With a Focus on Reskilling for a Digital Workforce, DeVry University Offers New Software Development Certificate Programs

With new and emerging technologies, the digital landscape of the workplace continues to evolve, and companies need their leaders and employees to have up-to-date tech skills. According to a recent report, “Automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) will affect every level of the business and its people.” To help bridge the technology gap and reskill today’s workforce, DeVry University is now offering three new software development certificate programs:

Software Design and Solutions is designed to help students build essential knowledge of programming, database concepts, and implement design strategies toward the development of applications.

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Data Mining and Analytics prepares students with the skills needed to build, verify, and test data models to make data-driven decisions in any industry.

Web and Mobile Application Development teaches students the specialized knowledge that is important in the development of interactive desktop and mobile applications.

Each of the three new certificates can help prepare students to seek industry certifications in ITF+, Linux+ and MTA-Python.

“Technology and automation are dramatically changing the way we work,” said Shantanu Bose, Ph.D., provost and chief academic officer at DeVry University. “As a result, there is a need for workers to reskill in order to keep pace with the rate of technological change. Earning a software development certificate will help students hone their digital skills and remain relevant and thriving in the workforce.”

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The new software development certificates expand DeVry’s current technology-driven certificate programs, including:

Information Technology (IT) Essentials – This certificate program prepares students with fundamental skills applicable to a variety entry-level IT roles. Elements of the technology curriculum helps prepares students to pursue industry certifications, such as CompTIA IT Fundamentals, CompTIA’s Cloud+, CompTIA’s LINUX+, Microsoft’s Technology Associate (MTA) – Python and more.

Networking Essentials – Students learn how organizations and businesses are networked to exchange and secure information. Elements of the technology curriculum simultaneously helps prepares students to pursue industry certifications, such as CompTIA Network+ and the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).

Programming Essentials – Students learn to write code and create applications using industry-recognized programming languages, like Python and C++. Elements of the technology curriculum helps prepares students to seek industry certifications, such as CompTIA’s LINUX+ and Microsoft’s Technology Associate (MTA) – Python.

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