The explosive growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing our lives. Fueled by dramatic developments in technology and the rapid drop in price for IoT components that can be embedded in the objects around us, the IoT is changing the landscape of work, business, industry, education, healthcare, and leisure.
According to Statista, the number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices worldwide is forecast to almost triple from 8.74 billion in 2020 to more than 25.4 billion IoT devices in 2030. These devices will span industrial, commercial, and consumer markets and will be able to intelligently respond to human interaction and business needs in a remarkable variety of ways. Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and 5G wireless connectivity will be used to create smart, connected IoT solutions that make our lives more effective and enjoyable. The IoT offers vast new opportunities for businesses to grow and improve their operational efficiencies. According to Market Data Forecast, the global IoT market is projected to reach $875 billion in 2025, at a compound annual growth rate of 26.9%.
The program explores the devices, technologies, cloud based IoT platforms, techniques, and programming languages used to create innovative connected devices and IoT solutions. It provides students with the knowledge and skills required to take advantage of this next major shift in technologies and the related exponential growth in job demand. It is designed to help both individuals and businesses understand IoT technologies and create IoT solutions that improve their operational efficiencies and provide opportunities for growth.
Who Should Enroll
The program is ideal for those who are looking to build foundational knowledge in IoT to improve their business operations and increase their career options. For those already in the industry, the program includes practical application courses designed to increase the depth and breadth of their understanding of IoT technologies and applications. The curriculum is also designed for those who are looking to enter this growing field.
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