Information Technology

Professional Studies Certificate

This program helps students increase their competencies in computer and information technologies (IT) as they learn efficient database management, digital content creation, and basic web design. Core courses teach students to take on technology-related tasks in the workplace, preparing them to interface more effectively with IT professionals and advance their organizational and career goals.

Quick Facts




Total Tuition

(Fall & Spring Semester Courses Only)

Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:

ADIT 1350 Introduction to Programming
ADIT 4058 Systems Architecture
ADIT 1310
Technical Writing 
ADIT 4040 Intermediate Coding and Design 


Complete two of the following courses:

ADIT 2000 Computer Security
ADIT 1358 Video Games and Virtual Reality
ADIT 1349 Collaborative Computing
ADIT 1360 Database Management
ADIT 1348 Information Systems Applications


Application Information


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

Please mail application materials to:
Boston College
Woods College of Advancing Studies Admissions Office
St. Mary's Hall South
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467


Regular Decision
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Online Application

Start Your Application

*Current Woods College degree students interested in adding a certificate to their plan of study should not use the online application. Declare your certificate here.

Academic Transcripts

Submit one of the following:

  • Official high school degree
  • Official GED
  • Official college/university transcript

Personal Statement

To be uploaded to your online Application Form.

In 500-750 words, describe your academic and professional goals, any experience relevant to this program, and your future plans, expectations, and aspirations.

Application Fee

Application fee: $45

  • Check or money order payable to Boston College.
  • Please do not send cash.




Contact Claudia Pouravelis at with questions.