Jul 16, 2018  
2017-2018 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog

Computer Science Graduate Certificate

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Upon completion of this certificate program, participants will have gained:

  • Knowledge of advanced computer systems and software development.
  • Advanced knowledge of selected areas of modern computing including but not limited to intelligent information systems, parallel and distributed computing systems, and software engineering.
  • Understanding of new advances in the discipline of computing such as neural and evolutionary computing, image processing and computer graphics.
  • A route into the MS programs in Computer Science at UMass Dartmouth.


Students are required to:

  1. Take two (2) courses from the list below:

Other courses

2. Take any three (3) CIS 500/600 level courses.

Total credits for certificate

15 credits.


The five courses that students take for this certificate are compatible with MS degree requirements for Computer Science, enabling certificate recipients to transition to degree program without loss of credit.

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