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[section title=”IT Academy and Microsoft Certification”]

With the IT Academy (ITA) program, academic institutions and their educators, students and staff get digital curriculum and certifications for fundamental technology skills as well as courses critical for students to be successful in today’s technologically evolving world.

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[section title=”Certificate in Food Safety”]

The Certificate in Food Safety meets a growing need for regulatory and safety experts in food and supplement industries. It is a professional program of coursework designed to strengthen the knowledge base and functional “toolkit” of individuals who deal with the production and management of food in industry and government. Students are required to take an entry level course that focuses on regulatory requirements for foods and dietary supplements and two additional courses that focus on food science and food/ drug toxicology respectively.


[section title=”Certificate in Patient and Product Safety”]

The Certificate in Patient and Product Safety prepares risk managers and pharmacological experts for professional careers where medical products and facilities have high risks that need to be anticipated and controlled. It educates students in the emerging field of safety and risk management to produce graduates with an expertise in the evaluation and mitigation of medical errors and health-care product problems. Participants in this highly focused program will take an introductory course in the basic principles of risk management, a second course in the use of risk management tools, and two additional courses in patient and product safety respectively.


[section title=”Networking”]

Evolving Technologies Domain

  1. Cloud

1.1: Compare and contrast Cloud deployment models

  • Infrastructure, platform, and software services (XaaS)
  • Performance and reliability
  • Security and privacy
  • Scalability and interoperability

1.2: Describe Cloud implementations and operations

  • Automation and orchestration
  • Workload mobility
  • Troubleshooting and management
  • OpenStack components
  1. Network Programmability

2.1: Describe functional elements of network programmability (SDN) and how they interact

  • Controllers
  • APIs
  • Scripting
  • Agents
  • Northbound vs. Southbound protocols

2.2: Describe aspects of virtualization and automation in network environments

  • DevOps methodologies, tools and workflows
  • Network/application function virtualization (NFV, AFV)
  • Service function chaining
  • Performance, availability, and scaling considerations
  1. Internet of Things

3.1: Describe architectural framework and deployment considerations for Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Performance, reliability and scalability
  • Mobility
  • Security and privacy
  • Standards and compliance
  • Migration
  • Environmental impacts on the network