Specializations

Beyond the core Master of Science in Information Management (MS-IM) curriculum, you can create a blueprint for your career with intensive specializations that focus on where technology and information is headed next.

Responding to industry demand, MS-IM specializations in big data and tech consulting will develop the skills that hiring companies desire most. Course scheduling depicts how courses in each specialization fall in sequence with core courses and electives.

Big data specialization

Quarter one

CIS 525 — Strategic Value of Information Technology *

Quarter two

CIS 512 — Business Intelligence *

CIS 506 — Information Management *

CIS 508 — Data Mining I (online; five-week course) ~

Quarter three

CIS 591 — Information Enabled Business Modeling ~

CIS 541 — Business Data Visualization ~ (online)

Quarter four

CIS 565 — Artificial Intelligence and Business *

CIS 540 — Information Security and Controls *

Quarter five

CIS 575 — Emerging Technologies *

CIS 560 — IT Services and Project Management #

* — Core course
~ — Specialization course
# — Elective course

Tech consulting specialization

Quarter one

CIS 525 — Strategic Value of IT *

CIS 510 — Business Process & Workflow Analysis ~

Quarter two

CIS 512 — Business Intelligence *

CIS 506 — Information Management *

Quarter three

CIS 545 — Enterprise Systems ~

CIS 591 — Information Enabled Business Modeling # or

CIS 541 — Business Data Visualization # (online)

Quarter four

CIS 565 — Artificial Intelligence in Business *

CIS 540 — Information Security and Controls *

Quarter five

CIS 575 — Emerging Technologies *

CIS 560 — IT Services and Project Management ~

* — Core course
~ — Specialization course
# — Elective course