Management Information Systems, M.S. Student Learning Outcomes

College Business
Major Management Information Systems
Degree M.S.
Date Revised 2017-2018

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. The program provides advanced study to prepare students with professional skills, values, and attitudes for the challenges of the professional practice of information technology. The learning outcomes for this goal are - Students will be able to: Communicate effectively both written and orally, work effectively in teams to solve MIS/Business-related problems, apply the role of leadership in carrying out IT strategy and directing teams, demonstrate strong ethical principles and apply professional rules of conduct, demonstrate analytical skills in terms of effective decision-making and problem solving.
  2. The program provides advanced study to prepare students to be able to make solid business driven decisions. The learning outcomes of this goal are - Students will be able to: Apply the role of MIS in supporting organizational decision-making and for achieving competitive advantage, develop appropriate IT strategies & policies for organizations, apply the social, political, & strategic value of information creation, access, ownership, & use in a global environment, and research & evaluate emerging technologies and MIS trends in order to develop innovative organizational solutions.
  3. The program provides advanced study to prepare students to have MIS knowledge and skills. The learning outcomes of this goal are- Students will be able to: Demonstrate skills in modeling organizational processes, business rules, and data, as well as defining and implementing technical and process solutions, apply project management concepts, processes, knowledge areas, and tools to plan and manage IT projects that bring value to organizations, develop a computer-based application using a contemporary computer language or development tool, demonstrate a socio-technical understanding that systems consist of people, processes, software, hardware, and data, and design and evaluate secure computer networks.

Methods of Assessment

  • Course Embedded Measures (1-6)
  • Exit Survey of Graduates (1-6)
  • Internship Performance (1-6)
  • Alumni Survey (1-6)
  • Faculty Review (1-6)
  • Executive Advisory Council (1-6)

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AAE updated May 2018

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