Degree Requirements

MSIS Core Courses – 18 Credits
  • IS 6420 Database Theory and Design (3)
  • IS 6640 Networking and Servers (3)
  • IS 6615 Data Structures and Java (3)
  • IS 6482 Introduction to Data Mining (3)
  • IS 6410 Systems Analysis and Design (3)
  • IS 6596 Capstone Project (3 credits, taken over 3 semesters)
  • Corequisite: IS 4410 Introduction to Information Systems (3)
    • (Required for students without an IS undergraduate degree)
MSIS Electives by Area of Focus – 12 Credits

Students choose 12 credit hours from the lists below. Students are not required to choose an area of focus and have the option to choose courses from any concentration to meet the elective requirements.

Business Intelligence and Analytics

  • IS 6480 Data Warehousing (3)
  • IS 6483 Advanced Data Mining (3)
  • IS 6485 Digital Analytics (3)
  • IS 6580 Data Science and Big Data (3)
  • OIS 6040 Data Analysis and Decision Making I (1.5)
  • OIS 6041 Data Analysis and Decision Making II (1.5)

Software and Systems Architecture

  • IS 6465 Web-Based Applications (3)
  • IS 6484 Advanced Data Management (3)
  • IS 6570 IT Security (3)
  • IS 6471 Emerging Web Technologies and Strategies (3)
  • IS 6850 Mobile Applications (3)
  • IS 6850 Cloud Infrastructure and Services (1.5)
  • OIS 6500 VBA for Excel (1.5)

Product and Process Management

  • OIS 6660 Project Management (3)
  • IS 6850 Product Management (1.5)
  • IS 6850 IT Leadership and Strategy (3)
  • OIS 6621 Operations Strategy (1.5)
  • OIS 6610 Practical Management Science (3)
  • OIS 6620 Supply Chain Management (1.5)
  • OIS 6450 Business Process Simulation (3)
  • OIS 6425 Six Sigma for Managers (3)
  • OIS 6040 Data Analysis and Decision Making I (1.5)
  • IS 6850 Health IT (1.5)

IT Security

  • IS 6484 Advanced Data Management (3)
  • IS 6570 IT Security (3)
  • IS 6571 IT Forensics (3)
  • ACCTG 6520 IT Risks and Controls (3)
View Course Descriptions in University Course Catalog