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Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

Management Information Systems M.S.

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The Master of Science in Management Information Systems degree curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in the information systems field such as system analyst, business applications developer, computer networks designer and administrator, database applications developer and administrator, business analytics applications development, systems administrator, and web applications developer. The degree coursework is comprised of courses in areas that include web applications design and development; database design, development and administration; business analytics applications development; computer networks design and administration; computer networks security; wireless networking; Windows administration; data warehousing and mining; project management; and business applications programming. The students also complete a number of IT industry-recognized certifications as part of the coursework.  Master of Science in Management Information Systems applicants meeting all of the following criteria will qualify for the waiver of the six hours of elective requirements, resulting in a 30-hour program:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems or Computer Science from an accredited U.S. institution.
  2. This bachelor's degree must have been earned within the last 5 years, and 
  3. A cumulative GPA of 3.0

Degree Requirements

Foundation Requirements (3 hours)

Foundation Requirements
ISAM 5030 Fundamentals of Business Programming Applications
Credit Hours: 3

Additional Information

ISAM 5030 Fundamentals of Business Programming Applications is waived for students with six hours of college-level programming with grades of C or better.

Major Requirements (30 hours)

Major Requirements (30 hours)
ISAM 5330 Management Information Systems
Credit Hours: 3
ISAM 5331 Fundamentals of Databases and Business Intelligence
Credit Hours: 3
ISAM 5338 Advanced Internet Applications Development
Credit Hours: 3
ISAM 5339 Fundamentals of Computer Networking
Credit Hours: 3
ISAM 5430 Advanced Applications Development with C#
Credit Hours: 3
ISAM 5632 Advanced Database Applications Development
Credit Hours: 3
ISAM 5635 Systems Analysis and Design
Credit Hours: 3
ISAM 5636 Advanced Computer Networking
Credit Hours: 3
ISAM 5638 Advanced Applications Programming With Java
Credit Hours: 3
ISAM 5735 Data Analytics Application Development
Credit Hours: 3

Elective Requirements (6 hours)

Elective Requirements (6 hours)

Any two ISAM graduate elective courses (6 hours), excluding ISAM 5030.

ISAM 5734 Advanced Data Analytics in ERP System
Credit Hours: 3

Additional Information

Internship may satisfy 3 hours of an ISAM Elective. Only one internship opportunity is allowed to satisfy the ISAM elective hours.