Certificate Programs

 

Graduate Certificate Programs in Technology

 

To help Illinois business and industry sustain economic growth, the School of Technology offers the following graduate certificate programs to meet focused needs of students and working professionals in industry, business, education and government agencies.
 
  • Computer Technology (18 hours) - The certificate program is designed to provide graduate students and professionals working in various organizations with course work focused on current state-of-the-art computer technology. Key areas include Data Communications and Networking Technology, Database Technology, Multimedia and Web Technology, Management of Computer Technology and Applications of Computer Technology.

 

  • Technology Security (18 hours) - The graduate certificate program in Technology Security is designed to provide graduate students and professionals working in industry and business with focused course work on technology security including facility security, network and database security, as well as management policies on security of technological systems. The program will help prepare the workforce in Illinois to be knowledgeable and competitive in the security profession and the security market.

 

  • Quality Systems (18 hours) - This graduate certificate program is designed to provide graduate students and professionals working in industry and business with focused course work leading to improvement in the quality of products and services to help companies become more competitive in the global market. This certificate program requires 18 semester hours of course work.

 

  • Work Performance Improvement (18 hours) - The graduate certificate program in Work Performance Improvement is designed to meet the needs of graduate students as well as training and development practitioners to have their educational preparation in the field of human performance improvement officially endorsed. The certificate in Work Performance Improvement will demonstrate that recipients possess the knowledge and skills needed for performance consulting and training. It will also make them more marketable to potential future employers.
 
All graduate courses are taught by highly qualified and student focused faculty. Courses are delivered on evenings or weekends throughout the year. Many of these course are offered through on-campus or off-campus sites close to where students live, online or via the Internet.


For more information, please contact Professor Peter Ping Liu, Coordinator of Graduate Study, School of Technology, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL 61920, Tel: (217) 581-6267, email: pliu@eiu.edu.