Oct 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Computer Information Systems [Graduate Certificate]


The CIS program provides a learning environment where the students design, develop and deploy a wide range of integrated, end-to-end business applications and services in order to enable small, medium and large organizations to become more connected with customers, employees, partners, and suppliers. Students learn about interoperability and explore roadmaps with products and technologies such as instant messaging, live communications, workflows, and portals. Students also learn how to integrate the organizations’ applications and processes, how to perform business-to-business communications and how to develop comprehensive and reliable e-business solutions.

Gainful Employment Information

Program Admission


Applicants must meet the following requirements

  • Complete a Graduate Application
  • Submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities (EMU alums do no need to request official transcripts).
  • Have earned a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or an equivalent degree from a non-U.S. institution.
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale, or 3.0 in the last half of the undergraduate program.
  • Submit a signed “Gainful Employment Statement” with the graduate application. 

The GMAT/GRE is not required for the graduate certificate programs.

International Applicants - International applicants must meet the Graduate School’s minimum requirements.

International Transcripts - Students with non-U.S. post-secondary credentials must submit an evaluation of their international transcripts from one of four approved evaluation services for a detailed, course-by-course report. Applicants should allow 2-6 weeks for the completed evaluation. Please visit International Admissions for additional information.

Department Information


Computer Information Systems | Hung-Lian Tang, Ph.D., Program Coordinator  | 412 Owen, 734.487.2454, htang@emich.edu

Advisor Information


David Chou, Ph.D., 412 Owen, 734.487.2454, dchou@emich.edu