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Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificates

The University of Dayton’s Graduate Certificates in Business Intelligence, Cyber-Security Management, Project Management, and Systems Analysis and Design offer students the unique opportunity to take a three-course sequence resulting in a freestanding certificate. To apply:

1) Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. A GPA of 3.0 is required

2) A current resume 

3) A personal statement is not required, but will be accepted

4) Letters of recommendation from professors or employers are not required, but will be accepted

5) No GMAT/GRE scores are required

Business Intelligence

A confluence of world events and technology developments has led to a dramatic change in the way organizations position themselves and manage their businesses. In the global business environment, rapid data flows and the reduction of barriers to both goods and information have created a dynamic environment.  For more information>>

Cyber-Security Management

The MBA Program offers students the unique opportunity to take a three course sequence in cyber-security resulting in a certificate or MBA concentration. This credential qualifies students to support the government and industry through addressing domain specific requirements and preparing candidates for three highly sought after DoD 8570 Certifications (ISC)2 Certification & Accreditation Professional (CAP), CompTIA’s Network+, and Security+.  For more information>>

Project Management

The way businesses accomplish their work today has dramatically changed. While discipline and task specific skills are still important, today’s business professional must be multi-skilled and able to work within a broader organizational context and accomplish goals through teamwork. Business professionals with Project Management skills are in high demand throughout the United States and internationally.  According to a study published by the Anderson Economic Group, an average of 1.2 million project management positions are needed to be filled each year in the United States.  For more information>>

Systems Analysis and Design

Business Systems Analysis and Design represents a growing need both in the Dayton area and nationally.  Developing systems that meet business, societal and government demands requires an increasing number of individuals with expertise in systems analysis and design.  The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected that the demand for those who specialize in systems analysis and design will grow 25 percent from 2012 to 2022.  For more information>>


Department of MIS, OM and Decision Sciences

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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2130
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