MBA in Information Systems

Online MBA in Information Systems

With an MBA in Information Systems from the Forbes School of Business® at Ashford University, you will learn to serve many technology needs of an organization.. Through three specific courses of the Information Systems specialization, you will prepare for a potential career in the information technology industry while you explore such topics as database management, essential business software, information processing, and systems development.

Earn your MBA with Information Systems specialization online

Learn about the tech world and earn your information systems focused degree from an online university that keeps up with your fast-paced lifestyle. Through online courses and forward thinking mobile apps, you can stay connected no matter where your work takes you. From your computer to your smartphone, earn your online information systems focused degree from Ashford University.

What is an MBA in Information Systems?

An MBA in Information Systems is a graduate-level business administration degree specially suited for information technology professionals. While pursuing an MBA in Information Systems, students study topics like database management, information processing, business software, and systems development. Graduates with Information Systems MBAs are prepared for a variety of careers within the tech industry and for technical management roles in non-tech businesses and organizations. They may become software product managers, IT directors, senior systems engineers, and operations managers.

To learn more about what an MBA in Information Systems involves, access information regarding MBA classes and courses, MBA program details and more.

Information Systems MBA Courses

(9 credits, each course is 3 credits)

To achieve your MBA in Information Systems, you must complete these three courses of the Information Systems specialization in addition to the core MBA courses.

INF 620 Management of Information Systems
This course introduces the fundamentals of computer systems, the role of information processing in the business environment, and provides a basic overview of essential computer software. The course also provides an overview of systems development, operating systems and programming, database management, networking, and telecommunications all from a management perspective.

INF 630 Systems Analysis
This course addresses the many business systems issues unique to the information services function within organizations. Coverage includes information systems planning, managing the information infrastructure, justifying information technology investments, the costing of services and networks, evaluating information system performance, alternative information service delivery modes, managing distributed and end-user computing, project and operations management, systems security, and the management of information technology professionals.

INF 690 ISS Capstone Seminar
This course emphasizes the use of information technology to develop distinct competitive advantage in relations with competitors, customers, and suppliers, and with respect to products and services. Course participants examine strategies of actual companies and identify other strategies that can be deployed to gain competitive advantage in diverse settings. In addition, the course is cumulative in nature, integrating knowledge and information attained while completing the entire MBA curriculum. The capstone project requires generation and presentation of an organizational information systems strategic plan.

If this online MBA specialization fits your personal goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.