Management of Information Technology, Graduate Certificate

15 Credit Hours
Admits: Fall, Spring & Summer
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Unlock Your Potential in IT Management with the UNC Charlotte Online Graduate Certificate

In today’s fast-paced digital world, the ability to adeptly manage information technology (IT) resources stands as a crucial skill for professionals. UNC Charlotte’s Graduate Certificate in Management of Information Technology is meticulously designed to empower current and aspiring IT professionals. Through this program, you’ll gain advanced competencies in IT management and applications, setting a solid foundation for career advancement or further education.

Why Choose UNC Charlotte's Online IT Management Certificate?

  • Flexible and Convenient: Our program is 100% online, catering to both full-time and part-time students. Achieve your graduate certificate in as little as one semester with full-time enrollment or spread your coursework over 2-3 semesters if part-time suits your schedule better.
  • Credit Towards Further Education: The coursework completed for this certificate can be credited towards an M.S. in Information Technology at UNC Charlotte, providing a seamless pathway for those considering a master’s degree in the future.
  • Broaden Your IT Management Skills: The curriculum is crafted to enhance your knowledge and skills in applying and managing IT. Whether you're looking to climb the career ladder or pivot to a management role within the IT sector, our program equips you with the necessary skills.
  • Diverse Career Opportunities: Graduates are primed for success in various IT management roles. From Network and Computer Systems Administrators to Computer and Information Systems Managers, the career possibilities are vast and promising.

Career Advancement with Our Graduate Certificate

Our program is not just about academic achievements; it’s about empowering you to secure leading positions in the IT management field. You’ll learn critical skills that are in high demand, opening doors to opportunities that were previously out of reach.

UNC Charlotte alumni of this certificate program have roles in companies and organizations such as:

  • Wells Fargo
  • AIG
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Microsoft
  • Google

Elevate your career with UNC Charlotte's Graduate Certificate in Management of Information Technology. Designed for busy professionals, our online program offers the flexibility, depth, and expertise to advance your career in IT management. Discover how our program can open new doors for you in the dynamic field of IT.

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Application Deadlines: 

  • August 1 (fall)
  • December 1 (spring)
  • May 1 (summer first half term)

Admissions & Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a US Department of Education-recognized institutional accreditor.
  • Undergraduate GPA 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.
    • The GPA requirement may be waived if an applicant is currently enrolled and in good standing in a graduate degree program at UNC Charlotte. 
  • Experience with object-oriented programming in C++, C#, or Java and software development experience preferred.  Fundamentals of Programming introduction course is available for those without a technical background.
  • Application materials: 
    • Official transcripts
    • Resume
    • Statement of purpose
  • Certificate Requirements:  The certificate will be awarded upon completion of five graduate level courses (15 credits).

The Certificate requires 15 credit hours of coursework. All requirements must be completed within five years of studies, starting from the time when the first course for the certificate is taken. Coursework taken for one graduate certificate may not be counted towards a second graduate certificate.

Five (5) graduate level, 16 week, project-based courses (12 credits)

  • ITIS 6342: Information Technology Project Management (3)
  • ITIS 6362: Information Technology Ethics, Policy, and Security (3)
  • ITIS 5166: Network-Based Application Development (3) *
  • ITIS 6120: Applied Databases (3) * 
  • ITIS 6200: Principles of Information Security and Privacy (3)


  • *Requires knowledge of data structures and object-oriented programming in C++, C#, or Java.
  • ITIS 5101: Fundamentals of Programming is available to those without a tech background

*Rates are subject to change*


  • $288.82 per credit hour

Outside of NC Non-Resident:

  • $536.98 per credit hour

Non Resident:

  • $1098.21 per credit hour

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