Information System Project Management Certificate

Project management plays a key role in the success of Information Technology-based initiatives. The Information System (IS) Project Management graduate certificate program has been designed to meet the needs of IT and other professionals. The certificate program includes coursework for project management key phases, including project planning, requirements analysis and design, rapid application development (RAD), and implementation.

Students admitted to the IS Project Management Certificate Program may enroll only in those courses required for completion of the certificate. 

Admission Requirements

Persons are eligible for admission to the graduate certificate program if they have been admitted to the Graduate School at The University of Akron. Apply Now.

Required Courses:
6500:643 Analysis and Design of Business Systems (3 credits)
6500:645 Software Development & Quality Assurance (3 credits)
6500:646 Enterprise Systems Implementation* Substitute 6500:644 Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence. (3 credits)
6500:678 Project Management (3 credits)
Choose one of the following:
6500:640 Information Systems and IT Governance (3 credits)
6500:641 Business Database Systems (3 credits)
6500:651 Management of Organizational Transformation (3 credits)
Total Credits 15

* This course is no longer offered: substitute 6500:644 Knowledge Management & Business Intelligence.

Students currently admitted to this program may have different course requirements than those listed here. Refer to your official Program Checklist and DARS in My Akron for your program requirements.