Completion of the VT-MIT degree consists of taking 11 courses total (33 credit-hours). You must take a minimum of four foundation courses (below in blue), however you can take all six. You will then choose from 16 elective courses (below in orange), to complete 11 courses in total. The VT-MIT program offers 8 concentration areas (modules), as shown below. Courses may be taken in any order if there isn’t a prerequisite. You will see there is great flexibility, and it is possible to complete up to three modules. Course Descriptions. Contact Us with questions. 

Foundation Courses

Foundation Courses for the VT M.I.T. program Introduction to Computer Information Systems Object-Oriented Analysis and Design Software Engineering Info Systems Design and Database Concepts Web-based Applications and E-commerce Leadership in Tech-based organizations

Modules

Networking Courses for VT M.I.T. Program Introduction to Computer Information Systems Network Architecture and Protocols I Network Architecture and Protocols II

Security Courses for VT M.I.T. Program Introduction to Computer Information Systems Information Technology and Security Trust I (Elective) Information Technology and Security Trust II (Elective)

Software Development Courses for VT M.I.T. Program Object-oriented Analysis and Design Software Engineering Internet Software Software Design and Quality

Big Data Courses for VT M.I.T. Program Object-oriented Analysis and Design Machine Learning with Big Data Social Media Analytics

Business Information Systems Courses for VT M.I.T. Program Information Systems Design and Database Concept Advanced Data Management Systems Systems Development

Health Information Technology Courses for VT M.I.T. Program Information Systems Design and Database Concept Healthcare Information Technology Healthcare Data Management

Analytics and Business Intelligence Courses for VT M.I.T. Program Web-based Applications and E-commerce Intro to Business Intelligence and Business Analytics Applied Business Intelligence and Business Analytics

Decision Support Systems Courses for VT M.I.T. Program Web-based Applications and E-commerce Computer-based Decision Support Systems Cognitive Computing for Smart Service Systems

Suggested Plan of Study

Students entering Fall 2016 who wish to complete their degree in two years can take two courses per semester (including the first summer) and follow this sequence:

 

Years Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018
1 BIT 5594: Web-Based Applications and Electronic Commerce MGT 5804: Leadership in Tech-Based Organizations BIT 5564: Health Information Technology BIT 5524: Business Analytics  & Intelligence I BIT 5534: Applied Business Analytics & Intelligence II CS 5044: Object Oriented Analysis & Design
2 ACIS 5504: Sys/Database Concepts ACIS 5524: Advanced Data Management Systems ACIS 5574: Healthcare Data Management BIT 5474:  Computer Based Decision Support Systems BIT 5484 Cognitive Computing for Smart Service Systems  

Students wishing to complete the degree requirements over 2 ½ years can complete the following sequence, which allows for a short summer break during the Summer II session (year one) and Summer I session (year two).

Years Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018 Fall 2018
1 BIT 5594: Web-Based Applications and Electronic Commerce MGT 5804: Leadership in Tech-Based Organizations BIT 5564: Health Information Technology BIT 5524: Business Analytics  & Intelligence I BIT 5534: Applied Business Analytics & Intelligence II ACIS 5574: Healthcare Data Management CS 5044: Object Oriented Analysis & Design
2 ACIS 5504: Sys/Database Concepts ACIS 5524: Advanced Data Management Systems   BIT 5474: Computer Based Decision Support Systems BIT 5484 Cognitive Computing for Smart Service Systems    

Sequence of coursework for students entering in Spring 2017, and following the two-year cycle:

Years Spring 2017 Summer 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018 Fall 2018
1 BIT 5594: Web-Based Applications and Electronic Commerce BIT 5564: Health Information Technology BIT 5524: Business Analytics  & Intelligence I BIT 5534: Applied Business Analytics & Intelligence II MGT 5804: Leadership in Tech-Based Organizations CS 5044: Object Oriented Analysis & Design
2 ACIS 5504: Sys/Database Concepts ACIS 5574: Healthcare Data Management BIT 5474: Computer Based Decision Support Systems ACIS 5524: Advanced Data Management Systems   BIT 5484 Cognitive Computing for Smart Service Systems

Sequence of coursework for students entering in Spring 2017, and following the 2 ½ year cycle:

Years Spring 2017 Summer 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019
1 BIT 5594: Web-Based Applications and Electronic Commerce BIT 5564: Health Information Technology BIT 5524: Business Analytics  & Intelligence I BIT 5534: Applied Business Analytics & Intelligence II ACIS 5574: Healthcare Data Management MGT 5804: Leadership in Tech-Based Organizations BIT 5484 Cognitive Computing for Smart Service Systems
2 ACIS 5504: Sys/Database Concepts   BIT 5474: Computer Based Decision Support Systems ACIS 5524: Advanced Data Management Systems   CS 5044: Object Oriented Analysis & Design