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Information Systems

Graduate Certificate Information

There is an increasing need for information systems specialists in the New York metropolitan area; articles about the shortage of qualified individuals appear regularly. This certificate program enables interested students to explore the field of information systems before committing to a master’s degree, or to incorporate information systems principles into their career. The Pace University Information Systems Department has designed a six-course sequence to accomplish these objectives.

Course Requirements (15 credits)

Core Courses (12 credits)

IS 613Database Management Systems

3 credits

IS 617Information Systems Principles

3 credits

IS 623Information Systems Design and Development

3 credits

IS 632Business Telecommunications

3 credits

Elective Courses (3 credits)

Select one course:

IT 603Overview of Information Security

3 credits

IS 612Object Oriented Concepts and Development

3 credits

IS 620Information Systems and Organizational Strategy

3 credits

IS 637Information Systems Project and Change Management

3 credits

IS 639Information Systems Planning and Policy

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Any student who wishes to pursue an MS in Information Systems after satisfactorily completing the certificate requirements will be sufficiently prepared to matriculate, provided all other admission requirements are satisfied.

Gainful Employment Disclosure for students in an approved non-degree certificate program.

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Graduate Students

To begin the application process you may either apply online or download our application for graduate admission. Follow all steps on the Graduate Admissions website and submit your application.

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Pace admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.