Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Informatics

The I-PBC is designed for people who already have a baccalaureate degree (4 year) in a non-information technology (IT) area and who wish to take courses that will facilitate securing work in the IT field. A sample of the career opportunities for I-PBC graduates includes positions in organizations like: accounting services, airlines, automotive firms, data processing firms, K-12 education, financial management corporations, government agencies, hospitals, insurance companies, and publishing firms. 

The I-PBC consists of 29 credit hours.

Curriculum Course Number Credit Hours
Introduction to Informatics INFO-I 101 4
Social Informatics INFO-I 202 3
Information Infrastructure I (Visual Basic) INFO-I 210 4
Information Infrastructure II (Java) INFO-I 211 4
Website Design and Development INFO-I 213 3
Topics in Probability and Statistics MATH-M 133 2
Human Computer Interaction INFO-I 300 3
Organizational Informatics INFO-I 303 3
Information Representation or Multimedia INFO-I 308 or DPIS-D 250

Total Certificate Program Hours


Up to six (6) credit hours from a prior degree can transfer into the I-PBC