Center for Continuing Studies

Information Technology Specialist Certification

A new certification program, Information Technology Specialist. The IT Specialist program is a way for students to validate entry level IT skills sought after by employers. 

Courseware, practice tests and the certification exams will be offered through Certiport, starting July 2021.

The Information Technology Specialist program is aimed at candidates who are considering or just beginning a path to a career in information technology. Students can certify their knowledge in a broad range of IT topics. There are 10 technology certifications launching as part of the IT Specialist program:

  • Databases
  • Software Development
  • Networking
  • Network Security
  • JavaScript
  • Java
  • Python
  • HTML and CSS
  • HTML5 Application Development
  • Device Configuration and Management

The Information Technology Specialist program is a way for students to validate entry level IT skills sought after by employers. The IT Specialist program is aimed at candidates who are considering, or just beginning, a path toward a career in information technology. Students can certify their knowledge in a broad range of IT topics, including software development, database administration, networking and security, mobility and device management, and coding.

Learn more at the Certiport website

Training Option Online: Great River Regional Library provides helpful databases free to GRRL cardholders including Lynda.com,

  • Go to www.griver.org
  • Click the "Database" tab on the left
  • Enter the barcode and PIN (MMDD) as promoted
  • Select the appropriate database (Lynda.com)
  • Search for the course of your choice

Information Technology Specialist

Schedule an exam

By appointment between 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday-Friday.

SCSU Welcome Center at 355 Fifth Ave S, St. Cloud

Cost: $95 Students; $105 community (includes voucher, retake and proctor); $45 Proctor (voucher and retake not included)

Enjoy this price discount on your testing voucher by purchasing through St. Cloud State.

Contact: mos@scsutraining.com or 320-308-6100.

Registration

Complete the registration form (PDF), scan and email to welcomecenter@stcloudstate.edu. We will contact you to pay by credit card.