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Master of Information Systems Management

Do you dream of managing an IT organization? Make yourself marketable in one of today’s most competitive and in-demand fields with your Master of Information Systems Management degree from Ashford University. Also known as a management information systems degree (MIS degree), this online information systems management degree program will prepare you for roles that require critical thinking and a holistic understanding of how technology impacts organizations and individuals, while developing the management skills necessary for you to affect change and lead your IT team.

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What you will learn

The Master of Information Systems Management program provides students with the education and skills needed to oversee complex information technology organizations. With employment in this field projected to grow 15 percent from 2014 to 2024 (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), this graduate program focuses on many of the qualities employers desire most: strategic business alignment, budgeting, decision support, and interpersonal skills development. What makes this master of information systems program different than others, is that it provides classes in ethics that are specifically tailored for IT management professionals. You will learn business ethics, data ethics, as well as different organizational management skills and change management. Upon completion of the Master of Information Systems Management degree program, you will be able to:

  • Assess IT business needs and appropriate technological solutions using analytical and critical thinking
  • Evaluate the interrelationships between user needs, business goals, and information technology solutions
  • Apply strategic planning methods for long-term information technology solutions
  • Integrate dynamic business data demands using ease-of-use IT solutions
  • Apply effective project management business technology management, and budgeting models to enterprise issues

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Your Courses in Information Systems Management

A Master’s in Information Systems Management from Ashford University will prepare you with the knowledge and training to be a leader in information systems and technology. You will also add a specialization to your master’s program to provide further focus to your studies.

Major Course Requirements (33 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)

Specializations in Information Systems Management

Delve into other areas of information systems management with a specialization added to your Master’s program. A specialization consists of three (3), three (3) credit courses. Choose from the following specializations:

Business Intelligence

IT Organizational Management and Leadership

Project Management (MISM)

Master of Information Systems Management

The Master of Information Systems Management degree program at the Forbes School of Business & Technology provides the ideal education for mid-career Information Technology professionals looking to move ahead. Program Chair Dr. Stephanie Young-Gonzaga explains what students will learn in the program.

Careers in Information Systems Management

The growing demand for IT managers can open the door for a wide variety of information systems management careers. If you have a love for technology, strong leadership skills, and an analytical nature, pursuing an information systems management degree could be the perfect fit for you. When you graduate with your Master of Information Systems Management, you will be prepared for a career in which a broad background and specialized knowledge are required. Explore a list of careers below to find out more.

Information Systems Management Careers

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Are you currently a licensed RN?

This program requires you to be a current licensed registered nurse. Please check out other programs to reach your education goals such as the BA in Health and Wellness.