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DATA ANALYTICS CERTIFICATE TO BE OFFERED A new certificate in Data Analytics will be offered as part of the MS in MIS program, starting in the Fall 2014 semester. For details on this certificate, visit the Graduate Certificates page. [January 28, 2014]
ISQA EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: VISITING RESEARCH ASSOCIATE/POST-DOC The ISQA department invites applications for a visiting research associate/postdoc for the 2014 calendar year. Candidates must possess an appropriate doctorate in Information Systems, Information Technology, or related fields from a nationally-recognized university. The department is seeking strong candidates with research capability in one or more of the following or related areas: big data, business analytics, business intelligence, data quality, IT for development, open-source systems, human-computer interaction, information systems strategy, online education, and/or project management. For more information, please see the IS&T Employment Page. [September 7, 2013]
IT ADMINISTRATION CERTIFICATE NOW AVAILABLE A new undergraduate certificate in Information Technology Administration has been designed for students who are interested in managing the complex technical infrastructure of today’s organizations. This certificate is offered in partnership with University of Agder in Norway (UiA), a sister university to UNO. For details on this certificate, visit the Undergraduate Certificates page. [July 26, 2013]
ANALYTICS CONCENTRATION TO BE OFFERED A new concentration in Analytics will be offered as part of the MS in MIS program, starting in the Fall 2013 semester. For details on this concentration, visit the Graduate Concentrations page. [November 13, 2012]
NEW INTERNATIONAL DUAL DEGREES ADDED The MS in MIS program has added two international dual degree tracks in collaboration with the Management Center Innsbruck in Austria and the Technical University of Braunschweig in Germany. These dual degree tracks require half of the graduate coursework to be taken at one of these partner institutions. For more information, check out the international dual degree page. [July 23, 2012]
GRADUATE STUDENTS PRESENT CAPSTONE PROJECT TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COORDINATING COUNCIL. The Spring 2012 MS in MIS Capstone group under the name Team UniteDVCC was commissioned to develop a data collection and reporting system for Domestic Violence Coordinating Council (DVCC). This system allowed for input of various aggregate statistical data from the partners of DVCC. It further provided DVCC the ability to summarize this data for reporting purposes as needed in the grant application process as well as for use by DVCC in their daily operations and performance improvement initiatives.The completed application-the UniteDVCC System-provides a web-based interface for partner agencies to enter their respective reporting data for use by DVCC. This Capstone class comprised of fifteen students who made up the UniteDVCC team. The UniteDVCC system will help the DVCC fight Domestic Violence in the Omaha Area through the power of data analysis, making our community a safer place to live. [May 4, 2012]
ISQA OFFERS UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATES ISQA now offers two undergraduate certificates on the subjects of Data Management and systems development. The goal of these certificates is to provide non-traditional and traditional students an opportunity to take a focused set of undergraduate courses and earn a certificate of completion. Should a student decide to pursue a degree after starting or completing the certificate program, all credits taken for a certificate can be applied towards the completion of an undergraduate degree in the college. You can find out more about these certificates at the ISQA Undergraduate Certificates page. [November 15, 2011]
UNO NAMED FINALIST FOR SERVICE AWARD The University of Nebraska at Omaha was nominated as a finalist in the General Community Service category for the the 2010 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. This selection is recognition from the highest levels of the federal government of UNO's commitment to service and civic engagement.
The ISQA department has long contributed to UNO's service learning activities, through projects such as the undergraduate systems development capstone projects, the computer skills teaching project at the Douglas County Department of Corrections, the graduate capstone course, and the Information Technology for Development program which provides IT counseling for local microenterprises. [May 16, 2011]
A short video highlighting ISQA's accomplishments can be found here.
ISQA E-LEARNING SITE The ISQA department has steadily been working on its online offerings. All information about these programs and options is now available on the ISQA e-Learning website.
UNO HONORS PROGRAM Undergraduate students interested in pursuing the UNO Honors Program are invited to check out their options at the Honors Program Website. Program benefits and requirements are specificied here in great detail.
ABET ACCREDITATION The ISQA undergraduate Information Systems program is now one of only a handful of programs in the world that is accredited by ABET, an international accreditation organization for engineering and technology www.abet.org.
NORWAY EXCHANGE PROGRAM ISQA undergraduate and graduate students can now attend a semester overseas in wonderful Southern Norway!!! UNO and Agder University College, Kristiansand, Norway have signed an exchange agreement to allow students working towards a MIS degree or interested in a MIS minor, or MIS area of concentration to take a semester of their course work in Norway. For more information click see this web page or please contact Dr. Deepak Khazanchi or Stephanie Cannon.
ISQA Chair: Dr. Ilze Zigurs - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undergraduate Advising: Farida Majid - email@example.com.
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Information Systems & Quantitative Analysis
College of Information Science and Technology
The Peter Kiewit Institute
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, NE 68182-0392
Phone: (402) 554-3770 Fax: (402) 554-3400