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Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Strategic Planning

Help organizations make the best of their technology resources with a Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Strategic Planning from Tulane School of Professional Advancement. Equip yourself with the expertise needed to qualify for roles in IT business consulting and strategic planning, as well as IT governance and policy. Learn more about eligible career paths for candidates who complete this 100% online certification, as well as an overview of the program's key benefits for job seekers.


Tuition: $1,119 per credit Tuition Calculator

Earn Your MS in Information Technology Management

With this online, graduate-level certificate, students gain specialized knowledge of IT leadership and governance, and all credits earned may be applied toward SoPA’s Master of Professional Studies in Information Technology Management. To earn an MS in Information Technology Management, students complete coursework in two graduate IT certificate programs, plus two additional required core courses, for a total of 10 courses. If you would like to pursue an MS degree and apply your certificate towards the degree completion, please contact the Program Director for next steps. The process is simple and can be completed without reapplying. See how earning a graduate certificate in IT Strategic Planning can impact your career by browsing the videos in our YouTube playlist.

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Information Technology Strategic Planning Certificate Requirements

The four courses included in the Information Technology Strategic Planning certificate program will prepare you to guide business operations and lead IT decision-making, while also finding the potential to drive business growth. Our certificate program includes courses in project management best practices, law and policy considerations, and learn how to direct business leaders in investing top-priority IT projects.

Certificate Requirements

CPST 6501 IT Project Management 3
CPST 7000 IT Governance and Policy 3
CPST 7150 The Business of Information Technology 3
CPST 7800 Cyber Law and Policy 3
  Total 12


Get Your IT Management Career Started

The average salary of IT managers with strategic planning skills or experience is $93,064. Explore career opportunities that allow you to help businesses assess their position according to their strategic goals and identify other resources needed for success.

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Mentorship From Industry Professionals

Tulane SoPA's Information Technology instructors boast a wide range of experience within the field, including government, healthcare, and cybersecurity careers. Benefit from their expanded network, leadership experience, and industry knowledge to further your career or complete a master's degree.

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Make Your Coursework Fit Your Schedule, Not the Other Way Around

Not only will you enjoy the benefit of completing your coursework from anywhere in the world, but much of the coursework is asynchronous, meaning you can access course materials at any time. We've designed our online graduate certificate programs to fit the schedules of working adults and parents, so you never have to worry about choosing between your education and your career.

There's no better time than now to get started. Discover how Tulane School of Professional Advancement can help you expand your IT knowledge and acquire a specialized skillset for lucrative and rewarding roles. Learn more about our Information Technology program today and start your application.




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