Nov 12, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

Management & Information Systems, M.S.


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Coordinator: Thaddeus Shannon

Mission

An interdisciplinary collaboration between the Divisions of Business & Economics and Computer Science. Designed to provide students with a mature foundation in business concepts and practices together with an understanding of the foundational disciplines, practices and technologies that enable modern information systems.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop a thorough understanding of the core foundational computing principles that underlie modern information systems.
  2. Demonstrate the technical communication skills needed to interact with IT industry professionals.
  3. Learn fundamental business practices (e.g., accounting, finance, data analysis, management and marketing) which will enhance their ability to understand a business’s information needs and to develop better systems to address those needs.

The program consists of 48 credit hours of approved graduate courses in Business, Information Systems and Computer Science. This includes a required core component, electives and a professional project exit requirement. Within the core and electives, students must complete a minimum of 16 credit hours of BA courses, with another 16 credits minimum from IS or CS listed courses not including the exit requirement. Electives should be selected with the help of an adviser.

Exit Evaluation Requirement


Students must complete the following exit evaluation in order to receive their degree:

Professional Project


Total Credits: 48


Note:


* BA 675  or IS 675  may each be taken up to four times for credit but may count at most as 4 credits of elective.

For more information, visit our website at http://www.wou.edu/graduate/ms-management-and-information-systems/.

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