An online network management master’s degree will increase your knowledge of network architecture and related tools. In the Strayer Master of Enterprise Network management program, you’ll:

  • Prepare for the CompTIA Network+ and ISC2 certification exams
  • Describe decision support systems (DSS) in the context of managerial decision-making and their application to organizational performance
  • 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


Summer Classes Start:

July 6

Courses to Complete:


Cost Per Course:




  • CIS 513 - Wireless Computing

    Prerequisite: CIS505

    This course covers the concepts and infrastructure of wireless systems, how mobility is supported and the interactions among the different wireless components. Emphasis is placed on wireless technologies that deliver reliable voice and data communication to organizational entities.

  • CIS 532 - Network Architecture and Analysis

    Prerequisite: CIS505 or CIS512

    Focus on a managerial approach to designing computing networks. Develop procedures and demonstrate best practices to satisfy end-user business and technical requirements. Topics include methods to design organizational networks for functionality, capacity, performance, availability, scalability, affordability and security.

  • CIS 539 - Cloud & Virtual Computing

    Prerequisites: CIS 505 or CIS 512

    Examine the technologies, structure and future direction of cloud computing applications. Topics include the technologies associated with cloud computing and the organizational, legal and regulatory issues encountered in cloud computing environments.


  • CIS 500 - Information Systems for Decision Making

    Examine the strategic use and trends of organizational information systems with emphasis on the application of information technology. Study key computing concepts in the strategic context in which information technology is used with emphasis on how information technology enables improvement in quality, timeliness and competitive advantage.

  • CIS 502 - Theories of Security Management

    Prerequisite: CIS 500

    Explore 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. Discuss topics such as access control, security architecture, cryptography and the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge.


    Discuss trends and topics in computer communications. Use a balance of technical foundations and business practices to develop a managerial level of knowledge in data communications. Topics also include networking, distributed applications, network management, security and network operating systems.

  • CIS 510 - Advanced Systems Analysis and Design

    Get an integrated approach to system analysis and design processes. Explore advanced topics to evaluate and select system development methodologies and design system solutions. Focus on the role of effective interpersonal communication techniques and integration practices with users and user systems.

  • CIS 512 - Advanced Computer Architecture

    Examine the structure and operation of computers in the context of the enterprise solutions. Focus on strategies to select, deploy, integrate and administer platforms or components to support the organizations computing infrastructure. Topics include the framework and strategic trends essential to the administration of hardware; services provided by the operating system; and computer interaction.

  • CIS 515 - Strategic Planning for Database Systems

    Explore the concepts, issues, principles and techniques around 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. Focus on the application and strategic use of database systems.

  • CIS 517 - IT Project Management

    Get a practical and theoretical foundation for applying project management techniques to Information Technology projects. The course puts a managerial emphasis on the Project Management Institute Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) knowledge areas, with practical application of project management tools and software to address information technology opportunities.

  • CIS 524 - Computer Interaction and Design

    Understand the concepts, theory and design behind human-computer interaction (HCI) to address organizational issues. Learn the practical principles and guidelines to develop high quality interface designs that users can understand, predict and control. Topics include a strategic and tactical assessment of expert reviews, usability testing, direct manipulation, menu selection and form design. Address current HCI topics with a balanced emphasis on mobile devices, Web and desktop platforms.

  • CIS 599 - Graduate Information Systems Capstone

    Prerequisite: To be taken last or next to last;a grade of 'B' or higheris required.

    Examine and address real-world projects and problems and apply project management techniques to create practical solutions. Take an integrative and senior management approach to address the integration of a broad range of technologies, including databases, security, networking, computer infrastructure and human computer interaction.


Cloud services, emerging enterprise information technology initiatives, and service-based IT models are changing the nature of information systems. A network management degree from Strayer University prepares you to tackle the challenges facing the IT industry and evaluate how new developments influence the ways IT pros control and manage network environments.

Strayer’s Master of Science in Information Systems enterprise network management track explores the conceptual and tactical components of wireless systems, covering topics such as organizational network design, wireless technology, and cloud computing applications.

Consider the applications of wireless technology in the business sector. How do these systems interact to deliver reliable data communications? Examine network design from a managerial perspective, considering how functionality, performance, affordability, and security all factor into meeting business requirements.

You’ll discuss the legal and regulatory issues associated with cloud computing applications — and the how these challenges will affect future cloud developments.

The field of information systems management is rapidly changing as data shifts from wired network systems to the virtual space. Stay ahead of the curve when you earn a Strayer network management degree.



Each online Master of Information Systems Concentration can provide you with skills you’ll be able to apply immediately. You may want to explore these other Master of Information Systems concentrations.

Master of Science in Information Systems


U.S. Military Affiliation

Do you have transfer credits?

You consent to receive autodialed marketing calls or text messages from Strayer University and partner school, Capella University, at the phone number you provided. Consent is not required to purchase goods or services. You can always call us at 1.866.314.3547.


Submitting your information,
this may take a few seconds...