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Information Systems

Texas A&M University Central Texas

M.Sc.
12 months
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7810 USD/year
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Prepare yourself for the next level in your Information Systems career. The Master of Science (MS) in Information Systems at Texas A&M University Central Texas will prepare you for professional advancement in information technology, expanded leadership responsibility, and ongoing educational development in information systems and related fields.

Overview

As an MS in Information Systems student from Texas A&M University Central Texas, you will augment your existing Information Systems knowledge and skills through research of new technology solutions and methods to leverage legacy technology in new ways. 

The program provides a well-rounded, holistic approach to Managing Information Systems, through which our students gain skills and knowledge about ethical, legal, security, and social issues relating to Information Systems.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  • Graduates should demonstrate ability to write effectively on technical and non-technical subjects in computer information systems.
  • Graduates should demonstrate ability to orally communicate effectively on technical and non-technical subjects in computer information systems.
  • Graduates should be able to work well as a part of diverse teams.
  • Graduates should be able to evaluate computer information systems solutions for business situations and select optimal solutions.
  • Graduates should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills in areas including, but not limited to, the ethical, legal, security, and social issues inherent in information systems.
  • Graduates should be able to demonstrate the knowledge required to engage in continued professional development.
  • Graduates should demonstrate the skills and abilities necessary to research and evaluate current and emerging trends and technologies in order to build effective organizational solutions.
  • Graduates should demonstrate an understanding of the role information systems plays in supporting organizational decision-making and for achieving competitive advantage.
  • Graduates should demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to analyze business needs, and then acquire and/or design and develop the appropriate solution from existing and emerging technologies and tools.

Career Opportunities

  • Chief Information Officer/Chief Technology Officer
  • Director of Systems Development/E-Commerce /IT operations
  • IT Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • Application Development Manager
  • Database Manager
  • Database Designer
  • Database Administrator
  • Application Developer
  • Programmer/Analyst
  • Systems Analyst/Business Analyst
  • Network Administrator

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Data Communications for Managers
  • Advanced Systems Analysis and Design
  • Management Information Systems
  • Advanced Database Management
  • Information Technology Project Management
  • Research Methods in Computer Information Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

36 alternative credits

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3905 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    7810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3905 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    2746 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1373 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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