These certificate programs are not eligible to issue an I-20 for F1 students.


Earn a certificate in analytics to develop and improve your technical and quantitative skills for the analysis of large datasets and gain hands-on experience using data-mining software. You’ll be provided with essential skills in predictive analytics, machine learning and data management. At the conclusion of the program, you’ll understand machine-learning techniques and will be able to derive practical solutions from data using analytics. The program is intended for students who hold a bachelor’s degree and wish to gain technical skills in data mining and big data analytics.

Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance

Focus and learn how to develop an information security program, assess security risk in business processes, identify and implement a system of controls for security governance and regulatory compliance, plan and conduct IT audits, and develop business continuity and disaster recovery plans. Earn a post-master’s certificate in governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) and take critical courses from our graduate program in information security. Designed for the working professional, the certificate focuses on enterprise-level information security risk management, IT audit and regulatory compliance.

Project Management

Using a cross-disciplinary approach, the certificate program will explore using the appropriate development methodology to assure a successful IT implementation. The post-master’s certificate in project management selects critical courses from our graduate program in project management so working professionals have the opportunity to master the skills and knowledge they need to successfully manage an enterprise’s IT projects. This program is not yet eligible to issue an I-20 for F1 students.

The Institute for Professional Development (IPD)

IPD offers a variety of intensive certificate programs designed for IT professionals who wish to learn new technologies and upgrade their skills in a short amount of time.