CIO Certificate Program

Chief Information Officer Certificate Program

The Chief Information Officer Certificate program is specifically designed for CIOs, CTOs, CSOs, their direct reports, and other executives with IT oversight responsibilities. This multidisciplinary one-year program offers eight modules of three-day workshops aimed at professionals in information and technology management.

All modules are autonomous, so register for one module, several, or complete the entire CIO Certificate Program to receive a Certificate of Program Completion issued by Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College.

Heinz College’s CIO Certificate Program offers several unique advantages:

  • Accessible Location: All instruction takes place in Arlington, VA
  • Convenient Schedule: The full program can be completed in as little as eight months, or complete the modules at your own pace within two years
  • World-Renowned Faculty: Our program is taught by top full-time research and teaching faculty from Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College, as well as leading industry practitioners
  • Public Sector Expertise: Many Heinz College professors teach across Information Systems and Management and Public Policy and Management, bringing valuable public and private sector policy insight
  • MSIT Degree Program Tuition Discount: Students who complete the CIO Certificate Program, and who subsequently apply for and are admitted into the Heinz College MSIT Degree Program, are eligible for the CIO Institute Alumni Scholarship.