Information Technology & Information Systems

Information Technology (IT) and Information Systems (IS) are arguably among the fastest growing fields. Whether in the private or the public sector, for-profits or non-profits, IT and IS play an increasingly important role in commerce, government, and individual lives. IT and IS professionals will continue to be in demand as the field expands and important areas come to the fore, such as security, large-scale big data management, and technology convergence. Western International University (West) programs are structured to include breadth across disciplines, to help build logical thinking skills and technology integration knowledge, and to explore current and relevant topics affecting the field.

West offers the following IT and IS degree programs:

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Information Technology

Master of Science (MS) in Information Systems

Information Systems (Master of Science)

The Master of Science (MS) in Information Systems program is designed to prepare graduates for leadership roles in the planning, design, development, deployment, and management of information systems. This program is grounded in accepted business and technical standards with a focus on theory and methods of building effective information systems. The MS IS program begins with a series of core courses and extends through topics specifically related to aligning information systems to meet enterprise needs.

Degree Summary


58 weeks (approx. 1.2 years) Starting a new course each month, with no transfer credit


Master Degree Total Credits: 39


Total: $13,650 Books and Supplies: $0

Program Learning Outcomes

1 Evaluate the role of the information systems professional in an information-driven society.
2 Create appropriate solutions to management issues within an industry that is continually redesigned.
3 Organize relationships that meet the enterprise’s mission, objectives, and goals effectively.
4 Develop and implement new and innovative technologies to meet the expanding demands and global opportunities.
5 Measure the effectiveness of diverse technologies meeting individual and organizational needs.
6 Appraise the value of technology to the enterprise within the local, national, and global context.
7 Evaluate the role of malicious technology in the current organizational environment.

Courses of Study and Requirements

Credits Required for Degree Completion 126 CREDITS


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