Information Technology

Take your first step toward careers in the high-demand world of IT

The information technology specialist certificate is offered fully online and includes hands-on learning via the Web, including preparation for A+ and Security+ certifications. Graduates of the program will have the foundational training for entry-level jobs in information technology or to pursue more advanced study.

Who Is the Online Certificate in Information Technology Designed For?

The information technology certificate online program is a great option for students who are new to IT and want to gain some beginning knowledge and experience in the field. Many students also use the certificate as a first step toward earning their information technology specialist associate degree at UAF.

What is information technology?

Information technology (IT) is a broad field that involves the use of computer-based information systems and networks to solve business challenges. Jobs in information technology focus on the support, administration and design of these systems. This includes building communications networks and databases for organizations, safeguarding information, and troubleshooting problems with computers and mobile devices.

Why Earn Your Information Technology Certificate Online at UAF?

  • Gain practical skills you can apply to a variety of entry-level career opportunities in IT.
  • Engage in hands-on information technology training and prepare for A+ and Security+ certifications.
  • Work closely with expert faculty who bring extensive IT industry experience to the program.

Degree Type

  • Undergraduate Certificate


  • Online

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Online Classes at UAF

At UAF, online courses typically do not have set meeting times but do have weekly deadlines. While there are some standard practices, each course is designed by the instructor to best teach the material. Most courses run the full length of the 16-week semester.