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Information Systems (Advanced)

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 Departments have designed a five-course sequence to accomplish these objectives.

Course Requirements

IS 613 Database Management Systems 3 credits
IS 617 Information Systems Principles 3 credits
IS 623 IS Design and Development 3 credits
IS 632 Business Telecommunications 3 credits
Elective Courses (Select one)  
IS 603 Overview of Information Security 3 credits
IS 612 Object-Oriented Concepts and Development 3 credits
IS 620 Information Systems and Organizational Strategy 3 credits
IS 637 IS Project Management 3 credits
IS 639 IS Planning and Policy 3 credits
Total Credits 15 credits

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.*

* Any student who wishes to earn both an advanced certificate and an MS degree through the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems must take an additional elective beyond the stated requirements for the program.

For more information on this program, visit the Seidenberg School Web site.