Master of Information Systems

If you want to have a more direct role in helping businesses solve for today's technology issues, then consider the managerial skills you would get by earning a Master of Information Systems degree. You'll gain knowledge and training you can start using today to help you get to where you want to be tomorrow. Many students experience an increased feeling of confidence when pursuing a master's technology degree knowing that University of Phoenix keeps its courses up to speed with industry demands and focuses on business problem-solving as well as efficiency.

The Master of Information Systems (MIS) graduate degree program will take you to the next level by examining key IS technologies, such as IT infrastructure, enterprise models and emerging technologies, to name a few. Our program also teaches you how to manage larger information technology teams and infrastructures as well as how to develop and coordinate resources to meet an organization's overall IT and business goals.

Ideal MIS degree candidates are undergraduate students from the IT and business fields. If you earned your undergraduate degree in information systems, technology or computer science, then the MIS degree will provide advanced information systems management techniques to help you put that knowledge to effective use.

MIS Model Curriculum

This degree is designed from the latest model for graduate information systems curriculum, MSIS 2006, and is based on industry best practices.

MSIS 2006 was designed jointly by the Association of Information Systems and the Association of Computing Machinery and it is endorsed by numerous IT industry groups including the Association of Information Technology Professionals, the Decision Sciences Institute, the International Association of Computer Information Systems and the Society for Information Management.

MIS Program Outcomes and Career Paths

After graduating from the MIS program at the College of Information Systems and Technology, our students are able to demonstrate the ability to analyze and evaluate the role of IS management within an organization as well as the application of IS technology within an organization. Our students also gain an understanding of how to examine the integration of IS and business systems.

The knowledge and skills gained in the MIS degree program will prepare you for the following potential job opportunities:

  • Database Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • IS Management
  • Internal Consultant
  • IS Project Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • Business Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • IS/Business Liaison
  • Infrastructure Manager
  • Director of IT
  • VP, Information Technology

Learn more about the program by getting in touch with a University enrollment representative to see if the MIS is available at a campus or learning center in your area and in the learning format that works best for you.

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