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TechPro Certificate Programs

TechPro certificate programs at Illinois Tech are designed to make it easier for you to develop the skills and expertise you need to succeed in today’s evolving workforce.

Whether you want to upskill for career advancement or are considering a career shift, TechPro certificate programs deliver outstanding value and flexibility from Chicago’s only tech-focused university.

  • TechPro includes selected certificate programs in engineering, computing, and business
  • TechPro certificate programs are offered at discounts up to 50 percent, including discounts for any prerequisites that may be required
  • TechPro certificate programs can be completed 100 percent online

Your Pathway to a Graduate Degree and a Scholarship

Are you unsure whether you want to enroll in a graduate degree program right now? If you decide in the future to pursue a master’s degree at Illinois Tech, you will be able to apply your TechPro certificate program courses and credits toward a graduate degree program.

You’ll receive a scholarship of up to $5,000 if you enroll in one of our master’s programs within three years of completing your TechPro certificate program.

Admission Requirements

Applicants who would like to apply for a TechPro certificate program should:

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Previously earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited university

Minumum GPA

Must have had a minimum 2.5 GPA during their undergraduate career

GRE/GMAT

GRE and/or GMAT is not required to be considered entry for certificate programs

TechPro Certificate Programs

Certificate Program Cost Savings Degree Options
Advanced Electronics 35% cost reduction Master of VLSI and Microelectronics Master of Power Engineering Master of Electrical and Computer Engineering 
Architectural Engineering 35% cost reduction Master of Engineering in Architectural Engineering 
Communication Systems 35% cost reduction Master of Telecommunications and Software Engineering
Computer Engineering 35% cost reduction Master of Science in Computer Engineering 
Computer Integrated Design and Manufacturing 35% cost reduction Master of Engineering in Advanced Manufacturing, Digital Manufacturing track Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering Master of Engineering in Advanced Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing Track
Construction Management 35% cost reduction Master of Engineering in Construction Engineering and Management
Pharmaceutical Engineering 35% cost reduction Master of Pharmaceutical Engineering 
Process Operations Management 35% cost reduction  
Product Quality and Reliability Assurance 35% cost reduction  
Software Engineering 35% cost reduction Master of Telecommunication and Software Engineering
Transportation Systems Planning 35% cost reduction Master of Engineering in Urban Systems Engineering, Urban Systems Track
Certificate Program Cost Savings Degree Options
Distributed and Cloud Computing $1,200 per course Master of Computer Science
Networking and Communications 35% cost reduction

Master of Computer Science Master of Network Engineering Master of Telecommunications and Software Engineering

Advanced Software Development $1,200 per course Master of Computer Engineering Master of Network Engineering Master of Telecommunications and Software Engineering
Cybersecurity Management $1,200 per course Master of Cyber Forensics and Security Master of Science in Applied Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
Data Management and Analytics 35% cost reduction Master of Computer Science Master of Data Science Master of Information Technology and Management
Certificate Program Cost Savings Degree Options
Financial Toolbox* 50% cost reduction Master of Science in Finance Master of Business Administration
Fundamentals of Finance* 50% cost reduction Master of Science in Finance Master of Business Administration
Non-Profit Mission Driven Management 35% cost reduction Master of Public Policy and Administration
Public Management 35% cost reduction Master of Public Policy and Administration

* Admission requirements for TechPro certificate programs in finance include:

  • English level 90 ibt or 6.5 IELTS or 110 Duolingo
  • Official transcripts
  • Applicants must be interviewed and evaluated by the director of the M.S. in Finance program prior to admission