Continuing Your Education

Our certification programs provide professional skills for career transition in a variety of public and private business sectors. These programs are intended for those who have an interest in gaining additional knowledge for career transition. Advanced Certificate programs provide a theoretical foundation for working professionals who have completed a minimum of an associate degree.

Advanced Certificate in Information Systems Management Overview

Information systems management is a critical part of IT operations in business. The Information Systems Management course selections will enhance the student’s understanding of managing IT systems in the corporate world. Students can obtain their degree online or attend class at our convenient Vienna, Virginia and Washington, D.C. locations.

Required Courses

  • MCAP 303 Organization and Technology of Information Management
  • MICS 341 Systems Analysis and Design
  • MICS 455 Computer Networking and Telecommunications
  • MICS 461 Database Management Systems
  • CBSC 301 Introduction to Digital Forensics
  • CBSC 405 Security Policies and Procedures

Ready To Apply? Great! Here's What You Need To Do:

  • Complete an admissions interview conducted in person or via online methods.
  • Sign and submit an attestation of high school (or equivalent) completion.
  • Equivalencies include a GED Certificate. Home schooled students must present a diploma that meets the requirements of the state in which it was issued. (Students with non-US credentials please see International Student Admissions Requirements below).
  • Submit a completed application
  • Arrange for official transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended to be submitted to the Office of Records and Registration, University of the Potomac.
  • Submit grade reports or scores from any recognized college equivalency examinations (e.g., CLEP, DANTES, and Advanced Placement).
  • Submit certificates from any corporate education training or professional development programs. (Note: An ACE evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for corporate educational training.)
  • Submit military training documents. (Note: An ACE military evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for military training.)
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