MS in Management Information System



Program Objectives

Master of Science (MS) in Management Information Systems (MIS) offers the following specific objectives:

  • To promote the intellectual growth of the students
  • To develop competencies necessary for the effective management of Information Systems and Technology discipline
  • To develop the research and analytical skills necessary to deal with various business sectors
  • To develop the information technology management skills

Eligibility for Admission

  • Completion of the bachelor's degree from a recognized university or an accredited institution of higher education in science, engineering, business, management, or a related field
  • The applicant must have the CGPA of 2.5 or above (in the scale of 4.0), or at least second class in the bachelor's degree
  • The applicant must have completed the enlisted prerequisite courses or their equivalent
  • Applicant, not completing the enlisted prerequisite courses, will be admitted on condition that she/he completes these courses in one or two semesters

Evaluation of applicants for admission is based primarily on the student's academic record in relevant undergraduate coursework. Provisional admission can be given to an applicant awaiting the result of her/his bachelor's degree. Students who have work experience in the information systems field but do not have the required academic background may also qualify to apply for admission to the MIS program.

Credit Requirement and Duration of the Program

The degree requirements for MS in MIS for students with three-year or four-year degree in CIS/CS/CSE or equivalent subjects are 42 credits with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 on a scale of 4.00. The program is either thesis based or project based. The project is of 3 credits and the thesis is of 6 credits. Students from academic discipline, other than CIS/CS/CSE or equivalent will be required to complete a maximum of 19 courses for the project-based program and 18 courses for the thesis-based program. The summary of the program is given below:

Equivalent Background
Course Credits Total
Project based 13 courses
(13 X 3) = 39
42 Credits
Thesis based 12 courses
(12 X 3) = 36
42 Credits
Equivalent Background
Course Credits Total
Project based 19 courses
(19 X 3) = 57
60 Credits (max)
Thesis based 18 courses
(18 X 3) = 54
60 Credits (max)

Duration of the course may vary from three to six semesters, depending on how many courses, a student has to undertake. In general, students who have completed the prerequisite courses prior to admission should be able to complete the required program in three semesters.

Group 1 : Core Courses

Code Course Title Credits
MSMIS505 Introduction to Computer 3
MSMIS510 Business Data Processing 3
MSMIS515 Quantitative Methods for MIS 3
MSMIS520 Computer Programming and Languages 3
MSMIS525 Business Management 3
MSMIS530 Project Management 3
MSMIS535 Management Information Systems 3
MSMIS540 Database Management Systems 3
MSMIS545 Telecommunication and Computer Networking 3
MSMIS550 Electronic Commerce 3
MSMIS555 System Analysis and Design 3
MSMIS560 Decision Support Systems 3
MSMIS565 Information Security and Privacy 3
MSMIS570 Information Systems Management 3
MSMIS575 Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) 3
MSMIS580 Principles of Accounting 3

Group 2: Elective Courses

Code Course Title Credits
MSMIS605 Data Warehousing and Data Mining 3
MSMIS610 Change Management 3
MSMIS615 User Interface Design 3
MSMIS620 Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems 3
MSMIS625 Computer Graphics 3
MSMIS630 Human Resource Management 3
MSMIS635 Issues in MIS 3
MSMIS640 Webpage Design 3
MSMIS645 Financial Management 3
MSMIS650 Software Engineering 3
MSMIS655 Object Oriented Approaches 3
MSMIS660 Research Methodology 3

Group 3: Prerequisite Courses

Students with bachelor's degree in Computing and Information Systems (CIS), Computer Science/Engineering or Information Technology or equivalent subjects do not require to do prerequisite courses. Students with graduation or post-graduation in subjects other than CIS, Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent subject and having no experience in IT may have to complete 6 credits of prerequisite courses from the list given below.

Code Course Title Credits
CSE222 Object Oriented Programming 3
CIS111 Introduction to Information Systems 3
BUS101 Introduction to Business 3