Skip Navigation
top

Undergraduate Certificate
Computer Studies Certificate

Computer Studies Certificate
Undergraduate Certificate
AT A GLANCE
  • 18 credits
  • Transfer up to 9 credits
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
TUITION
  • $250 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

See our Tuition Rates page for details.

Apply Now

Supplement your computer know-how with more experience in this versatile field at UMGC Europe.

An undergraduate certificate in computer studies provides you with an introduction to the entire field of computer and information science. It is a credential providing you knowledge in a specific skill area and may serve as a foundation toward an associate or bachelor's degree.

Core Course

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 201)

Discipline-Specific Course Sequence (9 credits)

Choose one 9-credit sequence from the following:

Programming Focus:

  • (3 Credits, CMIS 102)
  • (3 Credits, CMIS 141)
  • (3 Credits, CMIS 242)

or

A+Net+ Focus

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 202)
  • (3 Credits, CMIT 265)
  • (3 Credits, CMIT 291) or  (3 Credits, CMIT 320)

or

Digital Media/Interactive Design Focus 

  • (3 Credits, CMST 290)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 295)
  • (3 Credits, CMST 308) or  (3 Credits, DATA 200) or any lower-level computing course or three 1-credit computing courses

Computer Studies-Related Courses (6 credits)

Chosen from any CMIS, CMIT, CMSC, CMST, CSIA, DATA, IFSM, or SDEV courses

Common Certificate Requirements

  • You must be admitted as a UMGC student.
  • You must complete a total of 18 credits, including at least 9 credits with UMGC.
  • You must complete all required coursework with a minimum grade of C (2.0) in all courses. Certificate courses may not be taken as pass/fail.
  • At least half of the total credits you use for any certificate must be earned through graded coursework.
  • You may not use the same course toward completion of more than one certificate. In cases where the same course is required for two certificates, you must replace that course with an approved substitute for the second certificate.
  • No more than half of the total credits for any certificate may be earned through credit by examination, prior-learning portfolio credit, internship/Workplace Learning credit, or transfer credit from other schools.

You might be interested in similar programs

Current Program
Computer Studies Certificate
Undergraduate Certificate

Funding Your Education

Explore ways to help meet, manage, and lower your education costs at UMGC Europe.

Contact Us

Our helpful admissions advisors can help you choose an academic program to fit your career goals, estimate your transfer credits, and develop a plan for your education costs that fits your budget. If you're a current UMGC student, please visit the Help Center.

Personal Information
This field is required.
This field is required.
Contact Information
Please recheck your email address.
This field is required.
This is a required field.
Additional Information
This field is required.
This field is required.

By submitting this form, you are giving your express written consent without obligation for UMGC to contact you regarding our educational programs and services using e-mail, phone, or text, including automated technology for calls and/or texts to the mobile number(s) provided. For more details, including how to opt out, read our privacy policy or contact an admissions advisor.

Please wait as we send your request.