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2017-2018
 
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Information Technology Management
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Graduate Certificate in Management of Technology

The certificate in Management of Technology prepares students to become information technology leaders and to be able to craft corporate and business strategies where technology provides the basis for an organization’s competitive advantage. Students will have an introduction to design methodologies in information systems and databases. Structured systems analysis and design methodologies as well as topics related to different database models and their implementation will be covered. An overview of the use of business intelligence and analytics technologies in rich organizations will be given and their strategic use including defining/framing the business context for decisions, a survey of the different types of decision models, data issues, business intelligence, building analytics capability, making organizations smarter, and measuring the value of analytics. Students will also learn about the characteristics, use, and development of decision support systems (DSS) within the context of other business information systems and the process of designing and implementing decision support systems in business is examined from both theoretical and practical standpoints.

How to Apply:
Fill out the online application for participation in the certificate program.
Upon processing of the application, you will be contacted
with information about the submission of additional
required materials. Thank you for your interest.

Graduate Certificate Admissions Requirements

Prospective students wishing to  complete a graduate certificate in the MIT program will apply online and submit an official transcript showing a bachelor's degree conferral from a regionally accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and a current resume.

Course Requirements

To earn the certificate in Management of Technology, students must complete the following courses:

         MGT 5804-Strategic Leadership in Technology Based Organizations

         ACIS 5504- Information Systems Design and Database Concepts

         BIT 5474- Computer-Based Decision Support Systems

         BIT 5524-Introduction to Business Intelligence and Analytics