MS in Information Systems (MSIS)
The MS IS is a STEM degree that prepares students to become business and systems analysts, data scientists, systems and application designers, and designers of user interfaces and user experience. The curriculum core focuses on business mining and analytics, systems design that both extracts and utilizes this business data, and the techniques that assure the effectiveness of the user interface for such systems. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics points to very strong need for managers with technical skills well into the next decade. Graduates are well positioned to serve a variety of positions, and to advance into technical management.
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Master of Science in Information Systems -- Professional Management Option
The objective of the MS IS – Professional Management option is to create leaders with strong communication and management skills in addition to solid technical knowledge in data analytics, and the analysis, design, and implementation of information systems. This option is designed for working professionals or students who already have acquired some professional experience. It mandates a strong experiential component (a MS project or MS thesis or Cooperative Experience with industry participation and professorial guidance).
Detailed curriculum and requirements for the M.S. in Information Systems -- Professional Management Option are available at this link.