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Example Degree Plan

Doctorate in Information Systems

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The following is an example degree plan that meets all required course and elective requirements for recognition as a doctoral candidate.

Note: Your sequencing for your course plan may differ depending on your enrollment semester.

You will complete a total of 54 credit hours.

Year 1 (21 hours)

Semester 1
MIS-6310 Foundations in IS Research 3 Hours
MIS-6320 Quantitative Methods in IS Research 3 Hours
Support Area Elective 3 Hours
Semester 2
MIS-6330 Theoretical Perspectives in IS Research 3 Hours
MIS-6340 Qualitative Methods I in IS Research 3 Hours
Support Area Elective 3 Hours
Summer Semester
MIS-6398 Research Apprenticeship I 3 Hours
Semester 1
Information Systems Elective 3 Hours
Method Elective (IS or External Methods Elective) 3 Hours
Support Area Elective 3 Hours
Semester 2
MIS-6350 Conducting Effective Literature Reviews 3 Hours
Information Systems Elective 3 Hours
Support Area Elective 3 Hours
Summer Semester
MIS-6399 Research Apprenticeship II 3 Hours
All Semesters
MIS-6v99 Dissertation Credit 6 Hours
All Semesters
MIS-6v99 Dissertation Credit 6 Hours
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