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 2-26 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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Check out our artificial intelligence program for IT and business professionals.

Artificial Intelligence for Enterprise

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 new 11-week program.

Robotic Process Automation
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Learn about the new, need-based financial award, the Chou Family IPD Scholarship.

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If you’re a DePaul degree-seeking student with SAP ERP experience, check out our June 2021 workshop to prepare for the SAP TS410 certification exam.

SAP TS410 Workshop
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Learn more about all our autumn IT certificate programs, by registering at these virtual information sessions:

Wednesday, Aug. 4th at 5:30pm – Information session for our new 26-week intensive Career Change Program for those seeking to make a career change into the IT field.

Wednesday, Aug. 11th at 5:30pm – Information session for all our autumn certificate programs for updating your IT skills.