A data management degree exposes you to the data management platforms, software, and tools you need to make strong business decisions backed by data. Your online data management program will help you:

  • Prepare for your CompTIA Network+ and ISC2 certification exams
  • Describe decision support systems (DSS) in the context of managerial decision making
  • Use data mining visualization and heuristic options in discovery and decision support processes
  • Describe DSS and data management software packages and their application to organizational practice
  • Explain the application of business analytics and data mining in Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Develop enterprise data management, data warehousing and decision support methods to solve proposed business problems
  • Compare on-line transaction processing with online analytic processing


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  • CIS 356 - Decision Support and Business Intelligence

    Students can take either CIS 356 OR CRJ 441


    Learn the techniques and frameworks for, and application of, computerized decision support systems that support managerial decision making, including data management platforms and software. Topics include the characteristics, structure, uses and types of decision support systems.

  • CIS 429 - Data Warehouse Planning

    Explore the principles, approaches and critical issues in planning, designing and deploying data warehouses. Topics include data extraction, data cleansing, data transformation, architecture and infrastructure. Students will examine recent trends in data warehousing, metadata and architectural components. 

  • CIS 443 - Agile Project Management

    Get an introduction to Agile Project Management. Students are presented with core values, fundamentals, frameworks and the practices in various Agile phases. Topics also include governance, quality and the application of Agile methods into organizational settings.

  • CIS 446 - Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

    Examine the key business processes supported by modern Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Students will explore the full cycle of ERP and enterprise data management across functional areas, with an emphasis on coordinating activities among diverse process groups.



  • CIS 210 - Systems Analysis and Development

    This course presents the processes, methods, techniques and tools that organizations use to effectively architect computer-based technologies. Topics include a fundamental review of project management and data design followed by the processes required to gather and articulate business requirements. Students will acquire skills to procure, evaluate, test and systematically build systems for integration into an organization.

  • CIS 333 - Networking Security Fundamentals

    Study computer information system security principles, challenges, vulnerabilities and countermeasure strategies. Topics include definition of security terms, concepts, elements, and goals. Explore industry standards and practices that focus on the availability, integrity and confidentiality aspects of information systems security.

  • CIS 336 - Enterprise Architecture

    Explore the design, selection, implementation and management of enterprise IT solutions. Topics include frameworks and strategies for infrastructure management, system administration, data/information architecture, content management, distributed computing, middleware, legacy system integration, system consolidation, software selection, total cost of ownership calculation, IT investment analysis and emerging technologies.

  • CIS 348 - Information Technology Project Management

    Examine the processes, methods, techniques and tools that organizations use to manage their information technology projects in accordance with the Project Management Institutes Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Focus on the methodology and project management software for initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing technology projects. Topics include various types of technologies to support group collaboration and the use of resources from within the firm as well as contracted from outside the organization.

  • CIS 349 - Information Technology Audit and Control

    Cover the principles, approaches and methodologies in auditing information systems to ensure the processes and procedures are in compliance with pertinent laws and regulatory provisions especially in the context of information systems security (ISS). Topics include the processes used to protect and secure business and consumer privacy data, an explanation of compliancy laws, and the process and legal requirements for conducting IT infrastructure compliance audits.

  • CIS 499 - Information Systems Capstone

    Take a senior management approach to examine issues in managing the information systems function in organizations and how information systems integrate, support and enable various types of organizational capabilities. Topics include developing an intellectual framework to critically assess existing information systems infrastructures, emerging technologies and how enabling technologies affect organizational strategy.

  • CIS 111 - Introduction to Relational Database Management Systems

    Get an introduction to the theory and applied concepts of database design, database management and information management. Focus on identifying organizational information requirements, express those requirements using conceptual data modeling techniques, verify the structural characteristics with normalization techniques and convert conceptual data models into physical database models.

  • CIS 175 - Introduction to Networking

    Discover the fundamentals of networking technology. Focus on networking protocols, topologies, hardware and operating systems. Topics include data communications, telecommunications, infrastructure security, inter/internetworking and the application of networking to multimedia, information storage and distribution.


Data drives decision-making in companies and institutions large and small. We live in a world where so much information is available that it’s just bad business not to pull the appropriate data before launching a campaign, greenlighting a project, or cutting a check.


The issue, of course, is developing strategies to access the wealth of data available and then make sense of what you’re seeing. Your Strayer University education positions you for success.


Students who earn Strayer’s Bachelor of Science in Information Systems degree with a concentration in enterprise data management have the knowledge and the skills to help 

their employers identify the right tools, practices, and procedures that allow for the easy and accurate retrieval of this valuable data.


A data management degree from Strayer gives you the ability to make key decisions regarding information architecture for some of the biggest companies and most complex bureaucracies on the map. These entities are always on the lookout for good people to efficiently deliver the data needed to execute at the speed of business.



Each Bachelor of Science in Information Systems concentration can provide you with skills you’ll be able to apply immediately. You may want to explore these other Bachelor of Science in Information Systems concentrations.

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems


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