Admission and Program Requirements


Candidates for the certificate program must be admitted to the University as a graduate student. The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree and meet minimum admission criteria for the Master of Business Administration program. All course work must be approved by the MBA Program Director.

Required courses (12 hrs)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
CIS 790 Seminar in Management Information Systems 3 hrs
Select three courses (9 hours) from the following:
CIS 660 Foundations of Cybersecurity 3 hrs
CIS 683 Cloud Computing 3 hrs
CIS 720 Project Management in Information Systems 3 hrs
CIS 797* Special Topics 3 hrs

*Requires permission of the Department Head

GPA requirement

Attain a grade point average of at least 3.00 on all graduate work utilized in the certificate program that includes Missouri State University and transfer courses.