MSIS Degree Learning Outcomes
Goal 1: Graduates will possess knowledge and skills related to data management for organizations
- Students understand and can apply contemporary database design and modeling techniques.
- Students can describe the primary duties and skills required to be a database administrator for an organization.
Goal 2: Graduates will possess knowledge and skills in the area of business analytics
- Students can describe and execute the components of a business analytics project for an organization.
- Students can apply appropriate statistical techniques for hypothesis testing and make inferences.
- Students will have working skills in the use of contemporary business analytics and data visualization tools.
Goal 3: Graduates will possess knowledge and skills in the analysis and design of information systems
- Students can use tools and apply techniques used in designing Information Systems.
- Students can use tools and apply techniques in gathering requirements for Information Systems.
Goal 4: Graduates will possess knowledge and skills associated with being an Information Systems leader
- Students can describe the role of IT leadership in the strategic planning of Information Systems management (e.g., enterprise architecture, infrastructure planning, information management, etc.)
- Students can describe general types of Information Systems that can be deployed across organizations (e.g., DSS, CRM, ERP, etc.) as well as how these systems might provide benefits in organizational effectiveness and/or efficiency.
- Students can communicate effectively as technology professionals using contemporary presentation and reporting tools.
Note: These goals were updated in AY 2018-19 by a faculty team of Janz, Velichety & Lee to reflect a full separation from the MSBA degree and better align with the expectations of the MSIS program.
(page updated: 7/29/2019)