Programs
   
 

   
  How to apply ( FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS , including Undergraduate and Graduate )    
 

Step 1.

From October 1 ~ March 31 all application materials and supporting documents should be mailed to:

Office of Exams

National Chung Cheng University

168, University Rd., Min-Hsiung

Chia-Yi 621, Taiwan, R. O. C.

To complete an application, the applicant must submit the following documents :
a. Two copies of application form attached with a recent photograph
b. One copy of diplomas obtained (with certified Chinese or English translation if the original is in other languages) and one copy of complete transcripts in English .
c. Two recommendation letters.
d. A health certificate (including HIV tests)
e. A statement of purpose in Chinese or English
f. Financial statement (a certificate showing sufficient financial support for his/her education, maintenance and living expenses in Taiwan)
g. Some programs have additional requirement ,please visit departmental web pages, or contact the department directly.

Step 2. All decision letters will be mailed in mid-May .

Step 3. Before June 15 , students who receive the admission must reply to the department make sure whether he/she will come to Chung Cheng University.

Step 4. Information about registration will be sent in early August .

Step 5. Registration date: Mid-September .

   
         
 
Undergraduate Program
The undergraduate program is intended to provide students with knowledge about organizations and how to employ Information Technology to management situations. The curriculum integrates technical knowledge of computer hardware and software with business and organizational knowledge. To complete the bachelor's degree, students must fulfill the following requirements:

Graduate Credit Hours -141 credits, including but not limited to: basic language training, mathematics, management theory, basic technical knowledge of computers, and systems development training.
   
       
 
Master Program
Graduate Institute of Information Management
The master program offered by the Graduate Institute of Information Management aims to train middle- and upper-level information managers with both management theory and practical up-to-date information technologies. To complete the master degree, students must fulfill the following requirements:
Prerequisite Courses
Must take 7 prerequisite courses and the grade of each courses must exceed 70 points. The prerequisite courses include Introduction to Business, Accounting, Introduction to Management Information System, Statistics, Data Structure, System Analysis and Design, and Database Management.
Graduate Credit Hours
30 (Excluding master thesis)
Thesis
By the end of the second semester, each student should submit a paper with his/her adviser approval summarizing a research topic, its scope, purpose, and possible contribution. After it is approved, there is an official proposal defense in the first half of the third semester. The final oral defense is scheduled in early June.
Conference Paper
In addition, each student is asked to submit a paper to an academic conference as a requirement for graduation.
   
 
Graduate Institute of Healthcare Information Management
   
 
The master program offered by the graduate Institute of Healthcare Information Management aims to train middle- and upper-level information managers especially for healthcare institutions with both management theory and practical up-to-date information technologies. To complete the master degree, students must fulfill the following requirements:
   
 
Prerequisite Courses
Must take 7 prerequisite courses and the grade of each courses must exceed 70 points. The prerequisite courses include Introduction to Business, Accounting, Management Information System, Statistics, Data Structure, System Analysis and Design, and Database Management.
Graduate Credit Hours
36 (Including master thesis)
Thesis
By the end of the second semester, each student should submit a paper with his/her adviser approval summarizing a research topic, its scope, purpose, and possible contribution. After it is approved, there is an official proposal defense in the first half of the third semester. The final oral defense is scheduled in early June.
Practical Training
Each student is asked to attend a medical management course for accepting practical training of a medical institution in summer vacation.
   
 
Executive Master of Business Administration
   
 
The executive master of business administration program is management-oriented program and intent to promote the recognition of information technology to the outsider of academia, so that the organizations can apply information technology to improve management efficiency and effectiveness. To complete the master degree, students must fulfill the following requirements:
   
 
Prerequisite Courses
Basic Computer Concept and Quantitative Analysis Methods
Graduate Credit Hours
36 (Including master thesis)
Thesis
By the end of the second semester, each student should submit a paper with his/her adviser approval summarizing a research topic, its scope, purpose, and possible contribution. After it is approved, there is an official proposal defense in the first half of the third semester. The final oral defense is scheduled in early June.
   
       
 
Ph.D. Program
   
 
The Ph.D. program, established in 1999, has forty one students. The Ph.D. program is intended to prepare the student towards a career in academia. In this program, students must receive training in Research Methods, Management Information System and Information Technology Management. The training in the expertise of information management emphasis on taking advantage of information technology and applying management-oriented thinking to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness. The academic training focuses on applying relevant theories in academic research with practice-oriented thinking. To complete the Ph. D. degree, doctoral students must fulfill the following requirements:
   
 
Prerequisite Courses
Must take 5 prerequisite courses and the grade of each courses must exceed 70 points. The prerequisite courses include Management Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, System Analysis and Design, Database and Management, and Business Communication and Network.
Graduate Credit Hours
39 (Excluding dissertation)
Qualification
Doctoral students must pass in the qualification examination concerning their major field.
Journal Papers
Each student is asked to submit a paper to an overseas academic journal and another paper to an academic journal listed in TSSCI, SCI and SSCI.
Dissertation
Doctoral candidate should submit a paper with his/her adviser approval summarizing a research topic, its scope, purpose, and possible contribution. After it is approved, there is an official proposal defense conducted by the dissertation oral defense committee.
   
 
   
 

   
   
   
 
 
 
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