School of Engineering

Certificate Programs

The School of Engineering's certificate in software engineering provides opportunities for qualified professionals with a minimum of three years' experience to enhance their competency and update their skills in the specialized areas of:

  • Database Management
  • Information Security
  • Network Technology
  • Web Application Development

Program Requirements

Web Applications Development Certificate

SW 406 Web Client-Side Development I
SW 512 Web Development II with ASP.NET
SW 516 PHP/MySQL
SW 530 Introduction to Information Security

OR

SW 406 Web Client-Side Development I
SW 409 Java for Programmers II
SW 410 Enterprise Java
SW 416 Mobile App Development

Database Management Certificate

SW 505 Advanced Database Concepts
SW 508 Data Warehouse Systems
SW 518 Data Mining and Business Intelligence
SW 530 Introduction to information Security or SW 531 Applications and Data Security 

Information Security Certificate

SW 404 Network Concepts
SW 530 Introduction to information Security
SW 531 Applications and Data Security
SW 599 Information Security Measures and Countermeasures

Network Technology Certificate

SW 404 Network Concepts
SW 448 Server Management
SW 596 Network Routing and Switching
SW 599 Information Security Measures and Countermeasures

The sequence of courses SW 404 and SW 596 provides students with the course materials needed to prepare for and take the Cisco Certificated Networking Associate (CCNA) examination.  These students are provided with the opportunity for a voucher to partially cover the cost of that certification test.

Admission Requirements

Students may be admitted to graduate level courses for certificate studies on a "special student," non-matriculated basis and on a space available basis. These non-matriculated students must have a minimum of 3 years experience in the discipline and present academic and/or professional records to support the likelihood of success in these demanding graduate level courses. Certificate students must fill out an application form, pay an application fee of $60, and present proof of measles and rubella immunization.

For more information on specific courses, see the SOE graduate catalog. You can apply online.