Admittance to these post-baccalaureate programs is open to individuals who have earned at least a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and have an interest in the information technology certificate. These programs are designed to meet the needs of working professionals and can be completed in one to two years, by taking one to two courses per semester, depending upon students' schedule and availability. Students interested in pursuing an MBA degree at Shippensburg University can apply two of the core courses toward meeting the MBA elective requirement.
[[Core Course Program Delivery]] Students may take the program at Shippensburg University or at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg, PA. Videoconferencing technology is used to link the students and faculty member at these two locations In real time. Two-thirds of each course is taught using this technology to broadcast instruction to the remote site, and to allow the faculty member and students to interact with each other face-to-face from multiple sites. The other portion of each course is spent on web-based activities, providing student with flexibility and convenience in completing coursework. Each class is limited to 25 students, allowing students to interact directly with their faculty member on a regular basis.
[[Admission Requirements and Process]] To be eligible for admission to the graduate Certificate or Letter of Completion in Management Information Systems, applicants must: - Have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. - Complete a non-degree graduate application online by following the directions posted at www.ship.edu/PCDE/Non-degree/. - Complete the paper application specific to this program. - Submit official undergraduate AND graduate (if applicable) transcripts documenting the applicant's previously earned degrees.
Have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. (See course description for additional information)