Information Systems and Operations Management Program Information
The Department of Information Systems & Operations Management offers graduate courses leading to the Master of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management (M.S.ISOM); the Ph.D. degree in Business Administration; and a concentration in the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program. Minimum requirements for these degrees are available in the Graduate Degrees section of this catalog.
Master of Science: The M.S.ISOM program provides computing, analytical, and application skills to be used in a business setting. The primary areas of emphasis in the M.S.ISOM program are business intelligence and analytics, information systems/information technology, and supply chain management. Requirements span traditional academic disciplines to produce a multiple-discipline focus. Typical positions for graduates include decision support specialist, information systems specialist, systems analyst, and logistic support specialist.
For a student with a bachelor’s degree in business, the M.S.ISOM non-thesis on-campus program consists of a minimum of 36 credit hours, normally requiring a minimum of three semesters of study, not including summer. For students without a bachelor’s degree in business, the M.S.ISOM non-thesis on-campus program consists of a minimum of 40 credit hours, normally requiring a minimum of four semesters of study, not including summer.
All M.S.ISOM candidates must complete 26 credits of core coursework:
All M.S.ISOM candidates must also complete 6 credits of track coursework for the information technology, supply chain management, or business intelligence and analytics track:
Information Technology Track
Supply Chain Management Track
Business Intelligence and Analytics Track
These required courses total 32 credit hours. In addition, each M.S.ISOM student with an undergraduate major or minor in business must take a minimum of 4 additional hours of approved graduate business electives for a total of 36 credit hours required for the M.S.ISOM degree. For students without an undergraduate business degree or minor, instead of graduate business electives, they must complete four of the following core business courses:
Bachelor/Master of Science: The Department also offers a combined bachelor’s/master’s degree program. This program allows qualified students to earn both the bachelor’s and master’s degrees, using 12 to 16 credit hours of graduate-level courses for both degrees.
For more information, please see our website: http://warrington.ufl.edu/graduate/academics/ms-isom/combined/.