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Undergraduate Certificate in Computer Information Systems

The Undergraduate Certificate in Computer Information Systems is an 18-credit program that provides students with a solid foundation in the field of computer information systems. The program is designed to transfer easily into the Computer Information Systems degree program at Thomas Edison State University.

Undergraduate Certificate in Computer Information Systems Credit Distribution

Required courses Credits
Introduction to Computer Information Systems OR Computer Concepts and Applications 3
Management Information Systems 3
Programming Languages 6
Students select six(6) credits from the following
  • Computer Organization (3)
  • Computer Security and Information Theory (3)
  • Database Management (3)
  • Data Center Management (3)
  • Data Communications Systems (3)
  • Information Systems using Microcomputers(3)
  • System Analysis and Design (3)
  • Operating Systems (3)
  • Operations Research (3)
Total 18

Note: For non-degree enrolled students, at  least 50% of the credits required for an undergraduate certificate must be earned at Thomas Edison State University. Application of any transferred credits is at the discretion of the Dean.

Up to 9 credits (50 percent) of the 18 credit certificate may be older than 7years from the most current date of application to the University. Any additional older credits applicable to the certificate area of study would have to undergo a currency review.