Master of Science in Information Systems (M.S.I.S.)

Purpose of the Program

The Master of Science in Information Systems (M.S.I.S.) degree is designed to prepare students for success in the dynamic field of information technology.  Students in the M.S.I.S. program are exposed to a balanced combination of managerial and technical topics.  Graduates gain the skills and knowledge necessary to understand, develop, implement and manage information systems in all types of industries and organizations. Graduates may choose a concentration to provide career focus. Graduates may choose a concentration to provide career focus. A total of 12 hours of electives from a specific concentration area is required in order to obtain the concentrations.


Students have 2 pathways for completing their MSIS degre. 


  1. Residency Program –
    1. Offered in a hybrid format with mandatory residencies
    2. Take BCIS6395 Capstone Project in their final semester


  2. Flexpath Program –
    1. Offered in a fully online format
    2. Students who have earned 18 hours or less in the Flexpath program may convert to the Residency program
    3. Take BCIS6390 Integrated Capstone Experience in their final semester

Admission Requirements

A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Candidates lacking sufficient GPA will be considered on a case-by-case basis. See the admissions section of this catalog for admission application procedures and costs. 

Graduation Requirements

A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for all courses. Completion of the program within 5 years of the starting date. 

Degree Requirements


Total Credit Hours:24

Semester One Classes

BADM 6305Information Systems Management


BCIS 6323Enterprise Systems


BCIS 6320Database Development & Administration


BCIS 6360Applied Programming


Semester Two Classes

BCIS 6322Analysis, Modeling & Design


BCIS 6340Business Intelligence


BCIS 6370Information Systems Security


BCIS 6395Capstone Project


* Students in the Flexpath program take BCIS 6390.