Master of Information Systems

Master of Information Systems

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Approx. program length:

20 months


Credits:

42


Cost per credit:

$698

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Take your tech skills further

You’ve run cables, built computers, set backup and managed your queues — now it’s time to run an entire information system. Move beyond the basics with a Master of Information Systems that helps you learn the technical and leadership skills needed to develop and manage IT systems. Your MIS degree can stand on its own, or you can specialize it with a graduate certificate in Business Analytics or Cybersecurity.

In this MIS program, you’ll learn to:

  • Generate the vision, direction and strategy for an information system
  • Create, test and deploy an information system
  • Manage information privacy, accessibility and ownership
  • Understand the strategic implications of emerging technologies
  • Meet regulatory, compliance and security issues

Your degree can be completed in as little as 20 months. And, you’ll take just one 6-week course at a time, so you can balance work and life on the path to your degree.

Specialize your MIS

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 from 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 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® Master of Information Systems degree can help you develop the skills you’ll need in the technology world.

Core courses

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Systems Analysis And Development CMGT555
3
Enterprise Models CMGT556
3
Emerging Technologies & Issues CMGT557
3
IT Infrastructure CMGT554
3
Security & Ethics CMGT582
3
CIS Project Management CMGT575
3
CIS Strategic Planning CMGT578
3
Is Integration CMGT583
3

Projected job growth:

12%

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for computer and information systems managers is projected to be 12 percent between 2016 and 2026. A Master of Information Systems degree can help prepare you to be an:

  • Information systems director
  • Information systems manager

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, you should be able to perform these learning outcomes.

The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education meets acceptable levels of quality. Accreditation is your assurance the University meets quality standards.

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 MIS, 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.

Learn on your schedule

Designed to fit into the lives of busy working adults, our Master of Information Systems can be completed in short, manageable, 6-week courses.

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 degree, you’ve got the way.

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