The M.S. IT Leadership program offers a graduate certificate in Business Systems Management. The certificate seeks to tie IT solutions to business requirements. Students will explore the IT solutions that will present the best solution for the business problem. The solution analysis will address issues related to technology investment planning, system acquisition and implementation, migration and integration as well as performance metrics. Course work will include case studies that examine current management problems and solutions. Students will be asked to look at real business problems and propose solution plans to solve them. There are three courses in the program. Upon completion of the certificate, students may elect to continue with the M.S. in Information Technology Leadership by completing an additional 27 credits.