Graduate Diplomas

Develop specialized career capabilities when you pursue a Graduate Diploma in Computer Science or Design in addition to your Bachelor of Business Administration.

Additional Graduate Diploma in Computer Science

Learn to understand algorithms and structures for problem solving while developing critical technical skills when you earn a Graduate Diploma in Computer Science during your Bachelor degree studies. You’ll develop a common language with, and be ready to lead, data and technology professionals.

Specialize and diversify your skills 
By specializing through a Computer Science diploma, you will gain an understanding of programming in languages including Python and Java, and develop the fundamentals of computer science practices. You’ll also learn techniques for interpreting trends and learn to think critically about the impact of emerging technologies for business. 

Learning the practices and skills within Computer Science will help anyone considering a career in the technology field. With courses in areas like disruptive and emerging technologies, you will acquire new skills at the intersection of business and hi-tech, enabling the creation of new businesses and industries.

Carlos Baradello

Professor of Social Innovation & Global Entrepreneurship,
PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University

How you earn your diploma
This diploma requires 28 credits, 12 earned through specialized electives taken during your bachelor degree, with the remaining 16 credits earned over summer terms or other acceleration options.

Once you’ve achieved 60 credits, you must declare your intention to pursue a Graduate Diploma. Based on enrollment, Graduate Diplomas may only be run online or at a single campus location.

Sample courses:
– Programming
– Data Structures & Algorithms
– Software Engineering & Usability
– Emerging Technologies
– Hackathon/Programming Challenge
Possible careers:
– Software Developer
– Web Developer
– Computer Systems Analyst
– Business Intelligence Analyst
– Multimedia programmer

Additional Graduate Diploma in Design

Learn to produce work that takes design thinking, innovation, user experience, and storytelling into consideration. Earning a Graduate Diploma in Design during your Bachelor studies will help you develop the digital skills and technical capabilities needed to wield a range of creative technologies.

Design for the future
Design helps to shape perceptions about brands, products, people, and organizations. You’ll learn the role of design in optimizing experiences, the fundamentals of good design, and how to meet the design needs of global business, all while using the latest technologies such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Premiere. 

Business grads with a diploma in design will be setting themselves apart from the rest, with a real understanding of how business and design impact each other. From understanding the consumer and improving performance, to building brands and one of the next great challenges—sustainability.

Daniel Perez Vidal

Professor of Marketing & Social Entrepreneurship,
Master in Audiovisual Management. BA in Film Studies & Mass Communication, University of Utah

How you earn your diploma
This diploma requires 28 credits, 12 earned through specialized electives taken during your Bachelor degree, with the remaining 16 credits earned over summer terms or other options for acceleration.

Once you’ve achieved 60 credits, you must declare your intention to pursue a Graduate Diploma. Based on enrollment, Graduate Diplomas may only be run online or at a single campus location.
 
Sample courses:
– Interaction Design
– Design Thinking
– Visual Storytelling
– Science of Persuasion
– Digital Media Tools 
Possible careers:
– Graphic Designer
– Design Consultant
– Art Director
– Digital Media Marketer
– Multimedia Specialist