Dean Tanya Zlateva introduced MET's 2013 Commencement Speaker: Mr. Douglas C. Chamberlain,
Blended Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in IT Project Management
Particularly valuable for those engaged in the administration of technical projects, the blended, eLive Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in IT Project Management introduces general concepts embodied in the Project Management Institute’s PMBOK, while exploring specialized techniques for software risk management, software cost estimation, and software quality management. Students also learn virtual project management, enabling them to manage geographically distributed software development. Students taking any course in this concentration are eligible to take a PMP® preparation course for free—an important step toward certification as Project Management Professionals.
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 IT Project Management must also satisfy the following requirements:
Required IT Project Management Courses
(Two courses/8 credits)
- MET CS 632 EL IT Project Management
- MET CS 633 EL Distributed Software Development and Management
(Two courses/8 credits)
Choose two additional courses from the following:
- MET CS 674 EL Database Security
- 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 699 EL Data Mining and Business Intelligence
- MET CS 703 EL Network Forensics
- MET CS 713 EL Advanced Digital Forensics
- MET CS 779 EL Advanced Database Management
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