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MSIT in Information System Specialization

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The MS Information Systems program prepares you for a successful career in Information Systems. It is a specialized master’s degree designed to impart to students the technical expertise and business savvy necessary to analyze, design, deploy, maintain, and manage information systems in industrial, government, and non-profit settings. An information system integrates hardware, software and people power to collect, filter, process, create and distribute data. Each course in the program is project centric and the students get to work on at least 11 minor and one major project throughout the degree.

Why Stratford University?

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AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WITH AN INDIAN SOUL
American Degree at an affordable price in India
Degree accredited by ACICS, USA
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START IN INDIA, GRADUATE IN USA
Seamless transfer to our USA campuses
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EARN WHILE YOU LEARN
Flexible class schedule allows students to work while pursuing the degree
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WORLD-CLASS FACULTY
American certified faculties with minimum 5 years of Industry experience
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ACCEPT TRANSFER CREDITS AND PRIOR LEARNING ASSESSMENT
Transfer from other universities and utilization of prior learning
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GLOBAL DIVERSITY
With over 70% students from 47 countries
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UNIQUE TEACHING PEDAGOGY
Project centric courses to be job ready
Practical education with Harvard Cases, group projects & activities.
Student faculty ratio 15:1
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PLACEMENTS
Excellent placements over last few years
Assistance for jobs & Internships.

MSIT in Information System Course Details

Course objective

The goal of this program is to provide a professionally guided advanced education in Information Systems that prepares graduates to transition into a broad range of career options: industry, government, further research, consulting and professional education. At the end of the program, one should be able to:

  • Design, build, and manage IT infrastructures and apply that knowledge in the managing of IT resources
  • Develop powerful and in-demand theoretical and practical skills required to join the growing field of Information Technology Management.
  • Analyze the data needs and design an information system for an organization.
  • Evaluate security risks of an organization.
  • Use data to provide solutions to business questions.

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Course Structure

(12 Total courses x 4.5 credit hours = 54 credit hours)

5 Elective courses x 4.5 credit hours each = 22.5 credit hours

COURSE CODE
ISM 530
ISM 550
ISM 560
ISM 570
ISM 580
ISM 581
ISM 590
ISM 591
ISM 593
ISM 600

7 Core courses x 4.5 credit hours each = 31.5 credit hours

 

 

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS
EBM 502 Research Methods 4.5
ISM 511 Enterprise Architecture 4.5
ISM 521 Database Systems Technology 4.5
ISM 531 Ethics and Professional Issues in IT 4.5
ISM 540 Information Systems Management Project I 4.5
ISM 542 Information Systems Security 4.5
EBM 680 Project Management 4.5

 

EBM 502 Research Methods

 


Prerequisite:
None


The course focuses on methods for the conduct of research and development projects. Specifically, students learn about the scientific method, as well as research/design requirements and objectives. Course work involves qualitative, quantitative, and case studies; performance metrics; designprocedures and control; sources of error and bias. In addition, evaluation tools and formal validation methods are discussed.

ISM 511 Enterprise Architecture

 


Prerequisite:
None


The course examines the principles and practices needed to define and implement successful enterprise architectures. Students will gain experience in using information technology to assess the needs of an organization to improve performance and sustainability.

ISM 521 Database Systems Technology

 


Prerequisite:
None


This course explores the principles and methodologies of database design, architecture, and techniques for database application. Topics covered include relational design, SQL, transaction processing, decision support, integrity and security.

ISM 531 Ethics and Professional Issues in IT

 


Prerequisite:
None


This course provides a framework for making ethical decisions in information systems management. The course explores professional issues and societal implications of information technology. Topics to be covered include professional ethics, privacy, security risks, property rights, social
media, and criminal conduct.

ISM 540 Information Systems Management Project I

 


Prerequisite:
Approval of the advisor.


In this class, students work individually with the faculty member on a mutually agreed project that gives the student an opportunity to understand the full lifecycle of an IT project. With permission of the instructor or the Dean, Curricular Practical Training (CPT) may be used to satisfy some
requirements of this course.

ISM 542 Information Systems Security

 


Prerequisite:
None


This course provides an overview of the information security and assurance methodologies and procedures. Topics include information security planning, staffing functions, inspection and protection information assets, pre/ post incident procedures, managerial responses.

EBM 680 Project Management

 


Prerequisite:
None


This course examines the principles and practices of effective project management. Students will learn the roles of managers, techniques for controlling cost, scheduling and performing as it relates to IT projects. Topics include leadership, IT business process development, project planning,
management, communications and evaluation.

In this program area,students benefit from the opportunity to apply the skills learned in the classroom in a real world environment. Students may incorporate cooperative education courses throughout the program instead of waiting until program completion. These courses are in addition to the program outline
above.

COURSE CODE
CIS 500
CIS 501
CIS 502
CIS 503

Each course is 4.5 Credits each

 

Bachelors degree comprises of 40 courses
( 180 Total credits)

* Bachelors Fee Per Credit = Rs. 6952
* Registration Fee = Rs. 45400

* Subject to annual increase
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