Elmhurst’s graduate certificate in data science consists of five existing courses from the master’s in data science program, and is offered entirely . Students who complete the five courses for credit will receive the graduate certificate in data science, or they may complete an additional five courses to earn a master’s degree in data science. If a student chooses to complete the master’s in data science, additional coursework will include MDS 535, MDS 556, MDS 564, MDS 576 and one additional graduate elective at Elmhurst.
A degree in computer science or information systems from Elmhurst College will prepare you for a high-powered career in a growing industry. Our and graduate-level programs combine a solid background in technology and theory with a real-world approach to career advancement. Elmhurst’s location in the heart of the Chicago area gives you ready access to internships and field work at some of the nation’s top companies and research facilities—places like Americaneagle.com, Argonne National Laboratory, Magnitech Solutions, CME-group and Nevins Software.
Elmhurst College offers two graduate-level certificates in computer information systems. Both programs can be completed either on-campus through hybrid learning or entirely . The graduate certificate in application development utilizes existing application development courses from the Master of Science in Computer Information Technology degree and includes a project management.
A major in computer game and entertainment technology at Elmhurst College will prepare you for an exciting career in game design, web development, serious games and beyond. All computer game and entertainment technology majors must take the 11 core courses shown below and MTH 151, MTH 301 and CS MTH 302. A minor in computer game and entertainment technology provides a solid introduction to game design, digital entertainment system development and digital multimedia development.
At Elmhurst College, you can complete your bachelor’s degree and get on the fast track to success in this high-powered industry. You’ll gain a strong foundation in the most relevant computer technologies, from Java-based programming to creating SQL databases to the infrastructure that supports modern network environments. Elmhurst IT alumni are working at companies like Dyson, Walgreens and Chase Bank, doing everything from business intelligence and database development to website development.