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Certificate

Post Master’s Certificate in Information Systems and Technology Leadership

18 months

Approximate Program Length

15

Total Credits

$810

Cost per Credit

Online

Format

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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

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.

Tuition

Paying for school

Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

Enrollment representative

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Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at (844) 937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 5 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. Take one class at a time and choose a start date that works for your schedule.

Online or campus-based learning

Enroll in online classes and study anytime of the day or night, 24/7/365. Or enroll at a campus in your state to attend classes virtually with your peers.

Around-the-clock support and resources

Access our online resources 24/7 or reach our trained representatives by phone or chat 20 hours a day, 5 days a week.

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

19:1

Student-faculty ratio

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

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.