MSIT Courses-Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda - Carnegie Mellon University


Master of Science in Information Technology Courses

The MSIT students at CMU-R pursues their studies as a full-time students at the CMU-R campus for the entire MSIT program. CMU-R offers a stimulating and unique opportunity to study with faculty, researchers and other MS students in one of the world’s most rapidly developing economies.  In addition to offering fundamental courses and a technology enhanced curriculum, CMU-R is strong in  Computer Science Principles for Practicing Engineers, Telecommunications and Computer Networks,  Wireless Networks,  Strategic Use of Digital Information in Enterprises and Information Security, with a special emphasis on emerging ICT innovations and applications in Africa.



The table below lists the graduate-level MSIT courses offered in Rwanda that may be taken to fulfill the 144-unit MSIT graduate course requirement.

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Courses available at Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda

Number Course Title Type Units PreReq Semester(s)
04-601 MSIT First Year Seminar
Elective  3 Fall
04-602 MSIT First Year Seminar Elective 3 Spring
04-605 MSIT Second Year Seminar Elective 6 Fall
04-611 Strategic Use of Digital Information in Enterprises
Core 12 Fall
04-612 Innovation Mgmt and Business Strategy Elective 12 Spring
04-621 Mobile Social Apps Elective 12 Spring
04-630 Computer Science Principles for Practicing Engineers
Core 12 Fall
04-635

Introduction to Info Security
Core 12 Spring
04-641
Fundamentals of Telecommunications and Computer Networks
Core 12 Fall
04-644
Wireless Networks
Core 12 Spring
04-800/A
Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice Elective 12
Spring
04-801/A1
Research Methods Elective 6 Fall
04-801/A2
mHealth Technologies Elective 6
04-801/A1 Fall
04-801/A3
ICT Policy for Social-Economic Transformation Elective 6 Spring
04-801/B4 Smart Grid Technologies Elective 6 Spring
04-801/C4 Wireless System Lab Elective 6

Spring
04-900
MSIT Practicum
Elective 24
Second year standing Fall/Spring
04-980
MSIT Research Project
Elective 15 Fall/Spring


Courses available online from Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda

Number Course Title Units PreReq Semester(s)
15-619
Cloud computing 12
Fall/Spring
17-653
Managing Software Development 12
95-807 Fall
17-655
Architectures for Software Systems 12 95-807 Spring
18-637
Wireless Network Security


18-640
Foundations of Computer Architecture

18-641
Java Smart Phone Development

18-645
How to Write Fast Code 12
Spring
18-732
Secure Software Systems


18-765
Digital System Testing and Testable Design


18-842
Distributed Systems 12 15-410 or 15-412 or 14-342 or
18-342 or 18-348 or 18-349
and 18-345 or 18-756 or 14-740
Spring
18-879
Special Topics in Systems and Controls: Stochastic Optimization 12 Spring
95-703
Database Management 12
Spring & Fall-even yrs
95-705
Telecommunications Management 12 Fall-odd yrs
95-706
Object Oriented Analysis & Design 6 95-807 Fall
95-710
Economic Analysis
6 Fall-odd yrs
95-715
Financial Accounting 6 Spring
95-716
Principles of Finance
6 95-715 Spring-odd years
95-722

Digital Transformation 6
Fall
95-730
E-Business Technology and Management 12
95-705, 95-703, 95-807 Fall
95-752
Intro to Info Security Management 12

Spring -even yrs
95-753
Internet Security 6

Fall
95-756
Information Security Risk Analysis 6
95-796 Stats recommended Spring
95-757
Information Security Risk Policy & Management 6
95-710 Econ recommended
Spring
95-763
Intro to Human Computer Interaction 6
95-807 recommended Fall
95-769
Network Security Analysis 12
95-752 Fall
95-794
Tech Startup (NEW-fall 2012) 6

Fall
95-796
Statistics for IT Managers
6

Spring
95-797
Data Warehousing 6
95-703 Spring
95-807
Object Oriented Programming for Mgrs 12

Spring-odd years
95-808
IT Project Management 6

Fall-odd yrs
95-831
Enterprise Architecture (NEW-fall 2013) 6

TBD-new for Fall 2013
95-833
Global IT Management and Sourcing 12

Fall