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.

You will:

  • 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

Click here to see full Information Systems – IT Project Management curriculum and course descriptions

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Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 267-284-5000), which is one of the six regional accrediting bodies in the United States. The Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.


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