Quick Facts

  1. Credit Hours: 12 (4 courses); can be completed in 2 semesters
  2. STEM Designation: Yes.
    • CIP Code - 11.0103
  3. Admission Requirements:
    1. Undergraduate degree in any major
    2. General Graduate School requirements
    3. No GMAT/GRE requirements
    4. TOEFL or IELTS for non-native speakers of English.


The Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Systems Development is designed to help students from all backgrounds achieve competence in the development and management of web-based or legacy information systems including the interface with contemporary programming languages, frameworks, platforms, testing methodologies, and security standards.


This 12 credit hour certificate program also counts toward the 30 credit hour Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology degree program requirements. Students may choose to combine this certificate with other courses and/or certificates to obtain the Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology degree.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet general University of Missouri-St. Louis Graduate School admissions requirements.

This program does not require any standardized test results, however, non-native speakers of English must provide evidence of English language competency by submitting an official TOEFL or IELTS score. The minimum TOEFL score for graduate admission is 79 iBT. The minimum IELTS score is 6.0.

Certificate Requirements

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Systems Development must meet all Graduate School requirements including, but not limited to, requirements on admissions, enrollment, course policies, and academic standing as listed in the University Bulletin.

This certificate requires completion of a total of 12-credit hours. The list of required courses follows:

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours


INFSYS 6806 Managerial Applications of Object-Oriented Technologies 3


Choose one of the following sequences:

INFSYS 6807 Contemporary z/OS COBOL
 & INFSYS 6817 and Advanced COBOL and Modern z/OS System Tools
INFSYS 6814 Web Applications for Business
& INFSYS 6815 and Advanced Web Applications for Business

Choose 1:

INFSYS 6818 Management of Software Testing
INFSYS 6868 Software Assurance
Total 12 Credit Hours

The required courses may be substituted with other courses with the approval of the Chair of the Information Systems and Technology Department.