Master of Information Systems with a Graduate Business Analytics Certificate

Master of Information Systems with a Graduate Business Analytics Certificate

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Approx. program length:

20 months


Credits:

42


Cost per credit:

$698

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Drive business decisions with analytics

Develop the analytics and data management chops to help your organization make evidence-based decisions. Our Master of Information Systems with a Graduate Business Analytics Certificate will help you learn the technical and leadership skills to develop and manage IT systems — with courses that align with the SAS® Certified Statistical Business Analyst certification exam.

In this Master of Information Systems with a Graduate Business Analytics Certificate program, you’ll learn to:

  • Prepare predictive models and other statistical business analytics
  • Identify patterns in data and construct models
  • Generate the vision, direction and strategy for an information system
  • Create, test and deploy an information system
  • Manage information privacy, accessibility and ownership

This master’s degree program features a graduate certificate option that allows you to take core courses at the beginning of your program. The Business Analytics Certificate you earn will be an additional credential, helping you move toward your career goals even before you graduate.

Course length:

6 weeks


Total credits required:

42


Max. number of transfer credits:

6

Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 42 credits to complete this program. These may be earned through a combination of required and elective courses. Required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

Transfer credits

Earn your degree faster. Transfer eligible college credits or, if you have industry or professional certifications, such as the SAS® Certified Statistical Business Analyst, you can apply to have relevant certifications or licenses evaluated for potential college credit. Industry certifications may help you get credits waived at no additional cost to you. Contact an enrollment representative at 844.YES.UOPX for more information.

Industry review

Our Industry Advisory Council, comprised of experienced technology leaders, meets regularly to help ensure our educational programs are up to date and aligned with current and emerging industry trends. This is just one more way a University of Phoenix® MIS degree can help you develop the skills you’ll need in the technology world.

Core courses

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IT Infrastructure CMGT554
3
Systems Analysis And Development CMGT555
3
Enterprise Models CMGT556
3
Emerging Technologies & Issues CMGT557
3
CIS Project Management CMGT575
3
Security & Ethics CMGT582
3
Is Integration CMGT583
3
CIS Strategic Planning CMGT578
3
IT Architecture BSA530
3
Data Relationship Management BSA540
3
Customer Relationship Management BSA550
3
Analytic Programming BSA570
3
Statistical Business Analytics BSA580
3
Information Systems Concepts CIS568
3
Database Management DBM502
3
Statistics MTH540
3

Projected job growth:

9%

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for computer systems analysts is projected to be 9 percent between 2016 and 2026. A Master of Information Systems with a Graduate Business Analytics Certificate degee can help put you on the path to a rewarding career by preparing you to be a systems analyst.

Gain real-world industry skills

Industry certification shows employers you’ve taken extra steps to gain the skills required for the job. Courses in our programs prepare you to sit for industry certification exams. Courses within this program align with the SAS® Certified Statistical Business Analyst exam.

Networking opportunities

Access powerful networking tools through our PhoenixLinkTM career services platform. Take advantage of personal career coaching. Search and apply for jobs, or make your resumé visible to employers. And connect with employers and alumni through career fairs and mixers. It’s all about connections. And we help you make them.

Learning outcomes

Along with the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, students who graduate from the College of Information Systems and Technology should gain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes students will possess upon completion of the program of study. By the time you complete your Master of Information Systems with a Graduate Business Analytics Certificate, you should be able to perform these learning outcomes.

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Institutional accreditation

Regional accreditation is an institution-level accreditation status granted by one of six U.S. regional accrediting bodies. Accreditation by more than one regional accrediting body is not permitted by the U.S. Department of Education.

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.


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What sets us apart?

When you choose our Master of Information Systems with a Graduate Business Analytics Certificate, you can:

Learn from IT pros

Our programs integrate real-world IT principles taught by faculty with an average of 26 years of experience in industry roles such as CEOs, CIOs and IT directors.

Finish your degree faster

Transfer eligible college credits or apply to have relevant industry certifications evaluated for potential credit.

Prep for your career

Earn a certificate designed to align with industry certification exams from companies such as SAS Institute.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And, by taking one course at a time toward a Master of Information Systems with a Graduate Business Analytics Certificate degree, you’ve got the way.

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