Master of Science in Computer Information Systems

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems students acquire professional skills in the areas of computer systems, networks, communications, data analysis, and other skills needed in the field of technology.

Why CMU?

All Master of Science in Computer Information Systems courses are 8 weeks long. Student can choose from the following delivery options:

  • Classroom – Classes meet twice weekly
  • Hybrid – Class meet once per weeks and the rest is online.
  • 100% Online – Coursework can be completed from anywhere in the world. Students must have a computer capability and reliable internet access.

Gain Competencies in the following:

  • To enhance the students’ acquired knowledge on major organizational functions which support computer information systems.
  • To empower the students in becoming proficient in the communication, human relations, and management skills which are critical to successful technology implementation and evaluation.
  • To provide students with an acquired mastery of basic and advanced information systems approaches, methods and techniques, and their applications in a broad variety of organizational settings.
  • To create a constant awareness among students on the ethical issues and the societal impacts of the Information Age.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MSCIS program should be able to:

MSCIS PLO #1: Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of theories and concepts.

MSCIS PLO #1A: Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of theories and concepts:  covered in the general core subject matters.

MSCIS PLO #1B: Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of theories and concepts:  covered in concentration areas with work related applications.

MSCIS PLO #2: Perform a factual and application oriented literature review applying critical thinking and problem solving techniques.

MSCIS PLO #3:  Demonstrate both oral and written communication skills in business and academic manner.

MSCIS PLO #4:  Develop, analyze and implement operational strategic plan based on solid organized data with a business application.

Required & Elective Courses

Course No.TitleCredit Hours
CIS 6700Application Programming (JavaScript)3
TEC 6951Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation3
MGT 6170Operations Management (Prerequisites: BUS 5214 or equivalent)3
MIS 6110Management Information Systems3
CIS 5310Information Systems Planning 3
ORG 6011Organizational Development and Change3
MIS 6961IT Project Management3
CIS 5520CComparative System Developmental Methodologies 3
CIS 5610Data Modeling and Database Administration3
CIS 5710Network Planning and Administration3
CIS 6190CIS Strategy Capstone3

Choose 2 Elective Courses

Course No.TitleCredit Hours
CIS 5042Data Warehousing and Mining: The Foundation of Business Intelligence3
CIS 5062Information Systems Security3
CIS 5081Systems Analysis and Design3
TEC 6971Commercialization of Research and Development3
MGT 6981New Product Management3
MGT 6601International Business Management3
MIS 6991Internet Technology and Strategy3
ENT 6431Entrepreneurship3
CIS 6191Computer Information Systems Career Practical Training3

Education Costs

  • Tuition per Unit: $450
  • Tuition per 3 Unit Course: $1,350
  • Total Program Tuition: $17,550 (39 units)

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