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MS-CIS China Program

Welcome to the University of Houston-Victoria! Our goal is to prepare individuals to meet the experiences and challenges of our community, state, nation, and world. The School of Arts and Sciences at UHV provides high-quality academic programs. You will find accomplished faculty who are passionate about teaching and care about your educational journey. They stay abreast of current research and innovation in their fields and constantly update their curriculum, so you will graduate from UHV with relevant and applicable skills for today's global marketplace.


 Six students from China are working on their master’s degrees in Computer Information Systems this fall 2009 semester at the University of Houston-Victoria main campus. Pictured, from left, are Zeliang Gao, Lishan Duan, Peng Sun, Yong Yang and Hongchao Ma. Not pictured is Jin Shang.


In today's workplace, employers have a great demand and offer excellent job possibilities for people who understand and manage the flow of information in the digital medium. UHV's Master's program in Computer Information Systems combines these skills and applies them to a business setting to increase your employment opportunities.

For more information about the MS-CIS program, focus areas, thesis option and answers to frequently asked questions,  please click here.



Courses in the MS-CIS Degree Program (36 hours)

Core Courses (15 semester hours)

COSC 6336 Database Systems Development

COSC 6342 Software Engineering/Project Management

COSC 6350 Systems Analysis and Design

COSC 6339 Network Design and Management

COSC 6325 Policy, Strategy, and Ethical Issues in Information Systems


Specialization (18 semester hours)

These courses are selected from the following list:

COSC 6329 Data Warehousing and Data Mining

COSC 6337 Web Mining and Information Retrieval

COSC 6340 Software and System Architecture

COSC 6343 Intelligent Agents and Applications

COSC 6347 System Administration

COSC 6351 Decision Support Systems

COSC 6353 Information Systems Security

COSC 6357 Web Engineering

COSC 6359 Advanced Computer Communication

COSC 6300 Special Topics in Computer Science/ Information Systems

COSC 6344 Advanced IT Project Management


Integration Course (3 semester hours)

COSC 6390 Integrating the Enterprise, IS Function and IS Technologies

Thesis (optional)

Please visit the course descriptions page for MS-CIS courses information