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Information Technology, Graduate Certificate

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    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration
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This Information Technology program at University of Massachusetts Lowell will serve as a gateway to the other, more specialized certificate programs in information technology.
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Overview

The need for professionals with a strong information technology background will continue to increase as business, government, schools, and other organizations seek new applications for computers and networks in the workplace. 

Learning outcomes

This certificate is designed as an introductory program for those who want to explore a broad range of electives in different information technology subject areas before deciding on an area of specialization. This program at University of Massachusetts Lowell will serve as a gateway to the other, more specialized certificate programs in information technology.

You can earn the Certificate in Information Technology at University of Massachusetts Lowell entirely online, on campus, or by taking a combination of online and on campus courses.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 6 months
    • Duration description

      All Certificate courses must be completed within a five-year period.

  • Credits
    18 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Microsoft Office
  • Introduction to Programming with C-Part 
  • Visual Basic
  • C Programming
  • C++ Programming
  • Advanced C++
  • Visual C++ .NET

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Apply to an undergraduate certificate program using the Online Application Form or by printing and completing the Undergraduate Certificate Application Form in .pdf file format. 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    380 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 380 USD per credit and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    380 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 380 USD per credit and a duration of 6 months.
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Funding

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