The Graduate Certificate in Pathway To Computing is for individuals without a prior computing background who desire to pivot into a career in tech. This Certificate teaches students the essential knowledge of computer science, preparing them for advanced studies such as Masters of Science in Computer Science.
Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process
Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying.
Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:
A complete application must include the following:
Up-to-date resume or CV
Statement of Purpose that clearly explains why the applicant intends to pursue the Graduate Certificate
In addition, applicants are strongly recommended to submit two letters of recommendation from someone of authority who can speak to the applicant’s academic and/or professional abilities.
Curriculum Requirements (15 Credit Hours)
This Certificate requires completion of eight (8) courses for a total of 15 semester hours. The student must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each class for it to be applied toward the Certificate. Students pursuing a graduate certificate will be required to meet the same academic requirements as those defined for degree-seeking students to remain in “good academic standing.”