Master of Science Degree
Requirements for the Master of Science Degree
Report Option: Undertake a project that culminates in a written report; 1 credit hour of CIS 897 and 2 credit hours of CIS 898 are awarded for the work. Project work from CIS 690 can be applied to the project, subject to the approval of the Major Professor. This option requires 30 credit hours for a MS degree.
Thesis Option: Perform original research that culminates in a written thesis; 6 credit hours of CIS 899 are awarded for the work. This option requires 30 credit hours for a MS degree.
Program of Study (POS)
The Graduate School requires all Graduate Students to file a Program of Study. This a formal list of courses the student intends to take to fulfill the degree requirements.
Deadline to submit POS:
Part-time students- upon completion of 9 credit hours
CIS Graduate Students must submit a Program of Study Checklist along with their POS. Both forms can be found under the forms section of our website.
Once your POS has been filled out and signed by your Major Professor and Supervisory Committee members please submit the POS and checklist to the CIS Program Coordinator, 234D Nichols Hall.
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