new masters degree at CMU in very large information systems

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Date: 13 Jun 2005 08:57:24 -0700
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Carnegie Mellon University
Masters of Science in Information Technology Specialization in Very Large Information Systems

(CMU MSIT VLIS) With the drastic drop in the price of storage and the rise of the Internet, many organizations have deployed very large information systems, but they are not equipped to manage them successfully and efficiently. As systems scale in size, a broad collection of issues must be reconsidered: privacy, security, availability, risks, costs, and performance.

Carnegie Mellon University is offering a new professional degree: Masters of Science in Information Technology, Specialization in Very Large Information Systems. The goal of this program is to train a new generation of premier technologists. Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to create and manage the layers of technology involved in the next generation of massive information system deployments.

Curriculum Core Courses

  • Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning (15-681)
  • Human Computer Interaction for Computer Scientists (05-TBA)
  • Information Retrieval (11-741)
  • Introduction to Computer Security (18-730)
  • Privacy Technology (17-702)
  • Software Engineering for IT (11-791)
  • Very Large Information Systems (17-TBA)

Carnegie Mellon University is seeking applications from highly talented Computer Scientists and Computer Engineers for the first class of this new degree program. The application process for Fall 2005 is still open.

Please visit for more information. Received on Mon Jun 13 2005 - 17:57:24 CEST

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