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MS in Business Information Technology (MS-BIT) - Weekend Program

Program Overview

Areas: IT, Business, Computing, Management

Duration: 2 years, 4 semesters

Credits: 31

Career Paths: IT Operations Manager, IT Product Manager, Software House Manager, Business Development Manager, IT Support Specialist

  • Program Description

    MS in Business Information Technology (MS-BIT) has been designed to produce managers who can propose, deploy and supervise Information Technology solutions in organizations thereby imparting them with competitive advantage.

    MS-BIT builds up a solid understanding of the changing needs in the use of IT for developing effective business solutions. It is an advanced degree which explores the integration of IT with other systems in an organization. MS-BIT curriculum prepares its graduates to lead the implementation of an organization’s IT and e-business strategies thereby increasing productivity.

    The curriculum of MS-BIT, comprising 31 credit hours and spread over 4 semesters, reinforces key concepts in Information Retrieval, Business Process Modeling and Quality Management and then follows up with application of these concepts in the design of Enterprise systems. Emphasis areas of the MS-BIT program comprise integration of IT with business systems, project management and implementation strategies for complex systems.

    Classes of MS-BIT program are held at Tarogil (Raiwind Road) Campus on weekends only.

    Tuition Fee of MS-BIT program is charged on reduced rate and is payable on monthly basis to facilitate working students.

  • Admission Requirement

    The eligibility criteria for admission to MS-BIT program are a 4-year degree in Business Computing, Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration or Software Engineering; from an HEC recognized institution, with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicants who are deficient in pre-requisite areas will be required to make up their deficiency before being allowed entry into the program. Applicants to MS-BIT program are also required to qualify the NTS-GAT exam with at least 50% aggregate marks.

  • Study Plan

    The curriculum of MS-BIT reinforces key concepts in Information Retrieval, Business Process Modeling and Quality Management and then follows up with application of these concepts in the design of Enterprise systems. Emphasis areas of the MS-BIT program comprise integration of IT with business systems, project management and implementation strategies for complex systems. Some of the courses offered at MS-BIT are Information retrieval and Security, Project Management practice, Entrepreneurship in IT, Business Process Modeling, Business Quality management, and ERP Systems Implementation. The study plan is given below:

    • Semester I - Year I

      Course Code Course Title Credit Hrs.
      BUS-502 Mathematical and Statistical Analysis 3
      MGT-501 Project Management Practice 3
      BUS–501 Business Methods (2)/CSC-501 IT Methods (2) 2
        Total 8
    • Semester II - Year I

      Course Code Course Title Credit Hrs.
      BUS-503 Business Process Modeling 3
      CSC-502 Information Management and Security 3
      BUS-504 Business Research Methods 2
        Total 8
    • Semester III - Year II

      Course Code Course Title Credit Hrs.
      CSC-601 ERP System Implementation 3
      CSC-503 Entrepreneurship in IT 3
      PRJ-601 Thesis-Analysis and Design 3
        Total 9
    • Semester IV - Year II

      Course Code Course Title Credit Hrs.
      MGT-502 Operations Research 3
      PRJ-602 Thesis Implementation 3
        Total 6

    Notes: -> Total Credit Hours in the Program 31
    -> Courses may be offered in lieu of Thesis.
    -> The study plan is subject to change. Students are advised to contact their program coordinator for updated study plan.

  • Degree Requirement

    Completion of credit hours and thesis