Computer Science & IT Certificates

Complete a graduate certificate in one summer.

Multidisciplinary knowledge and lifelong learning are necessities of professional life, and graduate certificates are ideal for professionals and others who wish to acquire cutting-edge industry knowledge or new expertise in the IT field. Each graduate certificate has four required courses.

This year, MET Computer Science is offering a Graduate Certificate in Information Technology in Summer Term.

Information Technology

By providing hands-on experience in various aspects of software design and implementation, this certificate program offers comprehensive knowledge of state-of-the-art information technology. Students develop broad business perspectives; systems/IS skills, including hardware and software programming; a strong grasp of communication and teamwork; analytical abilities; and cutting-edge knowledge in areas of systems analysis, web technology, data communications, and database systems. Along with these sought-after skills, students learn to assess the information needs of different organizational levels within a company; design systems for an organization that are both competitive and efficient; create an information systems architecture that aligns with organization goals; and design systems that people can control, understand, and use in a socially and ethically responsible manner.

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology will have satisfied all but two of the core courses in Metropolitan College's Master of Science in Computer Information Systems.

Prerequisites

A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution is required. Some courses may have additional prerequisites.

Curriculum

(Four courses/16 credits)

Students interested in a summer graduate certificate should complete an online application that can be found at: www.bu.edu/csmet/admissions.

If you have any questions, please contact MET Computer Science at csinfo@bu.edu or 617-353-2566.