MS in Business Information Technology

Master of Science Fall 2012-2013

Business Information Technology

The Master of Science in Business Information Technology is a joint degree between the College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) and the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (KGSB). This degree prepares students to meet today's need for individuals who understand the core principles of both business and technology in corporations, health care institutions, and government agencies. Many of these people work as liaisons between the Information Technology department and a functional business unit. Others work within departments that are information dependent and rely heavily on information technology. The program provides a solid base for those interested in moving their career forward through project management or information technology management positions. The program also provides students a selection of courses for a business foundation.

Learn more about admission to this program.

Online Learning Options
Some courses in this degree are available for review and playback via the CDM Course Online playback system (COL) . If a course is COL-enabled, any student registered in the course has access to the course playback. Students are strongly encouraged to utilize the COL resource wherever available. Some courses are offered online. To complete this degree students may take any combination of courses offered online and on campus. For more information on online learning at CDM visit the Online Learning page.
Course Legend

Curriculum Requirements

CDM Foundation Courses
IS 421
PM 430
ECT 424
IS 433
IS 500*
*Students are not allowed to take both IS 500 and MGT 500 to satisfy Foundation Course requirement.
Kellstadt Foundation Courses
ACC 500
MGT 500*
MKT 555
*Students are not allowed to take both IS 500 and MGT 500 to satisfy Foundation Course requirement.
Major electives
Student takes 5 electives. Two of which must be at the 500-level. Elective courses may be taken from either CDM or Kellstadt from the elective courses listed below.
CDM Electives
Student is permitted to take any course numbered 420-599 prefixed CNS***, CSC***, ECT***, HCI***, IS***, IT***, or TDC*** for which the student meets prerequisite requirements.
Kellstadt Electives
ACC 535
ACC 555
MGT 501
MGT 506
MGT 570
MIS 555
MIS 680
MIS 681
MIS 683
MIS 689
MIS 798
MIS 799
MKT 595
Capstone
IS 577
orPM 577
orECT 589

Degree Requirements

Students in this degree program must meet the following requirements:
  • complete a minimum of 52 graduate credit hours (generally 13 courses)
  • earn a grade of C- or better in every graduate course
  • maintain a graduate level GPA of 2.50 or higher while pursuing their degree
  • achieve a graduate GPA of 2.50 or higher at the completion of all other requirements
  • students pursuing their second master's degree must complete 52 graduate credit hours (generally 13 courses) beyond their first master's degree.

Students with a GPA of 3.9 or higher will graduate with distinction.

For DePaul's policy on repeat graduate courses and a complete list of academic policies see the DePaul Graduate Handbook in the Course Catalog.