Information Systems

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GT40)

Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex
304.696.2695

http://www.marshall.edu/cite/home/academic/divisions/computer-science-program/information-systems/

Dr. Wook-Sung Yoo
Weisberg Applied Engineering Complex, 3101A
304.696.5452
yoow@marshall.edu

AREAS OF EMPHASIS OFFERED:
None.
CERTIFICATES:
None.
CURRICULUM:
36 credit hours with thesis or comprehensive project course
NORMAL TIME TO COMPLETE FOR FULL-TIME STUDENT:
2 years.
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
  • A flexible curriculum to accommodate students with diverse educational background and work experience.
  • Flexible class options accommodate working and part-time students.
  • Various employment opportunities with strong faculty support to ensure students to have access to the latest technology and the job opportunities through close relationship with local business, job posting, Mock Interview Day, Alumni Connection Night events, etc.
PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:
The Information Systems program prepares graduates to be effective users, designers, and developers of information systems, people who can add value to processes and products in organizations.

Students in Information Systems will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the underlying infrastructure of information systems and computer network.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in business reporting and strategic analysis of data.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the technologies, the skills to use tools, and best practices for developing business software.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in structuring, collecting, and analyzing data to support business operations and strategic decision making.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in selecting, implementing, and operating information technology solutions to meet organizational requirements.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the techniques, processes, and success factors related to effective management of IT projects.
  • Demonstrate that they can communicate effectively with various stakeholders in written and verbal forms.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the social issues and ethical implications of technology across organizations and society.
JOBS RELATED TO THIS PROGRAM:
For more information, please click on the links below to the O*NET website supported by the U.S. Department of Labor.

  • 11-3021.00 Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • 15-1141.00 Database Administrators Bright Outlook
  • 15-1142.00 Network and Computer Systems Administrators Bright Outlook
  • 15-1143.00 Computer Network Architects Bright Outlook
  • 15-1121.00 Computer Systems Analysts Bright Outlook
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR ADMISSION:
Fall enrollment: August 1; Spring enrollment: December 1; Summer enrollment: May 1
GRE OR OTHER TEST REQUIRED:
GRE
PROGRAM LOCATION:
Huntington

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