The Master of Professional Studies Program in Enterprise Architecture (MPS/EA) is a unique program designed for professionals aspiring to advance to roles with enterprise wide scope and authority, such as that embodied by an enterprise architect. The MPS/EA provides a comprehensive educational experience in the principles and practice of Enterprise Architecture (EA) and integrates both business and enterprise technical knowledge. The program includes courses in project management, enterprise architecture, cost and value management, organizations, business and project strategy, enterprise modeling, the layers of the enterprise information technology architecture, enterprise architecture case studies, scholarship in enterprise architecture, and leadership, governance and change for enterprise architecture.
The objectives are:
- a clear understanding of the strategic requirements of the enterprise;
- models of the future state, which illustrate what the enterprise should look like across all viewpoints in support of the business strategy;
- a road map of the change initiatives required to reach that future state;
- the requirements, principles, standards, and guidelines that will steer the implementation of change initiatives.