Certificate in Applied Computer Science
Indiana University Online

Program Details

Indiana University offers the online Certificate in Applied Computer Science. This 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.

Entry-level employment positions include the following:

  • database development
  • visual basic development
  • webmaster
  • multimedia development
  • system and network administration (including security)
  • programmer/analyst
  • help desk technical support

This undergraduate certificate is awarded by Purdue University at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). IUPUI is administered by Indiana University.


  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.0
  • 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

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission