CompTIA partners with Coursera to bring technology training to a broader professional audience

Online learning platform connects millions of learners worldwide to career-enhancing education

DOWNER’S GROVE, Illinois., October 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — CompTIA, the not-for-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry and workers, today announced it has partnered with Coursera, a leading online learning platform, adding it to a global network of industry leaders who Provide deep expertise Train emerging and experienced talent on the latest technologies and tools.

CompTIA is the voice of the global information technology industry.  (PRNewsPhoto/CompTIA)

CompTIA is the voice of the global information technology industry. (PRNewsPhoto/CompTIA)

Coursera’s industry partners are leaders in helping learners develop skills for in-demand jobs and create jobs through professional training and certification. Coursera’s 100+ industry partners include Google, IBM, Microsoft and Autodesk. Coursera is one of the world’s largest online learning platforms with more than 100 million learners worldwide.

As an industry partner, CompTIA will establish three specializations CompTIA A+®, CompTIA Network+® and CompTIA Security+® Certifications that will be available in early 2023. Each specialization will be fully online, self-paced, and consist of multiple courses that provide introductions to the specific certifications, as well as foundational information to help learners determine if they are ready to continue on their training journeys.

“Our goal is to provide basic education to individuals who wish to expand their career opportunities through the acquisition of technical skills and knowledge,” he said Thomas Reilly, Chief Product Officer at CompTIA. “Technology training has never been more important to people in all kinds of industries and career paths. By partnering with Coursera, CompTIA will connect more people with the education they need to start or continue their career paths.”

Learners who complete a CompTIA specialization on Coursera have the option to continue their training through CompTIA’s extensive catalog of technology certifications.

About CompTIA

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the 5 trillion dollars global information technology ecosystem; and the estimated 75 million industry and technology professionals who design, implement, govern and protect the technology that powers the global economy. Through education, training, certification, advocacy, philanthropy and market research, CompTIA is the hub for the advancement of the technology industry and its workforce. Visit

About Coursera

Coursera (NYSE: COUR) was launched in 2012 by two Stanford computer science professors, Andreas Ng and Daphne Koller, with a mission to provide universal access to world-class learning. Today it is one of the largest online learning platforms in the world with 107 million registered learners June 30, 2022. Coursera works with over 275 leading academic and industry partners to offer a broad catalog of content and qualifications, including guided projects, courses, specializations, certificates, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Institutions around the world use Coursera to upskill and reskill their staff, citizens, and students in many high-demand fields, including data science, technology, and business.

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