For a mid-career professional managing information, people, technologies, or resources, the Applied Information Management (AIM) Master of Science degree can take them to the next level in just two-and-a-half to three years. Individuals are able to study as a part-time student while continuing to work full-time. The degree is offered fully online.
Unlike traditional information technology programs, AIM takes an applied approach, preparing students with big picture perspectives on managing information in a wide variety of organizations and positions - learn with a select group working in high-tech companies, educational institutions, government agencies and non-profits.
The AIM multidisciplinary structure allows students to study information management from four key perspectives: Information management Information design Business management Applied research
AIM Program classes are offered in a range of areas, including data management, project management, information design, business ethics, digital policy, and viral marketing.
TUITION: $655 per credit (quarter hour); $35,370 total plus fees. Tuition is payable on a course-by-course basis.
Admission Requirements: Accredited Bachelor's degree. Job related to AIM curriculum. Five years work experience. Access to certain computer and Internet resources. Official transcripts. Three recommendation letters. Statement of purpose. Professional resume. Autobiographical essay.
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Online Library and Resource Centre Program Manager Small Group Instructor Technical Support Team Curriculum specialist Individualized student support Online registration and payment options
Interactive Sites activities, communication tools and resources Streaming Video (live, podcasts) Blackboard course management system UO and AIM Program e-mail systems
Ranking and Reputation
2004: R1edu is a consortium of research universities that pool their resources and knowledge to provide access to distance learning courses and reference materials. Each year, they recognize outstanding faculty for their work in online education. In 2004, Linda Ettinger, AIM Academic Director, and Jane Maitland-Gholson received the award for their innovative work with the AIM Online Program. 2003: Alfred P. Sloan FoundationOfficer Grant, Curriculum Development 1999- 2002: US Department of EducationLearn Anywhere Anytime Program Grant, Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education University of Oregon is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).
University of Oregon 1277 University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon 97403-1277
Year First Online Courses Offered: 2000
# Online Courses Offered: 19
# Students Studying Online: 50
# Fields of Study Available: 3
Financial Aid for Online Study: Yes
Enrolment Counsellor Phone: 1-800-824-2714