Computer Information Systems

Master of Science in Information Systems

The Master of Science (MS) in Information Systems program is designed to meet the needs of three distinct groups:

  1. students with a baccalaureate degree in Information Systems,
  2. students with a baccalaureate degree in another area who have information systems skills and desire to develop new career skills in Information Systems, and
  3. students with a baccalaureate degree in another area who lack information systems skills and desire to develop new career skills in Information Systems. Students should select an advisor and discuss the courses required for their degree early in their graduate program.

The MS in Information Systems requires completion of at least 36 hours of graduate credit. Students may choose to do a thesis as part of this degree program. The degree is offered in a virtual/online environment, traditional face-to-face arrangement, or as a combination of the preceding two formats. To learn more about the graduate programs, please visit the website www.tarleton.edu/is.

Comprehensive Examination

A student must satisfactorily complete the comprehensive exam before receiving the MS, Information Systems degree. The student's academic advisor should be contacted about comprehensive examination requirements and policies.

Master of Science in Information Systems

Required Courses
BCIS 5304Telecommunications for Managers3
BCIS 5307Systems Analysis for Managers3
BCIS 5311Managing Information Systems3
BCIS 5316Applied Database Management3
BCIS 5392Business Intelligence Systems3
BCIS 5398Research Methods in Information Systems3
or BUSI 5398 Business Research Methods
BCIS Electives12
Electives6
Total Hours36

Courses

Dr. Leah Schultz
Department of Computer Information Systems
Business Building, Room 159
Box T-0170
Stephenville, Texas 76402
(254) 968-9169
lschult@tarleton.edu
http://www.tarleton.edu/is