Right now, the higher-education market is competing more than ever for students. Why? Because students want jobs, and they need the technology skills and credentials to succeed in their careers.
CIW is the most recognized vendor-neutral Web technology education program in the world. Some educators integrate CIW certification exams into their own curriculum by enabling students to conclude their coursework with a CIW certification. Others use Official CIW Curriculum for their courses, which can include ILT courseware, online supplements, practice exams and even virtual labs.
Educators can partner directly with CIW in a variety of ways to provide their students with a lifelong learning path to success. College instruction partnered with the leading professional certification in Web technology makes a perfect match to attract and retain new students.
Flexible licensing and pricing - Colleges and universities can enjoy the benefits of CIW curriculum at affordable prices. We now offer flexible e-book or printed book delivery.
Online resources - Our comprehensive online resources help students understand the more challenging concepts and practices of Web technology. Students can access curriculum, quizzes, online exercises, practice exams, movie clips, flash cards, open-source software and more from any computer, 24/7.
CIW certification exam delivery in the classroom - Simplify the instructor's job, save money, and help instructors close the loop on the teaching/testing cycle.
CIW Certified Instructor program - As a CIW Certified Instructor (CIW CI), you will have an opportunity to work with a wide range of Internet technologies and to play an important role in providing outstanding Internet skills training.
Some Current Program Examples of CIW in Higher Education
C376 - Web Development Fundamentals - These courses introduce the fundamentals of web development, which will enable the student to design, develop, and deploy a website. Students will create web content using HTML5 and gain the knowledge to style and create layouts using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Students will also learn how to host and upload a website to a free web server. Culminates in the CIW Site Development Associate certification.
C479 - Web Technologies - This course focuses on using and updating web client software, web page creation and programming languages, dynamic web page fundamentals, e-commerce infrastructure, and identifying suspicious network activity and selecting the appropriate strategy for countering it. Culminates in the CIW Web Design Specialist certification.
Academic Level: Undergraduate Level Subject: Information Technology Department: College of Information Technology
WEBD311 - Internet Concepts - This course concentrates on the technical side of the Internet, examining network types, protocols, browsers, search engines, email communication and personal information management, multimedia on the Web, Internet services and tools [newsgroups, telnet, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), and instant messaging], Internet security (encryption, authentication, firewalls, malware, virus detection and prevention, spyware, updates and patches), and IT project management. This course also explores emergent Web 2.0 technologies such as social networking (MySpace), user created content (YouTube), Wikis, Virtual Worlds (Second Life), and online gaming. This course covers the Internet Business Foundations curriculum of the CIW Foundations certification. Culminates in the CIW Internet Business Associate certification.
WEBD321 - Web E-Commerce Development - This course is a study of Web e-commerce development and how businesses and organizations may to use the Web to the buy and sell products and services online. The course begins with some basic introductory concepts and progresses into more advanced topics regarding the subject. The course will cover both conceptual and scenario based exercises, thus enabling students to experience the maximum amount of comprehension and retention of material covered in the course. Culminates in the CIW E-Commerce Specialist certification.
Academic Level: Undergraduate Level Subject: Information Technology Department: College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
CIT277 - Website Development Foundations - This course introduces essential website development skills. Students will write code manually, as well as use graphical user interface (GUI) authoring tools. Topics include XHTML code validation, web forms, tables and frames, Internet marketing and search engine optimization, and content formatting with style sheets. This course addresses the objectives specified in the CIW Site Development Associate Certification. Culminates in the CIW Site Development Associate certification.
CIT278 - Internet Business Concepts - This course introduces the Information Technology (IT) foundational skills and technologies used in business and the tasks involved in various IT job roles. Topics include Internet connection methods and protocols, the Domain Name System (DNS), cloud computing, social networking, and business skills. This course addresses the objectives specified in the CIW Internet Business Associate Certification. Culminates in the CIW Internet Business Associate certification.
CIT279 - Network Technology Foundations - This course introduces the basics of network administration. Topics include the fundamentals of network architecture, the secure transmission of data, the OSI reference model, implementing a content management system (CMS), and mobile computing devices. This course addresses the objectives specified in the CIW Network Technology Associate Certification. Culminates in the CIW Network Technology Associate certification.
Academic Level: Undergraduate Level Subject: Information Technology Department: College of Information Systems and Technology
Course Description: Provides an overview of the Internet and the major applications, relevant standards and protocols, and ethical issues associated with it. Students will learn to develop a website using storyboarding techniques and HTML and manage it via FTP. Hands-on projects that utilize new and emerging communication technologies will be explored. Formerly CIS 1800. 2 class/ 2 lab hours. Culminates in the CIW Internet Business Associate and the CIW Site Development Associate certifications.
Academic Level: Undergraduate Level Subject: Information Technology Department: Information & Engineering Tech
CIS 243 - Internet/Web Development Level III - Development of interactive websites with graphics, video, and sound using advanced web design techniques and tools. Design theory for maximizing web readership, interactive and multimedia elements, speed and accessibility optimization, and intuitive user interfaces. Culminates in the CIW Advanced HTML5 & CSS3 Specialist certification.
CIS 284 - Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) - Learn about the tasks involved in various Information Technology (IT) job roles, and explore career opportunities in the IT industry. Learn about Internet connection methods, Internet protocols, the Domain Name System (DNS), cloud computing and mobile devices. Learn to develop Web sites using Hypertext Markup Language version 5 (HTML5) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).Learn to write code manually, as well as use graphical user interface (GUI) authoring tools. Learn about essential networking technologies and skills, including TCP/IP, stable network creation, wireless networking, mobile devices and network troubleshooting. Learn to use various network components and protocols that enable users to share data quickly and easily. Learn how network architecture and topologies provide for efficient and secure communication. Culminates in the CIW Web Foundations Associate certification.
Academic Level: Undergraduate Level Subject: Information Technology Department: Business and Information Systems
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College & University Testimonials
"The robustness and rigor of CIW exams and content [fits with the] high level of quality within our IT degree program. And we didn't have to create our own courseware or exams." -Ruki Jayaraman, Director,
College of Information Technology, WGU
"We chose CIW since their course materials and assessments are well reputed in the industry for establishing and assessing core IT competencies. As a leading industry-standard certification, CIW is a high-value proposition for our students."-Daniel Benjamin, IT Dept. Chair,
American Public University System (APUS)
"CIW is a global leader in Web certifications. We adopted their certification standards into our curriculum to provide students with skills needed for a career in IT."-Jean Kotsiovos, Assistant Dean of Curriculum,
School of Information Systems and Technology, Kaplan University
"University of Phoenix is dedicated to providing our students with employable education that is relevant to current industry needs. This relationship with Certification Partners will provide our students with the skills and education they need to be effective Web administrators who can positively impact the success of the businesses for which they work."-Dr. Bill Pepicello, President,
University of Phoenix
Worldwide Colleges and Universities
Colleges and universities worldwide teach CIW certification courses, some of which have included:
Ambassador College • American Public University System • Ancilla College • Bahrain Institute of Technology • Atlantic Technical College • Bates Technical College • Bismarck State College • Broward College • Cambridge University • Canadian Institute of Management & Technology • Cape Coral Institute of Technology • Central Carolina Technical College • City Colleges of Chicago • College of Central Florida • Colorado Technical University • Cork Institute of Technology • Daley College • East Berkshire College • Eastern Idaho Technical College • Edinburgh College • Emerald Coast Technical College • Florida Panhandle Technical College • Fort Hays State University • Georgetown Technical College • Glasgow Metropolitan College • Greenville Technical College • Gulf Coast State College • Hickey College • Illinois Institute of Technology • Institute of Technology Blanchardstown • Isle of Man College • Kaplan University • Limerick City College • Louisiana Technical College • Manatee Technical College • Manipal University • McFatter Technical College • Midlands Technical College • Mid South College • Mineral Area College • National Institute of Technology • New York University • North Central Kansas College • North Georgia College and State University • Northwestern Michigan College • Olive Harvey College • Ozarks Technical Community College • Palm Beach State College • Parkland College • Pennsylvania College of Technology • Pensacola State College • Peru State College • Pulaski Technical College • Santa Fe College • South Carolina State University • Southeastern Illinois College • Southeastern University • Snow College • Sullivan University • Texas State Technical College • Tennessee College of Applied Technology • The Manchester College • Townson University • Trenholm State Tech College • University of Arkansas • University of Bath • University of Bedfordshire • University of Central Florida • University of East London • University of Geneva • University of Hawaii • University of Massachusetts • University of Phoenix • University of Tennessee • University of Texas • University of the West of Scotland • Western Governors University • York County School of Technology