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That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

Majors & Degrees

Information Technology Graduate Certificate

Change the name of the business game

Knowing the ins and outs of technology and how it applies in business settings can be game changing. Our certificate in Information Technology will help you gain exposure to emerging technologies as they’re adopted into business environments.

Understand systems theory, quality, and decision making of information systems. Learn principles and techniques and gain programming skills to create dynamic websites. Master web applications wireless systems, mobile technologies, and more.

Is this certificate right for me?

This program is great for you if you are a:

  • Non-IT professional who is beginning to take on IT responsibilities
  • IT professional who is looking to advance their education in the field
  • Information Security Officer who is looking for advanced education in information technology

Career possibilities

Courses earned with this certificate serve as a leverage to our MS in Information Systems Program (MSIS).

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology, students will:

  • Be able to understand systems theory, quality, decision-making, and the organizational role of information systems
  • Be able to understand two of the following four IT subjects (depending on which two elective courses are completed):
    • Principles and techniques used in managing information systems and organizational change projects
    • Client and server-side web programming skills to create dynamic web sites
    • Internet, Intranet, local and wide area network design, technical requirements, operation, and management
    • Techniques in designing and implementing enterprise models, database design and implementation technologies

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