Certificate in Computer Information Systems

Graduate Certificate in Computer Information Systems

Elizabeth Rozell, Graduate Program Director
Glass Hall, Room 223, Phone: 417-836-5616
Email: mbaprogram@missouristate.edu
Website: http://mba.missouristate.edu/

Elizabeth Reger, Graduate Program Coordinator
Glass Hall, Room 223 Phone 417-836-5616

Program description

The Computer Information Systems Graduate Certificate program provides a 12 hours graduate-level experience in the computer information systems field. The program involves in depth study of computer security, project management, neural networks, and current research in management information systems. Contact the COB Graduate Program Coordinator for additional information.


Candidates for the certificate program must be admitted to the University as a graduate student. The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree and meet minimum admission criteria for the Master of Business Administration program. All course work must be approved by the MBA Program Director.

Required courses   (12 hrs)

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
CIS 790 Seminar in Management Information Systems 3 hrs
Select three courses (9 hours) from the following:
CIS 635 Machine Learning 3 hrs
CIS 660 Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 3 hrs
CIS 683 Cloud Computing 3 hrs
CIS 720 Project Management in Information Systems 3 hrs
CIS 797* Special Topics 3 hrs

*Requires permission of the Department Head

GPA requirement

Attain a grade point average of at least 3.00 on all graduate work utilized in the certificate program that includes Missouri State University and transfer courses.