TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 28, 2013) ─ Beginning next month, the University of South Florida will offer professionals and students an opportunity to gain the most sought-after certifications in today’s information technology industry. Current offerings include CompTIA and Microsoft certification training, and will expand to include Cisco Systems and Windows Server training in 2014. The USF Continuing Education programs are delivered in partnership with Top Certifications Training. The 35-hour intensive boot camps are available in day and evening formats so individuals can select the program that best fits their schedule. Upcoming classes include:
|CompTIA Network+||11/18/13 – 11/22/13||M – F from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm|
|CompTIA A+||12/02/13 – 12/06/13||M – F from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm|
|CompTIA Network+||12/09/13 – 12/13/13||M – F from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm|
|CompTIA Security+||01/13/14 – 01/17/14||M – F from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm|
|CompTIA Network+||01/14/14 – 01/25/14||Tu, W and Th from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm; Sa from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm|
|Microsoft Configuring Windows 8||01/27/14 – 01/31/14||M – F from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm|
“Our training meets all ten initiatives of the Tampa Bay Technology Forum to help develop and retain a talented IT workforce in the region. Adding certifications to your skill set will help you prepare for today’s job market and make you more marketable as an IT professional,” says Grady L. Meeks, Jr. president of Top Certifications Training.
All classes are offered at the USF Tampa campus. Fee is $2,495 and it is recommended you register ten days prior to class start. For more information, visit www.conted.usf.edu/it-certification or contact the USF Continuing Education registration office at 813-974-2403 (Toll-free: 1-866-541-7124).
The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. USF ranks 50th in the nation for federal expenditures in research and total expenditures in research among all U.S. universities, public or private, according to the National Science Foundation. Serving more than 47,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.