Graduate Certificate in Business Information Systems

This certificate provides an overview of the field of Information Systems, which support all aspects of an organization’s operations, management, and decision-making. An information system is both the technology that an organization uses, as well as the way in which people interact with this technology in support of business processes.

Certificate Requirements

  • Completion of all credits of the coursework listed below
  • Achievement of at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average at the time of completion

In addition, students should be aware of the following course application limitations:

  • Courses taken as a non-degree student are not eligible to be applied towards the certificate.
  • Students may only apply a course towards two program requirements (for example, MBAD 6224 may only be applied towards the MBA and one graduate certificate; the course cannot be applied towards the requirements of any other degree or certificate program beyond the two programs).
  • Students who opt to complete two graduate certificates may only double count up to six credits between the two. All remaining requirements (typically, 18 credits for two certificates) must be unique to each certificate.

Required • 9 credits

  • ISTM 6200 | Python Program Database Applications *
  • ISTM 6201 | Information Systems Development and Applications
  • ISTM 6202 | Relational Databases

* May be waived based on previous coursework or work experience. Students who are approved for waiver must replace the credits with 3 credit hours of electives as outlined below.

Electives • 3 Credits

  • ISTM 6xxx: Any ISTM course at the 6000 level

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