M.S. Information Systems

https://www.tamuct.edu/degrees/graduate/information-systems.html

OVERVIEW

The Master of Science in Information Systems program (M.S.-I.S.) is designed to meet the needs of three distinct groups:

  1. Students with a baccalaureate degree in Information Systems;
  2. Students with a baccalaureate degree in another area who have information systems skills and desire to develop new career skills in Information Systems; or
  3. Students with a baccalaureate degree in another area who lack information systems skills and desire to develop new career skills in Information Systems.

Students should select an advisor and discuss the courses required for their degree early in their graduate program.

The M.S.-I.S. requires completion of at least 30 (33 with thesis) hours of graduate credit. Students may choose to do a thesis as part of this degree program. The degree is offered online, face-to-face, or a combination of the preceding two formats.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts
  • Design holistic computing solutions to address business problems
  • Interpret the role of information systems to enhance organizations
  • Recognize ethical issues in the use of Information Systems
  • Execute research that generates useful information for making decisions

Entry Requirements

Students will be admitted into the MS Information Systems program by the faculty once the following application criteria are met:

  • Successful admission to graduate school

Master of Science - Information Systems With Thesis Program Requirements

CIS 5304Telecommunications for Managers3
CIS 5307Systems Analysis for Managers3
CIS 5311Managing Information Systems3
CIS 5316Advanced Database Management3
CIS 5351Information Technology Project Management3
CIS 5353Data Analytics and Management3
CIS 5398Computer Information Systems Thesis6
Approved graduate-level CIS electives9
Total Credit Hours33

Master of Science - Information Systems Without Thesis Program Requirements

CIS 5304Telecommunications for Managers3
CIS 5307Systems Analysis for Managers3
CIS 5311Managing Information Systems3
CIS 5316Advanced Database Management3
CIS 5351Information Technology Project Management3
CIS 5353Data Analytics and Management3
CIS 5090Computer Information Systems Comprehensive Examination0
Approved graduate-level CIS electives12
Total Credit Hours30