UMass Lowell's online Certificate Program in UNIX/Linux Operating Systems is designed for those currently in the computer industry who want to upgrade their skills, and for those with basic computer literacy who want to enter this fast-growing field. The program curriculum combines theory and practical applications.
More than 300,000 UNIX installations worldwide support over a million users. In comparison with other existing operating systems, UNIX offers more flexibility and a greater set of comprehensive services. Its powerful features permit many users to use one system, and the multitasking capacity allows users to perform several processes at the same time. Its support of open systems architecture and its unique multitasking features have made UNIX one of the most popular operating systems today.
- Flexibility and convenience
- Students learn skills that are immediately applicable in the workplace, as well as C Programming -- the language used by most networking software programs
- Courses from this certificate program can be counted towards UMass Lowell's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Associate of Science in Information Technology
Learn More About This Program:
To receive more information, please fill out the Request Information form.
For more information, visit UMass Lowell's Certificate Program in UNIX/Linux Operating Systems webpage.
|Type of Fee||Amount|
|Fee Per Credit||$380|
|Registration Fee Per Semester||$30|
|Returned Check Fee Per Semester*||$30|
|Late Fee for Nonpayment||$50|
|Total for Course**||$1,170 ($380 x 3 credits = $1,140 + $30 registration fee per semester)|
*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.
**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.
For registration information, visit UMass Lowell's website.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
Applicants will be required to have either their official high school transcript, HiSET®, GED® or their most recent college transcript if applicable, sent to UMass Lowell. Undergraduate certificate applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and there is no fee to apply. Upon acceptance, notification will be sent to students.
Availability of financial aid varies depending on certificate program, matriculation and course status. Please contact UMass Lowell's Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 or firstname.lastname@example.org to determine eligibility.