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Master of Science in Management and Information Systems
Preparing highly skilled and effective information technology personnel
  1. About
  2. Admission
  3. Courses
  4. Cost
  5. Faculty

Designed for:

Business majors who want advanced training in their field while adding Information Systems skills to their educational vitae or Information Systems students/professionals seeking graduate work.

To start, you need:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Completion of required UG courses
  • Knowledge of programming language widely used in industry

Get the details on admission requirements, processes, and timelines

Finishing will take:

  • 2 years
    • Can be finished in as few as four terms
  • 48 credits
  • A professional project

Begin your MS in Management and Information Systems program:

Winter term; students who begin the program in fall have a better advantage for registration in the core sequence

Where you will take classes:

  • On campus

Technology you will need:

  • Computer
  • Internet connection

Where this degree can take you:

  • Business Management
  • Business Analyst
  • Teaching at the college level
  • Advancement in current IT career

What you will learn:

This program is designed to provide students with a mature foundation of business concepts and practices together with theoretical knowledge of the fundamental disciplines and practices that enable modern information systems. Courses are designed and taught by content experts, with Business courses taught by Business faculty and Information Systems courses taught by Computer Science faculty.

Learning outcomes:

Students in this program will:
  1. Develop a thorough understanding of the core foundational computing principles that underlie modern information systems.
  2. Demonstrate the technical communication skills needed to interact with IT industry professionals.
  3. Learn fundamental business practices (e.g., accounting, finance, data analysis, management, and marketing) which will enhance their ability to understand a business’s information needs and to develop better systems to address those needs.

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