The Master of Science in Information System degree program consists of 30 credit hours of course work, including 7 core courses (21 credit hours) and 3 elective courses (9 credit hours). Students without enough prior credits or work experience may be required to take foundation courses first.
Foundation Courses* (up to 9 credit hours, may be waived by advisor):
MGT 5013 – Business Applications of Statistical Analysis
MIS 5023 – Modern Business Application
MIS 6013 – Information Systems and the Enterprise
Core Courses (21 credit hours):
MIS 6163 – Business for IT Professionals or MIS 7643 Enterprise Integration
MIS 6113 – Database and Enterprise Models
MIS 6123 – Analysis and Designs of Complex Systems
MIS 6143 – IT Infrastructure
MGT 6153 – Project Management
HRM 6033 – Leading Organizational Change or MGT 6013 Leadership and Leadership Development
MIS 7593 – Managing Information Technology (capstone)
Specializations Courses (minimum of 9 credits):
These courses can be tailored to meet the student’s field of interest, subject to advisor approval.
*Students without an IT background must take foundation course work in statistical methods, programming, and management information systems. Please consult with an advisor for your exact prerequisites.