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One Semester International Student Program

IT/Business/Industrial Technology Certificate Programs

Illinois Institute of Technology offers a one-semester International IT/Business/Industrial Technology Certificate Program. The program has two main components:

     1. Students take three courses in IT, Business or Industrial Technology.

     2. Students take English and Cultural courses six hours per week.

Students who successfully complete this program will receive a Master Certificate in IT/Business/Industrial Technology from the Professional Learning Programs at IIT. Also, many IT courses completed in the International program with a grade of A or B can be credited toward a Master degree in Information Technology and Management (ITM) or Industrial Technology and Management (INTM) upon acceptance into the ITM or INTM program.

Business, Information Technology  and Industrial Technology Courses

IT/Business/Industrial Technology courses are offered in the day and evening at our Main Campus in Chicago. Many IT courses are taught in a lab environment so that students are given the opportunity to work on labs in the classroom. This allows international students the chance to be comfortable with the technology while in the classroom with the instructor on hand to answer questions.

When possible, international students will study alongside American students. Examples of courses offered include: Embedded Systems, Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Multimedia, .NET, Network Security, Oracle, Project Management, UNIX, Wireless Applications, and many more.

English and Cultural Studies

Students in the International Program will attend six hours of English Conversation classes per week with occasional cultural field trips within the Chicago area.

Program Dates

All one-semester programs start in the Fall or Spring semesters and consist of 16 weeks of classes. The fall semester starts in late August and ends in mid- December. Spring courses start in the middle of January and end in early May. The one-semester program is not available in the Summer semester.

Room and Board Plans

Housing on IIT's main campus can be arranged.  Students living in dorms must also have one of the IIT meal plans. Information on types of room and meal plans available can be found at http://www.iit.edu/housing.  Students coming under sponsorship or as a study abroad may have restrictions on the choice of dorm and meal plan.