Blended Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in Database Management & Business Intelligence
Students pursuing the blended, eLive Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in Database Management & Business Intelligence will gain extensive hands-on experience with SQL using the Oracle and other leading DBMS and data mining tools. Students who complete this concentration will have extensive skill and experience in the design and implementation of operational databases as well as the data warehousing, data mining, and related business intelligence technologies for managing the enterprise. Database management systems play key roles in the operations and management of every organization across all industries. Career tracks include database and knowledge modelers, designers, developers, and business intelligence analysts.
Students who complete the Computer Information Systems master’s degree concentration in Database Management & Business Intelligence will be able to demonstrate:
- Advanced knowledge in the analysis and documentation of requirements for architecture, design, and implementation of computer applications systems.
- Proficiency in software and computing skills as they pertain to the design and implementation of database systems, data communications, 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.
- Advanced knowledge of database modeling and design, database implementation, distributed databases, object-oriented and object-relational databases, and databases for web applications, as well as typical data mining methods.
- Proficiency in the design, implementation, performance tuning of different types of databases, and in performing data mining tasks on various types of data.
- Competence sufficient to participate in the design and implementation of large, distributed database systems and business intelligence systems.
A total of 40 credits is required. Students must complete both the Core Curriculum and the Concentration Requirements.
(Six courses/24 credits)
- MET CS 520 EL information Structures or
MET CS 601 EL Web Application Development
- MET CS 546 EL Quantitative Methods for Information Systems
- MET CS 625 EL Business Data Communication and Networks
- MET CS 669 EL Database Design and Implementation for Business
- MET CS 682 EL Information Systems Analysis and Design
- MET CS 782 EL IT Strategy and Management
Students who have completed courses on core curriculum subjects as part of their undergraduate degree program must replace the corresponding core courses with electives. It is recommended that each replacement course be in the same technical area as the original core course. Students who have work-related experience in any of the core curriculum courses may apply for a waiver by submitting appropriate documentation. When a course waiver is granted, the student must substitute a graduate-level elective for the core course.
In addition to the blended MS in Computer Information Systems core curriculum (24 credits), students pursuing a concentration in Database Management & Business Intelligence must also satisfy the following requirements:
Required Database Management & Business Intelligence Courses
(Three courses/12 credits)
- MET CS 674 EL Database Security
- MET CS 699 EL Data Mining and Business Intelligence
- MET CS 779 EL Advanced Database Management
(One course/4 credits)
Choose one additional course from the following:
- MET CS 632 EL IT Project Management
- MET CS 633 EL Distributed Software Development and Management
- MET CS 684 EL IT Security Policies and Procedures
- MET CS 693 EL Digital Forensics and Investigations
- MET CS 695 EL Enterprise Information Security
- MET CS 703 EL Network Forensics
- MET CS 713 EL Advanced Digital Forensics
- MET CS 783 EL Enterprise Architecture
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