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Your Fast Track to Obtaining Job-Ready Skills From Purdue Global and Google

Purdue Global and Google have partnered together and designed five certificates for working adults. Get college credit while earning the Google IT Support Certificate plus a Purdue Global micro-credential. You can customize your education with quick and affordable learning paths developed to fit your career goals—whether you’re just starting out or wanting to build your skill set.*

Faculty-Led

Get the instruction and support from faculty that you wouldn’t get in a self-paced online course. Hear from experienced instructors and collaborate with fellow students in the classroom who are pursuing the same career.

Speed to Degree

Your goals are closer than you might think. Earn your Purdue Global and Google Career Certificate in about a year or less, and get on the fast track to your career.

Flexibility

You have a life outside of your education. Take advantage of 100% online classes that fit into your work and life schedules.

Stack Your Credits

You can use what you’ve earned to continue on into a degree. Upon completion of a certificate, you will earn 38–45 credits, putting you about halfway to an associate’s degree. Your credits can also transfer into a bachelor’s degree.

Celebrate the Wins Along the Way

You’ll work hard to earn the credentials you gain from Purdue Global and Google in this coursework. Show off your badges as you earn them on social media profiles like LinkedIn and add valuable skills to your resume. You will receive three during your studies with us.

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Choose the Purdue Global and Google IT Support Certificate That Fits Your Future

The Purdue Global and Google Career Certificate courses cover your foundational skills and understanding of IT support, while the Purdue Global micro-credential gives you industry-specific training. Together, they give you a full picture of how to apply your new skills most effectively. Choose from one of the five financial-aid eligible pathways below and get started on your future.

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Financial aid awards vary depending on individual student eligibility and need.

  • Business Fundamentals

    Business Fundamentals + Google IT Support Certificate

    45 Credits/9 Courses
    Estimated full tuition cost before transfer credits: $9,225

    This certificate combines help desk support coursework with our business fundamentals micro-credential and prepares you with an understanding of the four functions of management, the components of a marketing strategy, customer and technical support, and financial performance of an organization.

    The credits from this certificate stack into the Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management, or the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies.

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    Note: Tuition total does not account for per term fees ($345 resource fee and $65 program fee). View tuition details.

  • Cybersecurity Fundamentals

    Cybersecurity Fundamentals + Google IT Support Certificate

    38–40 Credits/8 Courses
    Estimated full tuition cost before transfer credits: $7,615–$8,075

    This combination of practical help desk support coursework with our cybersecurity fundamentals micro-credential prepares you with an understanding of the foundational skills necessary to enter the field of cybersecurity. You will learn essential networking and security fundamentals that will help prepare you for Network+ and Security+ certifications which are critical in the IT/cybersecurity industry.

    The credits from this certificate stack into the Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology, the Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity, or the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management.

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    Note: Tuition total does not account for per term fees ($345 resource fee and $65 program fee). View tuition details.

  • Data Intelligence

    Data Intelligence + Google IT Support Certificate

    45 Credits/9 Courses
    Estimated full tuition cost before transfer credits: $9,225

    This certificate combines practical help desk support coursework with our data intelligence micro-credential. The data intelligence micro-credential will provide you with the analytical methods and tools used by organizations as they leverage the value of data. You will gain an understanding of the different uses of collected data, how to accurately employ statistics in data analysis and reports, and the techniques used to visually represent data for reporting.

    The credits from this certificate stack into the Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology, the Bachelor of Science in Analytics or the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies.

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    Note: Tuition total does not account for per term fees ($345 resource fee and $65 program fee). View tuition details.

  • Health Informatics

    Health Informatics + Google IT Support Certificate

    40 Credits/8 Courses
    Estimated full tuition cost before transfer credits: $8,075

    This certificate combines help desk support coursework with our health informatics micro-credential. You will be introduced to the broad arena of health informatics and be equipped for entry-level opportunities in the field of health information. At the completion of this coursework you will be able to identify laws and regulations applicable to the management of health information; apply quality assurance practices in decision making; describe ethical practices and behaviors that facilitate inclusivity; and more.

    The credits from this certificate stack into the Medical Billing and Coding Certificate or the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management.

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    Note: Tuition total does not account for per term fees ($345 resource fee and $65 program fee). View tuition details.

  • Leadership

    Leadership + Google IT Support Certificate

    44 Credits/8 Courses
    Estimated full tuition cost before transfer credits: $8,995

    The leadership micro-credential will help you build the skills and awareness of how strategic and professional communications contribute to leadership. You will gain an understanding of leading change, decision-making, and negotiation so you can promote yourself as an effective leader in a continually changing, global workplace. Combine this with earning your Google IT Support Certificate, and you will walk away with a marketable set of skills to thrive in your field of study.

    The credits from this certificate stack into the Associate of Science in Professional Studies, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies or the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management.

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    Note: Tuition total does not account for per term fees ($345 resource fee and $65 program fee). View tuition details.

Admissions Requirements

You must be a high school graduate or possess a GED certificate or other equivalency diploma. You are also encouraged to complete orientation before you start classes.

See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.

Transfer in Up to 75% of Your Degree

Your prior learning, coursework, and certifications can help you earn your Purdue Global and Google Career Certificate faster, for less.§

Career Support: Take the Next Step in Your Career

  • Access to job search resources from Purdue Global’s internal CareerNetwork, including job leads from Google’s Employer Consortium
  • Online interview preparation and resume support available 24/7 through our tools
  • Networking tips and opportunities
  • Save up to 55% off on CompTIA exam vouchers: A+, Security+, Network+, and more#
  • Access to employer information sessions, both live and recorded for your job search needs

Student Experience

93% of first-year and senior students rate their Purdue Global experience as “excellent” or “good.”

92% of seniors would “definitely” or “probably” attend Purdue Global again.

Source: National Survey of Student Engagement, Fall 2019.

Career Opportunities

Gain the job-ready skills and knowledge you need to land in-demand roles.

Salaries for a computer user support specialist generally range from $40,730 to $68,500.

The salary outcomes for a computer user support specialist can generally range from $40,730 to $68,500, with a median salary of $52,690. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics, Wage Information, May 2020. Any labor market, salary, and projected growth information are supplied by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The salary range is based on national data. Actual outcomes vary by geographic area, previous work experience, and opportunities for employment. Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment placement, salary level, or career advancement.

Already Completed Your Google
IT Support Certificate?

You are already ahead. As a Google IT Support Certificate holder, you will save the time and cost associated with earning the certificate and can focus on completing the remaining courses to earn your Purdue Global and Google Career Certificate or continue on with another Purdue Global program.

Upcoming Start Dates

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Your Path To Success Begins Here

Connect with an advisor to explore program requirements, curriculum, transfer credits process, and financial aid options.

NOTES AND CONDITIONS

*Employment and Career Advancement: Purdue Global does not guarantee employment or career advancement. Actual outcomes vary by geographic area, previous work experience and opportunities for employment.

Completion time based on a full-time schedule. Programs will take longer for part-time students to complete.

The University cannot guarantee that students will be granted admission to any future programs. Speak to an Advisor about transfer credit opportunities and see the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment policy.

§Purdue Global cannot guarantee transferability of credit. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment policy.

#Offer: Savings applies to exam vouchers for A+, CASP+, Cloud+, Cloud Essentials+, CTT+(cbt), CTT+(vbt), CySA+, ITF+, Linux+, Network+, PenTest+, Project+, Security+ 501, Security+ 601, and Server+ certifications only. Discount varies by product. Cannot be combined with any other promotion or offer.