Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN - IT-Ready - Creating IT Futures

Minneapolis / St. Paul


IT-Ready in the Twin Cities

IT-Ready launched in the Twin Cities in 2012 and more than 400 adults in the Twin Cities have been trained for tech careers. In 2016, 88 percent of our students graduated and 86 percent of graduates landed full-time jobs in tech.

TechHireOur IT-Ready program in the Twin Cities is part of the City of Minneapolis’ TechHire Initiative which is aiming to close the workforce skills gap in the high tech economy by building a path for diverse workers to access training, support and tech jobs across the Greater Minneapolis Region.

Our office in Edina, MN, houses several IT-Ready classes each year. The Creating IT Futures Edina office is located at:
7505 Metro Boulevard
Edina, MN 55439
(housed in the International Dairy Queen Corp. building)
Phone: 952-855-7425

This spring we’re also launching our new IT-Ready QA class to train students to be software testers in the Twin Cities. Our class schedule is below. Apply online today. 

IT-Ready Tech Support Winter applications are due by January 18. Class starts February 12. Graduation is April 6.
IT-Ready QA Spring applications are due by March 16. Class starts April 16. Graduation is June 8.
IT-Ready Tech Support Summer applications are due by May 18. Class starts June 18. Graduation is August 10.
IT-Ready QA Summer applications are due by July 20. Class starts August 20. Graduation is October 12.
IT-Ready Tech Support Fall applications are due by September 21. Class starts October 22. Graduation is December 14.

Creating IT Futures is licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.821 to 136A.832. Licensure is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

IT Recruitment
For employers in the Twin Cities, we deliver low-risk, high-reward IT-Ready graduates to work full-time for six months. Recruitment, screening, background checks, training and certification are paid for by IT-Ready. Employers provide work experience that helps new industry entrants get started in their IT careers. Learn more about employer benefits from the IT-Ready program.

Creating IT Futures

A 501(c)(3) charity was established in 1998 by CompTIA, the Information Technology Industry Trade Association, as a way to help people improve their lives through IT careers.


We help populations that are under-represented in IT and individuals who are lacking in opportunity to prepare for, secure and be successful in IT careers.


Creating IT Futures
c/o CompTIA
3500 Lacey Road, Suite 100
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Phone: (630) 678-8300
Email: info@creatingitfutures.org