Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Information Systems

Enterprise Information Systems, Graduate Certificate - 9 units

The Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Information Systems targets both current MBA students and working professionals of for-profit and non-profit businesses who wish to begin or expand their knowledge of Enterprise Information Systems.  These individuals may presently be working in the field of Information Systems or in other functional areas of an organization.

The value to our MBA students is that this academic, post-baccalaureate certificate will be documented in their transcript and signal their interest and preparation in seeking jobs related to Enterprise Information Systems in business and non-profit organizations.

The curriculum is designed to prepare students to apply business skills and succeed in supervisory or managerial positions in both for-profit as well as not-for-profit organizations.

Admissions Requirements

4-year Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.0 or better and a basic knowledge of Information Systems provided by San Francisco State’s ISYS 363 or BUS 782 course (or equivalent).

To be admitted to the certificate, students must have completed a baccalaureate degree and be admitted as a graduate student at the University.  All coursework required for the certificate must be completed with a GPA of 3.0 or better and only courses completed with a grade of C or better may be included to meet the certificate requirements.

Matriculated students are required to meet Level 1 and Level 2 writing requirements in their degree program.

Applicants interested in applying to the certificate program should contact the Graduate Business Programs Office, mba@sfsu.edu or call 415-817-4300. Non-matriculated students will take the courses through the College of Extended Learning.

The applications should be submitted through the Lam Family College of Business Graduate Advising office.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. the ability to formulate business solutions that leverage information systems to achieve enterprise strategic objectives and facilitate efficient operations.
  2. the ability to formulate information systems driven solutions to improve, manage and innovate enterprise business processes.
  3. the ability to design, develop and implement information systems based solutions that incorporate emerging technological tools to address enterprise challenges and opportunities.
  4. the ability to communicate information systems based recommendations to address enterprise challenges and opportunities via oral and written presentations

Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Information Systems – 9 units

ISYS 814Information Systems for Strategic Advantage3
ISYS 856Enterprise Mobile Applications3
ISYS 869Business Process Management3