The University of St. Thomas

Graduate Programs in Software

Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificate Programs: Overview

    
Graduate Certificate in Big Data  NEW!
(available Fall 2013)
[4 required courses]
This course of study 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.

Students pursuing a GPS master's degree also have the option of earning the Certificate of Big Data.

    
Graduate Certificate in Business Analysis 
[4 courses] NEW!
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
[6 courses]
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]
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]
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-Masters 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.


Information Sessions

Power your career with Graduate Programs in Software.
Learn how at an upcoming information session on the St. Paul campus:

Tuesday, April 8th
5:30 to 6:30 P.M.
O'Shaughnessy Science Hall
room OSS 227.
Please RSVP to gradsoftware@stthomas.edu if you plan to attend an information session.

Walk-ins are welcome.

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