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Information Systems Management Certificate Courses & Tuition
Graduate Certificate <br />

Graduate Certificate

Information Systems Management

Information Systems Management Graduate Certificate Coursework

Our Information Systems Management Certificate coursework is designed so that you can earn the credentials and core competencies you need to move forward in your career. You can earn a standalone graduate certificate or you can transfer the qualifying credit hours toward earning a master's degree.

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Required certificate courses (21 credit hours)

Managerial Applications of Information Technology

Systems Analysis, Planning and Control

Database Concepts

Networking Concepts and Applications

Principles of Information Security and Privacy

Managerial Applications of Information Technology
MIS535 – 3 credit hours
This course introduces structures, applications and management of corporate information systems. Coursework investigates how technology is changing the way we conduct communication, make decisions, manage people and improve business processes, as well as how it adds value to business. Students access the Internet to gather and use information, and analyze business decisions using decision support tools.
Prerequisite: None
Systems Analysis, Planning and Control
MIS581 – 3 credit hours
This course introduces concepts and tools of systems development and implementation, and emphasizes using the life-cycle approach to effectively manage business information. The course provides practice in each major phase of the life-cycle approach: planning, analysis, design, implementation and operation/support. Business reengineering techniques and project management models are used. Students apply concepts and tools learned in a term project.
Prerequisite: None
Database Concepts
MIS582 – 3 credit hours
Database Concepts provides a detailed introduction to database concepts, components and management issues. The course covers data definition and modeling, database access and command languages, and design and implementation in the context of the relational model. Relative advantages and disadvantages of other database models are considered from a management standpoint. Coursework examines basic managerial issues for database publishing on the web, and for multi-user and enterprise database processing. The course requires a term project involving a commercial data-modeling package.
Prerequisite: None
Networking Concepts and Applications
MIS589 – 3 credit hours
This course focuses on design, development and operation of a data communications system and computer network, and emphasizes managing data distribution and access. The course includes essential elements of networks including hardware, software and interfaces. Students use a networking software tool to build and analyze network models.
Prerequisite: None
Principles of Information Security and Privacy
SEC571 – 3 credit hours
This course provides a broad overview of security in information systems. Covered are various aspects of security in computing, including security threats and controls; basic cryptography and its applications; network intrusion detection and prevention; security administration and planning; anonymity and privacy; legal issues; protection; and ethics. Coursework also examines controls in information systems, and addresses security issues surrounding information systems and computer-generated data.
Prerequisite: None

In addition, you will need to successfully complete any two courses from among the MIS courses (except MIS505 and MIS525), and the SEC570 and SEC590-level courses.

FINANCING OPTIONS

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