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Master of Science in Computer and Information Systems

Dr. Harold Pardue
Director of Graduate Studies
School of Computing
Shelby Hall, Suite 2101
Phone: (251) 460-6390
FAX: (251) 460-7274
E-mail: hpardue@southalabma.edu

The Master of Science in Computer Science and Information Systems program is designed for students and professionals wishing to gain advanced knowledge and expertise in computer science.  There are two major areas of concentration within the degree program:

1.  Computer Science is a discipline that involves the understanding and design of computers and computational processes. In its most general form, it is concerned with the understanding of information transfer and transformation. Particular interest is placed on making processes efficient and endowing them with some form of intelligence. The discipline includes both advancing the fundamental understanding of algorithms and information processes in general, as well as the practical design of efficient, reliable software to meet given specifications. Courses offer students the opportunity to explore current trends in computing such as: game development, robotics, graphics, and data mining.

2.  Information Systems is a discipline that centers on the development of systems that will improve the performance of people in organizations. Information systems are vital to problem identification, analysis, and decision making at all levels of management. Information Systems professionals must analyze the evolving role of information and organizational processes. Their work includes the design, implementation and maintenance of the information systems that form the backbone of today’s global economy. Information Systems professionals distinguish themselves by integrating technology into business. Information Systems graduates pursue professional careers as application developers, database analysts, business analysts and into managerial positions.

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