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Certificate in
Advanced Enterprise Architecture and Infrastructure Management

Note: Many of the courses in this program are available by distance education; refer to the Distance Education section below. Visit the distance education website for further information.

Enterprise Architects (EAs) are high-level professionals who combine IT and business skills to help organizations respond to emerging technologies and the growing complexity of information systems.

Graduates of this program will have advanced analytical skills to solve business problems by applying IT architecture and infrastructure, and the knowledge to enhance computer and network security in an operational environment. Graduates will also understand the context in which Enterprise Architecture frameworks such as TOGAF, SOA, COBIT, and ITIL are used in business.

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Admission Criteria

It is recommended that applicants have the following:

OSSD with six Grade 12 U or M credits, or equivalent, or mature student status. As well, eligible applicants must also have completed the following courses or equivalents:

CITM 102 or (CITM 100 and CITM 207)
CITM 301
CITM 305

Undergraduate students wishing to pursue a continuing education certificate program should be aware of possible restrictions; please refer to Curriculum Advising for complete details.

Program Open House

Students who have questions about the admission criteria and/or would like to know more about this certificate are invited to attend a Program Open House. Please see Open House for dates, times, and location.

Certificate Requirements

The successful completion of four courses (three required courses and one elective), with a cumulative grade point average of 1.67 or higher, is required for the certificate.

Certificate Registration

Students may be registered in only one certificate program at any one time. To allow maximum flexibility in crediting external courses and/or courses previously taken at Ryerson, students should register in the certificate at the beginning of their first course (see also Courses and Programs FAQ). For complete details on the advantages of early registration, registration deadlines, and Transfer Credit restrictions, all students should read Registration in a Certificate Program.

Awards and Financial Aid

If you require financial assistance, you may apply for merit-based awards and/or need-based financial aid. As well, students officially registered in a Chang School certificate program may be eligible for funding through the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). For a complete list of certificate programs approved by OSAP, visit the Student Financial Assistance website.

Requirements for Graduation

To graduate, you must successfully complete, within your official timespan, the published certificate curricula from the year you registered in the certificate program. In some circumstances, certificate requirements may change, resulting in courses no longer being available. In such cases, Course Substitutions/Directives may be requested. Also, you must apply on RAMSS to graduate, prior to the appropriate application deadlines (see Important Dates). For complete details, all students should read Graduation.

Required Courses

CITM 410   Information Technology Management:  Business Process Design
CITM 706   Information Technology Management:  Enterprise Architecture
CITM 820   Information Technology Management:  Information Systems Security and Privacy

Electives (select one)

CITM 330   Information Technology Management:  Supply Chain Process Architecture
CITM 600   Information Technology Management:  Data Communications Network Design
CITM 711   Information Technology Management:  Cloud Computing
CITM 750   Information Technology Management:  IS Project Management