Online Master of Science in Information Systems
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Advance as a tech professional
Looking for a way to keep up with everchanging technology, or stay a step ahead, in ways that businesses need? Earning an online MS in Information Systems from Strayer can equip you with the latest technical knowledge and insight to help you keep your organization efficient and up-to-date.
Fall classes start on October 6
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
Get ahead of the curve and stay there
Dig deep into communication technologies, advanced computer architecture and strategic planning for database systems.
Pave the way toward certifications
Get the knowledge that can prepare you for important exams or certifications you need for your next career move.
1:1 attention you deserve
Our professors promise you a human, personalized learning experience that keeps you connected, engaged and moving forward.
The high-quality higher education you deserve
Pursue your passion for tech
The Strayer MS in Information Systems offers several concentrations, so you have the option to specialize in the skills and knowledge that interest you most. Choose from these flexible options:
Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 4 classes toward your master's degree.
You may be eligible to save $6,000 on your tuition.
Save up to 25% off the cost of select master’s degrees. Eligibility rules apply.
Expand your career potential
Our curriculum covers a wide range of subjects related to tech applications within organizations. You’ll be able to build your leadership skills as you learn the principles of communication, information literacy, abstract thinking and critical analysis. View all courses.
Examines project management principles used to effectively plan, direct, and control project activities to achieve schedule, budget and performance objectives. Reviews the project life-cycle, organization and charters, work breakdown structures, responsibility matrixes, cost budgeting, scheduling, and resource allocation. Presents planning and control methods such as PERT and Gantt charts, earned value management, and an overview of project management software applications.
This course presents current and emerging theories in security management. Topics include the policies, guidance, technologies and organizational concerns that security managers must address in leading and providing secure computing environments. Students will explore topics such as access control, security architecture, cryptography, and the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge.
This course provides an integrated approach to system analysis and design processes. Students will explore advanced topics to evaluate and select system development methodologies and design system solutions. The role of effective interpersonal communication techniques and integration practices with users and user systems is emphasized.
This course examines the structure and operation of digital computers in the context of the enterprise solutions. Emphasis will be placed on strategies to select, deploy, integrate and administer platforms or components to support the organization's computing infrastructure. Topics include the framework and strategic trends essential to the administration of hardware, services provided by the operating system and computer interaction.
This course covers the concepts, issues, principles and techniques for managing organizational data resources. Topics include the strategic information requirements of organizations, modeling those requirements using conceptual data modeling techniques, verifying the structural characteristics with normalization and converting the conceptual data models into physical databases. Emphasis will be placed on the application and strategic use of database systems.
This course is an integrative capstone course for the Master of Science in Information Systems program. Students will examine and address real-world projects and problems and apply project management techniques to create practical solutions. The course takes an integrative and senior management approach to address the integration of a broad range of technologies inclusive of databases, security, networking, computer infrastructure and human computer interaction.
Master’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your master’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
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Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
We welcome more than 1,200 international students from more than 110 countries.
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Strayer makes it easy to transfer college credits you already have, up to 28 bachelor’s classes, to help save time and money.