Archives for August 2011

New MS prepares students for careers in protecting information systems

 MS IT auditing

The Fox School’s Department of Management Information Systems is pleased to announce that admissions for spring and fall 2012 are now open for a new Master of Science program – MS in Information Technology Auditing and Cyber-Security (MS ITACS). The new MS will prepare students for careers  in protecting and evaluating organizational information systems. IT auditing offers one of the fastest growing and highest paying jobs in the market.

The MS ITACS will produce entry-level IT auditors who have the skills and knowledge needed to pass the Information Systems Audit and Control Association’s (ISACA) Certified Information System Auditor exam. 

For more information view the Fox School’s announcement or the recent article in the Bucks County Courier Times.

To apply and learn more, visit

New opportunities for internship and work experience in MIS

The Fox School’s Institute for Business and Information Technology is pleased to announce a program for industry to engage with students. The program termed “industry experience” provides students with new options to gain ‘experiential’ – on the job learning. The highly customizable and flexible program provides employers with access to student employees. The IBIT industry experience consists of three different types of internships:

  • Traditional internships in which students are employed on site, have a fixed schedule, and a general supervisor and mentor.
  • Project-based internships in which students interact with the firm on a project basis, follow a flexible schedule, work on-site and off-site, and have a project-based supervisor.
  • Service learning internships in which students work on a community-service project that is of interest to the employees of the firm.

Students receive academic credit and will register for a class that is graded as part of the industry experience. The instructor will provide the overall structure for the experience, the employer is responsible for supervising the student.  For more information, please visit:

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