About This Course
The rapid growth of smart devices such as smart homes, driverless cars, drones, wearable technology, and smart cities has rapidly created many high-paying job opportunities that are available to those that have the skills. This course is a directed study class that familiarizes students to the technical foundations of this emerging market and enables them to contribute to and benefit from this new wave of growth in IoT. This course has been designed by professionals working in the field who understand the skills required to get started and provide immediate value for potential employers. The goal of this course is to provide guidance to our students so that they may gain employment in high-paying jobs within IoT.
The primary objective is to learn the fundamentals of IoT and to learn how IoT devices work. This includes the hardware, software, programming process, communications protocols, and IoT sensors, as well as learning how to interface with cloud services such as Microsoft's Azure or Amazon Web Services. In this course, students will gain an understanding of how IoT markets and products work and how they are constantly evolving.