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Online Online Certificate in Emerging Information Technologies for Business

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Gain In-Demand Skills to Advance Your Career

The online Graduate Certificate in Emerging Information Technologies for Business is offered through LSU Online and the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business. This certificate equips students with the skills and knowledge required to drive key business strategies through information technology. The coursework focuses on cloud computing, Al strategy, policies, programs, and governance that organizations should use to stay relevant and the application of IT. Graduates will be well-positioned to begin careers as a database administrator, AI/machine learning engineer, or cloud engineer.

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All students receive flat-rate tuition nationwide.

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Flexible formats allow you to join the LSU community from anywhere.

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Receive a dedicated concierge from application to graduation.

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Finish in as few as 8 months.

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Course Listings
  • BADM 7050 Information Systems | Credit Hours: 3
  • BADM 7401 Cybersecurity | Credit Hours: 3
  • BADM 7402 Artificial Intelligence | Credit Hours: 3
  • BADM 7403 Cloud Strategy | Credit Hours: 3

LSU Online offers several ways to help you pay for your degree including credit for prior learning (PLA), financial aid, and veteran education benefits. Learn More.

Total credit hours for program: 12 credit hours

Cost per credit hour: $862

Total cost with fees: $10,344

Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Concierge for the final program cost.

Admission Requirements
  • Academic history: ​A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or its foreign equivalent with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on all undergraduate and graduate work already completed. You must provide transcripts for all of the colleges you have attended (regardless of degree completion) and upload copies with your application. Only admitted applicants will be required to send one sealed copy of official transcripts from EACH college and university attended, issued by the institution directly.
  • Recommendations: Contact information for three academic and/or professional references.
  • Statement of purpose: ​One page statement of how analytics fits into your short and long-term career goals.
  • Resume: Include a current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Entrance exam: If you do not meet the 3.0 GPA requirement and have less than 2 years of relevant work experience, please submit either a GRE or GMAT test score. Official test scores can be submitted using institution code 6373.
  • International applicants: Applicants in the U.S. on a student visa are not eligible for online programs. For all questions regarding international applicants, please contact an Enrollment Concierge at 833-280-5634 or
Career Opportunities
  • database administrator
  • AI/machine learning engineer
  • cloud engineer

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