Undergraduate Digital Technology Generalist Certificate
Kogod’s Digital Technology Generalist certificate is designed to give you the digital technology skills employers across industries and professions are looking for. Offered in partnership with the Capital CoLAB, this certificate program equips you with the knowledge, skills, and readiness for job roles that require an understanding of data analysis and visualization as well as data security. Plus, there’s no additional tuition cost to earn the credential.
Gain an understanding of hardware, software, networking, security, and the major information system applications used today.
As an undergraduate student, the credit hours work seamlessly with your other program requirements.
Why study digital technology?
Employers across a wide range of industries are looking for candidates with digital tech skills, regardless of their academic backgrounds. This certificate offers you training in data security, data analysis, and visualization—the kind of skills that will make your resume stand out and gets your foot in the door of a promising career.
Why get a Digital Technology Generalist Undergraduate Certificate at Kogod?
Washington, DC is one of the top tech hubs in the nation and we aim to prepare our students to compete in the digital economy. Our certificate fulfills the requirements for the Digital Technology Generalist Credential of the Greater Washington Partnership (GWP). This credential tells potential employers that you have acquired the in-demand tech skills they need.
As an undergraduate student, the credit hours work seamlessly with your other program requirements. If you are a non-degree student, you'll have access to our world-class faculty and the many campus resources to help you find that next step in your career. You also have up to four years to complete the certificate.
What You'll Learn
You'll gain an understanding of hardware, software, networking, security, and the major information system applications used today. You'll also learn descriptive analytics, predictive analytics, and how to manage cybersecurity risks.
The certificate fulfills the requirements for the Digital Technology Generalist Credential of the Greater Washington Partnership (GWP). Once you have completed the program, you will receive a shareable digital badge for social sites (like LinkedIn) and your resume. This tells hiring managers and recruiters that you have specific in-demand tech skills.
Credentialed students also receive:
- Exclusive access to a student portal with internship and event opportunities
- Invitation to participate in annual internship fairs with employers
- Professional development webinars and other ad-hoc opportunities
At Kogod, we do more than prepare you for a career—we connect you with friends and mentors, faculty who care about your success, and a city of opportunities.