MS MIS Degree
MS in Management Information Systems
PLAN OF STUDY: All students should contact a Graduate Advisor in their first month of admission to complete a Plan of Study (a listing of all courses planned for the degree and the semester in which each course will be taken). If you are going to deviate from the approved plan of study (i.e. change courses or semesters), request approval from your Graduate Advisor prior to registration. Changes to the official plan of study must go through the approval process or graduation may be delayed. Students can enroll in UNO courses online at mavlink.unomaha.edu. It is highly recommended that out-of-town and international students enroll in courses before coming to Omaha, after consulting with an advisor.
The Graduate Advisors are Leslie Planos and Vanessa Hatfield-Reeker and current students can schedule appointments at mavtrack.unomaha.edu. New and prospective students can call the College of IS&T at 402.554.3819 to schedule appointments.
A complete description of the MIS program can be found in the course catalog.
Foundation courses ensure that all students in the MS MIS program have a strong foundation on which to build the rest of the program. These courses not only provide essential prerequisite knowledge and skills for other courses in the program, but they also contain a distinct body of knowledge that is an important part of the MIS professional’s education.
For more information on foundation courses: Requirements
Core Courses:Earn a total of 36 acceptable credits, including 18 credits in the following courses which make up the core of the Management Information Systems Program:
- ISQA 8210 - Management of Software Development
- ISQA 8220 - Advanced Systems Analysis and Design
- ISQA 8310 - Data Communications
- ISQA 8380 - Enterprise Architecture and Systems Integration
- ISQA 8410 - Data Management
- ISQA 8420 - Managing the IS Function
Electives:Earn a total of 15 credit hours with a number 8000 or above (excluding foundation courses listed in the admissions requirements). The 15 credits must include 6 credit hours from ISQA. Detailed course descriptions can be found in the course catalog.
Either pass ISQA 8950, with a grade of at least "B-" or complete the thesis option (thesis plus thesis defense).
|ISQA 8950||CAPSTONE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS|
All candidates should carefully review the Graduate College requirements for forming the Supervisory Committee, Thesis/Thesis Equivalent Proposal Approval Forms, and final approval and submission of the thesis.
Note: The Graduate College’s Quality of Work standards shall be applied to foundation courses as well as courses taken as part of the degree program. Specific requirements for the MS in MIS degree can be found in the course catalog.
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