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Information Technology

Whether you are an up-and-coming network administrator, junior-level java programmer, or Fortune 500 black-belt project manager, we hope you find a resource here for you.

Professional Development 

FranklinCovey
WGU offers students accces to FranklinCovey InSights & Excelerators courses. Insights start with an engaging video, followed by powerful reflective questions for learners. These influential courses teach individuals the basics of great leadership, effectiveness, and productivity. Excelerators are high-quality, self-paced courses for individuals looking to increase business and leadership skills. Excelerators offer content-based instruction through videos, animation, interactive quizzes and assessments, PDF guidebooks as well as other resources and tools.

Free Online Business Training
WGU partners with MindEdge’s One Hour Courses to provide free online business training for alumni! Courses include management, leadership, and communication training, as well as interviewing skills and writing cover letters and resumes. Enter promo code WGUALUM during checkout to start your 60 days of free courses!

Lynda.com
A resource for WGU students, Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.

Open Courseware
The Open Courseware Consortium offers an incredible number of free higher education resources. Literally dozens of universities from across the nation contribute to this initiative. Check it out.
 
Skillport Access 
This website provides professional modules and information you can implement in your everyday business practices and procedures. Please login using your student portal credentials when prompted. Note: This continued access could change over time as costs rise and contracts change.
Explore professional opportunities for graduates with your specific degree.
 
W3C Schools
The World Wide Web Consortium offers free educational resources that aim at comprehensive coverage of all things web related. Study XML, PHP, Java Script, .NET, SQL, CSS, WML and more.
 

 

Useful Links

Internships and Career Tracks for New Graduates
The job market can be tough if you're a newbie to Information Technology. These portals are organized track programs for recent grads and current students. WGU's self-paced, flexible model makes it easy to slide into an internship program, build your professional experience, and maybe even find a great career with a major organization. 

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