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Information Technology Consultants

Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

Numerous certifications and designations are available in programming languages, software, Internet security, social media, and network administration. Some employers may require that consultants have certain certifications. To become certified, you will probably have to complete a training course and pass a written exam. Often the company that creates new technology, such as new software, will sponsor a training program. Professional associations also provide certification programs.

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