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Regis University’s graduate certificate in Executive Information Technology is designed to educate professionals to be collaborative leaders in their organizations by bringing technology solutions and opportunities to the organization’s planning tables.
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Executive Information Technology Graduate Certificate

Degree Overview

Offered both online and on-campus, the 12-credit-hour graduate academic certificate in Executive Information Technology explores methods and practices for positioning technology to achieve organizational objectives and contribute to positive organizational transformation. By studying the ethical implications of technology, students are directed to look at both positive and potentially harmful applications of technology to avoid or mitigate negative aspects and maximize the positive.

After studying the topics of strategic information technology and ethics in IT, students may choose two courses from a range of applicable curricula including business process engineering, supply chain management, global e-business, IT project management, emerging technologies and more.

Total Executive Information Technology Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours

Learn more about certificate programs offered by Regis University, including the minimum number of credit hours, cost estimates, related occupations and loan information.

Program Requirements

Listed below are the required courses for completion of this degree at Regis University. Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list below and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

This degree program requires 12.00 credit hours for completion. Please contact your advisor or the Office of Enrollment Services at 303.458.4126.

Certificate: Executive Information Technologies

Electives

The course descriptions for the above mentioned class could not be found. Please contact Academic Records & Registration at 303-458-4126 with questions. Some additional course information is available and shown here.

Six (6) semester hours selected from;
MSCI 615, MSCI 625, MSCI 630, MSCI 640, MSCI 660,
MSCI 680, MSCI 681, MSCI 685, MSIA 672

MSCI 600 - Strategic Information Technology

Presents the importance of information technology as necessary component of a successful business. Focuses on the evolution of information technology from an enabling tool to a competitive business strategy. Illuminates roles of CIO.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610

MSCI 610 - Ethics in Information Technology

Course illuminates ethical issues regarding information systems (access, data storage, and data utilization). Focuses on developing a set of ethical standards for professionals in information technology.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610;

Course Descriptions

Listed below are the available courses offered at Regis University within this respective degree program. The courses below include the degree program requirements as well as courses. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

MSCI 600 Strategic Information Technology (3.00)

Presents the importance of information technology as necessary component of a successful business. Focuses on the evolution of information technology from an enabling tool to a competitive business strategy. Illuminates roles of CIO.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610

MSCI 610 Ethics in Information Technology (3.00)

Course illuminates ethical issues regarding information systems (access, data storage, and data utilization). Focuses on developing a set of ethical standards for professionals in information technology.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610;

MSCI 615 Business Process Engineering (3.00)

Focuses on the strategic and organizational issues of process management and the use of Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERPs). Topics include major strategic approaches used to understand, analyze and implement efficient business processes, workflow modeling techniques, process modeling techniques and procedure models. Employs SAP R/3 Enterprise Application Software to examine the issues encountered in a typical business organization.

MSCI 625 Supply Chain Management (3.00)

Focuses on supply chain management from order through delivery, encompassing the interactions of suppliers and customers in a systematic process while utilizing the SAP platform to illustrate concepts and facilitate hands-on learning for students.

MSCI 630 Knowledge Management (3.00)

Presents detailed insights into knowledge management focusing on concepts, theories and technologies that provide the foundation for knowledge management and on information technology as an important catalyst.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCI*600 AND MSCI*610;

MSCI 640 Enterprise Technology Management (3.00)

Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning systems. Emphasizes impacts on organizations, development of practical skills associated with Enterprise Resource Planning systems, and the SAP platform.

MSCI 660 Global E-Business (3.00)

Surveys challenges facing business and IT professionals in an increasingly global, technological environment placing emphasis on infrastructure, integration, technology, cultural, organizational, sociopolitical issues, and appreciation of how types of IS will influence international business practices.

Pre-requisite: MSCI*600 MSCI*610

MSCI 680 Information Technology Project Mgmt (3.00)

Investigates prevalent PM approaches (e.g. Traditional, Agile/Scrum) applicability and how blended best practices support project success. Analyzes project case failures to determine how to avoid failure and improve business outcomes. Covers PMO value-add.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCI*600 AND MSCI*610;

MSCI 681 Enterprise Project Systems (3.00)

Focuses on the total Program Management lifecycle. Introduces skills required to define, configure, plan and track different types of projects. Topics include overview of project management and fundamentals; SAP project system; project structures, planning and execution; logistics, accounting and human resources interfaces; budgeting; period end closing and reporting. Microsoft Project will be used to illustrate and execute Enterprise Project Management.

MSCI 682 Agile Systems Development (3.00)

Explores systems development utilizing Lean, Agile methods to meet goals of timely delivery, meeting budgetary constraints, delivering products frequently, maintaining predictable and reliable outcomes/products. Compares/contrasts traditional methods for delivering and managing projects with evolutionary approaches.

MSCI 685 Emerging Technologies (3.00)

Applies innovative technology adoption processes to evaluate emerging technologies and their business value impact. Evaluate cases to discern best practices and develop best adoption processes.

Pre-requisite: MSCI*600 MSCI*610

MSCI 692 ITM Practicum I (3.00)

Includes a real world information technology strategic project using knowledge and skills developed in previous ITM courses.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*630;

MSCI 696 ITM Practicum II (3.00)

A continuation fo ITM Practicum I. Includes a real world information technology strategic project using knowledge and skills developed in previous ITM courses.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCI*692;

MSDS 600 Introduction to Data Science (3.00)

Introduces foundational topics of data science including data manipulation, data analysis using statistics and machine learning, techniques for working with Big Data, communication of analysis using information visualization, and ethical use of data analyses.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610

MSDS 610 Data Engineering (3.00)

Presents techniques for designing, building, and managing information with relational databases, NoSQL databases, and big data infrastructure. Provides a hands-on experience running the MapReduce algorithm on Hadoop ecosystem.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSDS*600;

MSDS 650 Data Analytics (3.00)

Examines techniques for the discovery and communication of meaningful patterns in data. Techniques include experimental design, statistical modeling, machine learning, computer programming, operations research, and data visualization. Introduces classification, clustering, and recommender systems.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSDS*600;

MSDS 692 Data Science Practicum (3.00)

Provides a hands-on Data Science lab experience that covers all phases of a typical data science project--data discovery, data preparation, model planning, model building, and communicating results. Concludes with a mock presentation to stakeholders--senior management or investors.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSDS*650;

MSIA 672 Managing a Secure Enterprise (3.00)

Provides the knowledge of designing and managing a secure enterprise. Includes aspects of enterprise security, physical security, disaster-recovery planning, and business continuity planning.

Cross listing(s): MSCT 672.

MSIA 673 Information Assurance Legal Concept (3.00)

Legal interpretation of security policy and resulting obligations providing a background to create a stable set of processes, frameworks, and models capable of handling multiplying domestic and international laws and regulations.

Pre-requisite: TAKE MSIA*670 AND MSIA*672;

How to Apply

A candidate for one of the academic certificate programs must possess the prerequisite skills for entry into one of the School of Computer & Information Sciences programs and the specific prerequisite skills/knowledge identified in each certificate program.

Regis University’s College for Professional Studies (CPS) graduate academic certificates are designed for students who seek new career opportunities, are looking to enhance their work-related knowledge and skills and to advance themselves educationally. The graduate academic certificate represents a selection of courses from the Master of Science programs. These courses could eventually be included in a CPS graduate students’ program of study or stand alone as courses beyond the degree requirements.

Materials Needed for Application and Admission

Applicants seeking a graduate academic certificate from the College for Professional Studies must possess a baccalaureate degree in any field of study from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

Academic graduate certificates from the School of Computer & Information Sciences require students to have sufficient knowledge and/or experience in database application, programing, computer networking and systems analysis and design. This is assessed for each applicant during the admission interview. Knowledge and experience can be supplemented by courses in these prerequisite areas.

  • Application: Completed graduate application form
  • Application fee: $75.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official degree-bearing transcript within 30 days of the date of application. Official transcript must reflect a baccalaureate degree awarded from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. If official transcript is not received within 30 days you will be unable to register for future courses until the transcript is received. A complete file can be reviewed by faculty with a copy of the unofficial degree-bearing transcript from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. Official transcript must be sent directly from your previously attended school to the CPS Admission Office.
  • Current resume
  • Required admission essay
  • Faculty interview
  • Additional admission requirements  apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens.
  • Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Application Deadlines*

Term Class Starts Application Deadline
 Spring 8W2, 2014 March 3, 2014 Feb. 3, 2014
 Summer 8W1, 2014 May 5, 2014 Apr. 7, 2014
 Summer 8W2, 2014 June 30, 2014 June 2, 2014

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

Regis University Tuition: Executive Information Technology Graduate Certificate

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $8,295 12 $685 $75
Online $8,475 12 $700 $75

Directed study costs $700 per credit hour

Please note: Additional fees may apply to Regis University students. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.