Admissions to the Certificate in Applied Computer Science

Certificate in Applied Computer Science

The certificate program introduces computer science principles, develops practical skills in market-driven software applications and prepares students to be successful with emerging technologies. Students will have the ability to solve complex problems, design and implement algorithms, apply computer science theory to practical problems, adapt to technological change and to program in at least two languages. Learn more about the program.

Admission Requirements

Student must be admitted to IUPUI. Requires a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 and enrollment or successful completion (no grade below C–) of MATH-M118 Finite Mathematics or higher OR PHIL-P162 Logic OR PHIL-P265 Introduction to Symbolic Logic.

Certificate in Fundamentals of Data Analytics

The certificate program prepares students for entry-level positions in jobs such as database management, web development, multimedia, system administration, or user support.

Admission Requirements

Student must be admitted to IUPUI. Requires a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 if applicant is a current IUPUI student.

Admissions Application

Current IUPUI Undergraduate students:  Apply directly to the program.

All other students: Must apply for admission to IUPUI through the Undergraduate Admissions Office. The IUPUI application is available online at To enroll in this program, students must be formally admitted by the Office of Admissions on the IUPUI campus and then apply to the program. Credit may be given for applicable courses taken at other colleges or universities. Consult an academic advisor for details.

Students must declare their intent to earn this certificate prior to completing the core requirements (9 credit hours). No more than 9 credit hours earned prior to admission to the program will be accepted toward the certificate.

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