Information Systems Certificate

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 Department has designed a six-course sequence to accomplish these objectives.

Certificate Requirements

Core Courses
IS 613Database Management Systems3
IS 617Information Systems Principles3
IS 623Information Systems Design and Development3
IS 632Business Data Communications3
Elective Courses
Select one of the following:3
Overview of Information Security
Introduction to Coding
Information Systems and Organizational Strategy
Information Systems Project and Change Management
Information Systems Planning and Policy
Total Credits15

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.

Gainful Employment Disclosure for students in an approved non-degree certificate program.