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No matter your experience level, you can advance your career and demonstrate your achievements through industry-recognized certifications. If you're ready to move into a high-paying cloud career, then sign up for UC's Microsoft Azure Certication courses today.


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UC's cloud computing and cybersecurity certificate training courses are taught by the faculty in our School of Information Technology and come with the benefit of access to UC’s Career Education Services.

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Microsoft Azure Certificate Courses

Microsoft Azure Badge

NEXT SESSION:

October 25 - November 21, 2021

30 hours per week online instruction.

  • The course is self-paced with instructor support.
  • Weekly check-ins and office hours. Support from UC instructors and Teaching Assistants
  •  Weekly Virtual Panels Certificate curriculum, plus communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Free voucher for certificate exam, after assessment

In Azure Fundamentals, you will gain the foundational knowledge of cloud services for a career in IT. This course is intended for non-technical candidates who want to understand the cloud-based solutions for offering services such as sales, purchasing, and marketing of cloud services. This course prepares you for the AZ-900 exam.


About Your Instructor

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Bander Ali Henderson

Instructor Education, UC School of Information Technology

513-556-2336

Bander Henderson teaches game development courses including other general IT courses. He received his Microsoft certification Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900).

Microsoft Azure Data Badge

NEXT SESSION:

January 10-February 6, 2022.

Asynchronous instruction, with live office hours.

  • 4 weeks, 20 hrs/week, online instruction.
  • Includes weekly assignments, hands-on labs.
  • Taught by UC faculty includes certification curriculum and communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills training.
  • Free voucher for certificate exam

 

In Azure Data Fundamentals, you will describe analytical workloads and work with relational and non-relational data on Azure. Before taking this course, you should have a foundational knowledge of core data concepts and how they are immplemented using Microsoft Azure data services. This course prepares you for the DP-900 exam.


About Your Instructor:

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Dyllon Dekok

Assistant Professor, UC School of Information Technology

513-556-5084

Dyllon graduated as one of the first cohorts in the UC Information Technology+MBA (5+1) program He also holds many Microsoft certifications, including Azure (AZ-900) and Azure Data (DP-900) Fundamentals, as well as Azure Developer Associate (AZ-204).

Microsoft Azure Data Eng Associate Badge

NEXT SESSION:

November 1 - 29, 2021

Asynchronous instruction, with live office hours.

  • 4 weeks, 20 hrs/week, online instruction.
  • Includes weekly assignments, hands-on labs.
  • Taught by UC faculty includes certification curriculum and communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills training.
  • Free voucher for certificate exam  

 

An Azure Data Engineer also helps ensure that data pipelines and data stores are high-performing, efficient, organized, and reliable, given a specific set of business requirements and constraints. This professional deals with unanticipated issues swiftly and minimizes data loss. An Azure Data Engineer also designs, implements, monitors, and optimizes data platforms to meet the data pipeline needs. This course will prepare you for the DP-203 exam (which released June 30, 2021). 

PREREQUISITES

There is no specific prerequisite exam for candidates to become eligible for the DP-203 exam. It is advised to have successfully passed the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) Certification Exam for a better understanding of the modules. Experience in data processing languages such as SQL or Python would be preferred.

Headshot of Dyllon Dekok

Dyllon Dekok

Assistant Professor, UC School of Information Technology

513-556-5084

Dyllon graduated as one of the first cohorts in the UC Information Technology+MBA (5+1) program He also holds many Microsoft certifications, including Azure (AZ-900) and Azure Data (DP-900) Fundamentals, as well as Azure Developer Associate (AZ-204).


Additional Information 

The University of Cincinnati provides all students as part of our certification programs access to career development tools and services through UC's NEXT Apprenticeship Program, including 1 on 1 career counseling and support. Students who complete our programs gain access to exclusive job boards, resume review tools, personal branding tools, and career guidance including resume reviews, networking, and interview skills.

UC is an approved provider of tech training eligible for the Ohio TechCred. Employers who are approved for this funding will be reimbursed for their employees training.

Prospective Students: Ask your employer to apply for the Ohio TechCred. Once they are approved, you may enroll and your employer will pay for your tuition. Once you complete the program and earn your certificate, your employer will be reimbursed.

The application period is October 1-29. TechCred.Ohio.gov.

If you are unemployed or underemployed, you may be eligible for resources offered through the university. Please email Janet Staderman for more information on how you can apply for financial aid.