Degree and Certificate Programs

The NDUS institutions participating in the Dakota Digital Academy offer two-year degrees, four-year degrees, and advanced degrees in cyber security, computer science, and related studies. Additionally, certificate programs provide a quick way to jump start your credentials in these high demand fields. Everything is offered remotely, allowing you to stay in your home community while pursuing your education.

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    Programs Found: 51

    • Applied Business Information Technology

      Applied Business Information Technology

      The Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Business Information Technology graduate is a technical person who is knowledgeable of many facets of information technology and is able to assimilate information technology skills.

    • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

      Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

      Our graduate certificate in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning covers the basics in the field and utilizes foundational and advanced algorithms. The program is application focused and provides you with a collection of tools that can be taken to the workforce and applied in a variety of application areas. You will also learn the theoretical aspects of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to enable you to develop custom algorithms for their specific needs.

    • Big Data Applied Statistical Analysis

      Big Data Applied Statistical Analysis

      The department provides opportunities to study both applied and theoretical aspects of statistics. Computers are extensively used in statistics instruction, and statistical software packages and programs are utilized in various courses. Data analysis is an important aspect in applied statistics courses. Statisticians work closely with other scientists and researchers to develop new statistical techniques, adapt existing techniques, design experiments and direct analyses of surveys and retrospective studies.

    • Computer Networking

      Computer Networking

      Computer Networking courses will provide the learner with the fundamentals of computer networking, including the practical and conceptual skills needed to understand basic networking, build simple local area networks, perform basic device configurations, implement IP address schemes, and configure and troubleshoot routers and switches.

    • Computer Networking

      Computer Networking

      Information Technology is the driving force of business, education, entertainment, health care, and government. IT is all about combining the power of computing with the study of managerial know-how and social issues to effectively solve current problems. Students will be prepared for information-oriented office environments and learn a variety of computer networking skills. Lake Region gives students access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to prepare them for industry-required certification tests available on the Lake Region State College campus.

    • Computer Science

      Computer Science

      Computer science majors study hardware and software design as a basis for understanding and creating apps to improve personal, business, or scientific processes.

    • Computer Science

      Computer Science

      UND has the top online computer science degree in the Upper Midwest. You’ll be in demand with fundamental system and computer programming skills. Learn problem solving and computer programming at the University of North Dakota. Our program will teach you how to model and analyze problems, design solutions, and verify results using with today’s most exciting technology.

    • Computer Science

      Computer Science

      Take your problem-solving skills a step further by using the theoretical and practical applications of technology to shape the future. The fastest route from idea to application in technology today requires expertise in both abstract and practical thinking. With this graduate program, you’ll gain a well-rounded skillset that can help you lead the way in overcoming challenges and creating new computing innovations.

    • Computer Science

      Computer Science

      Computer science majors study hardware and software design as a basis for understanding and creating apps to improve personal, business, or scientific processes.

    • Computer Science Education

      Computer Science Education

      This certificate is primarily aimed at high school teachers in need of credentials to teach “dual credit” courses in their schools as well as AP Computer Science instructors. The graduate certificate in Computer Science Education is comprised of six 3-credit courses for a total requirement of eighteen credits, aimed at preparing for teaching high school CS. The certificate program will be offered online, all year long as courses are developed. The courses are selected for their content which covers the essential, core concepts of Computer Science, and how to teach them.

    • Computer Technology Management

      Computer Technology Management

      Computer technology management majors study topics from business and computer science to learn how to manage the use of technology in an enterprise.

    • Customer Relationship Management

      Customer Relationship Management

      Courses for this certificate program include Business Language, Internet Languages, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Business Intelligence (BI), Introduction to Programming in Java, Project Management, and Database Theory/Design.

    • Cyber Security

      Cyber Security

      Start your new career path in the exciting world of cybersecurity, helping to tackle vulnerabilities and strengthen security. Today’s computer systems provide critical functionality and services to energy networks, transportation, health care, and manufacturing infrastructure of our modern society. Security, reliability and resiliency vulnerabilities make these systems prone to cyber-attacks and costly denial of service threats to critical infrastructure. The cyber security program offers an opportunity to be a part of the solution to this growing threat.

    • Cyber Security

      Cyber Security

      Start your new career path in the exciting world of cybersecurity, helping to tackle vulnerabilities and strengthen security. Today’s computer systems provide critical functionality and services to energy networks, transportation, health care, and manufacturing infrastructure of our modern society. Security, reliability and resiliency vulnerabilities make these systems prone to cyber-attacks and costly denial of service threats to critical infrastructure. The cyber security program offers an opportunity to be a part of the solution to this growing threat.

    • Cyber Security

      Cyber Security

      Get ahead of your competition with a certificate in a groundbreaking engineering field. A graduate certificate in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Engineering will put you at the fore-front of one of the fastest-growing technical fields in modern history. Training that focuses on detailed, aerospace topics provides high-level engineers more opportunities to advance their careers and command greater salaries.

    • Cyber Security

      Cyber Security

      Information Technology is the driving force of business, education, entertainment, health care, and government. IT is all about combining the power of computing with the study of managerial know-how and social issues to effectively solve current problems. Students will be prepared for information-oriented office environments and learn a variety of cyber security skills. Lake Region gives students access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to prepare them for industry-required certification tests available on the Lake Region State College campus.

    • Cyber Security

      Cyber Security

      Computer science majors study hardware and software design as a basis for understanding and creating apps to improve personal, business, or scientific processes.

    • Cyber Security and Operations

      Cyber Security and Operations

      Our cybersecurity and operation major is intended to equip you with the knowledge and skills to defend computer operating systems, networks, and data from cyberattacks. You will be taught by faculty and experts using both theoretical and hands-on approaches to prepare you for high demand jobs. As a professional in the field, you will have a multitude of choices in specialization and career options. Small and large companies require qualified candidates in key security areas like architecture, testing, and development.

    • Cyber Security Fundamentals

      Cyber Security Fundamentals

      Cybersecurity Fundamentals Program Certificate is a knowledge-based curriculum that validates the learner's understanding of fundamental cybersecurity, network security, cloud security, SOC security, information security, and networking. Learners will identify and protect against cyberattacks by understanding the fundamentals, principles, and concepts of cybersecurity. They will learn how to create interfaces, security zones, authentication, and policies — all for next generation firewalls.

    • Cyber Security Management

      Cyber Security Management

      Minot State University’s new Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management (CM) is ideal for students who are interested in becoming leaders in their organization by adding to or updating their knowledge and skills in the area of information assurance and cybersecurity.

    • Cyberpsychology

      Cyberpsychology

      Advance your understanding of how people interact with and use cyber technologies. The Cyberpsychology certificate provides the understanding of how people use and interact with cyber technology through a behavioral science perspective.

    • Cybersecurity

      Cybersecurity

      Computer Science has twenty-one faculty with interests in most areas of computer science.  The Department has two dedicated student instructional laboratories, a cybersecurity laboratory, as well as ten research laboratories in which undergraduate and graduate students work together on a wide variety of research projects. 

    • Cybersecurity & Computer Information Technology

      Cybersecurity & Computer Information Technology

      This degree program provides a solid cybersecurity backing to information technology (IT) tasks. Classes focus on best practices to implement, administer, and secure technologies that are used to process, transmit, and store data.

    • Cybersecurity & Computer Networks

      Cybersecurity & Computer Networks

      This degree program combines system administration fundamentals with a foundation in cybersecurity concepts. Classes focus on best practices to implement, administer, and secure operating systems and computer networks.

    • Data Entry Specialist

      Data Entry Specialist

      The Data Entry Specialist Certificate prepares students for data entry positions. Students will learn Excel, database, and computer basics. Students will also be required to complete college composition courses, as often data entry specialists engage in report writing. Possible Career Paths include Data Entry Keyer, File Clerk, Typist, Administrative Assistant.

    • Data Science

      Data Science

      The field of data science is evolving into one of the fastest-growing fields in the world. Data science graduates impact major industries, government, health care, and academia. As data is collected and accumulated, those with the expertise to find meaning in the numbers and drive positive business decisions will be in high demand.

    • Data Science

      Data Science

      Our unique curriculum delivers the perfect balance between theory and application. Your interdisciplinary analytics training will set you apart in the data science industry. This advanced curriculum is an ideal marriage of computer science, data science and business analytics for well-rounded expertise in one of the fastest growing areas in the realm of computing. You’ll gain strong interdisciplinary knowledge, and a domain-specific, analytics foundation, as well as experience with leading research. tes impact major industries, government, health care, and academia. As data is collected and accumulated, those with the expertise to find meaning in the numbers and drive positive business decisions will be in high demand.

    • Digital Marketing

      Digital Marketing

      The Digital Marketing Certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in marketing fields in the new world of digital marketing. Possible Career Paths include Marketing Manager, Social Media Specialist, Digital Strategist, and Digital Brand Manager

    • Digital Production for Media Industries

      Digital Production for Media Industries

      Learn valuable skills related to the modern media industry. The Digital Production for Media Industries Certificate provides communication fundamentals in an ever changing modern society, including the way digital files are developed, enhanced, encoded and distributed.

    • Digital Teaching Certificate

      Digital Teaching Certificate

      This 10-credit undergraduate certificate is comprised of four courses that focus on the use of instructional technologies for teaching, learning, assessment, communication, and collaboration within an online environment. The certificate provides educators with focused learning experiences to gain the necessary skills that best support student learning through an online course delivery system.

    • Digital Teaching Certificate

      Digital Teaching Certificate

      Mayville State University in collaboration with the North Dakota Center for Distance Education (NDCDE) are pleased to offer a graduate certificate in online digital instruction.  This 10-credit graduate certificate is comprised of four courses that focus on the use of instructional technologies for teaching, learning, assessment, communication, and collaboration within an online environment. The certificate provides educators with focused learning experiences to gain the necessary skills that best support student learning through an online course delivery system.

    • Enterprise Applications

      Enterprise Applications

      Courses for this certificate program include Enterprise Systems, Project Management, Business Language, Advanced Business Languages, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Business Intelligence (BI), Integration of Business Processes in SAP ERP, Introduction to Structured Programming, Programming Language Topics, Systems Analysis and Design, Database Theory/Design.

    • Information Analytics

      Information Analytics

      Information analytics majors combine ideas from mathematics, business, and computer science to make data-driven business decisions. Data scientists are quickly becoming an important part of the business world.

    • Information Systems

      Information Systems

      Minot State University’s Master of Science in Information Systems program is designed to develop technologically sophisticated business executives who forecast technology needs, develop information systems infrastructures, manage existing systems, and communicate inter-departmentally. This program provides opportunities for graduates to assume greater management responsibilities within their organizations or to be independent consultants who work through virtual business arrangements.

    • Information Technology

      Information Technology

      The Information Technology program is designed to prepare students with a solid foundation in computer diagnosis and repair, network administration, server installation and administration, and technology security. In addition, students will have the opportunity to receive training in computer programming, web and graphic design and automatmentals with a foundation in cybersecurity concepts. Classes focus on best practices to implement, administer, and secure operating systems and computer networks.

    • Knowledge Management

      Knowledge Management

      Minot State University’s Graduate Certificate in Knowledge Management (KM) is ideal for students who are eager to learn about creating and exchanging organizational knowledge while exploring graduate education. The KM program prepares students to be knowledge leaders in their organizations giving them the skills to describe the purposes, uses, and value of knowledge management; use social spaces to present a business solution, collaborate and transfer knowledge; describe how intangible assets create value; manage knowledge workers in a virtual environment, and exploit technology to enhance and accelerate management decisions.

    • Management Information System

      Management Information System

      Software Engineering is focused on the application of systematic, disciplined, and quantifiable approaches to the development, operation, and maintenance of software systems. Inclusive of computer programming but going well beyond, Software Engineering is concerned with methodologies, techniques, and tools to manage the entire software life cycle, including development of requirements, specifications, design, testing, maintenance, and project management. The advent of Software Engineering is a natural result of the continuous quest for software quality and reusability, and the maturing of the software development industry.

    • Mobile Application Development

      Mobile Application Development

      Designed for new and current students as well as industry professionals, this short, intensive certificate program, develops skills to take mobile applications from concept to launch through six-courses offered entirely online. A student in a cybersecurity, website design, or other technology program can easily add the Mobile Application Development certificate to their education plan and prepare for a specialized, high-demand technology career. A professional already working in the technology industry may only need a few credits to complete the certificate and expand their skillset – making them more valuable to their employer and more marketable in the industry.

    • Modern Computing Technologies

      Modern Computing Technologies

      These courses provide students with opportunities to gain experience installing, configuring, securing, and administering Linux network services, along with an understanding of the methods, policies, and procedures needed to maintain systems availability and response and mitigation to incidents, based on the cause.

    • Offensive and Defensive Security

      Offensive and Defensive Security

      Offensive and Defensive Security courses cover digital forensics, installing, configuring, and managing firewalls. In general, the goal is to prepare learners by providing theory and extended configuration features necessary to set up traffic handling, advanced content/user identification, quality of service, global protection, monitoring/reporting, and high availability of next-generation firewall technologies. Lastly, network penetration testing will be learned so that students can apply cybersecurity defense skills.

    • Secure Programming

      Secure Programming

      These courses will give learners a background in the Python language for computer programming, including fundamentals, logic development, top down program design, and application creation.

    • Security and Hacking

      Security and Hacking

      The Security and Hacking courses will give students practical Linux experience. Also included are courses that expand students’ knowledge in information security, providing them with the principles, technologies, and practices to secure computers and networks.

    • Social Media Strategies in Communication

      Social Media Strategies in Communication

      Learn valuable skills related to social media strategies. The Social Media Strategies in Communication Certificate provides communication fundamentals, including content creation, strategic communication and communication technologies.

    • Society, Technology & Values

      Society, Technology & Values

      Develop important perspectives and skills that can be used to help succeed in a future which promises to be increasingly shaped by humans’ interactions with technology. The certificate in Society, Technology, & Values examines issues surrounding the way technology is shaping modern society, and how these new technological influences are having an effect on political, civil, and personal values.

    • Software Engineering

      Software Engineering

      Software Engineering is focused on the application of systematic, disciplined, and quantifiable approaches to the development, operation, and maintenance of software systems. Inclusive of computer programming but going well beyond, Software Engineering is concerned with methodologies, techniques, and tools to manage the entire software life cycle, including development of requirements, specifications, design, testing, maintenance, and project management. The advent of Software Engineering is a natural result of the continuous quest for software quality and reusability, and the maturing of the software development industry.

    • Software Engineering

      Software Engineering

      In today’s technology driven world, there’s a strong need for Technology/STEM teachers in elementary, middle and high schools throughout the United States. STEM teachers have an exciting opportunity to shape the future of innovation in the integration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for students.

    • Technology Education

      Technology Education

      Technology Education stresses design, critical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities. Also provided is career awareness and information about a wide variety of careers to help students prosper in an information and technology rich society. VCSU is a recognized leader in the nation for preparing technologically literate technology education teachers. The Technology Education program supports the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. This program stresses important skills and knowledge of content, tools and processes that will allow you to help young students prepare for their future careers.

    • Unmanned Aircraft Systems Engineering

      Unmanned Aircraft Systems Engineering

      Get ahead of your competition with a certificate in a groundbreaking engineering field. A graduate certificate in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Engineering will put you at the fore-front of one of the fastest-growing technical fields in modern history. Training that focuses on detailed, aerospace topics provides high-level engineers more opportunities to advance their careers and command greater salaries.

    • Web Design

      Web Design

      Information Technology is the driving force of business, education, entertainment, health care, and government. IT is all about combining the power of computing with the study of managerial know-how and social issues to effectively solve current problems. Students will be prepared for information-oriented office environments and learn a variety of web design skills. Lake Region gives students access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to prepare them for industry-required certification tests available on the Lake Region State College campus.

    • Web Page Development and Design

      Web Page Development and Design

      In this ever-changing, high-demand field, BSC’s Web Page Development and Design program offers students training in Web languages, Adobe Creative Suite software, Search Engine Optimization and e-commerce development. Enrollment options include a one-year Certificate or two-year degree.

    • Web Page Development and Design

      Web Page Development and Design

      In this ever-changing, high-demand field, BSC’s Web Page Development and Design program offers students training in Web languages, Adobe Creative Suite software, Search Engine Optimization and e-commerce development. Enrollment options include a one-year Certificate or two-year degree.