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While completing your Master of Computer Information Systems degree, you’ll have the option to complete one or more certificates alongside your degree. The MCIS program offers five distinct certificates that help you focus your studies and expand your skills. Available both online and on campus, these graduate certificates can be incorporated into the Master’s or earned separately and credits may be applied toward the full graduate degree. You can meet with a graduate advisor to determine which certificate aligns with your current interests and future career goals.

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Business applications are everywhere and used in nearly every industry. This certificate is designed to teach business, computer science, engineering and IT professionals the knowledge and expertise needed for business application development. Gain practical, hands-on problem-solving skills to design and build applications using modern software development techniques, tools and technologies. This certificate is offered as an online or on campus program.


This certificate is designed for those who work in information technology (IT), who have clients in technology fields, or who want a broad introduction to information systems. Students learn to strategically implement technology within organizations and get a managerial-level understanding of infrastructure, applications, and the industry’s latest data analysis tools. This certificate is offered as an online or on campus program.


Completing the business intelligence certificate positions students to bring value to companies across many sectors. Students learn how to harness vast data stores to solve problems, enhance decision-making, and discover new business opportunities. This certificate is offered as an online or on campus program.


The cybersecurity certificate was created for business, engineering and IT professionals who want to increase their knowledge and expertise while gaining relevant skills in cybersecurity and information assurance. Learn how to: set up and troubleshoot hardware and software for a computer network, identify system vulnerabilities and common security problems, perform risk-and-cost-benefit analysis, configure web protocols, secure servers, configure a firewall, install intrusion detection systems, understand forensic procedures and more. This certificate is offered as an online or on campus program. 


This certificate is designed for both technical and non-technical students who want to gain the knowledge and skills relating to software development or IT project management. This certificate also prepares students to sit for the PMP® Certification or the CAP-M® Certification exams. This certificate is offered as an online or on campus program.