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Foundations of Information Technology
Graduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


With an online business analytics graduate certificate from University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll master a combination of technical and business disciplines to help you become a valuable data analyst with strong career potential. Learn how to manage and manipulate data and make strategic data-driven recommendations to influence business outcomes.

Program Highlights
  • Analyze and design information systems
  • Manage a project in a high-tech environment
  • Review features/functionality and the advantages & disadvantages of E-commerce shopping carts solutions
Required Courses
  • (3 Credits, ITEC 610)
  • (3 Credits, ITEC 625)
  • (3 Credits, ITEC 626)
  • (3 Credits, ITEC 630)
  • (3 Credits, ITEC 640)
Career Preparation
Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
15
Transfer Credits
Up to 3
Format
  • All courses are available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $350 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

See our Tuition Rates page for details.

Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Computer Science
Bachelor of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


With a bachelor’s degree in computer science from University of Maryland Global Campus Europe, you'll learn how to plan, design, develop, and optimize computer software and systems for commercial and government environments. Designed with input from employers, industry experts, and scholars, this versatile program provides students with opportunities for professional development and strong foundational skills in programming languages, software development, complex algorithms, database systems, and data structures.

This program is also available as a minor.

Program Highlights
  • Identify and respond to emerging technology, models, methodologies, systems, and trends in human/computer interaction, including social networking, gaming, modeling, and simulation
  • Apply logic and mathematical principles to the design, development, and verification of secure, high-performance, and reliable computing systems
  • Analyze, design, develop, and document secure technical solutions for computing systems and networking infrastructure
  • Plan, design, and optimize computing architecture, software applications, data, and systems
  • Adhere to local, national, and international technical standards, ethics, and intellectual property regulations when developing computer applications and systems
  • Analyze, compare, and contrast algorithms, programming languages, compilers, and operating systems to select or develop solutions to problems
Required Courses
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 115)
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 215)
  • CMIS 310
  • (3 Credits, CMIT 265)
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 315)
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 320)
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 330)
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 335)
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 345)
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 430)
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 451)
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 495)

Related Required Courses

The following required courses (7 credits) may be applied to general education requirements:

  • (4 Credits, MATH 140)
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 105)
The following required courses (7 credits) may be applied to elective requirements:
  • (4 Credits, MATH 141)
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 150)

**** Please note that the combination of Math 107 (College Algebra) and 108 (Trigonometry and Analytical Geometry) OR Math 115 (Pre-Calculus) is a prerequisite to Math 140 (Calculus I)

    Career Preparation

    This program is designed to help provide you with a foundation for a career in software architecture or engineering; application software design; or systems analysis, programming, or engineering in corporate organizations and government agencies.

    Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

    No previous experience is needed.

    Total Program Credits
    120
    Transfer Credits
    Up to 90
    Format
    • All courses are available online
    • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
    Tuition Per Credit
    • $250 per credit hour
      (Europe & Downrange)

    See our Tuition Rates page for details.

    Admission Requirements

    This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

    Military-Specific Details

    This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

    State-Specific Details

    This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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    Information Technology with Project Management Specialization
    Master's Specialization

    These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


    Gain advanced IT management skills while building expertise for your project management certification with an online master’s degree in information technology with a project management specialization from UMGC. The specialization courses include project risk management, project procurement management, and advanced project methods, while the core IT courses give you the tools you need to take on leadership roles.

    Program Highlights
    • Initiate, plan, track, and close projects
    • Manage the schedule of a complex project on time and within budget, solving conflicts as they arise
    • Perform quantitative analyses and manage risks involved in a complex project
    • Apply advanced knowledge in computer systems architecture
    • Analyze, design, and implement information systems
    • Plan projects, build teams, and create and modify effective control mechanisms
    Required Courses

    Initial Requirement

    • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
      (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

    The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

    Core Courses

    • (3 Credits, ITEC 610)
    • (3 Credits, ITEC 625)
    • (3 Credits, ITEC 626)
    • (3 Credits, ITEC 630)
    • (3 Credits, ITEC 640)

    Specialization Courses

    • (3 Credits, PMAN 634)
    • (3 Credits, PMAN 635)
    • (3 Credits, PMAN 637)
    • (3 Credits, PMAN 638)
    • (3 Credits, PMAN 639)
    • (3 Credits, PMAN 641)
    • (3 Credits, PMAN 650)
    Career Preparation

    This program is designed to help prepare you for work in project coordination and management and, potentially, program management.

    Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

    (3 Credits, ITEC 640) (or an approved course in finance) and (3 Credits, MGMT 650) (or an approved course in statistics) are prerequisites to (3 Credits, PMAN 635). If you lack a recent background in finance or accounting, it is recommended to take UCSP 620. If you lack a recent background in statistics, it is recommended to take UCSP 630. Taking UCSP 605 is recommended to help improve writing skills.

    Recognition

    UMGC master's degree programs with project management specializations are recognized by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) of the Project Management Institute (PMI).

    Academic Relationship

    Completing this program earns you the project management education hours required to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP) Credential Examination or the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Exam. If you are already certified as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute, you may receive credit for (3 Credits, PMAN 634) if you begin study for the master's degree within five years of earning certification. Academic advisors can provide more information.

    Total Program Credits
    36
    Transfer Credits
    Up to 6
    Format
    • All courses are available online
    • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
    Tuition Per Credit
    • $350 per credit hour
      (Europe & Downrange)

    See our Tuition Rates page for details.

    Admission Requirements

    This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

    Military-Specific Details

    This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

    State-Specific Details

    This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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