New Computer Science Online Certificates Offered by University of Nebraska

At a time when computer and information technology occupations are rapidly growing, three online undergraduate certificates in the area of computer science have been added to the University of Nebraska Online’s website –

Information Technology Administration – Focuses on managing the complex, technical infrastructure of today’s organizations.

Data Management – Focuses on managing data-related issues for organizations.

Systems Development – Focuses on optimizing design, the implementation and the use of information systems.

The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, projects 546,100 new jobs in this area from 2016-2026. The demand stems from the emphasis on cloud computing, collection and storage of big data and information security.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha offers all three programs in an online format. These programs are additions to several online programs NU offers in the area of computer science including Information Technology, BMS and Management Information Systems, BMS. U.S. News and World Report named the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Bachelor’s of Multidisciplinary Studies (BMS) the top-ranked online bachelors program in Nebraska.

Collectively, more than 125 online programs are offered from NU’s four campuses: University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska—Lincoln, University of Nebraska at Omaha and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. These online programs can be found at