Master of Science in Information Technology and Management
36 semester credit hours minimum
The Master of Science in Information Technology Management (MS ITM) degree requires a minimum of 36 semester credit hours, consisting of basic business courses, IT foundation courses, IT elective courses, and free electives. The business core courses are designed to provide incoming students with the context to better appreciate and understand the complex issues that occur at the interface between IT and business.
The IT foundation courses cover the essentials of IT knowledge that any student must possess. The IT elective courses provide in-depth knowledge of the technology and technology management issues. In addition, students may choose approved electives that maximize their individual educational and professional goals. The program also offers opportunities for students to concentrate in specific tracks such as 'Enterprise Systems,' 'Business Intelligence and Analytics,' 'IT Consulting,' 'Healthcare Systems,' and 'Information Security and Assurance' depending on their interests and goals. Students can contact the advising office for the recommended courses for these tracks.
Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average in both core courses and in aggregate courses to qualify for the MS degree
Basic Business Core Courses: minimum of 9 semester credit hours from the following
IT Foundation Courses: 12 semester credit hours
IT Electives: 9 semester credit hours
Free Electives: 6 semester credit hours
Any course from the set of IT electives may be used as a free elective. Also any course from the set of business core courses, or any other graduate level business course, except MIS 6204 and MIS 6320, may be used as a free elective.
Graduate Certificate in Health Information Technology
9 semester credit hours
The graduate certificate in health information technology emphasizes practical concepts in healthcare IT and hands on experience gained using electronic medical records (EMR) software. The focus will be on identification and understanding the key information required for managing and working with healthcare information systems. It also demonstrates the use of analytics and software tools related to healthcare information to develop sound healthcare decisions, particularly the core functionalities the EMR software platform, including how to support clinical information workflows in a paperless environment, and the interconnectivity with other clinical and business systems.
Courses required for graduate certificate in health information technology (9 semester credit hours)
Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Systems
9 semester credit hours
The graduate certificate in enterprise systems emphasizes theoretical concepts in enterprise resource planning and hands on experience using the SAP software. It provides broad exposure to various SAP functional modules such as Sales and Distribution, Supply Chain Management, Customer Relationship Management, Procurement, Human Capital Management, Accounting, and Data Warehousing. Furthermore, the certificate program provides students with an opportunity to get an in-depth knowledge of two of these modules.
The graduate certificate in enterprise systems is awarded after completion of MIS 6319 Enterprise Resource Planning, and two of the courses listed below.
Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence and Data Mining
12 semester credit hours
The graduate certificate in business intelligence provides students with an understanding of how to analyze large complex data sets in order to solve business problems. It emphasizes theoretical concepts and clinical knowledge associated with the design, delivery and use of business intelligence and data mining techniques in organizations.
Required courses: 12 semester credit hours