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Master of Science in Information Systems

Introduction to Program
The MSIS program is designed to provide all students with a common base of skills, knowledge, and values regarding computing and information systems, independent of their special area of interest. The Master of Science in Information Systems is the perfect degree program for IS professionals who want to advance their careers, and for those individuals who want to change their career. MSIS program gives the non-traditional student the opportunity to engage in significant professional development, without disruption of their careers. The program is designed for professional and adult learners who would like to broaden their knowledge, need to keep pace with new developments in their professions, or earn a degree but cannot attend conventional classes. The distance learning program will provide the student with flexibility in attending the program without specific time, day, and location constraints in learning the course materials and completing the course requirements. Many engineering professionals have business travel that forces them to miss classes; the use of modern communications technology allows them to keep up anywhere and any place. The prepared lecture notes are mailed to students or posted on the web. Continuing guidance from and interaction with their professors via e-mail, fax, and other telecommunication methods is available throughout the course. Assignments are also regularly provided to gauge student performance as in a conventional course.

SPU requirement for the award of MSIS is completion of 32 credit hours.

Entry Requirement
The program is designed for those who have an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university or a comparable degree from a recognized institution outside of the United States. Also required is a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better.

SPU requirement for the award of Master of Science in Project Management is completion of 32 credit hours.

Program Outline
Brief outline of the program is as follows;


  E-business Systems



  Data Communication & Networks


  Software Development


  Database Organizations


  Internet & Internet Systems Architecture


  Research Methods