Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (ISSCM)

Information Technology Management Certificate

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Why Choose Information Technology Management?photo of students working together at a table

Businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies are increasingly relying on data to drive decision-making, increase productivity and profitability. Every action we take, from donating blood to buying groceries, is recorded and analyzed to better serve you. Graduates who can make sound decisions when choosing, implementing and using these systems are in high demand locally, nationally, and globally.

If you are curious, passionate about innovation, and like solving problems, a certificate in information technology management will enhance your existing experience, help you achieve your goals, and advance your career.

Careers

The field of information systems management is continuing to grow as demand for professionals who can implement and upgrade computer systems are vital to the economy. This certificate prepares you for careers that require knowledge in systems analysis, business systems designs, and information technology management. Most of our graduates leave with internships or job opportunities.

Our alumni work at:

  • CareSource
  • Computer Sciences Corp.
  • Crown Equipment
  • Dayton Freight
  • DP&L
  • Honda
  • J.B. Hunt
  • LexisNexis
  • Midmark
  • Reynolds and Reynolds
  • R&L Carriers
  • Seepex, Inc.
  • Sogeti
  • Speedway
  • Tata Consultant
  • Teradata
  • Taylor Communications (Standard Register)
  • WinWholesale
  • US Worldwide Logistics, Inc
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  • Yaskawa America, Inc.

Positions our alumni have held:

  • Business analyst or consultant
  • Computer applications and systems analytics
  • Information technology management
  • IT operations analytics
  • Database management or administrator
  • Information security analyst
  • Computer user support
  • IT support
  • Logistics analyst
  • Material planning manager
  • Operations analyst
  • Procurement manager
  • Purchasing specialist
  • Inventory control administrator
  • Supply chain business analyst

Real World Experience

Classes are focused on experiential learning, allowing students to apply concepts learned in class to real-world situations. We encourage our students to take internships during their summer semesters. Internships are coordinated through the college’s career management office, which makes sure you are aware of hiring information and job and internships announcements.

Academics and Curriculum

View Information Technology Management Certificate program information and degree requirements in the University Catalog.

Admission

If you are interested in the certificate in information technology, you will need:

  • A bachelor in information systems, computer science, or business-related field
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale or a graduate GPA or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Three or more years experience in an information technology-related field

There are no math or statistics prerequisities for this certificate program. Applicants whose native language is not English are required to have a minimum score of 79/120 (IBT) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a band 6 through the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Program Outcomes

In this program, you will pick three courses on business systems analysis, business system design, computer programming or other information technology-related course. Coursework options include information system design, development methodologies, database management systems, electronic business, and data communications. Each course requires a one-day residency on campus and five weeks of online learning, with flexible scheduling options. To graduate, you must earn a grade of ‘B’ or better for all courses, with only one ‘C’ allowed, and finish with an overall GPA of 3.0.

 


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