Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2013
Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences will begin offering a Master of Science in Management Information Systems at several NSU regional campuses located across Florida, beginning with the winter 2014 term.
The M.S. in Management Information Systems is a 36 credit-hour program (12 courses) which will focus on the application of information technology including the collection, retention, and dissemination of information for management planning and decision making. The program will feature areas such as project management, decision support systems, computer languages, client-server and distributed computing, database systems and data warehousing, telecommunications, system analysis and design, human-computer interaction, electronic commerce, information security, computer graphics, and multimedia.
The M.S. in Management Information Systems program will blend theory and practice into a learning experience that develops skills applicable to complex real-world problems. It is designed to give students a thorough knowledge of the field and provide an enduring foundation for future professional growth.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, “employment of computer systems analysts is expected to grow by 22 percent from 2010 to 2020, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. A greater reliance on computer systems in organizations throughout the economy will lead to an increased demand for this occupation.”
The M.S. in Management Information Systems program will be available via videoconference at the Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, Palm Beach and Miami/Kendall regional campuses. Students can participate once a week per course in the evening at 6 to 8 p.m.
The locations of each regional campus are as follows:
NSU Jacksonville Campus
6675 Corporate Center Parkway, Suite 115
Jacksonville, Florida 32216
NSU Orlando Campus
1154850 Millenia Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32839
NSU Tampa Campus
3632 Queen Palm Drive
Tampa, FL 33619
NSU Palm Beach Campus
11501 N. Military Trail
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
NSU Miami/Kendall Campus
8585 SW 124th Ave.
Miami, Florida 33183
Interested students should call 1-800-986-2247, ext. 22002 or visit http://www.nova.edu/scis.
About NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS): The GSCIS provides educational programs of distinction to prepare students for leadership roles in the computer and information sciences field. With internationally recognized faculty, innovative curriculum, and flexible online and campus-based formats for its six Master of Science, four Ph.D. and three certificate programs – the GSCIS’s graduates are sought after around the world. Designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education, their information assurance curriculum is recognized by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. For more information, please visit http://www.nova.edu/scis.
About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 314 beautiful acres in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic, fully accredited research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels. NSU is a not-for-profit independent institution with an enrollment of 27,000 students. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and it is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. For more information, please visit http://www.nova.edu.