Information Systems Micro-Credential

What is the Information Systems Micro-Credential?

It will enable professionals to:

  • Build and strengthen technical and managerial skills to effectively apply and manage technology in enabling competitive advantage and tactical efficiency in a global business environment.

Time to Complete:
2-3 semesters


Mode Offered:
100% Online
8-week and 16-week courses


Digital Badge
Credit towards MBA

Program Description

Many individuals looking to make a career change or move up within their organization discover that they need additional skills to be successful. The graduate Micro-credential/Certificate in Information Systems is designed to meet these educational needs.  Individuals earning this Micro-credential/Certificate may have more career opportunities and chances for advancement.  To move into the realm of IT management, there is a need for skills in IT project management and strategic planning as well as updating skillsets in emerging hardware, software, and other technologies that can reduce challenges and create opportunities for organizations.

Grades earned within this program will be part of your permanent academic record and may be applied to the Master of Business Administration (MBA).


MBA 601 Foundations of Business, Part 2 2
MBA 603 MBA Essentials 1
CIS 622 Information Systems Design and Project Management 2
CIS 636 Information Systems Management 3
CIS 660 Electronic Commerce 3
Total Hours 11

Admission Requirements

Admission into the Information Systems Micro-credential program at North Alabama includes the following requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a regionally-accredited US based institution or an institution recognized by the government of another country.
  • An overall undergraduate grade point average of at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, as reported on the transcript of the qualifying degree granting institution.

How to Apply

Step 1: Apply Online

Create yourMyUNA Profile to access the online graduate application, select Information Systems (Micro-Credential) in the Academic Program options. Already have a MyUNA Profile? You can Apply Online through your profile!

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Step 2: Request Official Transcripts

Request official transcripts from degree granting institution. Transcripts from University of North Alabama are not required. Official transcripts can be sent through an electronic transcript service to or mailed to: Office of Graduate Admissions, UNA Box 5078, Florence, AL 35632.

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