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Master the art of information systems with an Information Systems Management certificate

Information systems are everywhere. Computers, the Internet, wireless communications, databases – together they form the backbone of modern society. Companies need smart, savvy information technology (IT) managers to help them develop, master, and maintain these computer information systems and keep everything running smoothly and efficiently.

The Chang School Certificate in Information Systems Management can help you start or boost your systems management career, setting you up for success in one of the most high-demand industries out there.

This certificate will train you in areas like business information systems, computer-enabled problem-solving, IT infrastructure, systems analysis and design, and data and information management. Mastering these information management system skills will help you apply for a wide range of IT management roles, from app developer and database administrator to information security analyst and search engine optimization specialist.

You can also train in complementary information systems management skill sets, whether it’s programming, network administration, or e-business.

The information technology certificate courses are delivered online, with in-person exams, so you can take them on your schedule, alongside your other commitments. Plus, you can complete the program in as little as one year. Thinking about another kind of IT management? This certificate is the perfect stepping stone to a more specialized role.

Great IT managers are in demand: it’s time to build your IT career today.

Who should take this Information Systems Management certificate?

  • You’re looking to get into the IT management field
  • You want to transition to a more specialized certificate or to the Business Technology Management degree program

What will you learn while taking the Information Systems Management certificate?

You’ll learn how to:

  • Manage business information systems, data representation and processing, and data management systems
  • Understand key concepts, techniques, and methodologies relevant to developing information systems (IS) and IT infrastructure
  • Master the fundamentals of today's IT management, from data presentation and data processing to data communication and network security

Career Options

This certificate can prepare you for jobs like::

  • App developer
  • Database administrator
  • Data scientist
  • Information security analyst
  • IT manager
  • Librarian
  • Search engine optimization specialist
  • Search marketing strategist

Certificate Requirements

  • 5 required courses
  • 1 elective
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 1.67+

Admission Criteria


  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
    • With 6 Grade 12 U or M credits


  • Mature student status

If you’re an undergraduate student, you should be aware of possible certificate restrictions. For complete details, check Curriculum Advising

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