Apr 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Computer Systems Management, Certificate (Online)


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Go to Division of Professional Studies  for more information.

Department Contact:

Division of Professional Studies Dean: Dr. Tricia McFadden
Division of Professional Studies Director: Mrs. Sherri Link, Academic & Student Affairs

Partnering Academic Department: Business Administration
Chair: Dr. Angela Seidel, aseidel@francis.edu

Program Description:

The Computer Systems Management Certificate program prepares students to analyze, design, develop, implement, integrate, manage, and maintain information systems and information technology. All courses are offered fully online.

The 24-credit program can be valuable to those beginning careers or to those changing career directions. Admission candidates must have graduated with a minimum QPA of 2.5.

Student Learning Outcomes:

The Division of Professional Studies and the Shields School of Business will graduate students who have the knowledge, skills, love of learning, confidence, drive, and ethical and moral values needed to be spiritually fulfilled in life and successful in professional careers. Upon completion of this program, students are able to: 

  • Demonstrate, in the Spirit of Saint Francis in the Marketplace, knowledge of the ethical value choices and responsibilities of businesses and business leaders.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles in business in the functional areas of accounting, information systems, finance, management, and marketing.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the legal, social, economic environments of business.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the global dimension of business.
  • Integrate the functional areas of business in the process of decision making.
  • Demonstrate the ability to professionally communicate. 

Admission Requirements:

See Division of Professional Studies  for admission criteria and information.

Estimated Completion Time:

This is a 24 credit,certificate program that can take between 1-2 years for completion.

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