Certificate in High Performance Computing

The certificate in High Performance Computing serves computing and applied computer science majors interested in developing expertise in this area of high demand, high interest and innovation. With coursework in High Performance Computing Systems platform, high performance computing and computing languages. The certificate is also beneficial if you are in the BA Applied Computer Science with a certificate that can be used to meet the BA ACS program’s requirement of a minor or certificate.


KSU High Performance Computing Certificate students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Required Courses: (15 credit hours)

  • CS 3410:Introduction to Database Systems
  • ACST 4320:Data Warehousing and Mining
  • ACST 3340:Modern Languages: Theory, Scripting, R, HPC, Fortran
  • ACST 3510:Computer Architecture from Foundations to Cloud
  • ACST 4570:Cloud Computing and HPCC Systems Platform

HPC Certificate Electives (3 Credit Hours)
Choice of one course from the following:

  • ACST 3330:Data Structures and Database Applications
  • ACST 3530:Linux Operating Systems and Networking

Total Number of Credit Hours: 18


Department of Computer Science

Kennesaw State University
Department of Computer Science
1100 South Marietta Parkway, MD #9046
Atrium (Building J) J330
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 470-578-5572

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