2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jan 17, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

Certificate in the Internet of Things


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School: California School of Management and Leadership

Modality(ies): Hybrid, on-ground, online

Calendar(s): 8-week term

CIP Code: 11.0103

Program Description/Overview


The Gartner report predicts that by 2020 there will be 21 billion IoT devices connected wirelessly to the Internet. A study by Grand Market Research estimates the IoT market size to exceed $450 billion by 2020. The IoT devices generate vast amount of data in real time and are transforming the way we live, work, and play. As the IoT market continues to grow, IT industry professionals will enjoy new job opportunity and variety of challenging careers. The Certificate in Internet of Things prepares industry professionals with IT skills and knowledge of IoT technology, sensors data analysis, and architecture and protocols of wireless sensor networks.

The 9 credits in this certificate are undergraduate-level credits and students can transfer the certificate courses to Alliant’s Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Technology (BS-IST) degree program.

Program Learning Outcomes/Goals


  1. Understand business opportunities of Internet of Things
  2. Identify main components of IoT devices
  3. Understand the different types of sensors and their applications
  4. Explain IoT technologies
  5. Understand the techniques to connect and read sensor data
  6. Discern IoT sensor networks including their architecture and protocols (Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Bluetooth, and ZWave
  7. Understand how to secure and monitor a network of IoT devices, their connectivity, and how information is exchanged between them

Credit Units


Total Credit Units: 9

Total Core Credit Units: 9

Total Elective Credit Units: N/A

Total Concentration Credit Units: N/A

Curriculum Plan


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