Frequently Asked Question(s)
Q:What are the contents of the course on Business Communications in the Certificate in Technology degree program?
A:The Certificate in Technology degree program has dedicated course on Business Communications. This course is usually worth 2 credits in total and is structured to provide students with ample understanding of the skills of communication that are applied in the world of business, along with strong hands on experience, which is much important.
Q:What are the benefits of computer certification programs?
A:A online computer certificate program will help you boost your career. You can move up the corporate ladder and earn a higher salary. On the other hand, online certifications are a more convenient mode of attaining qualifications. You don't have to travel to campus based classes, and can save up on costs.
Q:Are computer technology certificate programs better for me if I am already working?
A:There is no clear answer to this. Different people have different requirements and needs. Certification programs are generally shorter than, say, bachelor programs or associate degrees. This is mainly down to the time set aside for such programs. Certainly a certification program will give you the flexibility to work and earn at the same time a study.
Q:For a technology certificate in networking, what are the general requirements i have to fulfill?
A:Mostly people who opt for technology certificate in networking are ones already in the practical field look for extra credentials to enhance their skills. The requirements can vary according to the level of the certificate program but generally it would need applicants that have computer proficiency and are aware of the networking concepts, or who have a computer science background.
Q:Do you think technology certificate programs can help get promotions?
A:Technology certificate programs aim to equip you with necessary skills in a specific area, therefore to have them will be an asset. It can definitely help you gain expertise and thus be considered valuable, but along with certifications you also need to prove your credentials with practical experience. A technology certificate is no guarantee for promotion but it can definitely help as it keeps you updated with technical trends.
Q:Can I find some of the best technology certification programs at intermediate and advanced level?
A:Networking certifications are available at intermediate level and advanced level. Some of the most popularly pursued certificate programs in this area have been mentioned here: CCNP (Cisco certified network professional), MSCD (Microsoft certified solution developer), CISSP-ISSAP (security expertise in architecture), (CCIE) Cisco certified internetwork engineer, and CCSP (Cisco certified security professional).
Q:Can you tell me about top technology certifications that have highest pays?
A:Salary figures depend on a host of factors like the industry you work in and the number of years of experience you have. However, generally speaking the highest paying certifications have been certified in risk and information control, certified information security manager and certified information systems auditor. All of these certifications offer high monetary benefits.
Q:How much time can technology certifications take to be completed?
A:Technology certifications are quite varied. A technology certification can be in information technology, engineering and bio technology etc. Different areas of technology certifications have different subjects hence the length of these programs also differs. Generally they can be completed in a period of a few months or a year at the most.