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Post Master’s Certificate in Information Systems and Technology Leadership

18 months

Approximate Program Length

15

Total Credits

$810

Cost per Credit

Online

Format

Start when you're ready

Choose an upcoming start date:

Register by: Oct 27, 2021

Some IT issues don’t just affect your organization; they affect the whole industry. Get ready to be part of the bigger solution with our Post Master’s Certificate in Information Systems and Technology Leadership (CERT/D-IST). Credits earned for a CERT/D-IST are transferrable toward our Doctor of Management with a focus in Information Systems and Technology.

  • Integrate and align IT initiatives with organizational strategy

  • Contribute to IT models that help improve the strategic, tactical and operational performance of an organization

  • Lead the IT decision-making process and provide leadership to improve the overall performance of an organization

Courses

1

Course at a time

8

Weeks per course

5

Courses per year

Schedule

Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for an online Post Master’s Certificate in Information Systems and Technology Leadership.

What you'll learn

When you earn your online Post Master’s Certificate in Information Systems and Technology Leadership, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Information systems foundations
  • Organizational information systems management
  • Global information systems management
  • Impact of technology on organizations

Program Purpose Statement

The Post Master’s Certificate in Information Systems and Technology Leadership (CERT/D-IST) will enable professionals from any industry to understand and evaluate the scope and impact of information systems and technology (IST) from organizational, industrywide and global perspectives. Credits earned for a CERT/D-IST are transferable toward our Doctor of Management with a focus in Information Systems and Technology.

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Post Master’s Certificate in Information Systems and Technology Leadership?

A CERT/D-IST can prepare you to be an: 

  • Application development director
  • Computing services director
  • Data processing manager
  • Technical services manager
  • IS (or IT) director
  • IS (or IT) manager
11 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. job growth for computer and information systems managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2018 and 2028.

Career Services for Life

Get career coaching, resumé building and interview prep, for life. While outside career advising can cost over $200 an hour, at University of Phoenix it’s built right into your degree at no added cost.

You don’t have to go it alone.

You’ll have a team of advisors invested in your success from day one — dedicated to helping you build your confidence and a personalized career plan you can stick with.

Tools and resources available 24/7/365

We're a university built for the busy. Build your resumé, prepare for an interview and plan your career — whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Networking & mentorship

Through virtual job fairs and networking with the alumni community, we've made it easy to tap into the experience and connections of your peers and colleagues at the University.

Tuition

Paying for school

While education costs have risen an average of 2.6% in the U.S. every year, our Tuition Guarantee ensures you’ll pay one flat rate from the moment you enroll to the day you graduate.

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Our enrollment representatives provide personal support while you make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week.

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

Real-world faculty

28

Average years of industry experience

9

Chief Technology Officers

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

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