Information Systems

The Information System certificate (Pending SACSCOC Approval) in the Graduate Program of Computer and Information Sciences is designed to address the rapid rise in demand for information system professionals. The expertise and knowledge developed in this program will prepare the graduate to make an immediate contribution in the workplace in the Lowcountry of South Carolina.

The program utilizes curriculum that provides an understanding of the latest technologies and tools, and encompasses the behavioral, managerial and technical aspects of databases and distributed systems.  It's designed specifically for working professionals interested in key roles in industry, government agencies, academia and other institutions. Many former students have advanced to be senior database administrators managers, information architects or successful entrepreneurs.

Program Features

  • Rigorous information courses designed for professionals interested in improving their careers in information science and technology, computer science, and engineering
  • An experienced faculty of accomplished computer science and database professionals
  • A blended classroom and distance methodology designed to challenge and engage, while remaining convenient for working professionals


  • The successful student will be able to develop client/server network applications.
  • The successful student will be able to analyze cryptographic techniques.
  • The successful student will demonstrate the ability to effectively research information systems problems and propose solutions

Program Planner (Pending SACSCOC Approval)