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Information Systems Certificate Programs


Students may earn certifications in specialized areas of information systems by successfully completing the certificate requirements. The requirements typically include taking for-credit courses offered by the university, attending non-credit certificate programs and/or passing certification exams.

Certificate programs provide a great opportunity for working professionals who want to update their knowledge and skills and for students who want a competitive edge as they seek jobs. Students will be able to use or transfer the credit courses they take as part of the certificate program to a degree program if they pursue the degree option.

The SAS Institute UT Dallas Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence and Data Mining emphasizes theoretical concepts and clinical knowledge associated with the design, delivery and use of business intelligence and data mining techniques in organizations. This double program with SAS Institute provides students with an opportunity to work with the latest technology, such as SAS Enterprise Miner, XL Miner and SAP Business Data Warehousing. Upon completion, the awarded certificate is signed by a representative from the SAS Institute and from the UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management.

The learning outcomes for the program include the following:

  • Develop a basic knowledge of business intelligence concepts and applications.
  • Learn statistical theories underpinning data mining methods.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of core business intelligence and data mining methods.
  • Apply business intelligence and data mining principles and techniques to solve business problems.

The following four courses are required:

  • OPRE 6301 Statistics and Data Analysis
  • MIS 6324 Business Analytics with SAS
  • MIS 6334 Advanced Business Analytics with SAS
  • MIS 6309 Business Data Warehousing (ITM Majors Only), OR
    MIS 6320 Database Foundations (non-ITM Majors Only)

Mandatory Course Requirements:

  • Students may choose to take either online or classroom based courses.
  • Courses typically are offered in the evening to accommodate working professionals.
  • Please note that you must have a 3.0 average in the required certificate courses in order be awarded the certificate.

Graduate Certificate Process

Graduate Certificate Process

Please choose a semester.

Form 2A – Intent to Graduate

Term Priority Deadline* Regular Deadline**
Fall Full-Term January 15 May 1
Spring Full-Term May 15 October 1
Summer Sessions October 15 March 1

* Priority Application and Documentation Deadline (Complete Admissions Application File Due)
** Regular Application and Documentation Deadline (Complete Admissions Application File Due)

Texas residents can expect to pay approximately $10,200 (assumes two courses per term) to complete the four classes (UT Dallas tuition and fees apply).

No additional Test scores are needed for non-degree applications.

For additional questions, please contact:

Mark Thouin, PhD, MBA Director, MS ITM Program
Gaurav Shekhar Program Manager, MS ITM Program

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SAP CERTIFICATION TERP 10, Business Processes in ERP (Associate Level)

Do you want to be part of state-of-the-art training and earn SAP Certification?

What

A special two-week SAP Certification Academy will be offered by SAP America & the University of Texas @ Dallas School of Management. SAP America will provide SAP Certified faculty to teach the SAP Certification training and administer the SAP Certification Exam.

Goals

The SAP Certification Academy will prepare you to:

  • Enhance your understanding of integration and system navigation in the SAP ECC6.0 & S4/HANA system.
  • Explain how the fundamental business processes interact with mySAP ERP in the areas of Sales Order Management, Material and Production Planning, Procurement, Project Management, Plant Maintenance, Human Capital Management, Financial Management, and Management Accounting.
  • Perform the integrated logistics and financial processes in R/3 Enterprise, and the use of analytical components in Business Warehouse.
  • • erform the core business R/3 transactions in the functional areas of Sales and Distribution, Production Planning, Procurement, Human Resources, Financials, and Controlling.

Course Overview

  • ERP Basics
  • ERP SAP NetWeaver
  • Business Warehouse
  • Sales Order Management
  • Material Planning
  • Manufacturing Execution
  • Procurement Cycle
  • S4/HANA
  • Program and Project Management
  • Enterprise Asset Management
  • Human Capital Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting

When

May 6 thru 17, 2019 (9-Days Training and Test Prep, 1 Day Certification Exam)

Where

UTD School of Management (JSOM 1.302 Computer Lab)

Why

If you pass the certification exam at the end of the SAP Academy your name will be entered into the SAP database as a certified SAP consultant in mySAP ERP Integrated Business Processes.

Prerequisite

Students must complete either MIS6319 or ITSS4340 Intro to ERP in order to participate in the Academy. There are no exceptions to this SAP University Alliance Rule!

Cost

Cost $1,400 per student: Cost covers Certification Exam, Professional Instruction, and training materials. Payable to UTD in the form of Certified Check, or Money Order.Sign up period is February 1 – April 1, 2019. First pay first get a seat only!

Contact for Sign-Up

Luell “Lou” Thompson, LHD, MS Director, Enterprise Management Systems

The graduate Certificate in Healthcare IT emphasizes practical concepts and hands-on experience gained using electronic medical records (EMR) software such as Epic. The certificate requires the completion of three courses (with a grade of B or better). Please visit the Certificate in Healthcare IT for information and its course requirements.

The graduate certificate in Enterprise Systems emphasizes theoretical concepts in enterprise resource planning experience using the SAP software. It provides broad exposure to various SAP functional modules such as sales and distribution, supply chain management, customer relationship management, procurement, human capital management, accounting and data warehousing. The program gives students an in-depth knowledge of two of these modules.

At the end of the program, students would be able to:

  • Identify the key integration points across various functional areas of large firms
  • Navigate SAP software and complete key business transactions
  • Gain deep knowledge in at least two functional and/or technical modules of SAP

Students completing this certificate program will also receive a “SAP Student Recognition Award” from SAP University Alliance and will also be eligible to attend the TERP10 SAP certification program at UT Dallas.

The enterprise systems certificate requires the completion of three courses (with a grade of B or better).

Electives (Choose two courses from the following)

  • MIS 6309 Business Data Warehousing
  • MIS 6332 ERP: Configurations and Implementation
  • MIS 6369 Supply Chain Software
  • MIS 6378 Enterprise Systems and CRM
  • ACCT 6338 Accounting Systems Integration and Configuration with SAP

Graduate Certificate Process

Graduate Certificate Process

Please choose a semester.

Form 2C – Intent to Graduate

Deadlines for Domestic Applicants
Term Priority Deadline* Regular Deadline**
Fall Full-Term January 15 May 1
Spring Full-Term May 15 October 1
Summer Sessions October 15 March 1

* Priority Application and Documentation Deadline (Complete Admissions Application File Due)
** Regular Application and Documentation Deadline (Complete Admissions Application File Due)

For additional questions, please contact:

Luell Thompson, LHD, MS Director, Enterprise Management Systems

A double Program of the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science and the Naveen Jindal School of Management.

The demand for improved cybersecurity education is a critical need in bolstering America’s future workforce. Today, the United States faces a deficit in the number of cybersecurity professionals, and predictions of the growing need are worrisome. Studies indicate a need for several hundred thousand new information security professionals within the next two years.

In addressing this growing critical demand, the Certificate in Cybersecurity Systems (CCSS) offered at UT Dallas provides a double program between the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) and the Naveen Jindal School of Management (JSOM). The CCSS is an interdisciplinary program with two specialized tracks: emphasis in Computer Science and Cyber Security Management emphasis. Each track consists of one common course in Information Technology Security and three additional courses specific to the individual tracks, for a total of 12 semester credit hours.

Certificate in cybersecurity systems (CCSS) requires a total of 12 semester credit hours.

All students must successfully complete:

  • MIS 6330 Information Technology Security

Students will select a track and three more courses within the selected track.

Computer Science Emphasis

  • CS 6324 Information Security
  • CS 6349 Network Security
  • CS 6348 Data and Applications Security
  • One course from a list of existing cyber security systems Computer Science courses (offered periodically, and must be approved)

Cyber Security Management Emphasis

Graduate Certificate Process

Graduate Certificate Process

Please choose a semester.

Form 2B – Intent to Graduate

We encourage students to submit their admission applications as soon as possible to take advantage of the earlier decision.

Deadlines for Domestic Applicants
Term Priority Deadline* Regular Deadline**
Fall Full-Term January 15 May 1
Spring Full-Term May 15 October 1
Summer Sessions October 15 March 1

* Priority Application and Documentation Deadline (Complete Admissions Application File Due)
** Regular Application and Documentation Deadline (Complete Admissions Application File Due)

For additional questions, please contact:

Huseyin Cavusoglu, PhD, MS Director, Cybersecurity Systems
Gaurav Shekhar Program Manager, MS ITM Program