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. This online 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 team.
The Master of Information Systems Management program is available only to applicants who are utilizing the Leader Development Grant (LDG) or Ashford University Employee Tuition Benefit (ETB). Federal student financial aid, such as U.S. Department of Education (DoE) Title IV aid and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Tuition Assistance (TA), is not currently available for any student enrolled in this program. Ashford University does not know when the Master of Information Systems Management program will be approved for federal student financial aid.
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. Upon completion of the Master of Information Systems Management degree program, you will be able to:
- Assess business needs and appropriate technological solutions using analytical and critical thinking
- Evaluate the interrelationships between user needs, business goals, and technology solutions
- Apply strategic planning methods for long-term technological solutions
- Integrate dynamic business data demands using ease-of-use technology solutions
- Apply effective project management business technology management, and budgeting models to enterprise issues
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:
IT Organizational Management and Leadership
Project Management (MISM)
Careers in Information Systems Management
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.