UT Dallas 2021 Graduate Catalog

Naveen Jindal School of Management

Master of Science in Information Technology and Management

36 semester credit hours minimum

Faculty

Professors: Ashiq Ali, Alain Bensoussan, Gary Bolton, Metín Çakanyildirim, Huseyin Cavusoglu, Jianqing Chen, William M. Cready, Milind Dawande, Gregory G. Dess, Umit G. Gurun, Varghese S. Jacob, Sanjay Jain, Ganesh Janakiraman, Elena Katok, Dmitri Kuksov, Nanda Kumar, Seung-Hyun Lee, Stanley Liebowitz, Zhiang (John) Lin, Sumit K. Majumdar, Stanimir Markov, Syam Menon, Vijay S. Mookerjee, B. P. S. Murthi, Vikram Nanda, Özalp Özer, Mike W. Peng, Hasan Pirkul, Srinivasan Raghunathan, Ram C. Rao, Brian Ratchford, Michael J. Rebello, Sumit Sarkar, Suresh P. Sethi, Kathryn E. Stecke, Riki Takeuchi, Wing Kwong (Eric) Tsang, Jun Xia, Ying Xie, Harold Zhang, Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng

Associate Professors: Mehmet Ayvaci, Nina Baranchuk, Norris Bruce, Zhonglan Dai, Rebecca Files, Michael Hasler, Dorothée Honhon, Bin Hu, Kyle Hyndman, Surya N. Janakiraman, Robert L. Kieschnick Jr., Atanu Lahiri, Jun Li, Ningzhong Li, Maria Loumioti, Lívia Markóczy, Amit Mehra, Toyah Miller, Ramachandran (Ram) Natarajan, Naim Bugra Ozel, H. Dennis Park, Anyan Qi, Cuili Qian, Young U. Ryu, Gil Sadka, Harpreet Singh, David J. Springate, Upender Subramanian, Shaojie Tang, Kelsey D. Wei, Han (Victor) Xia, Yexiao Xu, Alejandro Zentner, Jieying Zhang, Yuan Zhang, Feng Zhao, Yibin Zhou

Assistant Professors: Khai Chiong, Emily Choi, Rafael Copat, Soraya Fatehi, Andrew Frazelle, Ying Huang, Joonhwi Joo, Sora Jun, Jason Kautz, Tongil Kim, Sheen Levine, Meng Li, Christopher Mace, Samir Mamadehussene, Jean-Marie Meier, Radha Mookerjee, Jedson Pinto, Ignacio Rios Uribe, Alejandro Rivera Mesias, Alessio Saretto, Simon Siegenthaler, Serdar Simsek, Kirti Sinha, Xiaoxiao Tang, Shervin Tehrani, Ashwin Venkataraman, Christian Von-Drathen, Guihua Wang, Hongchang Wang, Pingle Wang, Shouqiang Wang, Junfeng Wu, Steven Xiao, Yingjie Zhang, Zhe (James) Zhang

Professor Emeritus: John J. Wiorkowski

Associate Professors Emeriti: J. Richard Harrison, Jane Salk

Clinical Professors: William Hefley, Peter Lewin, Daniel Rajaratnam, Mark Thouin

Clinical Associate Professors: Carolyn Reichert

Clinical Assistant Professors: Moran Blueshtein, Judd Bradbury, Sourav Chatterjee, Jeffery (Jeff) Hicks, Liping Ma, Ravi Narayan, Jason Parker, Nassim Sohaee

Associate Professor of Instruction: Maria Hasenhuttl

Professors of Practice: Ranavir Bose, Rajiv Shah

Senior Lecturers: Semiramis Amirpour, Juliann Chapman, Negin Enayaty Ahangar, Thomas (Tom) Henderson, Joseph Mauriello, Robert (Stephen) Molina, Prithi Narasimhan, Mohammad Naseri Taheri, Paul Nichols, Matt Polze, Guido Tirone, Robert Wright

Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Information Technology Management (MS ITM) is a minimum 36 semester credit hours STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) degree program that prepares students to better understand the complex world of Information Technology, its management, and issues that occur at the interface between IT and business.

Course requirement consists of core courses, IT elective courses, and free elective courses. Core courses provide foundational knowledge regarding information technology and management practices and serve as the foundation for understanding the complex issues that occur at the interface between IT and business. IT elective courses provide students with opportunities to learn specialized knowledge in one or more focused tracks and free elective courses enable students to select courses that maximize their individual educational and professional goals. Detailed course requirements for the MS ITM degree may be found in the following section.

To apply for this degree program, an undergraduate degree is required (all majors are considered). Students must maintain a 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) in both core courses and in all graduate courses taken in the degree program, excluding program prerequisites to qualify for the MS degree. Following the completion of 18 credit hours, a student must successfully complete an internship or practicum.

Prerequisite

Students pursuing the Master of Science in Information Technology Management degree program are required to complete one semester credit hour of MAS 6102 Professional Development course. Degree credit is not earned for program prerequisites, however, the grade achieved in prerequisites will count toward the student's grade-point average (GPA). All program prerequisites must be satisfied within the first semester of graduate study as a degree-seeking student.

Course Requirements

Following the completion of 18 credit hours, a student must successfully complete an internship or practicum.

MIS 6009 Information Systems Internship1 (required elective)

Core Courses: 18 semester credit hours

Select the following three courses (9 semester credit hours).

MIS 6323 Object Oriented Programming in Java

or MIS 6382 Object Oriented Programming in Python

BUAN 6320 Database Foundations for Business Analytics

or MIS 6326 Data Management

MIS 6308 System Analysis and Project Management

Select three courses from three different core business areas listed below. Business core areas are listed in bold and underlined. (9 semester credit hours).

Statistics

OPRE 6301 Statistics and Data Analysis

OPRE 6359 Advanced Statistics for Data Science

Accounting

ACCT 6305 Accounting for Managers

ACCT 6336 Information Technology Audit and Risk Management

ACCT 6386 Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)

Marketing

MKT 6301 Marketing Management

MKT 6337 Predictive Analytics Using SAS

MKT 6321 Interactive and Digital Marketing

MKT 6382 Professional Selling I

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

ENTP 6370 Innovation and Entrepreneurship

ENTP 6375 Technology and New Product Development

Organizational Behavior

OB 6301 Organizational Behavior

OB 6332 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

OB 6334 Foundations of Organizational Development

Healthcare

HMGT 6320 The American Healthcare System

Strategy

BPS 6310 Strategic Management

BPS 6332 Strategic Leadership

Operations Management

OPRE 6302 Operations Management

OPRE 6304 Operations Analytics

OPRE 6332 Spreadsheet Modeling and Analytics

Economics

MECO 6303 Business Economics

Finance

FIN 6301 Financial Management

Real Estate

REAL 6321 Introduction to Real Estate

International Business

IMS 6304 International Business Management

IMS 6310 International Marketing

IMS 6360 International Strategic Management

IMS 6365 Cross-Culture Communication and Management

IMS 6V92 Regional Area Studies: Western Europe

Electives: 18 semester credit hours

Select 18 semester credit hours from electives listed below. The MS ITM degree program offers opportunities for students to focus in a specific track (optional) to obtain an in-depth knowledge in a specific area depending on their interests. Students are not required to choose any track - they may select the 18 semester credit hours from any mix of courses across the different tracks. As part of the 18 semester credit hours of elective courses, students may also substitute up to six semester credit hours of any master-level courses offered within JSOM as free electives, except for MIS 6320 or ACCT 6320 or OPRE 6393.

Information Technology Management Tracks

The Enterprise Systems track is recommended for students interested in developing and managing large-scale applications and IT infrastructure.

MIS 6309 Business Data Warehousing

MIS 6319 Enterprise Resource Planning with SAP

MIS 6332 ERP Configurations and Implementation with SAP

MIS 6338 Accounting Systems Integration and Configuration

MIS 6345 SAP Analytics

MIS 6369 Supply Chain Software with SAP

MIS 6371 SAP Cloud Analytics

The Business Intelligence and Analytics track is recommended for students interested in managing large-scale data and analyzing them to develop sound business strategies.

MIS 6309 Business Data Warehousing

MIS 6324 Business Analytics with SAS

or MIS 6356 Business Analytics with R

MIS 6334 Advanced Business Analytics with SAS

or MIS 6357 Advanced Business Analytics with R

MIS 6341 Applied Machine Learning

MIS 6344 Web Analytics

MIS 6345 SAP Analytics

MIS 6346 Big Data

MIS 6373 Social Media Business

MIS 6380 Data Visualization

MIS 6383 Advanced Data Management

MIS 6392 Causal Analytics and A/B Testing

BUAN 6335 Organizing for Business Analytics Platforms

BUAN 6340 Programming for Data Science

OPRE 6301 Statistics and Data Analysis

The Cyber Security Management track is recommended for students interested in cyber security risk management.

MIS 6316 Data Communications

MIS 6330 Cybersecurity Fundamentals

MIS 6333 Digital Forensics and Incident Management

MIS 6337 Information Technology Audit and Risk Management

MIS 6343 Advanced Cybersecurity Management

MIS 6384 Preparing for Cybersecurity Threats

The Digital Product Management track is recommended for students interested in managing the creation, design, and delivery of digital software products.

MIS 6393 Foundations of Digital Product Management

MIS 6313 Managing IT in the Analytics Age

MIS 6349 Digital Consulting Project

MIS 6360 Agile Project Management

MIS 6375 Technology and New Product Development

MIS 6380 Data Visualization

MIS 6396 User Experience Design

The IT Consulting and Services Management track is recommended for students interested in IT consulting and project management.

MIS 6204 Information Technology for Management

MIS 6302 Managing Digital Strategy

MIS 6313 Managing IT in the Analytics Age

MIS 6339 Analytical Reviews Using Audit Software

MIS 6348 Digital Governance, Risk, and Compliance

MIS 6349 Digital Consulting Project

MIS 6360 Agile Project Management

MIS 6363 Cloud Computing Fundamentals

MIS 6374 Internet of Things

MIS 6375 Technology and New Product Development

MIS 6378 Customer Relationship Management with Salesforce

MIS 6385 Robotic Process Automation

BPS 6360 Management and Organizational Consulting: Theory and Practice

The Healthcare Systems track is recommended for students interested in managing IT in the healthcare domain.

HMGT 6320 The American Healthcare System

MIS 6305 Healthcare Analytics

MIS 6317 Healthcare Informatics

MIS 6330 Cybersecurity Fundamentals

MIS 6374 Internet of Things

MIS 6381 Electronic Health Records Applications

MIS 6393 Foundations of Digital Product Management

The Cloud Computing track is recommended for students interested in cloud computing.

MIS 6363 Cloud Computing Fundamentals

MIS 6389 AWS Cloud Solution Architecture

MIS 6347 AWS Cloud Analytics

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Information Technology

9 semester credit hours

Faculty

Associate Professor: Mehmet Ayvaci

Overview

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 of 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)

MIS 6317 Healthcare Informatics

MIS 6305 Healthcare Analytics

MIS 6381 Electronic Health Records Applications

Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Systems

9 semester credit hours

Faculty

Associate Professor: Atanu Lahiri

Clinical Assistant Professor: Judd Bradbury

Professors of Instruction: Mary Beth Goodrich, Luell (Lou) Thompson

Assistant Professor of Practice: Abu Naser Islam

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Systems emphasizes theoretical concepts in enterprise resource planning and hands on experience using 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.

MIS 6319 Enterprise Resource Planning with SAP

And choose two of the courses listed below:

MIS 6309 Business Data Warehousing

MIS 6332 ERP Configurations and Implementation with SAP

MIS 6338 Accounting Systems Integration and Configuration

MIS 6345 SAP Analytics

MIS 6369 Supply Chain Software with SAP

MIS 6371 SAP Cloud Analytics

Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence and Data Mining

12 semester credit hours

Faculty

Professors: Huseyin Cavusoglu, Jianqing Chen, Syam Menon, Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng

Associate Professor: Atanu Lahiri

Assistant Professors: Radha Mookerjee, Zhe (James) Zhang

Clinical Assistant Professors: Judd Bradbury, Ravi Narayan, Nassim Sohaee

Assistant Professor of Practice: Abu Naser Islam

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence and Data Mining 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

MIS 6309 Business Data Warehousing

MIS 6324 Business Analytics with SAS

or MIS 6356 Business Analytics with R

MIS 6334 Advanced Business Analytics with SAS

or MIS 6357 Advanced Business Analytics with R

OPRE 6301 Statistics and Data Analysis

or OPRE 6359 Advanced Statistics for Data Science

1. Students may use MIS 6009 only for their first internship and any additional internship must be completed as MIS 6V98 (3 semester credit hours maximum). Students may use MIS 6V98 or MIS 6349 to fulfill the internship requirement. Students are no longer eligible to enroll in MIS 6009 if they have already completed MIS 6V98 or MIS 6349.

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