Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology

The MSIST degree offers a distinctive blend of practice-based courses within a renowned research environment. The curriculum has been designed to provide technical and managerial skills you can use to succeed in the fast moving field of technology.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Coursework

The MSIST degree provides a cutting-edge portfolio of concepts, skills, and applications designed to prepare you for the ever growing and changing demands of the IT/IS industry.   The curriculum is organized as follows.

Four (4) core courses: 

  • Databases and Big Data
  • Software Development and Programming
  • Internet Technology and networking
  • IS & T Organizations and Management

Five (5) concentration options (consisting of three (3) courses in a concentration):

  • Data Science and Data Analytics
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Cybersecurity and Networking
  • Health Informatics
  • IT Strategy and Innovation

 One (1) Elective and (1) Practicum:

  • Transdisciplinary/ Elective course
  • Practicum (can be waived with permission for working professionals)

Units and Time to Complete

  • 36 units is required
  • 32 units for working professionals in the IT/IS industries (if Practicum is waived).
  • 18 months for full-time students
  • 24 months for part-time students

 

Download the MSIST Academic Planning Worksheet

Questions? Contact our Program Coordinator at CISATinfo@cgu.edu!