The master of science degree in information and communication sciences is intended as a fast track to management positions within information and communication technology (ICT). This interdisciplinary program offers a wealth of background regarding pertinent technologies, but also the insight needed to put those technologies to good use in the real world.
An ICT company may have plenty of employees with technical backgrounds, but what the company really needs is someone who can blend that technological understanding with management skills and analytical, problem-solving insight. An information and communication sciences degree can help you step up a few rungs on an exciting but crowded career ladder.
The Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) offers a 38-credit program designed to be completed in about a year. It includes core course work that all students must take, along with courses in research methodology, management, development, and a series of electives that meet each student’s particular area of emphasis.
It’s a flexible program that takes into account both your goals and your experiences—faculty members will help you design the degree that best fits your needs.
When you complete your degree, you should be able to:
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