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MISonline - Certificates Overview

Providing Specialized Knowledge

Certifications are important components of a career education programs as they provide evidence of skill attainment. They are a non-degree program designed to provide students specialized knowledge that is less extensive than, and different from, our MISonline master's program.

Earning a certification has many benefits. It gives you a highly valued professional credential, bolsters your resumes, and helps make you more employable with higher starting salaries.

Certificates contain three (3) three-credit graduate courses and each certificate can be completed in a five month time period. Certifcates are taken 100% online.

MISonline offers both “for-credit” and “non-credit” student statuses.  Courses completed under the “for-credit” student status will be eligible for credit transfer into another degreed program. Courses completed under the “non-credit” student status will not be eligible for credit transfer.

MISonline offers two online certificates.

MISonline BI CertificateBusiness Intelligence and Analytics Certificate

The Business Intelligence and Analytics Certificate is designed for professionals involved in analyzing data to make business decisions, including IT professionals, project managers, business analysts, and marketing analysts and researchers.

Who is it for? Professionals involved in analyzing data to make business decisions, including IT professionals, project managers, business analysts, and marketing analysts and researchers.

How many courses? Three three-credit courses

How fast can I complete the program?  Five months

Program description in a nutshell:  The Business Intelligence and Analytics Certificate provides a broad overview of managerial, strategic and technical issues associated with Business Intelligence and data warehouse design, implementation, and utilization. It will give you the fundamentals of database mining, analysis, design, and implementation with an emphasis on practical aspects of business process analysis and information delivery.

The certificate will help you identify data securing methods, align BI initiatives with strategic goals, model and analyze data for strategic decision making, and leverage productive analytical techniques that drive better risk assessments and business potential.

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MISonline Security CertificateEnterprise Security Certificate

The Enterprise Security Certificate is designed for business managers and IT professionals interested in security and information assurance. It is ideal for business professionals who must combat potential cyber-threats and attacks that endanger their organizations' data.

Who is it for? Business managers and IT professionals interested in security and information assurance. It is ideal for business professionals who must combat potential cyber-threats and attacks that endanger their organizations' data.

How many courses? Three three-credit courses

How fast can I complete the program?  Five months

Program description in a nutshell:  The Enterprise Security Certificate covers a broad spectrum of current and emerging IS security, information assurance, enterprise systems, and enterprise system security issues while providing a broad, up-to-date perspective on practices and challenges. You'll learn about techniques for assessing risks, safeguarding corporate data and risk assessment principles.

Added bonus? Completion of the Enterprise Security Certificate gives you four additional National Security Agency’s (NSA) Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certificates including CNSS 4011 – Information Systems Security Professionals, CNSS 4012 – Senior Systems Managers, CNSS 4016 – Risk Analyst, and CNSS 4013 - Systems Administration. Course work also qualifies for continuing professional credits for CISSP, ISSAP, ISSEP, ISSMP, CAP, SSCP, CISM and CRISC designations.

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