DePaul College of Computing and Digital Media

Short Courses, Lifelong Impact

Develop Your
IT Skills

Enhance your skills, gain a promotion, or update your resume. We offer various certificate programs such as data science, cybersecurity, and software development.



IPD offers in-class, online and hybrid programs between 2-11 weeks long. We have an option to fit your busy schedule.

Online Learning

Part-time Student,
Full-time Access

Certificate students have access to our comprehensive Career Center, library services, including Safari Books and Books 24x7, discounted software, and more.


20 IT
Certificate Programs

Retool Your Career

Programs Apply


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Join us on Dec. 3rd & Dec. 10th for our Leadership for IT Professionals online workshop. Limited early bird tickets available through November 15th

Registration Open

What Our Students Say About IPD Programs

"I want to let you know that I’ve landed a job... as a Data Scientist Lead... Thank You!"

"Professor was great. He's very knowledgeable & it is good to know that he's also working in the field. Professor deserves more than 10s."

"The class was very well organized for online students. The instructor was very helpful via email. The topics were well presented."

"Program was great overall. I have taken multiple IPD courses at DePaul and have been happy with all."

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Check out our latest 6-week program.

Advanced Python