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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Systems, MSIS

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Coles College of Business

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
  • System Analysis
  • Advanced IT Project Management
  • IT Strategy

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.

Core Requirements (33 Credit Hours)

Information Technology Course Equivalence

Students may consider the following courses as equivalent:

IT 6823 Information Security Concepts & Administration is equivalent to IS 8310 Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance 

IT 6583 Business Continuity Planning and Implementation is equivalent to IS 8330 Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning 

Capstone Experience Elective Course (3 Credit Hours)

Only one of the following six options can be taken for credit toward the MSIS degree.

Program Total (36 Credit Hours)

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