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Academic Programs
in Data, Information, and Knowledge Management at academic institutions
offering degrees or certificate programs

Last revised: August 2010

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Contributions from the U.S. (states in alphabetical order): A-E, F-L, M-R, S-Z

Graduate School, USDA
Various Certificates The new e-Management Certificate Program will: broaden your understanding of the general nature and purpose of an agency's Information Resources Management (IRM) program and its critical role in the customer-focused, results-oriented, high-performance organization, and provide insight, knowledge, and understanding of fundamental principles and best management practices that govern effective application and use of information technology in today's environment.

CALIFORNIA

American River College - Sacramento
Associate of Science in Database Management
The concentration requirements for the degree include: Database Management, Database Programming, Data Processing Systems Analysis and Design and Data Structures.

California State University Stanislaus - Stocton
Bachelor of Computer Science, Concentration in Decision Support Systems Management
The Decision Support Systems Management Concentration prepares students for such careers as small business analyst, information center specialist, decision support systems analyst, and end-user computing and information center manager. These careers would typically occur in information centers, end-user functional departments and in small business computing microcomputer environments.

Foothill College - Los Altos Hills
Associate Degree in Database Management
The database management major is intended for students wishing to upgrade or acquire new skills in the fields of database administration, database applications design, and programming with database management systems. The course of study includes a foundation in database theory and design, and the industry standard database language. Depending on the elective option chosen, there are further courses in programming or database administration. The final course in the curriculum is a special project, encompassing all areas, suitable for job experience and a job portfolio.

University of California, Berkley - Berkley 
Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Certification Program
This certificate provides you with the knowledge to properly design, develop, and implement a data warehouse.  You also learn how to effectively use the information in your data warehouse by understanding decision support tools that work with data warehouse technology.

Database Management Systems Certificate - Oracle
Our hands-on courses, led by application development and database experts, provide you with the competative skills and practical knowledge to start your career in relational database development and administration.  You may follow one or both tracks.

University of California, Davis - Davis
Certificate Program in Database Design, Development and Management
Through this program, you will: learn about database design techniques and database development tools, discover the differences and the appropriate uses of both hierarchical and relational databases, learn advanced relational database concepts including multi-user issues, distributed database management, client/server systems and object-oriented database theory, and understand the technical aspects of administering a relational database management system.

University of California Fullerton – Fullerton

Certificate programs for IT professionals looking to stay current in the ever-changing world of technology. For program specific questions, contact Shelly Wang, 657.278.5977 or slwang@fullerton.edu

Programs include:
Computer Forensics
GIS
Healthcare IT
Project Management
User Experience
Other Related Programs

 

CONNECTICUT

Central Connecticut State University - New Britain
Master of Science in Data Mining
Topics include: Introduction to Data Mining, Methods of Data mining and Database Concepts.

Certificate in Data Mining
Program focuses on Data Mining Techniques.

DELAWARE

Wilmington College - Wilmington
Bachelor of Science in Information Resource Management
Degree recipients will be capable of managing complex projects from inception to completion, including professional services engagements as well as the acquisition and management of informational infrastructure.
The managerial track of the IRM program is closely aligned with the business curriculum at Wilmington College, while the goal of the technical track is to prepare students for careers in software systems development and computer programming.

FLORIDA

Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) -  Fort Myers  NEW
Data Management.  Advanced principles of database administration. Information system design and implementation in a database environment. Topics may include conceptual, logical, and physical design of databases; SQL; database administration, distribution, security, and recovery issues; and differing models for databases (relational, hierarchical, network, and object oriented).

University of Central Florida - Orlando
Graduate Certificate in SAS Data Mining
The graduate certificate in SAS Data Mining provides students the knowledge to use statistical tools, data preparation tools, and data visualization tools needed for data mining with SAS/Enterprise Miner and SAS/Warehouse Administrator software.

GEORGIA

Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta
Database Management Certificate
Databases form the foundation for business information systems. The creation and operation of these databases are now vital to the success of daily business activity. This certificate prepares you with the tools and skills needed for the successful design, implementation, and management of database systems.

Georgia State University - Atlanta
PhD in Business Administration, Major in Decision Sciences
Decision sciences studies individual and group decision making, expert and decision support systems and human interaction with technology in all areas of the organization. A decision science practitioner creates: General models for use in business environments Frameworks for decision making, with special concern for organizational effectiveness Decision Support systems using information technology to enhance decision making.

Master of Business Administration, Major in Decision Sciences
Decision sciences studies individual and group decision making, expert and decision support systems and human interaction with technology in all areas of the organization. A decision science practitioner creates: General models for use in business environments Frameworks for decision making, with special concern for organizational effectiveness Decision Support systems using information technology to enhance decision making.

Master of Science, Major in Decision Sciences
Decision sciences studies individual and group decision making, expert and decision support systems and human interaction with technology in all areas of the organization. A decision science practitioner creates: General models for use in business environments Frameworks for decision making, with special concern for organizational effectiveness Decision Support systems using information technology to enhance decision making.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Decision Sciences
Decision sciences studies individual and group decision making, expert and decision support systems and human interaction with technology in all areas of the organization. A decision science practitioner creates: General models for use in business environments Frameworks for decision making, with special concern for organizational effectiveness Decision Support systems using information technology to enhance decision making.

HAWAII

University of Hawai'i at Manoa - Manoa
Bachelor of Arts in Information Resource Management
The IRM program offers students technical expertise in managing information systems in organizations as they undertake an interdisciplinary curriculum with coursework in computer science and the social sciences.


Graduate Certificate Program in Telecommunication and Information Resource Management
The program is designed for professionals actively involved in the areas of communication and information and who are aware of the changing requirements as a function of a range of converging multi-media networks. Upon completion of the all digital Certificate Program, professionals will be highly capable of managing new media systems, services and other information resources.

ILLINOIS

Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago
Master of Science in Information Architecture
The M.S. in Information Architecture enhances the technical communication core with specialized concepts, skills, and tools for designing, implementing, and managing websites and related media such as CD-ROMs. This degree provides students with expertise for a number of tasks relevant to mid-level and advanced positions in the workplace: Website design, Website project management, Information retrieval, Knowledge management, Usability testing and evaluation.

Loyola University - Chicago
Graduate Certificate Program in Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
This certificate program will provide managers with the skills needed to develop and analyze large-scale data warehouses with an emphasis on marketing applications. Hands-on experience in the design and management of data warehouses using Oracle data warehousing software will be provided. Topics will include data modeling, data management, decision support systems, OLAP (on-line analytical processing), and business intelligence. Successful data warehouse installations will be studied.

Master of Science in Information Systems Management
The M.S.I.S.M. degree program prepares students for technology management and leadership positions in business and nonprofit organizations. Students who complete the program will better understand how to use technology to achieve strategic business goals, manage technology resources and leverage information for competitive advantage.

Roosevelt University - Chicago
The Master of Science in Information Systems
The Master of Science in Information Systems (M.S.I.S) degree is structured to prepare individuals for careers in system analysis, the design of computer based information systems, and management of the organization information function. The program's emphases are on the understanding of organizational environments that give rise to the need for information systems and the tasks of designing and implementing cost effective systems for information processing. Consideration is given to the technological, organizational, and human relations aspects of implementing information systems.

University of Illinois - Chicago
Bachelor of Science in Information and Decision Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Information and Decision Sciences offers students greater flexibility in their choice of courses. Consequently they will be able to take more specialized courses in Management Information Systems, Operations Management and Operations Research, or Statistics.

INDIANA

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis – Indianapolis, Indiana NEW
Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Technology 
Undergraduate students can earn a degree in computer and information technology with a concentration in data management.  This program will provide students with advanced skills in the use, design, implementation, and programming of databases.  Required courses include database programming, database security, advanced database design, XML, database administration, and data warehousing.

KANSAS

Emporia University - Emporia
Bachelor of Science in Information Resource Studies
The Bachelor of Science in Information Resource Studies teaches students to understand the value of information to society, to organizations, and to individual professionals. Students are prepared to analyze the information needs of individuals and organizations and to design and manage information systems that meet specific needs. What distinguishes this degree from related degrees in management and computer science is the emphasis on information in all its forms (words, numbers, pictures, sounds) and on applying information technology to help people and organizations solve important problems.

Kansas City Kansas Community College - Kansas City
Data Warehousing Associate in Applied Science Degree
The Data Warehousing program is designed to provide students with a background in computer operating systems, computer languages, and computer programming. Students will develop the ability to organize, manage, and analyze information. Information, when analyzed and viewed correctly, helps us to resolve uncertainty, predict outcomes, and determine purposeful behavior.

Data Warehousing One-Year Certificate
The Data Warehousing program is designed to provide students with a background in computer operating systems, computer languages, and computer programming. Students will develop the ability to organize, manage, and analyze information. Information, when analyzed and viewed correctly, helps us to resolve uncertainty, predict outcomes, and determine purposeful behavior.

LOUISIANA

University College at Tulane University - New Orleans
Advanced Post Baccalaureate Certificate for Database Systems Professionals
This program is available to students who already hold a bachelor’s degree. Topics include: Problem Solving with PL/SQL, Database Management and Data Warehousing.

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