Courses

The MS MIS core courses are listed below. View the Master's in MIS Concentration Areas here.

Course Name Units Description
MIS 506 Healthcare Information Systems
3

This course introduces students to the concepts and practices of healthcare information systems.

MIS 507 Software Design and Integration
3

The course will begin with a discussion of techniques and notations for object-oriented modeling.

MIS 509 Business Communications
3

This course is an overview of the methods, processes, and functions necessary for effective communication in today's high tech, global marketplace.

MIS 510 Web Computing and Mining
3

This course introduces data structures and algorithms that are suited for developing Internet-based information systems in business intelligence, search engines, digital libraries, knowledge management systems, web/data/text mining, national security, and biomedical informatics.

MIS 511 Social and Ethical Issues of the Internet
3

Broad survey of the individual, organizational, cultural, social and ethical issues provoked by current and projected uses of networked computers on the Internet.

MIS 513 Business Foundations for IT
3

This course will integrate many business foundations in support of MIS students in the MS program.

MIS 514 Information Technology Audit
3

This course covers using controls to protect information assets. Topics include internal and external IT auditing, the role of auditing role in information security, the IT audit process, system independent IT audit processes, system dependent IT audit processes, auditing outsourced IT systems and resources.

MIS 515 Information Security in Public and Private Sectors
3

This course exposes the student to a broad range of computer systems and information security topics.

MIS 516 Information Security Risk Management
3

The objective of our MIS 516 course is to provide our University of Arizona students with a thorough and operational knowledge of information security so that this critical area is recognized as a management issue and not an I.T. issue.

MIS 517 Systems Security Management
3

The information security arena contains a broad array of multi-level models for assessing, planning, implementing and monitoring the mitigation of security risks.

MIS 527 Introduction to Enterprise Computing Environments
3

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems represents integrated strategy for management of information among organizations, suppliers and customers.

MIS 529 Detection of Deception and Intent
3

With the increased challenges from terrorism, the need to protect against security threats is even greater today.

MIS 531 Enterprise Data Management
3

This course introduces the student to fundamentals of database analysis, design, and implementation.

MIS 541 Information Systems Analysis and Design
3

This course provides an understanding and application of system analysis and design processes centered on the systems development life cycle.

MIS 543 Business Data Communications and Networking
3

This course provides an in-depth knowledge of data communications and networking requirements, including networking technologies, hardware, and software.

MIS 545 Data Mining for Business Intelligence
3

Corporations today are said to be data rich but information poor.

MIS 560 Operations Management
2

Organizations use their operations to achieve their strategic objectives.

MIS 565 Managing for Quality Improvement
3

Operational aspect of quality improvement.

MIS 573A Production and Operations Management
3

Productive systems, including service type industries; activities entailed in selecting, designing, operating, controlling, and updating systems.

MIS 573B Production and Operations Management
3

Productive systems, including service type industries; activities entailed in selecting, designing, operating, controlling and updating systems.

MIS 577 The Supply Chain and Logistics
3

Organization, management and control of material flow processes; logistical strategies and relationships of procurement, handling, warehousing, transportation, and inventory control.

MIS 578 Project Management
3

Project Management is the application of knowledge, analytical skills, scheduling software tools and techniques related to various project activities in order to meet project requirements.

MIS 585E Strategic Management of Information Systems
2

The primary objective of this course will be to develop the necessary perspective and strategic IS knowledge to help you succeed in a technology-intensive corporate environment.

MIS 586 Big Data Analytics
3

The amount of data in our world has been exploding, resulting in what is popularly known as Big Data.

MIS 587 Business Intelligence
3

The objective of this course is to give students a broad overview of managerial, strategic and technical issues associated with Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse design, implementation, and utilization.

MIS 593 Internship
1

Specialized work, consisting of individual training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.

MIS 596A Special Topics in MIS - Transformative Leadership in MIS
3

True leadership begins from within. What does General Colin Powell, Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi, and thousands of remarkable leaders have in common?

MIS 688 Project Execution and Presentation (Master's Project - Team Based)
3

The purpose of this course is to deliver an Information Technology (IT) project to an actively engaged client.

MIS 696H Master's Report Projects (Individual Based)
3

Students will integrate their knowledge from their program of study and apply it to a problem area in MIS.