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Visit these sites for information on certifications through the individual programs. Please note that these courses and certifications are not offered as part of a University of Iowa degree program and do not count toward coursework.

Knowledge partners


Coursera Career Academy

Global online learning platform that offers anyone, anywhere access to online courses and degrees from universities and companies.

  1. Click the ‘Log in’ button at the top right of the page
  2. Click on 'Log in with the University of Iowa'
  3. Upon redirection to the uiowa IDP, enter your HawkID credentials

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Salesforce Associate Certification

The Salesforce Associate certification is an entry-level credential designed for people who are new to Salesforce.



Gartner’s Campus Access provides Higher Education clients unlimited access to Gartner’s Core Research for all the University’s current Students, Faculty, and Staff. This access helps gain a global perspective on technology/market trends and tech enabled business strategies from across the world through Gartner’s Magic Quadrants, Hype Cycles, Market Guides, Cool Vendors, Vendor Ratings.

To access the Gartner resource

  1. Click on the UI Gartner login in the lower left
  2. Log in with your HawkID

Open resources

While most are free to students there are some programs that require a fee, please be aware of this as you investigate certification opportunities.

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LinkedIn Learning – Intro to Basic AI Principles

A collection of LinkedIn Learning courses to help you better understand the different areas of AI and how it can benefit you in your future endeavors.

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Alteryx SparkED

Alteryx analytics automation platform offers end-to-end automation and sharing of data engineering, analytics, reporting, machine learning, and data science processes for a broad range of use cases.

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AWS Certification

AWS Certification helps learners build credibility and confidence by validating their cloud expertise with an industry-recognized credential. It also helps organizations identify skilled professionals to lead cloud initiatives using AWS.

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FEMA Training

Training and education provide your community with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to help people before, during and after disasters.

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HubSpot Academy

From individual courses to certifications, learn skills in marketing, sales, service, and web design & development.

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LinkedIn Learning

Online courses across a variety of topics for every step of your career, by instructors with real-world experience.

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MATLAB and Simulink Training

MathWorks offers Certified MATLAB Associate and Certified MATLAB Professional certifications.

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SAP Training

Training courses and global certifications from SAP for individuals and teams.

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UI Learn

UI Learn ( is an online portal for offering non-credit courses to the general public as well as the University of Iowa community.

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Intro to Machine Learning

Learn the core ideas in machine learning, and build your first models.

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Intro to AI Ethics

Explore practical tools to guide the moral design of AI systems.

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Cognitive Class

Learn IT practices & skills like blockchain, data science, AI, cloud, Docker, Kubernetes and more.