The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (MSCIS) program is designed for students with some experience in computer technology and planning who desire to advance their knowledge and skills in the area of the design, programming, and application of information technology systems. The emphasis is on providing students with the basic analytic skills and strong aptitude for security and IT project management. The program is also designed to help students to understand fundamental and important current issues in computer systems and information technologies. As such, the program is meant to provide students with opportunity to be prepared for employment or to pursue advanced degrees.
Advanced knowledge in the analysis and documentation of requirements for architecture, design, and implementation of computer information systems.
Proficiency in software and computing skills as they pertain to the design and implementation of database systems, security systems, systems analysis, and design.
Competence sufficient to identify current and emerging information technologies that may have strategic value for enterprise; assess where those technologies have value; and manage the implementation of those technologies in the enterprise.
Manage IT project advanced knowledge in the analysis and documentation of requirements for design and implementation of computer information systems.
Integrate biblical and theological perspectives in the field where computer information systems play a vital role.