A Descriptive Study Of Graduate Information Systems Curriculums

Charles H. Apigian, Stan Gambill
2014 Review of Business Information Systems (RBIS)  
The purpose of this study was to conduct a review of courses currently offered in Information Systems (IS) graduate programs across the United States and compare course offerings to the MSIS 2006 Curriculum Model. The review was limited to programs offered in Colleges of Business. While MSIS 2006 is a valuable tool in designing and updating IS curriculums, results show that the model is not followed closely by universities reviewed in this research. Six of the eleven required courses from MSIS
more » ... 006 were not taught at all as full courses at any university reviewed. The five required courses from MSIS 2006 currently offered are Database, Data Communications, Systems Analysis & Design, Enterprise Systems and Project Management. Beyond these five, there is a wide variety of courses being offered.
doi:10.19030/rbis.v18i2.8978 fatcat:lsxussmna5gcvpowykom7x627i