The MS in Business Analytics / Information Systems (MS/BAIS) (33 credit hours) meets the needs of the marketplace for expertise in both information technology and management. Highly qualified individuals with motivation for leadership in information technology fields are encouraged to apply for admission to this program. Graduates of the program are in great demand by firms in the information services sector of the economy, software development organizations, management consultants, and MIS departments in the industry. An Advisory Board consisting of senior information systems executives and consultants works closely with the department to ensure that the program maintains high standards.
The MS in Business Analytics / Information Systems program is designed for individuals who are challenged by applications of Information Systems and Information Technology and who are willing to undertake a career that demands a broad rather than narrow range of skills. Students who already have a considerable background either in information systems or in business coursework will make use of the built-in flexibility of the program, designing programs of study that will provide them with the best background for their careers. An advisor will work closely with each student to design and monitor the most effective course sequence and optional thesis/practicum work.
Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools, and AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.