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MS in Information Systems

Description

The Master of Science in Information Systems recognizes information as a valuable corporate resource which, when properly managed by organizations, can provide them with a significant competitive advantage.  Accordingly, the principal objective of the Information Systems program is to develop the skill set necessary to analyze, to design and to evaluate an organization's information technology systems.  Graduates of the program will develop skills in areas such as systems analysis, audit and development as well as project management and many other skills that are key to success in today’s information centric world.

Opportunities

In a business environment where solid technology and information management skills are increasingly in demand, proficiency in Information Systems can be applied tactically and strategically in any industry.  As the information revolution continues to gather speed, students will be prepared to address the new challenges and opportunities that it brings.

Plan of Study (36 credits)

BUS 605: Introduction to Project Management
MBA 580: Information Systems
IS 640: Mobile Applications Development
IS 685: Introduction to Data Mining
BUS 606: Advanced Project Management
IS 622: Risk Management Decision Technology
IS 629: Health Care Information Systems
IS 611 Virtual Teams and Virtual Organizations
IS 610 Analysis and Design of Information Systems
IS 620: Database Management
IS 623: Systems Security for Business Resiliency
IS 650: Information and Decision Technology in Sports, Gaming and Entertainment

Application Requirements

  • Complete Application
  • A U.S. or equivalent bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official Transcript(s) from all college universities/attended
  • Current Resume
  • Official GMAT if overall GPA is below 3.25
  • Two letters of recommendation