Master of Science in Information Systems
Information Systems Management
Secure an IS Degree with Information Systems Management
Consider a Strayer University Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) degree with Information Systems Management concentration for an exciting future. In today’s global, interconnected economy, information systems professionals are in high demand.
- Become a strong manager and decision maker in the technology domain.
- Develop key skill sets, such as risk identification, management, and mitigation; disaster recovery planning; auditing; and computer incident response team creation.
Appropriate for students with leadership aspirations with minimal technology experience, as well as those with a technology background who wish to broaden their analytic, leadership and technical abilities.
Our online classes and on-campus coursework provides preparation for students interested in roles such as Information Technology or Information Systems Manager/Director, Data Processing Manager, MIS Director, Computing Services Director, Director of Application Development, or Technical Services Manager.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Describe the components of an effective organizational risk management program.
- Describe techniques for identifying relevant threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits.
- Describe concepts for implementing risk mitigation throughout an organization.
- Create a business continuity plan (BCP) based on the findings of a given risk assessment for an organization.
- Create a disaster recovery plan (DRP) based on the findings of a given risk assessment for an organization.
- Create a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) plan for an organization in a given scenario.
- Describe and apply the Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT) framework to perform IT Audits.
- Describe information technology general controls based on the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) best practices.
- Describe the Internal Standards Organization (ISO) standards that apply to information technology standards.
- Describe and create an information technology disaster recovery plan.
- CIS 525-Advanced Agile Project Management
- CIS 527-IT Risk Management
- CIS 558-Information Technology Audit and Control
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 rates are $28,820 for both full-time and part-time students. Tuition rates apply to all new and readmit undergraduate students enrolling for Winter 2014 and future quarters. Rates also apply to undergraduate students who enrolled in the Fall 2013 Graduation Fund Plus Program at participating campuses in Virginia and Texas. For all other students enrolled prior to Winter 2014, please visit www.strayer.edu/tuition-and-fees for undergraduate tuition rates. 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|