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Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology


Program at a Glance

Program

Information Technology

Format

Hybrid, Online

Total Units

15

Program Overview

The Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology can be configured to suit students’ unique professional goals and requirements. The flexible structure allows students to acquire new knowledge or to refresh their knowledge and skills in areas they need most.

Students will gain insight to information technology management through interdisciplinary coursework that will teach them to learn and assimilate new technologies in changing business environments. Students will also gain leadership expertise, build problem-solving skills and develop global understanding of technology issues.

Admission Requirements

  • Enrollment as a degree candidate is not required.
  • Undergraduate certificate program applicants must submit official transcripts documenting that they have been awarded the equivalent of high school diplomas from approved institutions. Students who have earned 12 semester units or 18 quarter units or more from regionally accredited U.S. institutions must submit complete official transcripts detailing this coursework.
  • Certificate students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Official test score reports or other proof of fulfillment of GGU’s English Language Proficiency Admission Requirement are required for all applicants whose native language is not English.

Please note that some courses taken as part of certificate programs will have prerequisites. These prerequisites must be satisfied (through transfer of equivalent coursework or through taking the courses at Golden Gate) before the certificate courses can be completed.

See Certificate Program Admission Policies and Undergraduate Transfer Credit Policies for more information.

Curriculum

The 15-unit Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology requires completion, with a “C” average or better, of the following 15 units at Golden Gate University. Enrollment as a degree candidate is not required. Please note that some courses taken as part of certificate programs will have prerequisites. These prerequisites must be satisfied (through transfer of equivalent course work or by taking the courses at Golden Gate University) before the certificate courses can be completed.

Courses successfully completed in this program may be transferred, if applicable, to the MS in Information Technology Management degree. However, students must still satisfy the graduate admission requirements.

Four additional 100-level ITM courses. PM 50 may be taken instead of one of these courses.

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