The Master of Science degree program is designed to prepare candidates for career advancement and provides the graduate student with an area of specialization in Management Information Systems or Financial Information Systems. Students seeking the MS degree in Management Information Systems or Financial Information Systems will have to satisfy the Common Professional Component (CPC) through the one credit modules offered in the MBA program, or take the DANTE and/or CLEP exams and achieve a satisfactory score.

The M.S. in Financial Information Systems program consists of 36 credits.

A. Required Courses
BUS 531 Advanced Topics in Management Information Systems
3
BUS 534 Business Intelligence
3
BUS 535 Data Mining and Warehousing
3
BUS 554 Policy Formulation and Strategy Management
3
BUS 588 Portfolio Theory and Capital Markets
3
BUS 599 Independent Research
3
B. Financial Electives

(Select 3 courses)

BUS 542
Financial Planning and Management
3
BUS 582 Business Taxation
3
BUS 583 Retirement and Estate Planning
3
BUS 584 Managerial Economics
3
BUS 585 Risk Management and Insurance
3
BUS 586 SEC and the Financial Markets
3
BUS 587 International Trade and Investment 3
BUS 589 Advanced Topics in Real Estate Management 3
C. Information Systems Electives

(Select 3 courses)

BUS 562
Systems Analysis and Design: Industrial Problem-Solving
3
BUS 563 Database Management Systems
3
BUS 564 Accounting Information Systems
3
BUS 592 Web Application Design and Development
3
BUS 593 Business Information Security and Continuity
3
BUS 594 ERP Systems
3