Graduate Certificate in Technology Studies

Top Graduate Certificate Programs in Technology Studies

Technology Studies

A graduate certificate helps students to gain more understanding about their career field. By obtaining this certificate after an undergraduate degree, an individual’s earning potential grows and they are able to stay current on the growth of their industry as well.

The incorporation of technology into modern society has often been the cause of political and philosophical debate. The main concern is whether technology truly helps or harms humanity. Some argue that overuse of technology is harmful to the environment, while others believe it is a necessary facet of human development.

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Graduate Certificate in Embedded Systems

Confederation College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Canada Thunder Bay

The Embedded Systems graduate certificate program provides electrical and electronic engineering graduates with hands-on opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills that will permit them to work effectively in embedded systems product and device development. [+]

Embedded Systems

The Embedded Systems graduate certificate program provides electrical and electronic engineering graduates with hands-on opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills that will permit them to work effectively in embedded systems product and device development.

Topics covered range from computer software and industrial control systems to health and safety and quality assurance. The program integrates a hands-on, practical approach to learning, augmenting the theoretical knowledge that graduate engineers already have. Applied projects and lab work help prepare graduates for a technical career in embedded systems product development and related fields. The program also includes entrepreneurship and communication courses that help build the ‘softer skills’ sought by employers in the industry.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Information Communication Technology (ICT) Solutions for Small Business

Confederation College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Canada Thunder Bay

The program enables students to become proficient in the practices and techniques used in modern ICT infrastructures. Students learn how to develop and implement practical solutions to solve typical ICT problems and challenges faced by smaller companies & businesses. Instructional methodology integrates theory with real-life simulations and hands-on applications. Students apply their acquired knowledge and skills to industry-based cases, simulations, and projects, working on both individual and several collaborative team projects. [+]

Information Communication Technology (ICT) Solutions for Small Business

Information Communication Technology (ICT) Solutions for Small Business is a two-year program.

In this two year, graduate certificate program, students develop marketable technical, business management, and interpersonal skills, all of which respond to the pressing ICT needs of businesses in all sectors of Canada’s economy. Students hone their technical skills, creating commercial applications and ICT solutions for SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises). At the same time, they gain training in Canadian workplace business practices, entrepreneurship, and interpersonal dynamics. Combined, these help internationally trained graduates obtain employment that is commensurate with their skills and qualifications.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Audit and Compliance

Virginia International University
Campus Full time 2 semesters August 2018 USA Fairfax

The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Audit and Compliance (ITAC) courses enables students to learn security concepts and understand how IT related risks can be minimized through security and control measures. Students will also develop an understanding of major regulatory requirements. [+]

Businesses today operate in complex technology-based environments. To ensure efficiency and accuracy in information systems and for prevention of fraudulent practices, businesses require their information systems and processes to be audited. Stakeholders need assurance of confidentiality, integrity and availability of data.

The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Audit and Compliance (ITAC) courses enables students to learn security concepts and understand how IT related risks can be minimized through security and control measures. Students will also develop an understanding of major regulatory requirements.

Program Requirements

The program consists of four (4) Core Courses and two (2) Elective courses. The elective courses provide the opportunity for the students to develop further competencies covered in the core courses, based on their area of interest.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management

Virginia International University
Campus Full time 2 semesters August 2018 USA Fairfax

The Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management (ISM) develops students' abilities to conceptualize and manage the design and implementation of high-quality information systems. The curriculum focuses on the concepts, methods and practical applications of information systems in the global workplace. [+]

The Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management (ISM) develops students' abilities to conceptualize and manage the design and implementation of high-quality information systems. The curriculum focuses on the concepts, methods and practical applications of information systems in the global workplace.

The graduates will be able to manage the in-house and outsourced development of information systems and perform effectively as both producer and consumer of information systems services. Program graduates will demonstrate professional competencies that will make them valuable contributors and managers of cross-functional global teams working together in implementing change processes and innovation in the organizations by introducing, managing, and updating new and existing information systems.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Information Systems

Virginia International University
Campus Full time 2 semesters August 2018 USA Fairfax

The Graduate Certificate in Information Systems (IS) is designed to prepare students for positions in the information systems field. The curriculum is focused on gaining a better understanding of the use of information systems to enhance business processes and the decision-making process associated with them. Information systems professionals design, implement, and deploy software solutions that are the driving force in every organization. [+]

The Graduate Certificate in Information Systems (IS) is designed to prepare students for positions in the information systems field. The curriculum is focused on gaining a better understanding of the use of information systems to enhance business processes and the decision-making process associated with them. Information systems professionals design, implement, and deploy software solutions that are the driving force in every organization. This program accommodates students just beginning to explore the field and those with a thorough understanding of computerized information systems. Practical applications are emphasized throughout the program. VIU’s Graduate Certificate in IS is the study of information systems, including their design, development, deployment, and usage in various organizations. Research in this field covers a wide range of topics including design and architecture, deployment and execution, and management of information systems and the underlying technology in organizations.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design

UMaineOnline (University of Maine)
Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Orono

The University of Maine Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design helps students become leaders in effective and innovative uses of current and emerging technology. The required coursework, research, and clinical experiences are designed for educators working in a variety of contexts. [+]

General Overview of the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design

A collaborative certificate between the University of Maine, the University of Maine Farmington, and the University of Southern Maine The University of Maine Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design helps students become leaders in effective and innovative uses of current and emerging technology. The required coursework, research, and clinical experiences are designed for educators working in a variety of contexts. Students will engage in inquiry-based curriculum and build capacity to continually assess their local context; implement technology to enhance teaching, learning, and assessment; build professional learning networks to support ongoing professional development; and, develop expertise in current and emerging instructional technologies. Essential to this program is a commitment to local community, advocacy for accessibility, and social justice, especially in the context of the potential for new technology to influence educational settings.... [-]


Information Systems

UMaineOnline (University of Maine)
Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Orono

The Information Systems graduate programs focus on technical, managerial and policy issues associated with constructing and managing computer-based information systems for modern organizations. All areas of private and public enterprise rely on information systems for communication, planning, providing services, control and supporting decisions. [+]

General Overview Information Systems Certificate

The Information Systems graduate programs focus on technical, managerial and policy issues associated with constructing and managing computer-based information systems for modern organizations. All areas of private and public enterprise rely on information systems for communication, planning, providing services, control and supporting decisions. The objectives of our IS graduate programs are to meet the growing demand in society for graduates with high-level information system skills and provide a path for women and men from diverse fields to rapidly transition to information system career paths by providing them with foundation graduate level courses in information systems. The program is explicitly designed to accommodate students from wide-ranging undergraduate degree backgrounds. The Graduate Certificate in Information Systems is earned by those students who complete fifteen credits of required courses under the MS Information Systems graduate degree program. All of the required courses should be available to the student through distance technologies at least once within any two-year period. If one of the courses has been waived due to previous coursework or acquired skills, students are required to take an appropriate replacement course as specified by the graduate coordinator in consultation with the MSIS graduate faculty. Unless students know positively that they will not pursue a full master’s degree online, students desiring to acquire the Graduate Certificate in Information Systems should apply for formal admission to the MS Information Systems (MSIS) program. If a student is unable to complete the full MS within a reasonable period of time, the... [-]


Digital Curation

UMaineOnline (University of Maine)
Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Orono

This program will provide an important and innovative skill-set for archivists in many fields that prepare them to address data and material management issues while positioning them and their business or institution for the future.

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General Overview Graduate Certificate in Digital Curation

There is a growing need in many areas of the public and private sector for a better understanding of and training in Digital Curation, defined as the selection, preservation, maintenance, and archiving of digital resources. This program will provide an important and innovative skill-set for archivists in many fields that prepare them to address data and material management issues while positioning them and their business or institution for the future. The Digital Curation curriculum offers students the opportunity to complete a course of study leading to a certificate or to choose individual courses most relevant to their interests and career. The curriculum’s wide-spectrum approach to the subject of collection management in the digital age may be especially appealing to small-scale institutions, whose staff is often required to offer both cultural and technical support. The curriculum’s conceptual trajectory traces the stages that a curator might follow when caring for an artifact and its data, from initial acquisition to long-term preservation. The program draws from faculty expertise in a range of disciplines, including new media, history, art history, computer science, and library science. Educational Objectives: Students develop expertise in the following areas:... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Engineering Business and Safety Management

Confederation College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Canada Thunder Bay

Engineering Business and Safety Management is a unique program which permits trained engineers to expand their knowledge and expertise in the area of business, and health and safety management. [+]

The Engineering Business and Safety Management Graduate Certificate Program is a unique program developed for international students with an engineering degree (e.g. civil, mechanical, industrial, and others). It will enhance their knowledge and skills in the specialized area of engineering business and safety management. The program is designed to enable students to meet the demand in the engineering, industrial and construction sectors for staff with expertise in the areas of project management, occupational health and safety management, human resources, and contract and cost management. The 15-week work placement in the fourth semester will provide hands-on work experience in Canada to strengthen students’ engineering management skills and increase their employability. The Engineering Business and Safety Management program is a college Board of Governors approved program; it has also received program validation by the provincial Credentials Validation Service (Ontario College Quality Assurance Service). The program has four main features:... [-]


Information Technology (Graduate Certificate)

Marymount University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Arlington

This program offers current perspectives on the major issues facing information technology professionals. [+]

Information Technology (Graduate Certificate)

This program offers current perspectives on the major issues facing information technology professionals. It is designed for students who work in other areas, such as business, where there is a need to work with IT in order to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of organizational processes.

Admission Requirements: In addition to Universitywide requirements for graduate certificate admission, the applicant should hold a bachelor’s degree and show significant coursework or experience in Information Technology or Computer Science.

Certificate Requirements

18 credits

Courses are listed in recommended sequence of enrollment.... [-]


Computer Security and Information Assurance (Graduate Certificate)

Marymount University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Arlington

This program will prepare students for the computer security field in business and government, which is expanding locally and globally. The field is predicted to foster job growth, especially in the Washington metropolitan area. [+]

Computer Security and Information Assurance (Graduate Certificate)

This program will prepare students for the computer security field in business and government, which is expanding locally and globally. The field is predicted to foster job growth, especially in the Washington metropolitan area.

Admission Requirements: In addition to Universitywide requirements for graduate certificate admission, the applicant should hold a bachelor’s degree and show significant coursework or experience in Information Technology or Computer Science.

Course Substitution Policy: If a student can demonstrate a depth of prior experience and/or education, higher-level courses can be substituted for 500-level courses.... [-]


Graduate Certificate Program

EC Council University
Online Full time September 2018 USA USA Online

EC-Council University’s Graduate Certificate Program focuses on the competencies necessary for information assurance professionals to become managers, directors and CIOs. [+]

Graduate Certificate Program Digital Forensics Disaster Recovery Executive Information Assurance Information Security Professional IT Analyst

EC-Council University’s Graduate Certificate Program focuses on the competencies necessary for information assurance professionals to become managers, directors, and CIOs. Students will experience not only specialized technical training in a variety of IT security areas, but they will also acquire an understanding of organizational structure and behavior, the skills to work within and across that organizational structure, and the ability to analyze and navigate its hierarchy successfully. Each certificate targets skills and understandings specific to particular roles in the IT security framework of an organization. The certificates can be taken singly or as a progressive set of five–each building on the one before it to move students from IT practitioner skill levels to IT executive skill levels.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management

Southern Cross University
Online Part time 8 months

This course offers maximum flexibility to enroll and study when it suits you - it is 100% online, and can be studied one subject at a time on any internet connected device. [+]

This course offers maximum flexibility to enroll and study when it suits you - it is 100% online, and can be studied one subject at a time on any internet connected device.

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Start progressing your career in IT leadership

Southern Cross University’s online Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management is the perfect way to start mastering the balance between technical processes and managing IT teams. You’ll begin to bridge the gap between your existing tech knowledge and managerial capabilities, and after just eight months of part-time study – you could possess a postgraduate qualification, too.

What’s more, studying this online postgraduate certificate in information technology management acts as a pathway into Southern Cross University Online’s Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management as well as the Master of Information Technology Management courses. If you choose to continue your studies in IT, you’ll receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) towards these qualifications – allowing you to continue pushing your IT career in the right direction.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics

Kansas State University Global Campus
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

Demand continues to rise for professionals with education and skills in the mining, management, and interpretation of “Big Data.” Kansas State University’s 15-credit-hour online graduate certificate in data analytics prepares students for opportunities in this high demand area.

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Data Analytics Graduate Certificate

Demand continues to rise for professionals with education and skills in the mining, management, and interpretation of “Big Data.” Kansas State University’s 15-credit-hour online graduate certificate in data analytics prepares students for opportunities in this high demand area. Data analytics is a broad field requiring expertise in technical data science as well as applied data analytics. The program’s Data Science track focuses on the techniques, methods, and algorithms for storing, retrieving, managing, parsing and computing data. Courses in the Applied Analytics track teach students to apply those computational methods toward business problems and communicate with stakeholders. All courses in the program are available online to students residing both in and out of the United States. Students never need to come to campus for any coursework.... [-]


Online Graduate Certificate of Engineering in Electronic Packaging

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA College Park

Our electronic packaging Graduate Certificate in Engineering leverages the university's unique strength in reliability along with its expertise in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science, and business to empower students to further careers in areas such as avionics, automotive electronics, industrial motor drives, military electronics, and medical equipment. [+]

Electronic Packaging

CERTIFICATE | ONLINE

Gain expertise in technologies involved in the reliable integration and packaging of electronics.

Our electronic packaging Graduate Certificate in Engineering leverages the university's unique strength in reliability along with its expertise in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science, and business to empower students to further careers in areas such as avionics, automotive electronics, industrial motor drives, military electronics, and medical equipment. Course topics include basics of electronic system integration, heat transfer, thermal management, stress analysis, cost analysis, quality and reliability assessment, and prognostics and health management.... [-]