Graduate Certificates: Summary

Graduate Certificate in Big Data
[4 courses]

This program was created in response to the growing demand for professionals who have the analytic skills and ability to understand and manage massive data sets that organizations continue to capture, store, search, share, visualize and analyze across all sectors (private, public, government, and academic).

Students with a Bachelor's degree will be able to transfer these course credits as a base for completing any of our master's degrees.
  

Graduate Certificate in Business Analysis 
[4 courses] 
Designed for professionals seeking to advance their career or planning a career change as business analysts, systems analysts, project analysts, project managers, software engineers, or quality assurance analysts.

Students with a Bachelor's degree will be able to transfer these course credits as a base for completing any of our master's degrees.

  
Graduate Certificate in Computer Security
[4 courses*] 
(*Students enrolled prior to fall 2015 must complete six required courses or move to the newest program requirements.)
A course of study tailored for software developers, system administrators, IT and R&D managers, business professionals with sufficient background, and legal professionals who desire to gain a broad set of technologies unique to the problem of securing computing platforms.

Students with a Bachelor's degree will be able to transfer these course credits as a base for completing any of our master's degrees.

    
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems
[6 courses]

(Summer 2015 is the last term that students will be admitted to this certificate program.)
Designed for professionals with expertise in a functional area who wish to better understand software design and development.

Students with a Bachelor's degree will be able to transfer these course credits as a base for completing any of our master's degrees.

    
Graduate Certificate in Software Design and Development
[6 courses]
(Summer 2015 is the last term that students will be admitted to this certificate program.)
Designed for professionals interested in state-of-the-art knowledge in software development.

Students with a Bachelor's degree will be able to transfer these course credits as a base for completing any of our master's degrees.

Post-Master's Graduate Certificate Program:
Certificate of Advanced Study 
[5 courses]
An individually designed course of study for software professionals who have a master's degree in software development or engineering, computer science or equivalent.