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Welcome to the Information Systems Program!

Master of Science: Information Systems

About The MS - IS Program

The mission of the MS-IS degree program at Tarleton State University is to develop students’ current knowledge in the Information Systems/Technology (IS/IT) management field, to enhance their depth and breadth of technical knowledge, their analytical, problem-solving, and decision making skills, and to prepare graduates for success in their careers. The MS-IS is not a technological degree per se, but rather a degree to support professionals in business environments who have responsibility for managing or decision-making relative to IS/IT resources, operations, and personnel.  It has a clear focus on IS/IT resources and systems supporting the business purposes of organizations.  The student population in this program ranges in background from current IS/IT professional practitioners, to recent graduates from undergraduate studies, to professionals in allied business fields who seek to develop more depth in the IS/IT management field for career enhancement or change.

This program is suited for you if you are wanting:

  • Students with a baccalaureate degree in Information Systems.
  • Students with a baccalaureate degree in another area, who have information systems skills and desire to develop a new career in Information Systems.
  • Students with a baccalaureate degree in another area, who lack information systems skills and desire to develop new career skills in Information Systems. 

Our dedicated faculty focus on teaching and scholarly activities. At the same time, we pride ourselves in giving students personal attention and easy access. Students are the reason we exist.

The Information Systems program is offered completely online.To pursue this degree, you need a baccalaureate degree, acceptance to the College of Graduate Studies at Tarleton, Internet access, basic computer skills, time that you can dedicate to completing the required course content, and the desire to complete an advanced degree that can provide opportunities for career advancement!

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