2021-2022 University Catalog 
    Oct 27, 2021  
2021-2022 University Catalog

4+1 Undergraduate to M.S. ISBA

The 4+1 Undergraduate to Master of Science, Information Systems and Business Analytics, M.S.  program allows undergraduate students in the Management/Computer Information Systems, B.S.   degree or the Business Administration, Computer Information Management Concentration, B.S. . Students need at least 60 undergraduate credit hours and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale to take graduate coursework in the ISBA program, which will not only count towards fulfilling their undergraduate degree requirements but will also count toward the completion of the ISBA program.

Qualified students may take up to 12 credit hours (4 courses) from the ISBA curriculum, which will reduce the time necessary to complete the graduate degree from two years to as little as one year following the completion of the undergraduate degree (see table below). Students must be enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours combined of undergraduate and graduate classes each semester that he or she is taking ISBA credits under this option.

The admission criteria for participation in the 4+1 program are as follows:

  • Students must have completed 60 undergraduate credit hours toward their baccalaureate degree.
  • Students must maintain a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale while taking ISBA courses.
ISBA Course Undergraduate Course
CIS 604 - Project Management for Information Technology   MG 450 - Project Management  
CIS 607 - Survey of Predictive Analytical Techniques   MG 315 - Advanced Business Statistics  
MBA 576 - Operations Management   MG 375 - Production and Operations Management  
MIS 605 - Management Information Systems   IS 205 - Managing Information Systems  
MIS 614 - Data Analysis and Business Analytics   IM 435 - Business Analytics