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Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) Systems Management

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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Why earn a degree in Artificial Intelligence Systems Management from Strayer?

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) Systems Management concentration can help you build skills needed to manage AI systems within businesses and organizations, while focusing on AI strategies to enhance performance.

Summer classes start July 1

The MSIS with an Artificial Intelligence Systems Management concentration overview

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) Systems Management concentration is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of AI technologies, their implementation and the management principles required to drive successful AI initiatives. This concentration is suitable for individuals who are interested in the intersection of AI and business strategies.

Is an MSIS with an Artificial Intelligence Systems Management concentration good to have? Yes, here's some of what you'll learn.

  • Identify the foundational concepts and terminology of AI.
  • Analyze real-world business scenarios and identify opportunities for AI implementation.
  • Evaluate the ethical and privacy considerations associated with AI-powered process optimization.
  • Examine AI automation and optimization solutions to improve business processes.
  • Explore concepts and techniques of transfer learning and its application in AI systems. 

Class size varies based on course objectives and the teaching demands of the subject matter. In general, Strayer University aims to keep the student-to-instructor ratio low.

How long does it take to get an artificial intelligence systems management master’s degree?

  • There are 12 11-week courses in this program.
  • Overall program length depends on how many courses you take at a time.
  • Strayer University credits are expressed in quarter hours.
  • One quarter hour of credit is granted for the successful completion of 10 contact hours per course.
  • The standard requirement for one course is for students to spend 10 to 14 hours in weekly work, including in- and out-of-classroom work, for a total of 54 hours by the end of the course. Strayer’s course design uses this requirement to meet applicable regulatory standards.

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Strayer University has distinct accreditations and affiliations that attest to our academic quality. We're committed to meeting quality standards, so you can earn a diploma you're proud to display. View the ACBSP student achievement information.

Estimate the cost of your degree

How much does a MSIS in Artificial Intelligence Systems Management cost?

The cost of a MSIS in Artificial Intelligence Systems Management depends on a number of factors, including the price per course, the purchase of textbooks and the scholarships and financial aid available to you. Read on for a breakdown of the costs and money-saving opportunities associated with the program.

Estimate the cost of your degree

How much does a MSIS in Artificial Intelligence Systems Management cost?

The cost of a MSIS in Artificial Intelligence Systems Management depends on a number of factors, including the price per course, the purchase of textbooks and the scholarships and financial aid available to you. Read on for a breakdown of the costs and money-saving opportunities associated with the program.

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Program cost breakdown

The MSIS Artificial Intelligence Systems Management program consists of 12 courses, with the price of $2,490 per course. There are additional fees for textbooks and supplies, a $65 technology fee each term and a one-time $150 degree conferral fee.

Transfer credits

Courses from another institution may be eligible for transfer credits to Strayer, which can help reduce the number of courses you need to graduate and your overall tuition. You can transfer up to four classes toward your master’s degree. The Strayer transfer credit page has more information as well as a tool to estimate how many transfer credits you may be able to apply to your Strayer degree program.

Students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration in North Carolina or Pennsylvania may transfer up to four classes

Scholarships and financial aid

There are a number of financial aid options worth exploring on our financial aid page. To apply for federal aid, prospective students should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Stafford loans are available for graduate study. These are direct unsubsidized loans, not based on financial need. Unlike subsidized loans, Stafford loan interest will accrue while in the program. Making interest payments while in school will help reduce the amount of principal that would otherwise build up, reducing your end cost.

There are also scholarships and private loans available for Strayer students.

More than 500 organizations invest in their employees by partnering with Strayer University to offer access to tuition savings and other eductional benefits. If your employer is a corporate partner, you may qualify for programs that can help you discover career pathways in your field.

Private loans

Non-federal loans may pay the difference between the cost of attendance and the total of loans and grants received from other tuition assistance programs. The terms and conditions of federal loans are often more favorable than private loans and should be considered before exploring private loans.

Military tuition assistance

Scholarships are offered to eligible students currently serving in the military, as well as military spouses. Strayer is also approved by Veterans Affairs to accept and process veteran education benefits. Learn more about the Strayer University active military assistance program here.

Veteran benefits

In addition to participating fully in the Yellow Ribbon Program, Strayer is approved by Veterans Affairs to accept and process veteran education benefits. Student veterans can receive transfer credit for military training and life experiences.

What coursework do you need to specialize in artificial intelligence systems management?

This program provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of AI systems management. Students will learn how to develop AI strategies aligned with business goals, create implementation roadmaps and overcome common challenges associated with AI adoption. View all courses.

All MSIS students take a set list of required courses. The remaining credits come from their choice of concentration.

Required MSIS courses

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CIS-509 - Fundamentals of AI Systems Management

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of AI systems management. It covers various AI strategies and their impact on business performance and capabilities. Students will gain an understanding of how AI can be leveraged to optimize business processes, improve decision-making and drive innovation. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the managerial aspects of AI, such as aligning AI strategies with business goals, assessing ethical considerations and managing risks associated with AI systems.  

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CIS 543 - AI Strategy for Performance Optimization

This course focuses on the strategic planning and implementation of AI initiatives within an organization. Students will learn how to develop AI strategies aligned with business goals, create implementation roadmaps and overcome common challenges associated with AI adoption. They will explore topics such as data governance, privacy and security in the context of AI implementation while gaining hands-on experience through practical exercises and case studies. Prerequisite: CIS509

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CIS-548 - AI for Innovation and Strategic Decision-Making

This course explores how AI can drive innovation and support strategic decision-making within organizations. Students will learn about AI-enabled innovation processes, such as generative design, deep learning, reinforcement learning and advanced analytics. Students will explore ethical considerations, bias mitigation and the responsible use of AI systems while working on real-world projects to apply AI techniques to strategic business challenges. Prerequisite: CIS509

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CIS 510 - Advanced Systems Analysis and Design

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.

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CIS 515 - Strategic Planning for Database Systems

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.

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CIS 599 - Graduate Information Systems Capstone

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.

What can you do with an MSIS, Artificial Intelligence Systems Management degree?

Your education can help you pursue your professional and personal goals. While Strayer cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion or salary increase, we encourage you to explore the potential impact you can have in the information systems field.

Versatile skills for your future

The artificial intelligence systems management concentration can provide the skills to help you implement and drive successful AI.

In addition, students who complete this concentration will be prepared to:

  • Evaluate data or information by breaking it down to identify underlying principles, reasons or facts.
  • Stay up to date with AI technology and continually apply your learnings to your work.
  • Create specific goals and plan and prioritize your work to meet those goals.
  • Examine information and results to help you find solutions to any issues that arise.
  • Oversee projects to guarantee they meet budget, timeline and scope expectations.
  • Conduct surveys, connect with customers or use other methods to evaluate customer needs and priorities.
  • Create implementation strategies that incorporate cost-benefit or return on investment (ROI) analyses.
  • Identify project resourcing needs and recognize when additional support is needed.
  • Conduct risk assessments and create response strategies.
  • Review an organization’s technology use and suggest ways to improve it, including hardware and software upgrades.
  • Determine project feasibility and requirements based on data processing proposals.

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MSIS 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. 

A completed application and enrollment agreement, as applicable

Proof of a completed baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 out of 4.0

Official copies of transcripts from all other colleges or universities attended

A valid, current and legible government-issued photo identification

Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.

Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.

Transferring to Strayer from another university?

Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.

International MSIS students

We welcome international students.

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  • Engineering
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