Computer Information Systems Master of Computer Information Systems (M.C.I.S.)

Requirements and Curriculum

Requirements

  • A minimum of 33 credits (11 classes) must be completed to earn a degree.
  • Students may take up to 9 credits of coursework prior to admission and, if a grade of B or better is awarded in those courses, the credits will count towards the master's degree.
  • The Graduate School requires that 24 credits be completed after admission to the program.
  • The program can be completed in as few as three semesters or flexed up to 5 years.

Curriculum

Although each course may have prerequisites, they can be modified, depending on prior coursework or work experience, to fit within your program of study and intended semester of admission.

Core courses (all credits required)

Electives (minimum six credits required)

Example programs of study

Work with your advisor to create a flexible program of study for completion of your degree. Three examples are shown below. The M.C.I.S. can be completed in as few as three semesters or flexed up to 5 years.

Three-semester plan
  • Fall semester: CIS 605, CIS 606, CIS 610, Elective
  • Spring semester: CIS 611, CIS 620, CIS 655, CIS 665
  • Fall semester: CIS 600, CIS 601, Elective
Four-semester plan
  • Fall semester: CIS 600, CIS 606, CIS 610
  • Spring semester: CIS 611, CIS 620, Elective
  • Fall semester: CIS 601, CIS 605, Elective
  • Spring semester: CIS 655, CIS 665
Six-semester plan
  • Fall semester: CIS 606, CIS610
  • Spring semester: CIS 611, CIS 620
  • Fall semester: CIS 600, CIS 605
  • Spring semester: CIS 655, Elective
  • Fall semester: CIS 601, Elective
  • Spring semester: CIS 665

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