Graduate Certificate: Computer Science

The graduate certificate in Computer Science is designed to meet the professional needs of individuals in the workforce who require advanced training and advanced competencies in computer science. Students who complete the certificate program have the option of enrolling in the M.S. program in Computer Science and having their coursework in which they earned a grade of "B" or higher count toward the master's degree.

Non-Matriculated Student Policy: Students can take up to 9 credits on a non-matriculated basis. When they complete 9 credits, they must declare their intention to complete the graduate certificate in Computer Science by completing and submitting the “Non-Degree Seeking Student Request to Exceed 9 Credits of Graduate Coursework for Certificate Program," found in TUportal under the Tools tab within “University Forms.”


The computer science certificate includes a required Programming Techniques (CIS 5511) course and three additional courses at or above CIS 5500, totaling 12 credit hours. Please note the prerequisites for these courses. For more information, visit the related websites below.

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Administrative Coordinator:

Julie Skrocki



Graduate Advisor:

Tony Hughes



Graduate Chairperson:

Eduard Dragut



Department Chairperson:

Jamie Payton