Master of Science in Information Systems
Software Engineering Management
Master Software Engineering Management with an Advanced Degree in Information Systems
Consider a Strayer University Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) degree with Software Engineering Management concentration for an exciting future. In today’s global, interconnected economy, information systems professionals are in high demand.
- Develop the foundational knowledge and technical skills you need to design and build software systems.
- Learn to apply requirements engineering (RE) techniques through contemporary practice and tools.
- Master a structural view of the Unified Modeling Language (UML).
- Focus on a broad range of capabilities, including creating project and software engineering plans, analyzing reports, applying RE techniques and systematic modeling techniques.
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
- Develop project plans and schedules that satisfy user requirements.
- Develop procedures to deliver and maintain the systems to include change management activities.
- Develop a software engineering plan to address and solve a proposed business problem.
- Explain the methods of creating, measuring and controlling work products and work processes.
- Explain and analyze Earned Value Reporting in software projects.
- Describe and apply requirements engineering (RE) techniques through contemporary practice and tools.
- Describe the techniques and develop a requirements specification document that solves a proposed business problem.
- Develop systematic modeling techniques that satisfy functional nonfunctional requirements.
- Develop a structural view of systems with the Unified Modeling Language (UML).
- CIS 518-Advanced Software Engineering
- CIS 554-IT Project Leadership Strategies
- CIS 555-Requirements Engineering
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|