Studyportals

Information Quality

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
725 USD/credit
725 USD/credit
320 USD/credit
Unknown
Tuition fee
Passed
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Master of Science in Information Quality degree is offered through the Department of Information Science and is designed to prepare students for careers in industry and government as well as advanced graduate studies.

Overview

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

Programme Structure

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 Science Courses
  • Information Visualization
  • Information Systems Analysis or  Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Systems or  Advanced Database Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
71
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    725 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 725 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    725 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 725 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    320 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 320 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Information Quality
-
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Wishlist