Navajo Technical University's Master of Science in Management Information Systems fully online Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MS/MIS) program is designed to provide students with competencies in three areas of concentration, Information Systems: (information assurance, data, information, and content management, sustainability, organizational change, information systems management, information systems strategy, infrastructure, and systems development, etc.), Individual Foundational Competencies: (critical thinking, creativity, teamwork, ethical analysis, leadership, problem-solving, etc.), and Domain of Practice: (business, government, healthcare, law, etc.).
The MS/MIS program's objective is intended to provide needed education and career development foundations. The program's focus is centered on processes that include analytics and ethics, enterprise architecture and IT Infrastructure, Information and data management, business foundations, and project management, which are integrated throughout individual courses. The curriculum is designed to obtain real-world master's level of technical skills and communication. The MS/MIS degree follows the MSIS 2016 curriculum guidelines: Global Competency Model for Graduate Degree Programs in Information Systems, https://www.acm.org/binaries/content/assets/education/msis2016.pdf.
Navajo Technical University
Program: Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MS/MIS)
Mission: The mission of the MS/MIS program is to equip graduates with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions for transforming information systems and technologies in Navajo and American Indian organizational contexts.
|Program Outcomes: Graduates should be able to...||Direct Measures|
|Design policies and standards for business continuity and information assurance.||Presentation rubric|
|Analyze the needs of a domain and determine how those needs can best be addressed with data, information, and content management solutions.||Analytic thinking rubric|
|Design an enterprise architecture.||Project design rubric|
|Explain how culture and ethics shape compliance behavior.||Presentation rubric|
|Develop a plan to exploit new and emerging technologies for new purposes in an organization.||Presentation rubric|
|Apply professional management skills to the design and management of an effective organization.||Project design rubric|
|Establish practices for minimizing environmental impacts and planning for long-term firm viability.||Presentation rubric|
|Design and implementation architecture for organizational data processing and system solutions, using both internal hardware resources and external service solutions.||Project design rubric|
|Develop and deploy IT applications that satisfy user needs.||Project design rubric|
Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour
|Cost||One Semester w/ CIB1||One Semester non-CIB2||Two Semesters w/CIB1||Two Semesters non-CIB2|
|Tuition5 Full Time||$2,250||$4,500||$4,500||$9,000|
Out-of-state tuition does not apply since tuition at NTU is based on whether or not a student is an enrolled member of a federally recognized Indian tribe or not.
1Enrolled members with a census number or enrollment number (CIB) of a federally recognized tribe.
2Non-enrolled members (no census number) or no enrollment number.
$35.00 Online Course Fee (Fees go toward supporting the program)
(Additional fees may apply to individual courses within your major requirements)
For further information contact:
Natalie R. Desiderio
Graduate Studies & Undergraduate Diné Studies