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UofM 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
UofM 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Information Assurance Graduate Certificate

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The Business Information Assurance (BIA) certificate prepares students to perform critical activities needed to properly manage an organization’s assets related to a wide range of information security/privacy threats. Training related to effective managerial methodologies has become increasingly important in planning for possible breaches of security and handling resulting problems.

Admission Requirements

  1. Same as College and University requirements.
  2. The certificate can be pursued concurrently with other graduate programs at the University.
  3. Non-degree seeking graduate students may also pursue this certificate program of study. To be approved for the program, these students must submit evidence of this non-degree-seeking graduate student status, along with the completed application form, to the Department of Business Information and Technology for review.
  4. Acceptance into the certificate program is not an implied acceptance into any master’s degree program.

Graduation Requirements

  1. To obtain the certificate, a student must complete four courses, with two selected from the first group of courses and two selected from the second group courses, for a total of 12 credit hours.
  2.  A minimum grade of B is required for each of the four courses.
  3. In the semester of graduation, the student must submit an Apply to Graduate form to the Graduate School and a Graduate Certificate Candidacy form to the College Director of Graduate Studies by the deadline specified by the Graduate School.

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