Information Systems and Analytics (M.S.)

Lutgert College of Business
Department of Information Systems and Operations Management

(239) 590-7372

2017-2018 Catalog Year

Concentrations
  • Informatics
  • Information Technology Management

The Master of Science in Information Systems and Analytics (MS in ISA) program prepares students for leadership positions in which they can move beyond managing a business to improving it through information technology.  The program emphasizes the management of information systems and technologies, and their strategic use.  Technical topics such as IT infrastructure and enterprise systems integration are combined with business issues, including managerial skills and ethics.  The program welcomes students with diverse academic and professional backgrounds.

Program Admission Requirements

See program website at URL listed above.

Program Progression And Additional Graduation Requirements

  • Complete a minimum of 30 credit hours.
  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for all coursework in the program.
  • Satisfy all degree requirements within 7 years from the time of admission to the program.
  • Maintain minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale throughout the program (see the Probation/Dismissal section of the Graduate Student Guidebook).
  • A student who receives three grades of "C" or lower is automatically suspended from the program (see Probation/Dismissal section of the Graduate Student Guidebook).
  • Students may transfer a maximum of six credit hours of approved graduate level coursework from a regionally accredited institution. All transfer courses must have been completed within the past six years with a grade of B or higher. The evaluation of academic transcripts and articulation of transfer courses must be approved by the appropriate academic department. Refer to course waiver guidelines above.

Program Requirements

  1. Information Systems core courses (15 credits)
    ISM 6121 Bus Proc Analysis & Innovation (3)
    ISM 6155 Enterprise Systems  (3)
    ISM 6316 Project Management (3)
    ISM 6488 Information Technology Strategy (3)
    ISM 6601 Information Security Management (3)

  2. Select one of the following concentrations:

    Informatics concentration (15 credits)
    ISM 6217 Data Management (3)
    ISM 6136 Big Data Analytics&Data Mining (3)
    ISM 6404 BI and Visualization Tools (3)
    ISM 6946 Practicum in Info Systems (3)
    QMB 6303 Business Analytics (3)

    Information Technology Management concentration (15 credits)
    ISM 6217 Data Management (3)
    ISM 6226 IT Infrastructures and Networks (3)
    ISM 6239 Web, Mobile, and Social Technolo (3)
    ISM 6509 IT Sourcing Management (3)
    ISM 6946 Practicum in Info Systems (3)

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED:   30

The information contained in this catalog excerpt is intended for informational purposes only. Every effort is made to provide this information as accurately as possible at the time of publication; however, the university reserves the right to revise any section or part without notice or obligation.
Printed on: 9/20/2017.