Professional Development Courses & Certificate Programs

  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science

    What do you learn?

    The four-course curriculum provides an in-depth overview of the fundamentals of the computer science field, including courses in programming foundations, advanced programming techniques and computer science foundations.

    Who is it good for?

    This program is designed for recent graduates and professionals seeking to learn the theoretical and technical foundations necessary to tackle the latest challenges in computer science and related areas.

    Does certificate credit transfer to further study?

    The program may serve as an entry point to Master of Science degrees in Computer Science, Software Engineering, and Cybersecurity.

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  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Applied Data Science

    What do you learn?

    The five-course curriculum provides a comprehensive overview of applied data science topics, including data organization and stewardship, mining, retrieval, visualization and analytics.

    Who is it good for?

    The program is designed for professionals of all backgrounds who would like to learn how to manage and leverage data assets for decision making, problem solving, modeling and related activity.

    Does certificate credit transfer to further study?

    By combining foundational knowledge and applied training, this certificate program provides students with core knowledge in applied data science that can be applied, immediately in the professional workplace, or used as a launching point for more in depth and expansive knowledge in the field, including transitioning into CCI’s Master of Science in Data Science program.

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  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computational Data Science

    What do you learn?

    The five-course combines practically focused, yet technically rigorous training in machine learning, data-intensive computing, large-scale data management, algorithmic and data ethics, data visualization and cognitive systems.

    Who is it good for?

    The program is designed for a four-year bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Math or STEM field, including programming in a high-level computer language and a rigorous mathematical background to include calculus and linear algebra.

    Does certificate credit transfer to further study?

    Students who successfully complete the certificate have the option to continue broadening their understanding of computer science and data science by transitioning into either CCI’s Master of Science in Computer Science or Master of Science in Data Science degree programs.

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  • Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Informatics & Management

    What do you learn?

    The three-course curriculum provides an intensive introduction to the evolving field of medical/health informatics and provides students the knowledge and skills necessary to the application of information technology (IT) in the provision of healthcare.

    Who is it good for?

    This program is designed for information professionals, clinical personnel and health care support personnel who want to increase their knowledge of health information technology and management of the complex social and organizational issues surrounding this major change in health care.

    Does certificate credit transfer to further study?

    The program may serve as an entry point to CCI’s Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics program.

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  • Continuing Education Programs

    What do you learn?

    CCI continuing education programs offer educational experiences beyond the master's degree to students who wish to update their education or develop new expertise in the computing and information science fields.

    Who is it good for?

    Our continuing education programs are open to students already holding an advanced degree in areas such as library science, computer or information science, information systems, instructional technology, software engineering or other appropriate degrees from a suitable accredited program.

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