2 letters of recommendation
Brief goal statement
The curriculum consists of the required core of information systems courses (18 credits), an integration course (3 credits) and an area of specialization (9 credits).
Core Courses - 21 credits
COIS6215 Impact of New Technology
COIS7479 Project Management in Communications and Information Systems
INFS6010 Decision Support System Analysis and Design
INFS6040 Management Information Systems
INFS6220 Systems Analysis and Design
INFS6230 Networking and Data Computing/Communication
INFS6240 Database Management Systems
Area of Specialization - 9 credits
Choose three graduate-level courses in communications and information systems. You may also select other relevant graduate courses to fill these requirements if approved to do so.
The M.S. in Information Systems Management degree program satisfies the national information systems (MSIS 2000) standard. The program's uniqueness is derived from the integration of organizational and technological perspectives and from the opportunity to specialize in career tracks, including networking, e-commerce, multimedia, training and education, programming, and project management. For these specializations, you may select courses from the School of Communications and Information Systems or from other departments offering relevant graduate courses. All prerequisites for elective courses must be met.
Information Systems Management
Class of 2009 – Master of Science
Employers: Comcast, Management Science Associates, FedEx Services, McKesson Automation, Fidelity Information Services, PNC Financial Services Group, Highmark
Positions: Business Analyst, EDW Associate Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, Retail Account Executive, Database Administrator, Scanner Systems Programmer Analyst
Salary Range: $46,000 - $60,000
Faculty members in the School of Communications and Information Systems (SCIS) are recognized for their dedication to teaching, academic research, global understanding and professional experience. Our faculty regularly wins awards and accolades for excellence in teaching and research. As guides and mentors, they motivate students to acquire the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their field of study.
The Wheatley Center
The School of Communications and Information Systems is now housed in the Wheatley Center. This soaring, 50,000 square-foot complex, glowing with colored LED accents, includes classrooms, computer labs, media arts studios, editing suites, a gallery, and teleconferencing facilities, as well as faculty and administrative offices, student meeting spaces and a café. The new building also provides access to geographic information systems software and business intelligence software.