Parker University’s Certificates in Computer Information Systems are geared toward building a solid understanding of theoretical methods, principles, and tools crucial to information systems and technology issues and processes. The certificate in Information Technology helps build a solid foundation in Computer Information Systems or build upon previous knowledge. The online program provides a blend of theory and applications, preparing students for a variety of positions in scientific and business fields, and lays the foundation for graduate studies as well as employment in a wide range of industrial and technological environments. Real-world problems and opportunities with software-intensive systems are explored, and methods to evaluate, adopt, and take advantage of emerging technologies are addressed. Upon completion of this certificate, graduates will be able to transfer credits to either the Associate or Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems with the chosen major in Information Technology.