Prepare for a career in the high-growth field of IT, no experience or degree required. Get professional training designed by Google and get on the fast-track to a competitively paid job. There are over 520,000 open jobs in IT support with a median entry-level salary of $57,000.¹
Upon completion, you can directly apply for jobs with Google and over 150 U.S. employers, including Deloitte, Target, Verizon, and of course, Google.
75% of Google Career Certificate Graduates in the United States report an improvement in their career trajectory (e.g. new job or career, promotion or raise) within 6 months of certificate completion²
This program also prepares you for the CompTIA A+ exams, the industry standard certification for IT—you’ll earn a dual credential when you complete both.
This program is ACE® approved—when you complete, you can earn up to 15 college credits, the equivalent of 5 college courses at bachelor’s degree level.
If you’re interested in building on your IT foundations, check out the Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate.
Check out all Google Career Certificates here.
¹Lightcast™ US Job Postings (2022: Jan. 1, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022).
²Based on program graduate survey, United States 2022
This program includes over 100 hours of instruction and hundreds of practice-based assessments, which will help you simulate real-world IT support scenarios that are critical for success in the workplace.
The content is highly interactive and exclusively developed by Google employees with decades of experience in IT.
Through a mix of videos, assessments, and hands-on labs, you’ll be introduced to troubleshooting, customer service, networking, operating systems, and security — foundational IT skills required for an entry-level job.
Your skills will include: Network protocols, cloud computing, Windows operating system, Linux command line, systems administration, encryption algorithms and techniques, and more.
Learn concrete skills that top employers are hiring for right now.