Students may begin this 12-credit certificate in the fall, spring or summer terms. Required courses and suggested sequence are as follows:
|Management Information Systems
|System Design & Information Management
|E-Commerce & E-Business Technologies
|Strategic Information Technology Management
Acceptance into the certificate program requires a foundational level of knowledge and/or experience in management information systems or the equivalent. Applicant transcripts will be reviewed for relevant coursework to determine eligibility prior to admission.
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Assess information needs at different levels and functional areas of an organization and to create IT architecture that aligns with the business operating model and strategy.
- Apply knowledge of goals, functions, infrastructure, and operations of the IT domain in an organization.
- Apply learned skills in the field of IT in various aspects of e-business technologies, systems’ design and deployment, information gathering and management, and emerging technology models.
- Apply analytical and technical tools in: (1) planning and integrating IT resources; (2) evaluating and managing risks and quality associated with IT functions and processes; and, (3) leading IT professionals within an organization.