Information Quality


Degrees and Certificates Offered

Graduate certificate and Master of Science in Information Quality. See Integrated Computing for information about the Doctor of Philosophy in Integrated Computing with Information Quality emphasis.


Program Coordinator Contact Information

Dr. John R. Talburt

Phone: 501.371.7616

Email: jrtalburt@ualr.edu


Admission Requirements


GC

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with an overall GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale). Candidates who have a background in computer programming, database concepts, and applied statistics or who have professional experience in any information quality role will be the most prepared to enter and successfully complete the certificate program.
  • Completion of any remedial course work that may be specified by the department for the certificate program. Students seeking regular admission to the certificate program are expected to have completed (with a grade of B or better in each course) course work or to have professional experience equivalent to the following UALR courses:
    • IFSC 2300 Object-oriented Technology
    • IFSC 3320 Database Concepts
    • STAT 2350 Introduction to Statistical Methods
  • The GMAT or GRE is not required.

M.S.

  • Baccalaureate degree in information science, computer science, computer information systems, management, or a related discipline from an accredited institution.
  • Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test section or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores. For regular admission, applicants should have a minimum GRE Verbal Reasoning score of 142, a minimum GRE Quantitative Reasoning Score of 142, (minimum Total Score of 297),and the GRE Analytical Writing Score of at least 3.0 or a GMAT Score of at least 420. The GRE/GMAT requirement is waived for applicants who have completed the UALR Graduate Certificate Program with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • Statement of Interest
  • Resume
  • Completion of any remedial course work that may be specified by the department; in particular, all students seeking regular admission to the program are expected to have completed (with a grade of B or better in each course) undergraduate course work equivalent to the following UALR undergraduate courses:
    • IFSC 2300 Object-oriented Software
    • IFSC 3320 Database Concepts
    • STAT 2350 Introduction to Statistical Methods
    • Waiver of any or all of these prerequisite courses is at the discretion of the Information Quality Graduate Committee.

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