The MSIS program teaches choice, deployment, management and use of information and computing technologies in the way they bring value to an organization with special emphasis on the following areas:
Data Management and Business Intelligence Including Big Data
Information Security Risk Management
Global IT Management
Advanced IT Project Management
Students are able to pick their own choice of capstone experience from a spectrum of choices between thesis and industry internship (see details in course section). Prior permission is required to take courses outside of the department, students should contact the program director before they register for non-MSIS courses.
Note: No more than six (6) credit hours may be taken outside the MSIS program.
Note: None of the flexible capstone experience courses can be taken before the student has completed at least 12 credit hours of MSIS coursework at KSU including summer semesters, if any. The thesis course in the flexible capstone experience can be taken only after a student has successfully completed 18 credit hours of MSIS coursework at KSU as described in the set of prerequisite courses for MSIS thesis (IS 8990).