Systems Development, Undergraduate Certificate
Undergraduate Certificate in Systems Development
Why Pursue This Program
The online Systems Development, undergraduate certificate is designed for students seeking a better understanding of how to optimize the design, implementation and use of information systems for organizational purposes.
Topics covered in this program are intended to advance the student's education with a focused, professionally-oriented course of study.
- Database environment management
- Project management
- Information systems analysis
- System design and implementation
The goal of the online Systems Development, undergraduate certificate is to provide non-traditional and traditional students an opportunity to take a focused set of undergraduate courses that offer relevant knowledge on systems development. Prospective students in the workplace who have an associate degree would benefit from advanced certifications in targeted areas. Such certifications fit with organizational professional development requirements and could be used, at the discretion of the organization, as professional development units (PDUs).
The Systems Development, undergraduate certificate is intended for students who do not have an undergraduate degree. However, should a student decide to pursue a degree after starting or completing the certificate program, all credits taken for a certificate can be applied toward the completion of an undergraduate degree in the college.
What's it like to take a program online?
Quality learning experience
The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.
Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.
Service you expect from a leading University
Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.