DCProfessional Development (DCPro), the performance division of DatacenterDynamics, has announced its partnership with New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) for its sixteen-part Certificate of Mission Critical Infrastructure online learning course. The first-of-its-kind online foundation course is developed specifically for engineers looking to learn everything from basic concepts to highly focused facilities management methods under DCPro’s recognized industry educators.

The noncredit-bearing courses will be featured among NYIT’s Professional Development course offerings. Students who successfully fulfill course requirements and online examinations will earn a certificate of completion, “Foundations of Mission Critical Infrastructure,” from both DCProfessional and NYIT.

Peter Curtis, president/CEO of Power Management Concepts, LLC, professor at NYIT, author of the curriculum book, Maintaining Mission Critical Systems in a 24/7 Environment , member of NYIT's school of engineering and computing sciences Dean's-Executive Advisory Board, and Advisory Board Member for DCProfessional Development says, “Training for mission critical facilities management, through the partnership of NYIT’s and DCPro’s online learning platform, will provide accessibility and enhanced certification for professionals in this field looking to develop their skills. The course is designed to bridge the gap between theory and real-world applications, with the same material used in many graduate programs throughout the country. Students who take this course enjoy the benefits of advanced education at a modest cost.”

DCProfessional’s courses are endorsed through numerous nationally and internationally recognized professional bodies, including the IEEE, the American Institute of Architects, NCEES, the BCS, Engineers Australia, BICSI, and CITREP (full list available. Students in this course will gain knowledge in several mission critical disciplines ranging from Data Center Cooling Efficiency & Advanced Technology to Mission Critical Facilities Engineering.

“Online education and partnerships like this bring opportunities to students in a global data center market,” comments Jason Velody, managing director of DCProfessional Development. “Students gain the certification advantages from duly recognized and revered institutions.”

For more information on DCProfessional Development, visit http://www.dc-professional.com