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Apply by June 25 to be eligible for a $500 tuition rebate!

Jumpstart Your Systems Architect Career

To meet the burgeoning demand for specialized Pega professionals, American University in partnership with Pegasystems, is offering a 5-week training certification program. Upon completion, participants will be fully prepared for certification in Pega 7.

During this 5-week course, you will learn through online class sessions, and meet with your cohort for two weekends in person. Complementing your Pega training, you will connect with potential employers and learn how your technical expertise can meet the needs of today’s marketplace.

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5 weeks, 36 hours total
12 hours virtual
24 hours in-person

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Online and In Person Sessions

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Key Benefits:

  • Small instructor-led class sessions
  • Access to Pega 7 system and Pega learning resources during the program and up to 6-months following the course
  • Free exam sitting for Pega's Certified Systems Architect CSA certification exam
  • Networking opportunities

Summer 2018 Course Dates

Date Time On Campus/Online
Week 1 Fri, Jul 13 and Sat, Jul 14 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Campus
Week 2 T, Jul 17 and Th, Jul 19 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Online
Week 3 T, Jul 24 and Th, Jul 26 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Online
Week 4 T, Jul 31 and Th, Aug 2 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Online
Week 5 Sat, Aug 11 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Campus*

*Includes exam prep for Pega’s Certified Systems Architect CSA certification.

Requirements for Admission

This course is designed for technology professionals or recent graduates with a computer science background. Applicants should have a technology career path, experience with coding (Java, C++, UI, OO) and strong analytical, collaboration and communication skills.

Students are responsible for providing their own laptop to use during in person class sessions and are responsible for access to a computer for all online sessions.

Policies on Tuition, Withdrawals and Refunds

Tuition Policy: Tuition for the 5-week course is $3,500. The course must be paid in full prior to the first day of class on July 13. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until seats are full. Interested students should apply no later than June 25.

Refund Policy: We recognize that conflicts may arise that may affect your participating in the course. If you wish to receive a refund, a written request for cancellation must be received by July 1. Refunds will not be provided if written cancellation is received after July 1.

If you request a refund, a $60 processing fee will be deducted. Payments will be refunded to the person/company that issued the original payment. Timing of processing of refunds to debit or credit cards will vary based on your financial institution.


Lana Knox
(202) 895-4859


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