Develop Your Agile Scrum Skills and Knowledge

Regis University’s graduate certificate in Agile Technologies empowers students to explore software and product development using Agile Scrum for high valued and iterative delivery, while maintaining predictable/reliable outcomes.
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Agile Technologies (Graduate)

Program Overview

Offered both online and on-campus, the graduate academic certificate in Agile Technologies provides students an opportunity to remain up-to-date of current trends in Agile Scrum approaches to project management, software development and testing. The student experience in this program focuses on practical hands-on assignments where students become members of teams involved in simulating the project environment. Students use Agile Scrum techniques and roles, and apply Agile Scrum facilitation skills, to simulate software product development. Subsequent courses introduce students to managing the development of software and systems in an iterative and incremental fashion, including understanding software quality assurance, and verification and validation processes.

If you work in, or are interested in, project management, product development, software development, software quality assurance or testing, obtaining Regis University's graduate certificate in Agile Technologies is a great way to build upon your knowledge, stand out in an increasingly competitive job market, and make yourself a more valuable resource.

The graduate certificate in Agile Technologies is 12 credit-hours and is part of the Information Technology Management and Software Engineering graduate programs. All four classes can also be applied to the Master of Science degree in Information Technology Management, or the Master of Science degree in Software Engineering. 

Total Agile Technologies Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours

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Program Requirements

Agile Technologies Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours

MSCI 682 Agile Systems Development
MSCI 680 Information Technology Project Management
MSSE 610 Software Requirements and Processes
MSSE 640 Software Quality and Test

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

How to Apply

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

Regis University’s CC&IS 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 CC&IS graduate student's 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 of Computer & Information Sciences (CC&IS) must possess a baccalaureate degree in any field of study from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

Academic graduate certificates from the CC&IS 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 transcripts must be sent directly from your previously attended school to the Office of Admissions.
  • 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
Fall 8W1, 2014 August 25, 2014 July 28, 2014
Fall 8W2, 2014 October 20, 2014 September 22, 2014
Spring 8W1, 2015 January 5, 2015 December 8, 2014

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

Tuition

2014-2015 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2014 - August 25, 2014

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

Directed study costs $700 per credit hour.

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