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Post-Bachelor Certificate in Information Systems Management

Responding to the high demand for IT professionals in Metro Detroit and beyond, Wayne State University has launched a new and completely online Post-Bachelor Certificate in Information Systems Management (PBC in ISM). The only certificate program of its kind in Michigan, the PBC in ISM is designed for individuals who are seeking to enhance their job skills or "re-tool" for a new career in this fast-growing, high-tech field.

The program offers advanced training in systems analysis and design, databases, web development tools and other emerging technologies via online instruction. By providing instruction in targeted areas, including project management, IT security, networking and ERP systems software, the program offers students the opportunity to develop technical and business skills pertinent to the development, implementation and maintenance of information systems in a variety of organizational settings.



This program is geared to students with a variety of undergraduate backgrounds. A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, with a major in any area other than information systems, is acceptable.

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Wayne State University provides gainful employment disclosures for certificate programs that are eligible for financial aid. Download the gainful employment disclosure for the post-bachelor certificate in information systems management.


As a candidate for this certificate, you must successfully complete a minimum of 24 credits in coursework. The student must earn at least 18 credits at Wayne State University.

To receive the certificate, an overall minimum 2.5 grade point average must be maintained with a grade of C or better in each course.

The curriculum consists of five required courses (Introduction to Business Information Systems, Systems Analysis and Design, Data Communications and Networks, Database Systems and Software Tools for Business Applications) and three elective courses.

You will work with an advisor in the business school to develop a Plan of Work that is appropriate for your previous coursework and career goals.


Campus Options

Once admitted, students may complete courses at WSU’s main campus in Midtown Detroit, the WSU Oakland Center in Farmington Hills, or online.

Students who complete all required courses online are eligible for in-state tuition rates.


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Contact an advisor to develop your personal plan of work for completing the certificate.




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