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E-Business Technology—Certificate

The use of Internet technology to create relationships between customers, suppliers, employees and business partners is oftentimes referred to as e-business. E-business companies offer many career paths for technology-minded individuals including sales, marketing, customer service, management and information technology (IT) support and security. The E-Business Technology certificate assists the student in preparing for multiple career paths as it encompasses instruction in Web design, IT management, networking information security and software.

E-business professionals should have an understanding of business practices and principles. They must be willing to keep up with new technologies and emerging trends, be detail oriented and able to communicate effectively.

Purpose

The purpose of this program is to provide a sequence of courses that deliver coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in information technology (IT); provide technical skill proficiency, including competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, occupation-specific skills and knowledge of all aspects of IT.

Length

This program can be completed in approximately one year if students attend classes on a full-time basis.

Location

This program can be completed on the West Campus in New Port Richey.