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Undergraduate Certificate Program

Shirl Henry
111 Old Main
University Park
Phone: 814-863-0327

Penn State Brandywine, Penn State York


This 15 credit certificate program is intended to upgrade knowledge in the areas of development and administration of information systems for business and industry. Students will learn to use a commercial database management system through group assignments and projects, and other performance indicators. Course work includes information processing and analytic perspectives of organizations. There is also an introduction to the role of information systems and technologies in achieving a variety of system goals. Emphasis will be placed on the theories and skills required for planning, developing, implementing, and managing the integration of information technology and different systems.

To earn an undergraduate certificate in IST FOR BUSINESS, a minimum of 15 credits is required.


IST 110 OR MIS 204
IST 210
IST 301
IST 420
IST 421


No Prerequisites Required.

Effective Date: Fall Semester 2010

Expiration Date:

Last Revised by the Department: 11/17/2011



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