Graduate Certificate in Internet of Things

As billions of devices such as a smartwatch, home thermostat or refrigerator are getting connected to the Internet, the Internet of Things (IoT) has become one of the most talked about technology trends. These devices are able to collect, transmit the data and adapt its behavior based on usage, thus making them "smarter". The Graduate Certificate in Internet of Things provides an understanding of IoT technologies, architectures, standards, and regulation in order to build a roadmap to develop and implement IoT applications and solutions.

In response to COVID-19, the University of St. Thomas has made prudent decisions to act on the advice of state and medical professionals. For spring 2021, all our classes in our Graduate Programs in Software and Data Science which are normally delivered in an on-campus classroom format, will be delivered live online. Each of our classes meet once a week or every other Saturday. The classes will still be held during their normal time on weeknights and Saturdays. 

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To complete the Graduate Certificate in Internet of Things, the student must complete four required SEIS graduate courses and one elective course (for a total of 15 graduate semester credits) with at a GPA of 2.7 or better.

NOTE: Students have the option to use the coursework from the Graduate Certificate in Internet of Things to continue in a Master of Science degree program offered by Graduate Programs in Software.


Complete the following four required courses:

  • SEIS 615 DevOps and Cloud Infrastructure
  • SEIS 632 Data Analytics and Visualization
  • SEIS 663 Information Technology Security and Networking
  • SEIS 744 Internet of Things


Choose one elective from the following:

  • ETLS 675 Digital Signal Processing I
  • ETLS 676 Real Time DSP
  • ETLS 751 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
  • SEIS 741 Embedded Microprocessor Design

View SEIS Course Catalog.

View ETLS Course Catalog.

  1. A bachelor's degree in any discipline from a regionally-accredited educational institution in the U.S. (or international equivalent). 

  2. An overall grade-point-average (GPA) of at least 2.7. (Applicants with a GPA less than 2.7 will be considered for provisional admission with their professional experience factored into the decision.)

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