Georgia Southern University is an established leader in virtualization education. The University’s Department of Information Technology was the first four-year higher education institution to teach VMware by becoming a VMware IT Academy in 2008. The University was chosen by VMware as the first Regional VMware IT Academy. Our students have an opportunity to get a VMware Datacenter Virtualization certification (VCP-DCV) when graduating from the Regional VMware IT Academy at Georgia Southern University.
Linux Professional Institute Approved Academic Partner
The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is the world’s premier Linux certification organization. Georgia Southern University’s Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing joined Linux Professional Institute’s (LPI) training partner program as an LPI Approved Academic Partner. Students majoring in Information Technology here at Georgia Southern University specialize in Network and Datacenter Administration, Information Management, or Web and Multimedia Foundations. All of these areas can trace their roots to Linux or Unix. Pursuing LPI certification is a great opportunity for our students to strengthen their academic knowledge and career-readiness.
Microsoft Academic Alliance
Azure Dev Tools for Teaching is a Microsoft Program that supports technical education by providing access to Microsoft software for learning, teaching and research purposes. Students registered for a course offered by the College of Engineering and Computing have premium access to Microsoft’s software library, providing Microsoft professional-level developer and designer tools at no cost. Azure Dev Tools for Teaching has a software catalog of over 500 products and is for qualifying technical departments only.
Last updated: 10/30/2019