The curriculum is designed to balance information quality theory with industry best practices using state-of-the-art tools and technology. The curriculum is based on the Model Curriculum and Guidelines for Graduate Degree Programs in Information Systems endorsed by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and Association for Information Systems (AIS). The course content has been developed with the support of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Information Quality Program, based at the MIT Center for Technology, Policy, and Industrial Development, and with additional help from leading practitioners and researchers within the information quality community. The program is accessible to both day and evening students and both full-time and part-time students. In addition, a distance education option allows students to participate in the program via live webcasting.
There are two curriculum options within the Master of Science in Information Quality degree program, a thesis option and project option.
- Thesis Option
- Project Option
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Core RequirementsAll students must take the following seven courses (21 credit hours):Information Quality Courses
- Principles of Information Quality
- Project and Change Management
- Information Quality Tools and Industry Landscape
- Information Quality Policy and Strategy
- Information Visualization
- Information Systems Analysis or Systems Analysis and Design
- Database Systems or Advanced Database Design
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences View 443 other Masters in Informatics & Information Sciences in United States
- Completed a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited undergraduate program;
- Maintained a cumulative grade point average (GPA) or 3.0 in undergraduate degree;
- Completed at least 3 hours of undergraduate psychology coursework with an understanding of the broad field of psychology;
- Completed undergraduate course work (at least 6 hours) in statistics and research methods receiving at least a “B” in each of those courses;
- Received at least the following on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE): 151 GRE-Verbal and 146 GRE-Quantitative Reasoning with at least a 3.5 on the Analytical Writing.
- Submitted a letter of intent.
- Submitted letters of recommendation. Applicants should obtain three letters of recommendation from college or university faculty familiar with the applicant’s academic work. These letters should be on college or university letterhead and sent directly to the UALR Graduate School.
International725 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 725 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National725 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 725 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
In-State320 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 320 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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