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Graduate Certificates in CIS

Elmhurst College offers two graduate-level certificates in computer information systems. Both programs can be completed either on-campus through hybrid learning or entirely online through the Elmhurst College Online Center. Whether you choose to pursue application development or network administration, a certificate from Elmhurst will take you where you want to go.

Graduate Certificate in Application Development
The graduate certificate in application development utilizes existing application development courses from the Master of Science in Computer Information Systems degree and includes a project management and organizational behavior course. Students who complete the five courses for credit will receive the Application Development Graduate Certificate or may complete the additional five courses required to complete the master's degree in computer information systems.

Five courses are required:

  • BUS 551 Organization Behavior
  • CS 501 Windows Application Development
  • CS 530 Database Systems and Programming
  • CS 550 Web Development
  • MBA 509 Project Management
    To complete the master’s degree, students must also complete CS 504, CS 511, CS 545, CS 570 and CS 575.

Graduate Certificate in Network Administration
The graduate certificate in network administration encompasses four courses from the master's program in computer information systems degree plus one course in project management. Students who complete the five courses for credit will receive the Network Administration Graduate Certificate or may complete the additional five courses required to complete the master's degree in computer information systems. 

Five courses are required:

  • CS 504 Computer Network Concepts
  • CS 511 Local Area Networks
  • CS 545 Wide Area Networks
  • CS 570 Internetworking Technologies
  • MBA 509 Project Management
    To complete the master’s degree, students must also complete BUS 551, CS 501, CS 530, CS 550 and CS 575.

Admission

To apply for the graduate certificate in application development or the graduate certificate in network administration, complete the application for graduate admission and follow the instructions for non-degree students. If you wish to complete the additional five courses to earn the master of science in computer information systems, you must apply following all of the admission requirements for the master's degree program. 

For more information, contact the School for Professional Studies at sps@elmhurst.edu or (630) 617-3300.

Gainful Employment Disclosures 
These graduate certificate program are approved as  Gainful Employment Programs through the US Department of Education and are, therefore, eligible for Federal Student Aid.  Disclosure Statements about occupations, on-time graduation rate, tuition and fees, and median loan debt for this program 
can be found:

 Application Development Certificate program, click here.  
 Network Administration Certificate program click here

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