IoT Job Skills in 3 Months: A New UCSC Extension Specialization

Billions of sensors in devices, vehicles, and even people themselves continually report a stream of data, yet industry professionals say real growth for the Internet of Things (IoT) is still ahead. 

Where are the IoT jobs? What is the technology? What prepares you for the industry? How do you make money from data?

Join us for a free, 90-minute webinar with four IoT experts who will be talking about trends in the IoT industry and highlights from three new live-online IoT courses at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension. Plenty of time for Q&A. 


  • People of all ages with an interest in IoT
  • The IoT beginner
  • The seasoned engineer who wants to gain competence in an adjacent area
  • The entrepreneur who needs to understand the broad landscape of IoT potential


  • Intro & Overview
  • IoT Job Trends, Outlook, & the Skills in High Demand
  • IoT Basics
with Cecil Lawson

    Get a high-level overview of the building blocks of IoT—from hardware and software to networking and cloud service providers—and what to expect in an IoT career. Q&A for Foundations of IoT.
  • LED Lights in IoT Sensors

    with Rudi Hechfellner
Learn how LED lights can be integrated with sensors inside electronics to create cloud-controllable smart devices that can be controlled from anywhere in the world. See IoT technology in action.
  • Wireless Communication in IoT

    with Dan Nobbe
Learn the basics of wireless networks and how they work in an IoT ecosystem. Q&A for IoT for Work, Life and Play 
  • Making Money with Data
with Jitesh Shah
    Learn about the incredible uses for data in our modern world, from drawing conclusions and predicting behavior to its monetization and how to apply data-based strategic analysis to your business decisions and personal life. Followed by Q&A for Making Money with Data.
  • Open Q&A

Register for the free, live webinar today!

UCSC Silicon Valley Extension IoT specialization

Evening courses are taught in real time, online, and can be completed in three months or less. Currently there is a tremendous, one-time discount to all UCSC Extension students enrolling in any of these new IoT courses taught during the summer session. Enroll now and pay only $150 per course. Enroll in all three courses and earn a Specialization in IoT for only $450 by the end of summer!



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Register for this live-online discussion.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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