Graduate Certificate in Advanced Software Systems
Stanford University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Advanced Software Systems program is designed for software engineers and systems builders, providing a more advanced course of study in topics covered in this field.  The curriculum offers advanced courses in operating systems, computer networks and distributed systems, and is focused on the software that comprises such systems.  Students also have the option to further their studies in many related areas including cryptography and security, software engineering tools, database and transactional systems, and modeling in computer graphics.

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Stanford University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Background knowledge in operating systems, systems programming and object-oriented programming