The master's program in Information Systems in Public Administration is designed for graduates of the diploma program in Information Systems in Public Administration, but is also open to graduates of bachelor's programs in information technology (e.g., computer science, media information technology, business information technology, mobile computing) who are interested in a secure job in public administration. Admission to the Master's program is possible in the winter and summer semesters.
Structure of the program
The part-time master's program comprises four semesters for modules and two semesters for the master's thesis. In the first semesters, you will acquire the theoretical and practical foundations.
Four compulsory elective modules and a wide range of optional modules allow you to specialize in areas of your own interest and activity.
- IT Strategy and Management in Public Administration
- Current developments and trends in e-government
- Development of Specialized Procedures
- Mobile computing
- ERP Systems in Public Administration
- Key Technologies in Public Administration
- AI and Data Science in Public Administration
- E-Government Practice Project
Selection of possible electives*
- Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Geoinformatics
- Geodata - Geoinformation - Geoknowledge
- Re-Engineering Business Applications
- Advanced C++ Programming
- Computer Graphics
- Mainframe Programming I
- Mainframe Programming II
- SAP Business Processes: Logistics Overview, Production and Customizing
- Fundamentals and Applications of Electronic Commerce
- Medical Imaging for Diagnostic Applications
- Medical imaging for interventional applications
- Usability for Engineers and Computer Scientists
- E-Health - Information Management in Healthcare
- The R and RStudio Environment
- Information Retrieval
- Public Procurement Law
- Technology and Law
- Media Law
- Bavarian Constitutional Law
- Contract Drafting and Management
*) Non-binding list. The specific modules offered in each semester are announced in the module handbook or, in the case of VHB modules that can be recognized, are determined by the examination board of the Master in Information Systems in Public Administration. Two compulsory elective modules serve to deepen competencies in selected special fields of computer science. In another two compulsory elective modules, the understanding of the use of operational application systems in public administration will be expanded under legal or economic aspects; at the same time or instead, students will have the opportunity to expand their social, personal, linguistic and intercultural skills.
In the fifth/sixth semester, you will write your Master's thesis (30 ECTS). This can be done in the public sector or outside.