Cincinnati Talent Acceleration Program (CTAP)

Providing training opportunities that cultivate digitally skilled talent for today's workforce.


Current programs are specifically focused on unemployed and underemployed individuals to help them gain skills to increase employment and earning potential. Classes are held virtually online, at UC's Victory Parkway Campus, and the 1819 Innovation Hub on the Uptown Campus. The program works with employers to match new skill set creation with critical business needs.


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The University of Cincinnati CTAP Program provides integrated education and training to motivated individuals to prepare them for current and future workforce opportunities in the field of technology.

The program is part of the Ohio Deptartment of Higher Education Aspire program made possible by a grant through the the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

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Participants benefit from tech-certificate training and UC Career Services Support

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Adult learners benefit from career education and in-demand workforce training in Microsoft Office Suite, CompTIA certifications, Google IT Support, plus math and communication skills that are critical to success in IT. It is an end-to-end workforce readiness solution to prepare adults for entry level computer user support specialist roles with starting salaries at $38,000 and a median salary at $49,000. Reference: Ohio's Top Jobs List.

For detailed information on the program, please see our For Adult Learners page. 


Employers can tap into a talent pool of industry-certified graduates from the CTAP program

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Employers within Cincinnati and across our state need access to talent – specifically, digitally skilled talent to maintain and grow their enterprises. Meanwhile, there are unemployed and underemployed individuals
seeking a way to attain a marketable skill set to improve their earning potential and quality of life.

There is an opportunity to bridge the gap between these needs, and it exists with the University of Cincinnati CTAP Program.

Graduates of CTAP programs will be ready to work for you in IT jobs.


UC Program Partners:

UC is proud to partner with a variety of organizations across the city, state and country. 



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The CTAP program is part of the Ohio Deptartment of Higher Education Aspire program made possible by a grant through the the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.


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