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Staying current in a quickly evolving field

Since we are at the forefront of emerging trends in the information sciences field, we understand the need for college graduates to return to the classroom and learn the newest theories, applications, and technologies. We provide Certificates of Advanced Study (CAS) for education beyond a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Certificate in Big Data Analytics

The 15-credit certificate program in Big Data Analytics is taught by faculty experts with years of experience solving problems related to data size, data rate, and data diversity. Students completing the certificate will gain essential, in-depth knowledge of techniques and technologies relevant for big data management.

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Certificate in Information Science and Technology

The Certificate in Information Science and Technology offers a highly-concentrated curriculum on the theory and application of the most current trends in the field. Learn from and conduct cutting-edge research and explore the intersection of information and technology through this 24-credit certificate program.

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Certificate in Security Assured Information Systems (SAIS)

The University of Pittsburgh’s School of Computing and Information is widely recognized for our excellence in cybersecurity research and education. Since 2004 when we were first designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE-IAE) to our recent top ten ranking (#7) out of more than 400 institutions of higher education, our school has been at the forefront of emerging trends in the Cybersecurity field.

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Certificate in Telecommunications

This 24-credit certificate provides a personalized program of studies beyond the Master of Science in Telecommunications degree. Students have the opportunity to explore a specific field of interest or update skills and competencies. This certificate program is for people who do not wish to pursue the PhD degree.

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