Master of Science in Information Systems
It Project Management
Better Manage IT Projects with an Advanced Degree in Information Systems
Consider a Strayer University Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) degree with IT Project Management concentration for an exciting future. In today’s global, interconnected economy, information systems professionals are in high demand.
- Enhance your theoretical and practical foundations of IT project management.
- Prepare yourself for a broad range of high-level responsibilities, such as developing strategic, corporate IT project plans
- Create project integration plans, activities, and schedules for applications
- Learn to maintain applications and interact with internal and external partners
Appropriate for business and technology leaders who wish to take their skills to the next level.
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
- Apply the concepts of risk management in a project context to develop an appropriate risk management plan as a key element of the project management process.
- Conduct a quantitative analysis of the project risks and opportunities, including the triggering events for each of the project risks.
- Describe the role of Agile coaches and required leadership attributes.
- Compare and contrast the frameworks, standards and guidelines for managing software projects.
- Explain the use of process frameworks for developing technology-based systems.
- Compare and contrast traditional with iterative software development process models.
- Compare and explain the frameworks, standards and guidelines for product foundations.
- Explain the planning process for software projects and prepare project estimation plans.
- Explain the methods of creating, measuring and controlling work products and work processes.
- BUS 519-Project Risk Management
- CIS 525-Advanced Agile Project Management
- CIS 554-IT Project Leadership Strategies
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|