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M.Sc. On Campus Online Blended

Computer Information Systems

12 months
Duration
61050 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems program at Boston University is designed for students who wish to combine technical competence in information systems with knowledge of managerial and organizational issues.

Overview

Key facts

The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security designated the Metropolitan College Department of Computer Science as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research.

The MS in Computer Information Systems concentration in IT Project Management at Boston University has been accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC); the concentration in Health Informatics is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education.

Learning Outcomes

  • Advanced knowledge in the analysis and documentation of requirements for architecture, design, and implementation of computer applications systems.
  • Proficiency in software and computing skills as they pertain to the design and implementation of database systems, data communications, systems analysis, and design.
  • Competence sufficient to identify current and emerging information technologies that may have strategic value for enterprise; assess where those technologies have value; and manage the implementation of those technologies in the enterprise.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Computer Graphics
  • Foundations of Analytics
  • Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Financial Informatics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

40 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

National

  • A completed Application for Graduate Admission
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement (short essay discussing your motivation for study)
  • A current résumé
  • Transcript(s) from each college and graduate school attended. Unofficial transcripts can be uploaded to your application. Official transcripts will be required upon matriculation.
  • A nonrefundable application fee of $85

International

  • International Student Data Form
  • Authorized financial statement from a bank (original, shown in U.S. dollars)
  • Copy of current I-20 and I-94, both sides (if applicable)
  • Letter of financial support from a sponsor (firm, government, parents, etc.)
  • Notarized English translations of all documents not in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    61050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 61050 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    61050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 61050 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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