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Master's of Business Information Technology Plan of Study

This MS Business Information Technology (MS BIT) is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system), which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

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Sample Plan of Study

Required Courses

Information Technology & Management

Course Title Credits
CT 500 Introduction to the Digital Environment 3
CT 600 Cloud Technology 3
CT 610 Disaster Recovery, Continuity Planning and Digital Risk Assessment 3
MIS 615 Aligning Information Technologies and Operations 3
MIS 625 Management of Information Technology Operations 3

Choose Two of the Following Elective Areas

Digital Transformation

Focuses on preparing an organization for the rapid changes required to embrace technologies that are transforming industries.

Course Title Credits
MGMT 602 Innovation Management 3
MGMT 603 Technology Strategy 3
MIS 642 Emerging Information Technologies in Business 3
MIS 643 Digital Platform Management 3
MIS 653 Design Thinking for Digital Innovations 3

Information Systems Development

Emphasizes the process of analyzing, designing and deploying information systems.

Course Title Credits
CT 630 Application Software Construction and Operation 3
INFO 540 Perspectives on Information Systems 3
INFO 605 Database Management Systems 3
MIS 624 Systems Analysis & Design 3
MIS 652 Business Agility and IT 3

Information Technology Strategy & Execution

Emphasizes software economics, project management, information technology planning, and strategy and execution.

Course Title Credits
MIS 612 Aligning Information Systems and Business Strategies 3
MIS 641 MIS Policy and Strategy 3
ORGB 602 Leading and Executing Change 3
SE 630 Software Engineering Economics 3
SE 638 Software Project Management 3

Organizational Security

Emphasizes securing business information infrastructure, cloud security, security policy, assurance and forensics.

Course Title Credits
CT 605 Cloud Security and Virtual Environments 3
CT 620 Security, Policy and Governance 3
INFO 517 Principles of Cybersecurity 3
INFO 710 Information Forensics 3
INFO 712 Information Assurance 3

Total Credits: 45

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