Partnering with Google, Student Veterans of America is providing cutting-edge courses, hands-on labs and more through the Student Veterans of America IT Support Professional Certificate. Launching on Coursera, this program is designed to take beginning learners to job readiness in 8 to 12 months.
This six-course certificate, developed exclusively by Google, includes innovative curriculum designed to prepare you for an entry-level role in IT support.
If you're looking for a job, upon completion of the certificate, you have the opportunity to connect with top employers, like Bank of America, Walmart, Sprint, GE Digital, PNC Bank, Infosys,TEKSystems, UPMC, and, of course, Google.
Through a dynamic mix of video lectures, quizzes, and hand-on labs and widgets, this program will introduce you to troubleshooting and customer service, networking, operating systems, system administration, automation, and security.
Along the way, you'll hear from Googlers with unique backgrounds and perspectives, whose own foundation in IT support served as a jumping off point for their careers.
If you dedicate 8-10 hours a week to the courses, you can complete the certificate in about eight months. You can also skip through any content that you might already know and speed ahead to the graded assessments.
The IT Support Professional Certificate costs $49 per month through Coursera but, Student Veterans of America will provide access to this program at no charge to all veterans and dependents. SVA will be offering the program four times per year. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with each cohort starting date listed below:
February 6, 2018
May 1, 2018
August 7, 2018
November 6, 2018