Curriculum

The MS in Data and Information Management curriculum encompasses database administration; data warehousing; data mining; and algorithms for efficiently analyzing, searching, retrieving, and transforming large data sets. Courses blend theory and practice to teach traditional data management methods as well as the latest technology and techniques for managing and processing big data.

In addition to the six courses shown below, students must complete six hours of capstone project work (ITEC 695). This program is currently designed for students to enter during the Fall semesters.

First semester Second Semester
Third Semester Fourth Semester

541
Advanced DBMS

645
Information Security and Assurance

*

542
Warehousing, Mining, Reporting

660
Algorithms and Data Structures

*

641
Distributed DBMS

647
Information Architecture

695
Capstone

685
Information Analytics

643
Performance and Scalability

695
Capstone

* Additional graduate course. Graduate students are required to take at least nine credit hours per semester.

Entry to the program

DAIM is only accepting students for Fall semesters at this time. Transfer credit is possible, and a part-time program is conditionally available. For more information, please contact Dr. Jeff Pittges jpittges@radford.edu.