Master of Science in Information Systems Technology –Online Program
Offered by: Wilmington University
College credits: 36 Graduate Credits
Course length: 7-15 Weeks
The express purpose of Wilmington University’s Master of Science program in Information Systems Technologies is to provide and advance the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed by perspective and current Information Technology (IT) professionals for managing information systems. Students completing the program will obtain a better understanding of the relationship between business requirements and technology solutions with an emphasis on applying a systems approach when integrating information technology into strategic business/education/government activities. Moreover, the program capitalizes on the inter-disciplinary nature of modern information systems and the settings in which they are implemented, the MS-IST Program includes four career concentrations.
- Oral Communication
- Speak with confidence, clarity, and conciseness.
- Research, prepare, and deliver professional presentations.
- Written Communication
- Write clearly, concisely and appropriately using correct English grammar, punctuation, usage, mechanics, sentence structure, and vocabulary.
- Utilize appropriate APA format for scholarly writings.
- Disciplined Inquiry
- Utilize quantitative, qualitative and scientific reasoning to solve problems.
- Exercise critical thinking strategies, including reasoning, problem solving, analysis and evaluation.
- Define a problem or issue and develop questions and methods to address the problem or issue and/or to create new knowledge.
- Information Literacy
- Access and use information effectively, efficiently, and appropriately.
- Evaluate the quality of sources and content.
- Use technology to effectively locate and communicate information.
- Demonstrate knowledge and application of prescribed ethical code(s) and/or behaviors promoted by the profession.
- Integration Component
- Identify systemic interrelationships.
- Apply a Systems Thinking Approach to identify benefits, disadvantages, and synergies of an Information System.
- Business Application
- Synthesize creative solutions recognizing the interdependence of various components in an organizational system.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply various models concerning planning, organizing, controlling, and actuating an informational environment within a modern organization.
- A core of IS knowledge
- Integration of IS and business foundations
- Broad business and real world perspectives
- Communication, interpersonal, and team skills
- Analytical and critical thinking skills
- Specific skills leading to a career
Cost and Schedule
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- Credit recognition for past college credits and corporate credits towards your degrees
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- We learn best by doing: Experimentation, learning by doing, feedback and reflection lay at the core of every learning experience with Guild.
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- Community matters: We’re all in this together and we expect all Guild members to appreciate the role we play in each other’s learning experience.