MIS faculty teach and research the application of information systems in organizations. This includes the study of social networks, cloud computing, Information Technologies (IT) consumerization, virtual reality, negotiation systems, collaboration technologies, office automation, electronic payments, strategic information systems, electronic commerce, collective intelligence, telemedicine, electronic markets, social media, information requirements analysis, systems development methods, enterprise resource planning systems, systems implementation, adoption, and diffusion, mobile computing, and much more. The information technologies and systems we teach and research transform people’s lives, jobs and, for industry after industry, business models, products, supply chains, and distribution channels.
We are also interested in the implications of those technologies for people and society; personal privacy, infrastructure dependency, security, safeguarding of intellectual property, and IT-related stress all capture the interest of MIS faculty. So too do the political implementations of the Internet, the evolution of the field, and IT in developing nations. And that’s just today! Ours is one of the most dynamic fields; the area your dissertation will focus on in several years may not have even been conceived of today.
Kadir Has University is one of Turkey’s 32 universities with undergraduate programs in MIS and Business Informatics in Turkey. There are huge numbers of vacancies in MIS academic positions. It is highly likely that any time upon or close to your graduation from the M.S. program, you will get an academic position offer.
Why Should I Choose This Program?
Let us consider a couple of recently established IT based companies’ worldwide for a moment: Google, Facebook, Yahoo, YouTube, Twitter, Amazon, e-bay, LinkedIn, FourSquare, Alibaba. The market value of each of these companies is measured in terms of billions of USD. Is this a coincidence or is it the new way of business? We believe that the answer is the latter. As we progress within the new technological era lots of things regarding our lives will dramatically change whether we like it or not. Some of these changes are a way of doing business, social life, entertainment, communication, commercialization, medicine, drug design, education, customer relations, resource planning, logistics, etc.
Thus, “if you are the one who is interested in IT and its application in organizations and have an interest in conducting research, performing excellent teaching, and in helping to invent a future around, applications of IT”, then you have a common passion with us. Just drop by and let’s have a talk. This may be the first step towards an exciting and promising career for you!
Some Reasons to Consider an M.S. in MIS from Kadir Has University
Active research projects in healthcare information systems, social media, innovation management, enterprise systems, technology adoption, big data, and cyber-infrastructure,
Research experience in a variety of traditions such as experimental methods, data mining, and its applications, econometric analysis, qualitative case-based research, social media, mobile systems, data governance, design and management of information systems,
Publications in leading journals across multiple disciplines, including all major information systems journals.
Information on the Institution
MIS department was officially founded in 2013 under the School of Engineering and Natural Sciences. MIS graduate program, however, was established in 2008-2009 under the Institute of Science and Engineering as one of the graduate programs of Information Technologies Department. The first graduates of the MIS graduate program were in the 2010-2011 academic year.
Qualification Awarded/Level of Qualification
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be awarded Master of Science in Management Information Systems (The Qualifications Frameworks in the European Higher Education Area (QF-EHEA): Level 2, European Qualifications Framework (EQF): Level 7)
Recognition of Prior Learning
Students are required to successfully complete the curriculum accepted by the Senate corresponding to 120 ECTS credits in total; that is, coursework with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.50/4.00 and an M.S. thesis.
Students are required to successfully complete the curriculum accepted by the Senate corresponding to 120 ECTS credits in total, with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.50/4.00, and an M.S. thesis.
Definition of the Program
In MIS graduate program besides the topics of business such as management accounting, finance, sales, marketing, students are required to conduct research in information system analysis and design. Topics of computer and Information system security, decision support systems, protection of data, data mining, e-commerce, database systems, web technologies, cloud computing, mobile technologies, social media, and how these subject affect business activities are thought.
Access to Further Studies
Upon successful completion of the graduate program, candidates can apply to doctoral programs.
Course and Instructor Evaluation Questionnaire, Graduation Questionnaire, Satisfaction Questionnaire
Exchange programmes with various North American, European and Asian universities and ERASMUS (13 universities in nine countries) programmes (see http://www.khas.edu.tr/en/international2/International-Programs/main-page.html)