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Advanced Graduate Certificates

The Advanced Graduate Certificate (AGC) program was designed to provide professionals in all fields with the necessary expertise to use technological concepts and devices to improve the performance and management of learning environments. To register for the certificate go to:  .


Advanced Graduate Certificate in Educational Computing

The department offers a 30 credit master's degree, and an 18 credit Advanced Graduate Certificate in Educational Computing.  Students become specialists in managing the change process in the educational environment and in charting the innovative use of technologies. Graduates may assume roles such as curriculum developers, coordinators of instructional computing, technology specialists, or multimedia developers.


Advanced Graduate Certificate in Industrial Management

Workers today are faced with the added demands of their companies to work smarter, and to keep up with the latest technologies. For some it is not possible to take on the added burdens of a full master's program, and therefore are looking for alternatives to get the needed education. The Advanced Graduate Certificate in Industrial Management provides that alternative. The primary goals of this certificate program are to help managers develop their abilities to use advanced technologies in their companies, and to understand their business processes so they can reduce waste and inefficiencies to improve the bottom line of their companies. Graduates of this program will be able to add value to their organization by understanding the integration of their company's processes, and how to utilize modern tools, techniques and technologies to make their organization more competitive and profitable.


The AGC in Industrial Management consists of 18 graduate credits drawn from the MS degree in Technological Systems Management. There are three core courses:

  • EMP 502 (Engineering Economics),
  • EMP 506 (Engineering Enterprise Management), and
  • EMP 509 (Enterprise Information and Knowledge Systems Management).

This curriculum introduces the strategic fundamentals of the customer/value driven enterprise, the management concepts of organizational design and structure, and the basic business processes for running an enterprise, including operations, quality, finance, accounting, and information systems. Graduates of this program will gain the knowledge required for promotion, career advancement, and to become the future leaders of industry.