2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Information Systems, MIS


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Program Description:

The Master of Information Systems program is designed for working professionals who cannot always take time from work to enhance their education. We offer a high-value program with a convenient blended education approach that can be completed in one year. Students spend four on-campus residencies and complete the remaining course work using our proprietary e-learning modules prepared by experts in their fields. The modules are presented using a combination of synchronous and asynchronous course delivery modes.

Our program curriculum focuses on a problem-solving approach to information management and uses a rich blend of real-life experiences, case material, and simulations through innovative, relevant, and rigorous curriculum taught by outstanding faculty and industry experts with a blend of technical and managerial skills. Students learn alongside other business and IT leaders and accomplish capstone projects to address real-life problems and return value to their company.

The entire program is built on a foundation of problem-solving, student-centric experiences, and corporate involvement. The Master of Information Systems is a 33 semester-credit hour program. Of these, six hours are dedicated to an extensive Capstone project designed for the program participant by his/her sponsoring organization. The remaining 27 credit hours include course work in the Information Systems domains.

Admissions Requirements:

1. Preferred applicants should have three years of work experience, preferably in the field of information systems, information technology, data analytics, computer science, or a related field which extensively utilizes information systems.

2. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and satisfy the minimum requirements to obtain graduate status.

3. Three professional references and detailed resume are required.

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Program Requirements:


The Master of Information Systems degree program is a 33-semester credit hour, lockstep, cohort-based program. The program blends intensive weekends in-residence with three e-learning modules. The weekends in-residence include case studies, leadership lectures, breakout sessions, and simulation assignments and are scheduled between e-learning modules. E-learning modules add learning activities such as interactive cases, pedagogical discussions, and proprietary teaching material built by subject matter experts.

Department Core and Electives


I. Prerequisites


None

Note(s):

* All courses are offered in a blended learning mode with a 3 day residency (1 day devoted to one course) followed by 5 weeks of online delivery per course.
* Three 5 week courses (one at a time) offered per 15 week semester, synchronized with the semester schedule.
* Cohort structure:  Fall admissions (starting beginning of Fall, continuing through Spring and Summer) and Spring admissions (starting beginning of Spring, continuing through Summer and Fall).

III. Electives


None

Total: 33 Hours


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