Red Hat Academy


Red Hat Academy turns academic institutions into centers for enterprise-ready talent by outfitting them with Red Hat Training and Certification.

Program features

Red Hat Academy has a number of benefits designed to help students reach their academic and career potential.

About Red Hat Academy 

Red Hat® Academy provides a curriculum to help education institutions keep pace with the demands of industry. The curriculum involves hands-on instruction across platform, middleware, and cloud technologies built with input from Red Hat development, support, and field consulting teams. Red Hat’s curriculum is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the leading enterprise Linux platform. Rather than learning theoretical skills, students learn practical skills based on use cases from thousands of enterprise implementations.

Red Hat Academy Benefits

The Red Hat Academy program partners with academic institutions to offer top-quality education programs on Red Hat technologies to help students reach their academic and career potential.

Equips students with enterprise-ready skills and industry-recognized certifications with much lower investment.

Provides practical experience with performance-based, hands-on training.

Offers access to unique, specialized resources and networking opportunities.

Increased interest in open source technology within the Institutions.


Red Hat Academy offers a range of curriculum and certification offerings.


We know that finding IT professionals who know your technologies and have the right skills can be challenging. The Red Hat Academy curriculum is best-in-class training that offers a diverse curriculum for system administrators and developers.


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What does it cost to join Red Hat Academy?

Because we believe that closing the technology skills gap is vital to the future of enterprise software, we offer Red Hat Academy membership at no cost to qualifying educational institutions.

What are the requirements for joining Red Hat Academy?

To gain Red Hat Academy membership, your institution should meet these qualifications:

Must be formally accredited by a public or other governing body

Must be a degree-, diploma-, and certificate-granting institution

Must be a non-profit institution that does not charge students on a per-class basis to receive Red Hat training

Must deliver Red Hat Academy curriculum across multiple weeks of training

Do I get a certificate after completion of a Red Hat Academy course?

Yes, students are provided a certificate upon successfully completing the course. Please contact your instructor to receive your certificate.