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As consumers change the way they access information, digital media continues to grow. In pursuing this graduate certificate, you will acquire the skills and knowledge to create, design and analyze digital media. The focus will be on the media itself, the social/digital network that connects these media, the interfaces that connect these media with users, and the application of these skills in business and other creative contexts.
You must complete the following courses to earn the certificate:
The following course is required:
Choose two courses from the following:
And one of the following:
The graduate certificate program is open to all individuals holding a bachelor's ,master's, or doctorate degree in areas such as business, social sciences, technology, engineering, humanities, or related disciplines.
In order to receive a graduate certificate, the student must have a GPA ≥ 3.0 in certificate courses taken.
Students admitted only to the certificate program will have non-degree graduate status but will earn graduate credit for the courses they complete.
The courses in the certificate program will be offered such that students can complete the program in a timely manner. If the four-course sequence approved by the graduate advisor is completed with a grade of B or better in each of the courses taken, the student will, upon application, be admitted to the master of business administration or to the master of science in information science and technology. The certificate courses taken by students admitted to the program will count toward the MBA program or the MS in information science and technology.
Once admitted to the certificate program, a student will be given three years to complete the program as long as a B or better average is maintained in the courses taken.
Students applying for a graduate certificate must submit the following:
Unofficial transcripts are sufficient for an admit decision.
Official transcripts should be mailed to Global Learning:
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Office of Global Learning
G8 Norwood Hall, 320 West 12th Street
Rolla, MO 65409
Are you a working professional who wants to earn your master's degree, but you don’t have time to take the GRE/GMAT? Then start in a graduate certificate program. Graduate certificates were designed as a pathway to a master's degree.* The admission requirements are more relaxed and credit earned will count toward your degree. Once you successfully earn your graduate certificate, you can continue with the corresponding master's degree without having to take the GRE/GMAT.
This graduate certificate may act as a pathway to the following master’s programs:
*Completion of a graduate certificate program does not automatically guarantee admission into a corresponding graduate degree program. To continue in a master’s degree program, you must apply.