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 Clusters (HPCC) 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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