Bridging the gap to IT.

The Information Systems (IS) Certificate provides a bridge for aspiring students with backgrounds in unrelated fields to enter UAB's Master of Science in Management Information Systems opens a new website(MSMIS) program. The 100% online MSMIS degree program consists of six courses and is intended to help students transition into the IT industry.

Who can benefit?

  • Individuals looking to transition into the IT industry.
  • Professionals looking to gain information systems knowledge to enhance their already established career.
  • Prospective students who want to prepare for success/entry in UAB's MSMIS opens a new website online degree program.

Courses and Program Requirements

The certificate consists of six courses and covers some of the basics of networking, computer programming, databases and systems analysis.


Current students: learn more about admission.

If you are not a current UAB student, please contact Gary Applewhite for more information on the application process.

  • Advisor
    Gary Applewhite
    HR Management & Information Systems
    CSB 357-D

Collat School of Business