Develop Your Agile Scrum Skills and Knowledge
Regis University’s graduate certificate in Agile Technologies empowers students to explore software and product development using Agile Scrum for high valued and iterative delivery, while maintaining predictable/reliable outcomes.
Agile Technologies (Graduate)
Offered both online and on-campus, the graduate academic certificate in Agile Technologies provides students an opportunity to remain up-to-date of current trends in Agile Scrum approaches to project management, software development and testing. The student experience in this program focuses on practical hands-on assignments where students become members of teams involved in simulating the project environment. Students use Agile Scrum techniques and roles, and apply Agile Scrum facilitation skills, to simulate software product development. Subsequent courses introduce students to managing the development of software and systems in an iterative and incremental fashion, including understanding software quality assurance, and verification and validation processes.
If you work in, or are interested in, project management, product development, software development, software quality assurance or testing, obtaining Regis University's graduate certificate in Agile Technologies is a great way to build upon your knowledge, stand out in an increasingly competitive job market, and make yourself a more valuable resource.
The graduate certificate in Agile Technologies is 12 credit-hours and is part of the Information Technology Management and Software Engineering graduate programs. All four classes can also be applied to the Master of Science degree in Information Technology Management, or the Master of Science degree in Software Engineering.
Total Agile Technologies Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours
Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements, and start dates, please visit our fact sheet library. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an admissions counselor.
Learn more about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information regarding gainful employment for the current academic year.
Course Requirements (12 credit hours)
||Agile Systems Development
||Information Technology Project Management
||Software Requirements and Processes
||Software Quality and Test
|TOTAL CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS: 12 credit hours
Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.
To download a printable fact sheet with program details, click here.
PROGRESS TOWARD A MASTER’S DEGREE
The Agile Technologies certificate is part of the Information Technology Management and Software Engineering graduate degree programs. All four classes can be applied toward the Master of Science in Information Technology Management, or the Master of Science in Software Engineering.
How to Apply
A candidate for one of the academic certificate programs must possess the prerequisite skills for entry into one of the College of Computer & Information Sciences (CC&IS) programs and the specific prerequisite skills/knowledge identified in each certificate program. Three or more years of relevant work experience OR a bachelor’s degree within the past two years in a relevant computer information sciences field is required. Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree either from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or a recognized institution in another nation equivalent to a U.S. regionally accredited bachelor’s degree.
Regis University’s graduate academic certificates are designed for students who seek new career opportunities, are looking to enhance their work-related knowledge and skills and to advance themselves educationally. The graduate academic certificate represents a selection of courses from the Master of Science programs. These courses could eventually be included in a CC&IS graduate student's program of study or stand alone as courses beyond the degree requirements.
Materials Needed for Application and Admission
Complete the online certificate application
Application fee: $50.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
Submit official degree-bearing transcripts either from a U.S.regionally accredited institution or recognized institution in another nation. Official transcripts must be sent directly from your previously attended schools to the Office of Admissions. You can download a transcript request form here.
- Submit mailed transcripts to:
Office of Admissions
3333 Regis Boulevard
Mail Code: P-28
Denver, CO 80221-1099
Electronic transcripts may be sent to sendtranscripttoRU@regis.edu
Admissions essay (Career Goal Statement). Instructions to upload your completed statement are included in the online application.
Submit two recommendation forms. Select professional or academic references only; personal references are not accepted. An electronic recommendation form is included in the online application. Please input the names and email addresses of your references. Alternatively, references can also be submitted via email to RUadmissions@regis.edu using the form found here.
Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.
All completed applications for admissions will be reviewed. A minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale is recommended. Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 and/or those applicant who do not meet the work experience requirement will be considered on an individual basis and will be required to take one 500-level foundational course (3 credits) prior to beginning their 600-level graduate program coursework. A grade of “B” or better must be achieved in the 500-level foundational course to continue progressing through the 600-level graduate program coursework.
It is recommended that applications are submitted one month in advance of desired start date to ensure adequate processing time and optimize class availability options. Completed applications will be considered up to two weeks prior to the start date. Visit the academic calendar to view start dates.
Your application file, including all required documents, must be completed to be considered for admission. Keep in mind that classes can reach capacity, so you are encouraged to apply now for admission consideration.
All completed application materials should be submitted at least six to eight weeks in advance of your intended start date. It takes longer to process international applications. Visit the academic calendar here.
Learn more about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information regarding gainful employment for the current academic year for the Graduate Certificate in Agile Technologies