Master in Computer Information Systems and Information Technology (MSc)

University of Central Missouri

Program Description
AACSB Accredited

Master in Computer Information Systems and Information Technology (MSc)

University of Central Missouri

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems and Information Technology (MS CIS&IT) Degree is a unique program focused on technological innovations and challenges in the 21st century.

The program is fully accredited by AACSB International.

Over Five Decades of Excellence!

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems and Information Technology (MS CIS & IT) Degree is a unique program focused on technological innovations and challenges in the 21st century. The program is fully accredited by AACSB International. Recent graduates of the MS CIS & IT (previously knows as MSIT) program are working in organizations such as Boeing, Cerner, Sprint, Microsoft, IBM, Wal-Mart, DST Systems, Edward Jones, Yellow Freight, Facebook Inc., H & R Block and many other Fortune 500 companies.

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems & Information Technology (MS CIS & IT) is a 30-hour program. Currently two 12-hours tracks are available. These are:

  • Software Engineering
  • e-commerce/Internet Technologies

Personalized Attention

Our 19-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio means you’ll receive the personalized attention you deserve. You’ll learn from experienced faculty members who are nationally recognized scholars. They are dedicated to mentoring you and doing all they can to help you succeed.

Think quality, think MS CIS & IT

UOCM101A

MS CIS & IT Admission Requirements

Admission is granted on the basis of person's academic aptitude and potential evaluated through academic record, work experience, and test scores. Courses completed prior to receipt of an undergraduate degree cannot be used toward the CIS & IT degree.

UOCM104a

  • GRE/GMAT is optional with 2.5+ years of work experience in IT field.
  • GRE/GMAT is optional for people with degree in CIS/IT from AACSB accredited program with high GPA.
  • A minimum GRE score of 290 or GMAT score of 500. Exception may be made on a case-by-case.
  • Acceptance into the CIS & IT program is limited and highly competitive.

Degree Requirements

MS CIS & IT is a 30-hour program. At least 15 hours must be taken at 5000/6000 level. For more information contact Dr. Sam Ramanujan at (660) 441-0496 or via email.

Graduate Core (15 hrs)

CIS 4655 Software Engineering 3.0 hrs
CIS 5675 Project Management 3.0 hrs
CIS 5690 Advanced Systems Project 3.0 hrs
CIS 5650 Managing Information Security in Organizations 3.0 hrs
CIS 5660 Legal Environment of Information Systems 3.0 hrs
Total Hours 15.0 hrs


Concentration (12 hrs)

Students must complete all requirements in one of the following tracks.


Software Engineering Track (any 4)

CIS 4660 Applications Development Using Java 3.0 hrs
CIS 4665 Data Com. & Dist. Data Proc. 3.0 hrs
CIS 5606 Advanced Application Development Using Visual C# 3.0 hrs
CIS 5656 Mobile Computing with iOS and Android 3.0 hrs
CIS 5661 Advanced Analysis & Design of CIS 3.0 hrs


e-Commerce/Internet Technology Track (any 4)

CIS 5610 Internet for the Enterprise 3.0 hrs
CIS 5611 Client-side Internet Resources 3.0 hrs
CIS 5612 Server-side Internet Resources 3.0 hrs
CIS 4665 Data Com. & Dist. Data Proc. 3.0 hrs
CIS 5669 Telecommunications Management 3.0 hrs


MS in CIS&IT Graduate Electives (3 hrs)

Any graduate level CIS course approved by the advisor.

CIS 4635 Special Topics in Business Intelligence 3.0 hrs
CIS 4660 Applications Development Using Java 3.0 hrs
CIS 4680 Data Resource Managment 3.0 hrs
CIS 5606 Advanced Application Development Using Visual C# 3.0 hrs
CIS 5607 Telecommunications & Local Area Networking 3.0 hrs
CIS 5610 Internet for the Enterprise 3.0 hrs
CIS 5670 Internship in Computer Information Systems 3.0 hrs
CIS 5681 Big Data Solutions for Business 3.0 hrs
CIS 6610 Readings in Computer Information Systems 3.0 hrs

A student is expected to take CIS 5670 - Internship in CIS to meet the elective requirements. If the student does not receive a paid internship, any other graduate level CIS elective course approved by the adviser, may be taken.

Required Undergraduate Background Courses (0-15 hrs)

The following undergraduate courses (or equivalents) are required. Some of the requirements may be waived for the Computer Information area. Undergraduate work already completed may be used to satisfy undergraduate background requirements.

CIS 1625 Programming in Visual C# 3.0 hrs
CIS 2665 Principles of Data Comm. & Local Area Networking 3.0 hrs
CIS 3625 Bus. app dev with Java 3.0 hrs
CIS 3650 Database Management Systems 3.0 hrs
CIS 3660 Analysis & Design of CIS 3.0 hrs
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 8, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 7, 2019
May 13, 2019
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
597 USD
Missouri Resident: $298.50/per credit hour. Non-Resident: $597.00/per credit hour. Per credit hour rates do not include mandatory fees, housing or textbooks.
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USA - Warrensburg, Missouri
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