The Chief Information Officer Graduate Certificate helps Information Technology (IT) professionals gain core competencies necessary for advancement into executive level roles that manage IT resources and strategy within organizations. The program specifically focuses on Enterprise Architecture and IT Governance, Management of Information Security, IT Project Management, Managing IT Investments, Managing IT Operations, and Emerging Technologies.

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All students registering for School of Business graduate courses must have graduate standing.  Non-degree student status is not available. 

Full eligibility and admission requirements can be viewed on the School of Business website


This is a 12-credit program and students may use the credits completed as part of their graduate degree requirements in accordance with AP.6.8.1 Students in Master's or Doctoral Programs also Pursuing Graduate Certificates

Graduate level courses offered by the School of Business cannot be audited.

Banner Code: BU-CERG-CIO

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 12

This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.


TECM 601Business Models1
TECM 745Leading and Managing IT Operations2
TECM 746Enterprise Architecture and IT Governance2
TECM 747Information Assurance and Security Management2
TECM 749Developing and Emerging Technologies2
TECM 760CIO Applied Project3
Total Credits12