Master of Science in Administration Information Resource Management Graduate Certificate

Degree objective: The interdisciplinary Master of Science in Administration (MSA) Program is designed for students pursuing administrative careers. The program offers insight into human and organizational relationships; develops skills in oral and written communication; enhances the capacity for sound analytical judgment; and encourages the ability to see the "big picture" as it relates to an organization and its environment. Course work focuses on applied action grounded in theory and embraces the fundamental educational principles applicable to administrative issues in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors, and stresses the ethical responsibilities of administrators. Concentration objective: Designed to enable students to develop a comprehensive management approach to the introduction of information systems in an organization, in order to ensure that the information technology solution which is chosen will be the one deemed most appropriate.




Certificate Requirements
12 credits
BIS 601
Management Information Systems OR
CPS 603
Computer Information Systems
BIS 630
Systems Analysis and Design OR
CPS 510
Software Systems Engineering
BIS 634
Information Resources Management
BIS 635
Business Systems Applications OR
CPS 612
Software Project Management
Specialized Courses
3 credits
COM 560
Communication and Social/Organizational Change
IET 524
Technology and Environment
PSC 514
American Public Policy Making


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