Romain College of Business
18 hours; 3.00 GPA required
The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Information Systems program is intended for students that have completed a baccalaureate degree. This certificate will provide students with the technical knowledge and skills needed to facilitate operational and strategic decisions of an organization. Further, it prepares students to support organizations implementing computing solutions which address business problems through enhancement, innovation, management, modification, or the automation of business processes.
The certificate incorporates both theoretical and applied learning practices to instill in students both a knowledge base and a practical set of skills. The curriculum incorporates competencies relevant to industry needs by including necessary topics like cybersecurity, data analytics, data management, data storage design, network communications, and systems development. The curriculum is dynamically updated to ensure students can address evolving challenges in an ever-changing digital landscape.
Students must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA in USI coursework needed for the certificate; a grade of C or better is required in each course. At least 12 of the 18 hours must be completed in residence. Coursework taken more than four (4) years before the certificate is awarded may not be applied toward program requirements.