Kahlert Initiative on Technology (KIT)
Creating the most digitally literate students in the world regardless of degree.
The Kahlert Initiative on Technology (KIT) prepares students to be digitally literate regardless of degree. KIT offers a Digital Literacy Certificate Program that allows you to learn cutting-edge technology from industry experts in an easy-to-understand format.
Regardless of your major, the Digital Literacy Certificate seamlessly adds to your degree and supplements your learning with the technical knowledge you need to succeed in today’s current work environment. Become a Kahlert Scholar today!
Digital Literacy Certificate
Earn your Digital Literacy Certificate with this 21-credit, 7-course program.
Cyber Summer 2021
A 10-week experience where you will learn the latest in IS, make new friends, and network with employers.
Scholarships are available to cover the cost of the program.
Work with Silicon Slopes tech related companies including ebay, Telarus, Adobe, and more!
Classes are organized into similar skill groups and course materials are coordinated within a block of classes. Classes can be taken together or individually.
Web/App Design and Creation
- Product Management
- Introductory UI/UX Design
- Introductory Web and Mobile Dev
Marketing and Data
- Big Data for Business
- Predictive Analytics for Business
- Digital Marketing
Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
- Introduction to Blockchain
- Ethereum and Digital Auditing
VR, IoT, and Voice Tech
- Virtual Reality
- Internet of Things
- Voice Tech
AI, ML, and Database
- Artificial Intelligence
- Machine Learning
- A Business Case for Database
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
In most cases, these classes will count as elective credits toward your current degree. Please check with your academic advisor. If they are unaware of the program please refer them to Curtis.Morley@Eccles.Utah.edu.
Twenty-one completed credits are required for the certificate to be added to your degree.
Yes. You are a Kahlert Scholar as long as you register for at least one KIT class per semester.
Internships are offered throughout the year with a focus on summer internships. You will gain valuable experience with tech-related Silicon Slopes and Silicon Valley companies. You will interview just like any other job. Most internships will be paid.
No. You are guaranteed the opportunity for internships but it is up to you to interview and be accepted by the companies that have openings. As these internships are only open to active Kahlert Scholars, you will have an excellent chance of being accepted.
Each student is responsible for registering themselves for a minimum of 1 class per semester to remain active in the program.
None of the technology classes in KIT have prerequisites.
These classes are made specifically for you. We want you as part of KIT. Our mission is to connect your degree with tech so you will be prepared for the modern world regardless of what your major is.
Once you are accepted into the program, you will receive an application for scholarship. Scholarships are available to many but not all students. They are distributed until the funds are exhausted. Apply quickly so you can be considered.