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Courses

4

Course at a time

16

Weeks per course

12

Courses per year

Note: This program includes additional admissions requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree or higher in business or IT
  • Three years of relevant IT experience within the past 10 years

Schedule

Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Master of Information Systems (Competency-Based).

What you'll learn

When you earn your Master of Information Systems (Competency-Based), you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Strategic development
  • Planning for your organization’s future
  • Building relationships with stakeholders
  • Leading with authenticity
  • Sustainability

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a degree?

An MIS can help prepare you to be:

  • IT manager
  • IT director
  • Information systems manager
  • Information systems director
  • Data processing manager
  • Technical services manager
  • Application development director
  • Computing services director
11 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for IT managers is projected to be faster than average between 2018 and 2028. 

Tuition

Paying for school

locked-in tuition

$300

Cost per credit

Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

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Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional accreditation

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.

Faculty fast facts

28

Average years of industry experience

9

Chief Technology Officers

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.