Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (M.S.C.I.S.)
The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (M.S.C.I.S.) program is designed to prepare students for a supervisory position in technology-oriented jobs of the future that will require project management, systems development, network management, and information management skills. Graduates may attain occupations as application development director, data processing manager, information systems manager or director, information technology manager, network manager, systems engineer, system programmer, management information systems director, etc.
Graduates will be able to:
Demonstrate skills necessary for the strategic, tactical, and operational planning of information systems in organizations.
Manage various components of database systems within organizations of varying needs.
Apply project management skills, teamwork, and organizational structures in strategic planning.
Demonstrate an understanding of security concepts in the leading Information System standards, protocol, and reference models.
Be educationally positioned for employment in a position of their choice and to continue their studies toward a doctoral degree, if they choose.
Program Course Requirements
Students for the Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (M.S.C.I.S.) program must provide proof that they have completed a bachelor’s degree in a computer information systems related area such as computer engineering or information systems from a recognized post-secondary institution of higher learning. Those who have not completed their bachelor’s degrees in computer information systems related areas will be required to enroll and complete the program prerequisite courses as determined and approved by the Academic Dean.
Prerequisite Courses (4 courses)
Students who completed their bachelor’s degree in a non-information field or students with an insufficient background in computer information systems are required to complete up to four (4) prerequisite courses. Some prerequisite courses may be waived or taken in combination with another course with the Academic Dean's approval.
Major Courses (11 courses)
With MS611 Project, choose any two (2) courses that are not listed as major courses of MSCIS programs; subject to the approval of the Academic Office.
With Comprehensive Exam, choose any three (3) courses that are not listed as major courses of MSCIS programs; subject other approval of the Academic Office.
Choose any one (1) course below