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School of Digital Sciences
School of Digital Sciences

236 Math and Computer Science Building
Tel: 330-672-9105

The Post-Baccalarueate Certificate in Enterprise Architecture is intended for students who do not have the time or funds to invest in a 32-credit Master's program. The program requirements include 12 credits of graduate coursework in enterprise architecture, business architecture, data architecture, and application and technology architecture. These required courses are complemented by 6 credits of advisor-approved electives in Digital Sciences or related area.

The Certificate in Enterprise Architecture focuses on assisting organizations to review and improve their investments in technology and to ensure that their digital information, applications, and technology are fully aligned with business goals and objectives. Graduates will know how to develop detailed blueprints of an organization's current state, to work with the stakeholders to prepare a vision of a future architecture, to prepare an implementation roadmap, and to execute technology and business change.

This certificate can assist graduates to prepare for a career as a computer system architect, enterprise architect, information architect or solution architect.

Course Title Credits
DSCI 61010 Enterprise Architecture 3
  62010 Business Architecture 3
  64010 Data Architecture 3
  65010 Application and Technology Architecture 3
Advisor-Approved Electives in Digital Sciences or Related Area* 6
      Total: 18

* The advisor-approved electives are intended to be courses in the Digital Sciences or a related program that complement the enterprise architecture coursework, but add depth in an area of interest to the student. For example, a student who feels weak in business processes may choose electives on business strategy or leadership and organizational change. A student who wants further dept related to data architecture may choose electives in information architecture or data mining.

A list of pre-approved electives is given below; students considering other courses should consult with their academic advisor or the School's Director.



Pre-Approved Electives Aligned with Enterprise Architecture
BAD 72021 Business Conditions Analysis and Public Policy (3)
MIS 64160 Leadership and Organizational Change (3)
  64165 High Performance Organizations (3)
  64185 Business Strategy (3)
  64285 Managing High Technology (3)
MKTG 65060 Marketing Strategy and Planning (3)
  65066 Marketing Theory (3)
  65184 International Business (3)
Pre-Approved Electives Aligned with Business Architecture
IAKM 60311 Business Process Management (3)
MIS 64185 Business Strategy (3)
  6/74270 Organizational Analysis and Design (3)
  64261 Strategic Design-Making and Human Resource Management (3)
Pre-Approved Electives Aligned with Data Architecture
CS 57205 Information Security (3)
  63015 Data Mining Techniques (3)
ENG 67105 Structuralist and Poststructuralist Theory and Criticism (3)
IAKM 60001 Information Architecture and Knowledge Management in Context (3)
  60101 Information Architecture (3)
  60110 Content Management Systems (3)
  60301 Foundational Principles of Knowledge Management (3)
  60303 Effective Knowledge Management in Organizations (3)
  60310 Intellectual Capital Management (3)
MIS 64082 Database Management Systems (3)
Pre-Approved Electives Aligned with Application Architecture
CS 63901 Software Engineering Methodologies (3)
  63902 Software Evolution (3)
  65231 Internet Systems and Applications (3)
IAKM 60103 Researching the User Experience (3)
  60113 User and Task Analysis (3)
MIS 64045 System Development Methodologies (3)
Pre-Approved Electives Aligned with Technology Architecture
CS 63304 Cluster Computing (3)
  65101 Advanced Computer Architecture (3)
  65201 Interconnection Networks (3)
  65203 Wireless and Mobile Communication Networks (3)
  65231 Internet Systems and Applications (3)
MIS 64081 Data Communications and Networking in Business (3)




Gainful Employment Disclosure
CIP code: 11.0101
CIP title: Computer and Information Sciences, General
AY 11 completers: 0
AY 11 on-time completers: N/A
AY 11 on-time completion rate: N/A
Median Stafford loans: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Median other loans: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Award title: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Total cost per credit hours: $425
Total costs for credit hours: $7,650
Book and supplies cost per credit hours: $134
Total books and supplies costs: $1,380
Term: Fall 2012 and Spring 2013
Length: 30 Weeks
Fees per term: Varies
Room and board per term: $4,415
Other supply or miscellaneous costs: N/A
SOC code: 15-1199.02
SOC title: Computer Systems Engineers/Architects
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Respondent placement rate: 0.00%
Zero placement rate explanation: N/A - new program