AR/VR Mobile Game Development - The Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Mobile Game Development concentration is designed to lead students in preparation for a certification in Unity game development. Topics include simple game design concepts and structure, AI and intelligent behavior in Unity, Unity game development fundamentals, and technologies associated with augmented and virtual reality systems.
Cloud Computing - The concentration in Cloud Computing is designed to provide students with a foundation in cloud computing technologies for business. This program is ideal for professionals who are interested in the field of cloud computing and who may have experience but do not have formal training. Students will learn technologies, processes, and management of systems, including virtualization and storage, APIs and scripting, AWS and Azure, cloud security and disaster recovery, and strategic cloud implementation concepts for business applications.
Cybersecurity - The Cybersecurity Certificate program is designed to advance the professional careers of technologists and computer scientists in the field of computer systems and information technology security. The certificate program is presented in a detailed and innovative approach that examines a variety of computer systems security topics, including cybersecurity essentials and network security; communications security techniques such as cryptography, computer forensics, threats and detection; information security management, and a proactive approach to designing cybersecurity for emerging technologies. Security policies on privacy and legal issues are also presented. Upon completion, graduates can design and implement cybersecurity measures and strategies across several sectors such as healthcare, manufacturing, research and development, education, banking and finance, and international business.
Digital Marketing - This program provides students with the skills set to leverage digital marketing platforms such as social media and search engines. Students will learn about marketing, communication and analytical knowledge, and will investigate ways to engage company audiences, clients and consumers to sell products and grow.
Entrepreneurship - What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? If we accept the traits of creativity, imagination and a willingness to do what it takes are what is needed, why are all entrepreneurs not successful? This concentration is designed to provide students with the tools to bring an idea to life, to innovate and to be persistent. They will explore ways to problem solve by piecing together the basic concepts of entrepreneurship, removing barriers and supporting change.
Finance - This concentration focuses on investments and the workings of financial institutions. Students will study topics such as corporate and global finance, financial and technical feasibility analysis of a project or program. This concentration provides a solid foundation for entrepreneurs who want to start their own business.
Human Resources - The Human Resources concentration focuses on employee selection, training, management development, industrial relations, compensation and the dynamics of organizational behavior. Students are prepared to become human resources practitioners in high-performing organizations. They will demonstrate competency in critical areas, including business practices, making strategic contributions to an organization and effective management of the human resources department.
Information Technology - The concentration in Information Technology provides students the opportunity to learn aspects of Information Technology as they apply to the modern application of IT that utilizes data management, cloud technology, networking and security, and business intelligence for the attainment of organizational goals. Graduates from the IT certificate program will have a strong foundation in IT systems that will enable them to design, maintain, and continuously improve the efficacy of information systems that are aligned with strategic initiatives, and for the purpose of knowledge creation and the sustainability of competitive advantage.
Sports Management - The purpose of the concentration in sports management is to provide students with the skills and practical and theoretical concepts in marketing, public relations, education, ethics, economics and financial management as well as the social and legal issues inherent in this field.
Web Development - The Full Stack Coding Bootcamp offered by Westcliff University is a multidimensional certificate program that bridges a path for students who want to pursue careers in the growing and exciting field of web development. The program focuses on creating dynamic and interactive experiences through a rigorous full stack coding curriculum. Students pursuing this program will gain the necessary skills for front-end and back-end development, all while preparing them for success in the professional world.