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Master of Information Systems Degrees

Prepare to tackle bigger problems in IT with our two Master of Information Systems degrees. Whether you prefer a classroom environment or want to learn at your own pace and earn your degree faster, our coursework is designed to help you influence the way businesses use technology — and enhance your career.

Why choose us?

Our information systems degrees enable you to:

  • Prepare for a new career, while balancing work and life
  • Learn from instructors who work in the fields they teach
  • Gain relevant skills you can use immediately in an IT setting
  • Take four concurrent courses in our competency-based MIS or one course at a time in our traditional program

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Which online information systems degree is right for you?

Master's degree

Master of Information Systems

  • Not eligible for transfer credits

Format: Online & campus

17 months

Program length

36

Total credits

$698

Cost per credit

$698

Cost per credit

:

  • You prefer a more traditional group setting

  • You have your bachelor's degree in any field

  • You've never studied business

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Competency-Based

Master's degree

Master of Information Systems (Competency Based-CB)

  • Eligible for transfer credits

Format: Online

1 year

Program length

36

Total credits

$300

Cost per credit

$300

Cost per credit

:

  • Prefer to learn independently

  • Desire self-governed coursework with the assistance of your instructor

  • Possess a bachelor’s in business or management

  • Have worked in a corporate setting for at least three years

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Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Master of Information Systems?

A MIS can help prepare you to be a:

  • IT manager
  • IT director
  • Information systems manager
  • Information systems director
  • Data processing manager
  • Technical services manager
  • Application development director
  • Computing services director
10 %

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for computer and information systems managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2019 and 2029.

Information not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Experienced faculty will assist you with learning activities and exercises to help build your knowledge in a specific area. You’ll then have the opportunity to demonstrate what you’ve learned by taking an assessment. Afterward, your Instructor will give you feedback on how you can master that skill or concept.

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.

College of Business and IT faculty at a glance

29

Average years of real-world experience

15

average years of teaching at the University

15

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The Digital Classroom

Our traditional Master of Information Systems allows you to take one course at a time, while our competency-based programs are built around taking several 16-week courses concurrently. No matter which program you choose, you’ll have the flexibility to balance work, life and school.

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