2011-2012 Walden University Catalog (June 2012) 
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Graduate Certificate in Information Systems

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This certificate helps students develop basic programming abilities and helps them learn to apply technology to generate, process, and distribute information. Coursework includes an examination of information systems technology. Students study the basic principles of programming and systems analysis. Also addressed are the fundamentals of Web-based applications and how to manage an application’s successful production. Credits from the certificate can be applied toward the M.S. in Information Systems or the M.S. in Information Technology.

Certificate Requirements

13 total semester credit hours

  • Foundations course (1 sem. cr.)
  • Certificate courses (12 sem. cr.)


 Note: Students take all courses in sequence.

Course Sequence

Semester Course Credits
1 ISYS 6100 - Foundations for Graduate Study in Information Systems and Technology
1 sem. cr.
ISYS 6010 - Fundamentals of Information Systems 3 sem. cr.
ISYS 6020 - Core Web Technologies 3 sem. cr.
2 ISYS 6030 - Principles of Programming 3 sem. cr.
ISYS 6040 - Systems Analysis and Design 3 sem. cr.


Program Data

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