requisite 30 CPEs required to take up the CISSP certification exam. Develop working knowledge in the 8 domains prescribed by the CISSP Common Book of Knowledge, 2018. Who should take this course? The CISSP certification is the most globally recognized professional requirement in the IT Security domain. This certification is best suited for: Security Consultants/Managers... [-]
USA USA Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Academy of Interactive Entertainment

This course is designed to introduce students to the range of skills necessary to begin a pathway into a career in programming for the Electronic Games industries. C++ Pr ... [+]

This course is designed to introduce students to the range of skills necessary to begin a pathway into a career in programming for the Electronic Games industries. C++ Programming Foundations is an introductory level online course that is extremely flexible allowing students to study at their own pace, in their own time and in their own place while still being fully supported in their learning. The course contains detailed self-paced tutorials, numerous exercises, an assessment task for each of its modules that develops a mini computer game over the duration of the study. Course materials include a combination of text-based (Adobe Acrobat) and flash based video tutorials, plus links to websites where appropriate. Successful completion of C++ Programming Foundations enables students to enter directly into more intensive programming courses, such as the Advanced Diploma of Professional Game Development - Specialising in Software Development at AIE.... [-]

Australia Sydney Melbourne Canberra Adelaide Australia Online USA Lafayette Seattle USA Online Campbellsville Perth  + 8 More
January 2020
Part-time
12 months
Online