Courses

The program is compact enough to allow the dedicated student to finish in 15 months or in 3 semesters. There are seven core courses required by all. The three electives vary by the concentration a student chooses. Students can choose either the Business Analytics concentration or the Information Security concentration.  

Core courses:

  • CIS603 - Project Management (3)

  • CIS609 - Data Management (3)

  • CIS645 - Decision Support and Expert Systems (3)

  • CIS648 - Enterprise Resource Planning (3)

  • CIS650 - Software Development (3)

  • CIS607 - A Manager's Guide to Database (3)

  • CYS601 - Data Communications and Networking (3)

  • CIS688 - Graduate Internship in Information Systems (3) or CIS695 - Comprehensive Project In Computer Information Systems (1 - 3)

Business Analytics electives:

  • CIS623 - Introduction to Business Analytics (3)

  • CIS643 - Advanced Business Analytics (3)

  • CIS663 - Developing Analytics Applications (3)

Information Security electives:

  • CYS615 - Information System Security (3)

  • and 2 courses from these:

    • CYS625 - Information Security Risk Management (3)

    • CYS640 - Incident Management and Business Continuity (3)

    • CYS645 - Information Security Program Management (3)

Some tools  used in the program

  • SAP

  • Tableau

  • Python

  • MS SQL server

  • MS SSRS

  • Excel VBA

  • SPSS

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