Information Technology and Software Development Courses
Bridges Academy Online has an excellent line up of IT and Software development courses that will help propel your IT Career to the next level and land that next job or promotion!!!
The CompTIA A+ course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary for a career in PC support. This online course will explore installation, configuration, preventative maintenance of PC hardware components, and the basics of networking, security, and diagnostic and troubleshooting processes. This 50 contact-hour non-credit course is developed to prepare students to sit for the CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 certification exams , and is intended for entry-level IT professionals seeking a career in PC support.
The CompTIA N+ course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become an IT network practitioner. This online course explores the skills necessary to effectively manage, troubleshoot, and configure basic network infrastructure, as well as describe networking technologies and understand basic design principles. This 36 contact-hour non-credit course prepares students to sit for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam, and is intended for IT professionals with a PC support background seeking to become IT network practitioners.
The CompTIA S+ course explores the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become an IT security professional. In this online course, students will develop the skills to effectively identify risk and participate in risk mitigation activities, as well as provide infrastructure, application, operational and information security. This 36 contact-hour non-credit course is intended for individuals who have a background in IT network administration with a focus on security, and would like to sit for the certification exam in CompTIA Security+.
The Mobile Applications: iOS6 course provides an introduction to iOS6 technology. Students will learn how to design and build dynamic, commercial-grade mobile applications for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. In this online course, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the iOS6 mobile user interface and the experience and maintenance of applications. They will also learn how to create successful user interfaces for their iOS6 applications. This 24 contact-hour non-credit course is intended for both IT students and professionals.
The Mobile Applications: Android course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop Android mobile applications for the commercial market. In this online course, students will learn to build robust, commercial-grade Android applications, and will gain an understanding of how to extend application functionality. The course will also cover the steps to finalize applications for external release. This 24 contact-hour non-credit course is intended for IT students and professionals who want to build robust, commercial-grade Android applications.
The Java Programming Certification course is designed to enable an individual to sit for and pass the Oracle Java Certification – Associate level. This course is intended for individuals who have a computer background but are not proficient in Java and are interested in a career in development/programming. This 80 contact-hour <instructor-facilitated> online course is developed to correlate to Oracle guidelines and can lead to Java certification.
The Search Engine Optimization course provides an introduction to the basic principles and strategies of Search Engine Optimization (SEO). This <instructor-facilitated> online course will also provide the tools on how SEO can be used to market websites and companies, and will provide an understanding of the strategies, techniques, and tools used to optimize the information presented online to improve visibility using search engines. This 8 contact-hour non-credit course is intended for students and professionals who would like to learn methods to market and optimize corporate or individual websites.