Management Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate

Learn to identify, design and create innovative technology solutions for business problems with the Management Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate in Temple University’s Fox School of Business.

In this nine-credit certificate program, you’ll learn the ways in which information technology (IT) improves business processes, from accounting services to human resources systems. The program allows you to become a knowledgeable user of IT, introducing you to areas like

  • data analysis,
  • digital design, and
  • software and hardware development.

Not only will you learn valuable, translatable skills, but having a Management Information Systems certificate will also differentiate your résumé in a competitive professional industry.

The program is available to Temple undergraduate business and non-business students. Interested students should discuss with their advisors how the courses in the certificate program will fit into their overall degree plan. Additional options for those interested in supplementing their baccalaureate curriculum with IT coursework include the Management Information Systems and Information Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship minors. Learn more about these opportunities.

Classes & Curriculum

To complete the nine-credit certificate program, students must complete the two required courses below.

  • Data Analytics
  • Information Systems in Organizations

Students then select an elective course from the following options.

  • Data-Centric Application Development
  • Digital Design and Innovation
  • Strategic Management of Information Technology
  • Internet Enabled Supply Chains

Courses cannot be used to meet certificate requirements if already used to meet the requirements for a major or a different minor or certificate.

Learn more about Management Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate courses.

Related Graduate Degrees

Fox School of Business students work diligently in the computer lab.

Careers

Information technology is a crucial part of business management, and companies are looking for employees who can think creatively and strategically about how to incorporate technology into the workplace.

The following in-demand careers are a few examples of the wide variety of opportunities that may be available to students who study Management Information Systems.

  • Application developer
  • Business analyst
  • Chief information officer
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Database manager
  • Information systems manager
  • Program analyst
  • Social media consultant
  • Web developer

Alumni Employers

Temple University maintains strong ties with employers, both within the city of Philadelphia and beyond, who have employed, or who currently employ, former Temple students. Graduates from the Management Information Systems program have gone on to work for a variety of employers, including

  • Cigna;
  • Comcast Corporation;
  • Deloitte Consulting, LLP;
  • Deloitte;
  • Ernst & Young;
  • Grant Thornton;
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.;
  • KPMG;
  • Pfizer;
  • Protiviti, Inc.;
  • Prudential Financial;
  • PwC;
  • QVC;
  • RSM;
  • SAP America, Inc.;
  • TD Bank;
  • Temple University; and
  • Vanguard.

Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Certificate Program offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2018–2019 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident:  $20,616.00 per year
Out-of-state: $37,608.00 per year

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