Graduate Certificate

Use DevOps to link software development and operations.

DevOps facilitates efficient teamwork between software developers and IT operations teams, improving workflow and driving innovation. DevOps is increasingly seen as an integral process in the tech industry to optimize workloads, meaning there is a growing demand for this valuable skillset.

Discover the methodologies, tools and insights of the DevOps process and what it can do for organizations of all sizes. Our graduate certificate program covers development, deployment and operations, including infrastructure as code, continuous deployment, testing automation, validation, monitoring and security.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online courses
8-week terms

Time Commitment
6-12 months

Key Dates
Starts are offered in January, May and August

By the Numbers

Median salary for software developers*
Estimated job growth for software developers through 2029*
New software development jobs created by 2029*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Program Details

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MSES 602: DevOps Engineering

Introduces the methodologies, tools and insights of the DevOps process and what it can do for an organization in the context of development, deployment and operations.

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MSES 618: Continuous Integration

Explores rapid application development and integration processes designed to build, maintain, secure, test, and validate continuous integration processes.

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MSSE 661: Web Software Development

Introduces webpage development using HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3 and JavaScript. Students learn how to design and develop a website, structure and style its content, and navigate/update the document object model (DOM).

MSSE 670: Java Software Development

Introduces software development techniques using a layered software architecture in the Java programming language.

To apply to the DevOps Graduate Certificate program, you will need:

  • Completed online application
  • Official degree-bearing transcripts
  • Resume
  • Relevant work experience or bachelor's degree

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Tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year: $896 per credit hour
Total program credits: 12
Tuition is one part of the overall cost of attendance, which includes all expenses students may have, including basic living costs. For more information about tuition, fees and your estimated cost of attendance, visit our Cost of Attendance for Adult Undergraduates and Graduate Students page. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Earning your Graduate Certificate in DevOps sets you apart and expands your professional network — think of it as an investment in your future. Between scholarship opportunities and financial aid packages, advancing your education is within reach. Explore our Investing in Your Future graduate financing guide or visit our Office of Financial Aid on the web.

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The Graduate Certificate in DevOps program is offered by the Computer and Cyber Sciences Department in the Anderson College of Business and Computing.