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IT, GIS & Coding

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies offers classes and programs focused on broadly on information technology, including networks, computer technology and digital information services.

Our classes and programs cover building and maintaining digital networks, including network management and security; computer technologies, including hardware and software; and digital information services including coding and development.

We also focus on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and their use and implementation across multiple fields.

GIS Professional Certificate

The GIS Professional Certificate program consists of two core requirements - the GIS Fundamentals Certificate & the GIS Advanced Certificate - one elective and the portfolio studio. Completing the GIS Professional Certificate will position graduates to sit for the Esri ArcGIS Desktop Entry certification.

UR Boot Camps

  • Our Coding Boot Camp offers a 24-week full stack classroom-based training program that prepares students to become web developers.
  • Our Cybersecuty Boot Camp offers a 24-week classroom-based training program that prepares students to become information security specialists.
  • Our Data Analytics Boot Camp offers a 24-week classroom-based training program that prepares students for advanced data analytics positions.

Upcoming Courses

Courses

This course will focus on configuring ArcGIS Online maps and dashboards to be compatible with Collector for ArcGIS and Survey 123 for ArcGIS Apps. Other topics include data management between Online and Desktop, domains, and brief introductions to the Explorer, Navigator, and Workforce Apps.


Every week on Tuesday, starting on 03/03/20 and ending on 04/21/20
Our GIS Advanced Certificate is designed for professionals who wish to enter the field of GIS or significantly boost their GIS skillset. The 12-week program provides a solid background in advanced topics of geography extending beyond the basics of GIS and starts to explore the possibilities of spatial analysis. You'll leave the certificate program with advanced knowledge in ArcGIS Pro GIS software and best practices for utilizing it in your field.


This course contains no sessions

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Coding is becoming one of the most in-demand skills in the workplace today. As a result, coding has become a core skill that bolsters one's chances for becoming a higher value to organizations. The highest demand is for programming languages with broad applicability. You will learn the relationship between these two industry-standard web page coding languages and the step by step process of hand coding and building web pages.


Online, starting on 04/06/20 and ending on 06/26/20
This course includes two classes: Introduction to Game Design and Intermediate Video Game Design.


Online, starting on 04/06/20 and ending on 05/29/20
Certificate consists of three one-month courses: Web Design, Intermediate Web Design, and Advanced Web Design.


Online, starting on 04/06/20 and ending on 06/26/20
This course provides a general introduction to what goes into the design and development of both video and analog games, with a particular focus on the use of games outside of consumer entertainment.


Online, Every day, starting on 04/06/20 and ending on 05/1/20
Upon completion of this course, you will have a thorough knowledge of web design and development.


Online, starting on 06/08/20 and ending on 07/03/20
Worldwide, video game sales including consoles, and online and mobile games are projected to exceed 100 billion dollars this year. Mobile games are the fastest-growing segment of the market as more and more people play casual games. In this intermediate introductory course you will learn the basics of video game design process, learn about the main video game genres, and use a game development application to begin your journey of making games.


Online, starting on 05/04/20 and ending on 05/29/20
This certificate consists of three classes: Website Setup, WordPress Fundamentals, and Advanced WordPress.


Online, starting on 04/06/20 and ending on 06/26/20
The certificate program is designed for professionals who wish to begin entering the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or who wish to add fundamental GIS knowledge to their existing skillset.


This course contains no sessions

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Learn how to create effective and dynamic websites and applications.


Online, starting on 05/04/20 and ending on 05/29/20