Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    Dec 03, 2021  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Science

Master of Professional Studies

The requirements for completion of an M.P.S. degree in Information Science are designed to give students exposure to a range of Information Science and provide the flexibility for students to combine Information Science with their individual career goals.

Credit Requirements

30 credits of courses at a 4000-level or higher, distributed as follows:

  • Information Science credits - at least 18 credits total. Please see the M.P.S. courses.
  • A minimum of 9 credits from the Human and Social Systems.
  • A minimum of 9 credits from the Information Systems category.
  • M.P.S. Project credits - between 3 or 6 credits: Either in the M.P.S. Project (INFO 5900 ) or in the Digital Technology Practicum (INFO/NBA 6480 )
  • Elective credits - 0-9 credits: Please see M.P.S. Courses for a list of the approved electives for each semester. Any electives not listed must have prior approval by the Director, who acts as faculty advisor for all M.P.S. students.

Grade Requirements

  • Information Science and Elective courses: a minimum grade of C. Two of these credits may be taken as pass/fail (S/U).
  • MPS Project: a minimum grade of B.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.