Executive MS in Information Systems
(Data Analytics)

Curriculum

The Executive MS in Information Systems is offered on a convenient, accelerated schedule using a modular structure. It has 11 courses that require only two weekends a month at Zicklin’s campus in New York City. All additional coursework takes place before and after the weekend classroom sessions, supported by an online platform that allows faculty-supervised individual and group work.

The program is offered in a cohort format, with all executive students taking their courses together. This shared learning experience emphasizes opportunities for teamwork and relationship building. Career-long professional networks and lifelong friendships are important benefits of the program and are highly valued by graduates of Zicklin’s Executive Programs.

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Foundations (13.5 Credits)

These courses provide students with fundamental knowledge and skills needed by all information technology professionals and managers.  With an orientation towards IS strategy, they form the foundation of the manager’s skill set.

  • Information Technology Strategy
  • Principles of Database Management Systems
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Information Systems Development Project
  • Business Communication I

Required Courses for Data Analytics Concentration

These courses focus on fundamental statistical knowledge and the latest in data analytics tools, techniques, and applications. They not only offer technical knowledge that reflects current and prospective trends in technology, but also help you strengthen the managerial and strategic skills you will need to manage these functions in the future.

  • Managerial Statistics
  • Programming for Analytics
  • Data Warehousing and Analytics
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Mining for Business Analytics

Culminating Experience

You will travel with a faculty member to an international location for 8-10 days to meet with companies and organizations in each location. Recent study tours include South Africa, Vietnam, Singapore, and China. Program graduates consistently rate the trip as an illuminating experience that enhances their international business perspective and gives them a greater understanding of the impact of our rapidly globalizing world.

  • Special Topics in Information Systems: The International Study Tour

 

Sample Course Schedule

Month Course Number Course Title Credits
August BUS 9551 Business Communications I 1.5
September CIS 9000 Information Technology Strategy 3
October STA 9708 Managerial Statistics 3
November CIS 9340 Principles of Database Management Systems 3
December CIS 9650 Programming for Analytics (Python) 3
January CIS 9490 Systems Analysis and Design 3
February CIS 9440 Data Warehousing and Analytics 3
March CIS/STA 9660 Data Mining for Business Analytics 3
April CIS 9797 Special Topics in IS: International Study Tour 3
May CIS 9655 Data Visualization 3
June CIS 9590 IS Development Project 3
    Total Credits 31.5

Note: The courses and order in which they are offered depend on faculty availability and are subject to change.

Graduation Requirements: To graduate, you must earn 31.5 credits for the Executive MS in Information Systems, maintain a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average, and satisfy all Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business, and Executive Program policies, rules, and regulations.

 

Contact Us

Email: ExecZicklin@baruch.cuny.edu
Phone: (646) 312-3100

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