[by Russ Nelson, UAH, Photo: UAH College of Business, Michael Mercier, UAH]
The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of The University of Alabama System, announced that the UAH College of Business Master’s Program in Information Systems has been ranked number 26 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
The ranking appears under the classification “Best Online Master’s in Information Technology Programs” and represents a significant validation of the quality and value of the College’s online MS-IS curriculum.
“I would like to recognize and thank our faculty for doing such an outstanding job with our information systems graduate program,” says the Dean of the College of Business, Dr. Jason Greene. “They have championed this online program and ensured that each and every course was designed specifically for online learning. I am grateful that we are able to provide our students with a high-quality program that provides flexibility as they become leaders and subject matter experts within their information systems careers.”
UAH graduates in MS in Information Systems are readily positioned to take advantage of one of the fastest-growing career fields in the country. This online option affords students the capability to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in a managerial or executive IS role.
“Our MS IS program has been available fully online for several years,” Dr. Greene notes. “We are building on this experience in our recently launched fully online MBA program, which has the same high standards for quality, flexibility and value in serving working professionals in Huntsville and throughout the region.”
The UAH College of Business faculty is uniquely connected to local industry through strong community partnerships to bring both professional experience and advanced research to this coursework. The new ranking demonstrates that COB IS graduates are obtaining in-demand technical skills and essential business knowledge, while providing opportunities for real-world experience with leading companies and agencies in the area.