Graduate Certificate in IT Development

Advance your understanding of technology and its application in the business environment

Designed for professionals from all industries, functional areas of business, and academic backgrounds

This online program is designed to provide you with state-of-the-art knowledge and skills in information technology. Upon completion of this program you will be prepared for the challenge of developing and managing an information system within an organization.

Required courses

ISM-671: Organizing Data for Analytics (3 credit hours)
ISM-672: App Design and Programming (3 credit hours)
ISM-673: Designing Secure Computer and IoT Networks for Business (3 credit hours)

Elective courses

You may choose from the following or other approved courses.

ISM-645: Principles of Predictive Analytics (3 credit hours)
ISM-670: IT Disruptive Innovation Management (3 credit hours)
ISM-679: Special Topics in Information Systems (3 credit hours)

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Mary Lesa Pegg
Graduate Recruiter
Office 301-U, Bryan Building
(336) 256-1432


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Admission requirements

  • Official transcript confirming a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree for the Post-Graduate Certificate) from an accredited college or university
  • TOEFL scores, taken within last 2 years (for international applicants)
  • Statement of purpose highlighting career and educational goals
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Completed Graduate School application and $65 application fee

Application Deadlines

Be sure to submit your application by the following deadlines.

Fall Admission
June 15th
May 15th for international students
Spring Admission
November 15th
September 15th for international students
Summer Admission
April 1st (limited)
February 15th for international students
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