Gain the technical skills and credentials you need to enter the fast-growing* information systems and technology field when you enroll in Walden’s online Graduate Certificate in Information Systems program.
Designed for students who want to hone their information technology (IT) skills, this four-course program provides the foundational networking, programming, data modeling, and database design skills you need for a range of positions, including computer support specialist, systems administrator, and help desk specialist.†
Providing in-demand and immediately applicable IT skills, the Graduate Certificate in Information Systems can also be applied toward Walden’s MS in Information Technology and Master of Information Systems Management (MISM) programs. Walden is committed to helping you earn credit for your foundational knowledge. Find out how you can apply your certificate toward an advanced degree from Walden.
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- Apply Your Certificate Toward an Advanced Degree
You’ve invested your time. You’ve gained experience. Schedule a free transfer of credit evaluation as you look to apply credits earned in this certificate program toward Walden’s MS in Information Technology.
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- Finance Your Certificate With Financial Aid
Connect with an enrollment advisor to understand your options and plan how you will fund your dream. This certificate is eligible for federal financial aid.
Find detailed information for this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.
*According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 18% from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Information Security Analysis, on the internet at www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts.htm (viewed online October 2, 2017). National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.
†Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.