Kuwait University
College of Life Sciences

Information Science Department

Introduction

In 2018, the Department of Information Science has embarked on introducing a graduate program that leads to a Master of Science in Computing Information Systems (MSCIS) degree. Full-time and part-time students will be admitted to this program. The MSCIS program features a thesis and non-thesis options. The program allows students to select a group of courses that constitute a career-track. The program offers four career tracks: Information Systems Security, Information. Systems Development, Data and knowledge Management, and Health Informatics. Each career track includes a core course and a set of track elective courses. The program is designed to allow its candidates acquire the knowledge, advanced skills, systems development methodologies, and technologies needed to design, manage, evaluate and implement Information Systems (ISs), applications and services within enterprises and organizations. Subjects are introduced with a balanced multidisciplinary approach and cover advanced IS theory, practices, and management. A strong emphasis of the program is on graduating MS holders equipped with the advanced knowledge and skills needed for their enterprise/organizations to complete strongly in the global marketplace.