School of Applied Sciences and Technology

The Internet of Things (IoT) Immersive Industry Education

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Stay ahead of the technology curve and gain the skills needed to succeed in the rapidly growing field of the Internet of Things (IoT).

IoT is the network of everyday objects, ranging from industrial machines to wearable devices, equipped with sensors to collect and share data both with one another and with cloud-based systems. Graduates of this one-year, full-time certificate program will develop foundational knowledge in the application of IoT including system implementation, change management, integrating sensors and gathering data securely to improve business operations.

Whether you are an industry employer seeking to upskill your staff or a working professional interested in IoT, this specialized program combines both in-class and on-the-job learning, and allows professionals to earn a credential while continuing to work.

Sep 01, 2023

Quick Facts

Credential: Post-Diploma Certificate

A post-diploma certificate is a credential designed for individuals wishing to upgrade their skills, learn a new technology, or learn the management side of their industry.

Campus: Main

Any in-person components of your courses will be delivered at NAIT's Main Campus in Edmonton. View map

Delivery Options:

  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

Length: 1 Year

With a typical full-time course load, this program will take 1 Year to complete.

Open Studies: Not Available

This program does not currently have any courses available for Open Studies.

International Students: Not Accepted

This program is not accepting international students for this intake.

Grad Employment Rate

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Median Starting Salary

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Start Your Journey to becoming an IoT Expert Today

This full-time certificate program is designed exclusively for working professionals seeking to enhance their skills and knowledge in the Internet of Things (IoT), or for employers interested in upskilling their staff.

Gain Practical Experience with On-the-job Training

The program provides an immersive learning experience by combining in-class instruction with on-the-job training. A minimum of 51% of learning (often more) will take place in the workplace, requiring students to participate in hours consistent with full-time programming.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be equipped with the foundational skills and knowledge in IoT, including:

  • IoT Fundamentals: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the basics of IoT, including system implementation, change management and integrating sensors.
  • Connected Devices: Understand the development and deployment of connected devices that are critical to the IoT ecosystem.
  • IoT Networking: Learn about the various networking protocols and technologies used in IoT, such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and cellular networks.
  • Data Management: Discover the best practices for collecting, storing, and analyzing data from IoT devices.
  • IoT Security: Get up to date on the latest security concerns in IoT.


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Tuition & Fees

Scholarships & Awards

The following scholarships and/or bursaries are available to you as a student in this program. To access your opportunities, visit the Student Portal.

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