Free to Degree: Update Your IT Skills in Online Courses

Posted by on Mon, Sep 21, 2015


Free to Degree: Update Your IT Skills in Online Courses

If you work in the in-demand field of information technology, you need to keep your IT skills up to date. Taking advantage of online resources is a convenient way to fit continuing education into your busy schedule. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, LearningAdvisor provides you with access to a full range of IT education options from free online courses and certification prep classes to online IT certificate and degree programs.

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Here is a small sample of the resources you will discover in our online course database.

Free IT courses

College-level courses like these will keep you informed about the latest industry news, tools, and techniques:

  • Strategic Information Technology (Saylor)
    This course focuses on the allocation and use of technology resources across an entire firm as part of the larger organizational strategy.
  • 564 Information Technology I (MIT)
    This course emphasizes networks and distributed computing and showcases high-level tools to make computers do amazing things without the need for conventional programming languages.
  • Business development, Information Management technology LITE (Udemy)
    Learn how merge information technology and business together in order to obtain best performance for your future job, or your own business.

Low-Cost IT Courses

The most highly viewed IT course in the LearningAdvsior database is Mac OS X Server 10.5 Leopard Essential Training. Here are some more great choices:

Certificates and Degrees in Information Technology

If you need an IT degree or certificate to advance in your field, visit LearningAdvisor’s information technology career page to get more information about the following  online offerings:


  • Graduate Certificate in Information Security
  • Cisco Networks Postbaccalaureate Certificate
  • Computer Forensics Postbaccalaureate Certificate
  • Information Security Postbaccalaureate Certificate
  • Linux System Administration Postbaccalaureate Certificate
  • Microsoft Operating Systems Postbaccalaureate Certificate
  • Multiplatform Software Development Postbaccalaureate Certificate
  • Oracle Database Administration Postbaccalaureate Certificate


  • Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Master of Science in Information Technology

According to the latest information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the information technology sector are expected to grow at faster-than-average rates through 2022. Updating your IT skills and adding certificates of expertise to your resume will increase your marketability and position you to take on the jobs you choose in this in-demand field.

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