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Technology

Enhance your skills, hobbies, interests or personal life. Classes are offered online!

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Program Information

In today’s online world, information security has become a critical part of virtually every organization—no matter the industry. The demand for information security professionals is expected to surge, as the forces of “good” and “bad” continue to battle for control and use of online information. You can join the side for “good” when you earn your Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. Earning your CISSP is a must for cyber security professionals who want to get ahead in this important field. This Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) course is an engaging, fully online course that provides in-depth instruction in key areas related to information/cyber security.

Offerings: Monthly
Tuition: $1,995

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This course will prepare you for CompTIA A+ certification. You can earn this certification after you pass two exams. The CompTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-1001, covers mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing and network troubleshooting. The CompTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-1002 covers installing and configuring operating systems, expanded security, software troubleshooting, and operational procedures. CompTIA™ A+ Certification is vendor neutral and internationally recognized, giving you a competitive advantage no matter what country you’re working in and what hardware you’re working with.

Offerings: Monthly
Tuition: $1,695

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Earning certifications from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), an internationally recognized vendor of IT-based certifications, can help your career as you can prove your knowledge and skillset to employers, potential employers, coworkers, and even yourself. This course will help you become better prepared for two CompTIA certifications that are ideal for mid-level professionals. The CompTIA Network+ and Security+ certifications are the most highly recognized, vendor-neutral credentials in the industry. They will assure employers that you have the skills they seek in network and security professionals.

Offerings: Monthly
Tuition: $2,695

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Cloud technologies in personal and business environments have risen and continue to grow in prominence in the technology world. More and more employees are using cloud platforms, which drives the need for knowledgeable individuals to use and make decisions regarding cloud technologies. This course introduces technical and non-technical individuals to core cloud computing concepts and helps prepare learners to pass the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ certification successfully. It is the only internationally recognized, vendor-neutral certification dedicated to cloud concepts.

Offerings: Monthly
Tuition: $1,195

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Create and post your very own website using HTML. You will learn the best strategies for planning the content, structure, and layout of your website as well as creating pages with neatly formatted text, building links between the pages, and more! This course will also cover search engine optimization and powerful no-cost or low-cost web marketing strategies.

Offerings: Monthly
Tuition: $115

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Everything a user sees and interacts with on a website was built by a front-end developer. Considering how many websites exist, front-end web developers are in high demand. This course will prepare you for an entry-level career in this growing job market. You will learn how to use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create functional, responsive web applications. In addition to learning these three languages, you will also put theory into practice to build the front-end of a website. The portfolio you develop in this course will be a vital asset when you enter the web development field.

Offerings: Monthly
Tuition: $1,995

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Whether you’re new to web development or want to build on existing skills, this course will teach you how to create and maintain full-service websites. You will learn all the significant aspects of front-end, back-end, and full-stack development through several milestone exercises and a hands-on project. Throughout the course, you will build a website that hosts learning games. By course completion, your website will allow users to log in, play games, track their progress, see leaderboards, and manage their accounts.

Offerings: Monthly
Tuition: $4,995

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Some of the world’s most widely used software programs are part of the Microsoft Office suite. This course bundle will teach you how to use Word 2019, Excel 2019, and PowerPoint 2019, Office’s top business productivity programs. You will learn the basic features of each program and gain skills applicable to most professional settings.

Offerings: Monthly
Tuition: $324

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This course will teach you the fundamentals of web design. You will learn the technology, philosophy, and techniques that bring online creativity to life. You will also gain practical skills for planning, managing, and developing a web project.

Offerings: Monthly
Tuition: $2,995

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How to Register

  • Online
  • Via Phone at 732-987-2255
  • In Person at Lake House, 555 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701
  • Mail to: Center for Professional Studies,
    900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Registrations will close 48 hours prior to the course start date. Late registrations will delay (hard-copy) course material delivery. Digital copies may be provided.

Payment Options

The university accepts cash, checks, money orders, and cashier’s checks. Checks must be made out to Georgian Court University.

Cash: Cash is accepted in person only at Lake House, 555 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Checks: Checks should be made payable to Georgian Court University and include your name and student ID (if available). A $55 fee will apply for all returned checks.

Online: Payments by electronic check and debit/credit card are done online through Self- Service. All debit/credit card payments will be charged a convenience fee of 2.75%. There is no fee for an electronic check. We do not accept debit/credit card payments on site.

Employer Sponsorship: Employers may send us a purchase order or voucher stating their intent to pay for the student’s course along with a completed Employer Sponsorship form, which is available online at georgian.edu/cps or in this book.

Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellations: The Center for Professional Studies at GCU reserves the right to cancel, reschedule, or combine program events that are below the minimum participant requirement. Should a cancellation occur, staff will contact the participant about the cancellation or about any alternative program event(s). You may elect to transfer your registration to a combined or alternate program. If you are unavailable to attend the alternate program or the program is cancelled, all tuition and fees will be refunded via check.

Refunds: Refund and withdrawal requests must be received 10 or more days before the beginning of a class to receive a 100% refund. With less notice, no refund will be provided. Please note that some courses do incur a nonrefundable registration fee as noted in the course details.

Inclement Weather and Emergency Closings

Please check georgian.edu, official Georgian Court social media channels, or local news sources to check for cancellations due to inclement weather. Cancelled classes are made up by adding on an additional session after the last scheduled class, based on instructor and classroom availability.

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