Information Technology Management, Postgraduate Certificate

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The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Information Technology Management (PBC ITM) is offered by Athabasca University's School of Computing and Information Systems.


The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Information Technology Management (PBC ITM) is offered by Athabasca University. The certificate program is intended to provide professional development for those already working in the IT field. The focus on operations and organizational behavior, along with ethical, legal, and social issues, will complement an existing technical acumen to help them with managerial and consultancy roles.

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Information Technology Management program from Athabasca University is designed to attract individuals looking for a highly relevant and immediately applicable, short-term learning project. It is a comparatively low-cost and low-risk alternative for individuals who have been away from formal learning for some time, or who may lack confidence in their ability to succeed in graduate-level studies. This program also provides opportunity to ladder directly to the Master of Science specialization in Information Systems (MSc IS) program.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Organizational Behaviour in Information System
  • Project Management for Information Systems
  • Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in Information Technology
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behaviour in Information Systems
  • Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in Information Technology
  • Green ICT Strategies
For more information, please visit the program’s website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    12 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Applicants for admission to the PBC ITM program must:
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in computer science, information systems, or a related area, or
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree and have significant professional-level experience with information technologies, or
  • Hold the CIPS ISP designation or equivalent (i.e. Canadian IT Professional (CITP) or Certified Computing Professional (CPP) designation). 

If the potential applicant does not have a degree, but believes his or her education and experience is equivalent to an undergraduate degree, then it is the responsibility of the applicant to put forward this position in writing as part of the application process.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa! (Unless that chair you're sitting on is in a foreign country...)

Tuition Fee

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    1710 CAD/module
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  • National Applies to you

    1510 CAD/module
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