Graduate Certificate in Software Systems
Stanford University

Program Details

Add to your professional skill set, as you learn from leading professors, with this online Graduate Certificate in Software Systems from Stanford. Within this comprehensive program, you’ll learn the design and implementation of systems from operating, compiling and networking perspectives. The foundation you build is critical for software development in any systems environment. There is opportunity within this curriculum to take an elective that aligns with your goals, such as:

  • Advanced Topics in Operating Systems
  • Web Applications
  • Computer and Network Security
  • Program Analysis and Optimizations

Learning Pace


% Online

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

  • Programming experience: C/C++ 
  • Basic knowledge of operating systems