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Master of Science in Computer and Information Systems (MSCIS) combines technology and business skills enabling students to apply their experiences to further their professional goals. Students enhance their learning by completing real-world projects which benefit the local and global communities.
The CIS core curriculum involves project management, software development, research methods and information systems security. The program offers students flexibility in study within the following knowledge areas:
Cyber Security (certificate option available) enables entry into Security Analyst, Security Engineer or Information Systems Auditor careers and advances the knowledge of professionals in system or network administration.
Information Technology Management enables entry into a career as a Business Analyst or Quality Assurance Analyst and advances the overall management skills of both a technical and non-technical practitioners.
Information Technology Project Management prepares experienced Project Managers and Project Planners for careers in technical project management areas.
Research and Modeling Methods enables entry into Operations Research, Modeling Analyst or similar titles and advances the knowledge of professionals in institutional research or effectiveness management careers.
Software Development enables entry into careers as Software Engineer, Programmer Analyst or Quality Assurance professional and offers advanced computing skills for a wide range of technical professionals.
The MSCIS is entirely course-based study -- a thesis or project is optional. Full or part-time (evening) study is available. Students with sufficient background can complete the program in one-and-a-half years of full time study or three years of part-time study.
The MSCIS program is designed to benefit new students looking to enter the information systems (IS) field, as well as current IS professionals looking to expand their knowledge and expertise.
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