Master of Science in Information Systems
Our Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) program will instill the proficiencies you need to set strategy and deploy technology solutions in the modern business world.
In 1597, Sir Francis Bacon said, "Knowledge is power." We agree, and that's why our program is designed to ensure you have a strong theoretical and practical foundation* to work effectively and advance rapidly.
*The School of Information Systems and Technology uses virtual, live labs such as MOAC Labs, EC-Council-ILabs, and Toolwire , which provide a live, networked environment, with anytime/anywhere access. Online classes and on-campus courses are available to all students.
Key Learning Objectives
- Design information technology solutions to enhance organizational objectives and performance.
- Analyze organizational problems and identify the information technology requirements appropriate to its solution.
- Design and develop effective information technology project plans with graphic representations into the user environment.
- Develop and apply management and leadership skills in support of ongoing information technology operations.
- Evaluate and justify information systems solutions that satisfy organizational needs.
- Analyze the impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
- Apply critical analysis of data and research skills that exploit organizational opportunities created by technology innovations.
- Communicate in writing and with graphic representations to a wide-range of audiences.
- Develop effective communication plans with a range of audiences to accomplish a common goal.
- Justify and support the professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities of securing data and infrastructure.
Learn to design, implement, and manage systems with portability, scalability, and interoperability. Strengthen your planning and communication skills, and deepen your awareness of business functions and technical operations. Empower yourself for a successful career in this rapidly growing field.
The MSIS curriculum offers a broad set of competencies, with an emphasis on modern information systems and computer concepts. Tailor your degree to your unique learning goals with a choice of 6 different concentrations.
|Computer Forensic Management||Information Systems Management|
|Computer Security Management||It Project Management|
|Enterprise Network Management||Software Engineering Management|
Program LengthStrayer University students are mostly working adults who earn their degrees at their own pace and on their own schedule. Most students attend part-time, and the normal time to complete this program is 4.5 years.
On-Time Graduation Rate84% of our students who graduated from this program between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, did so within 4.5 years.
Program CostsCost information for Strayer University programs is available at www.strayer.edu/tuition-and-fees. The tuition and fees for the entire program, at current part-time tuition rates, are $28,820. The tuition and fees for the entire program for all Tennessee students are $28,820. The total estimated cost for books and supplies for the entire program is $1,800. Strayer University does not offer on-campus housing.
Median Loan DebtFor all students completing this program between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, the median cumulative loan debt for each of the following are:
- Federal student loans: $31,700
- Private loans: $0
- Institutional finance loans: $0
Occupations for this program
The following U.S. Department of Labor Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes and occupational titles are disclosed pursuant to U.S. Department of Education regulations, and correspond to the U.S. Department of Education Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code for this program.
|Title||O*Net Link||SOC Code|
|Business Intelligence Analysts||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1199.08||15-1199.08|
|Computer and Information Research Scientists||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1111.00||15-1111.00|
|Computer and Information Systems Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-3021.00||11-3021.00|
|Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-1021.00||25-1021.00|
|Data Warehousing Specialists||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1199.07||15-1199.07|
|Document Management Specialists||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1199.12||15-1199.12|
|Geographic Information Systems Technicians||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1199.05||15-1199.05|
|Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1199.04||15-1199.04|
|Search Marketing Strategists||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1199.10||15-1199.10|
|Software Developers, Systems Software||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1133.00||15-1133.00|
|Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1199.01||15-1199.01|