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The CIS program provides a strong foundation in the business and managerial issues related to information systems. Computer information systems are presented in light of their role as tools for strategic advantage in the marketplace. To facilitate this, course offerings provide computer, technological, and problem – solving skills.
The Statistics and Quantitative Modeling major is designed to develop quantitative thinking skills that are invaluable in business. Students take courses from a variety of quantitative disciplines that focus extensively on statistical methodology, mathematical modeling, and computer implementation issues applied to business. Graduates of this program have a broad foundation in statistics or quantitative modeling and are well positioned for the analysis and solution of decision problems facing business and industry today.
Enhance your Major with a Minor in Information Systems or Statistics. Whether you are majoring in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, or any other disciple, complement your major with a minor in information systems, data analytics, cybersecurity, or quantitative skills.
The MS in IS program provides a focused education in Information Systems focusing on concepts, strategies, and techniques necessary for this dynamic field. The program concentrates on on business areas driven by information technologies, including database management systems, e-business development, and analysis and design. The MS also provides study in other areas of interest, such as information technology in the financial markets and IT project management.
A high priority for many organizations today is the transformation of an enormous amount of available data into usable information. Consequently, many companies are looking for individuals who are well-versed in modeling, statistical analysis, and computer information systems as the job market for people who have the ability to deal effectively with information is expanding at a tremendous pace. The MS in Quantitative Methods and Modeling program is designed to provide a broad spectrum of basic quantitative skills; thus, the required specialization courses span the areas of operations research, statistics, and information systems.
The MS in Statistics educates students in the design and application of quantitative models to decision making in organizations. The MS program provides students with the concepts and skills that form the fundamental base of knowledge essential to statistics professionals in a sophisticated business environment, including the technical background and capabilities required for the newer approaches to overall business analytics and data mining.
The objective of the specialization in information systems is to prepare information systems scholars for careers as researchers and educators. The program provides a strong foundation for researchers with courses and practice in various research methodologies, tools and approaches for statistical analysis, critical thinking, academic paper writing, and other research-specific skill sets.