Master's Degree in Information Systems Management.

UPGRADE YOUR INTERNAL SYSTEMS.

Explore the business and management facets of the constantly-expanding technology industries through our Master’s in Information Systems Management (MISM) program. You’ll learn important skills in information security, data administration and other vital internal tech topics crucial to ensuring businesses run efficiently and securely. 

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Our Master’s in Information Systems Management1 program provides you with a real-world professional's view of how the information systems industry works. The faculty you’ll learn from build their curriculum around some of the most up-to-date knowledge on computer-related developments. Our Master’s in Information Systems Management program focuses on applying Information Systems (IS) concepts and skills to practical situations, helping you to evaluate technology applications and alternatives.

A Master’s Degree in Information Systems Management can be enhanced with one of the following concentrations. Tailor your experience to match your career interests and goals.

Information Security
With this specialization, you'll focus on tools for systems development, implementation, management and security. You'll also gain an understanding of database components, management and security issues. Graduates may consider careers such as data security analysis and management or information systems security analysis, to name a few.

Data Administration and Management
When you earn your Master’s in Information Systems Management with a concentration in Data Administration and Management, you'll complete coursework that examines the managerial concepts and tools for systems and database development, implementation, management and security. Graduates of this program may consider careers in the areas of information systems management or database administration and management.

Project Management **
Earning a Master’s in Information Systems Management with a concentration in Project Management will expose you to managerial concepts and tools for building and maintaining secure systems and databases. Graduates of this program may consider careers related to managing IT projects.  

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Master’s Degree in Information Systems Management in as little as 2 years + 6 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.


Availability


Cost

$776/Credit
Hour
Ways to Save

"I run one of the world's largest cyber security programs."

Taso Triantafillos | BS in Network and Communications Management, 2008 + MBA, 2010

what you'll learn

The Master’s in Information Systems Management program at DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management covers the following:

  • Application Development, Operational Effectiveness, Information Asset Management and Decision Making
    Gain an understanding of the structures, applications and management of corporate information systems. Investigate how technology is changing the way we conduct communication, make decisions, manage people and improve business processes, as well as how it adds value to business.
  • Business, Technical and Management Skills for IS Managers
    Develop and apply management and business skills in typical technical environments. Understand the principles involved in infrastructure, security and resource allocation.
  • Computer Network-based Applications of IT
    Analyze and design computer/network-based applications of information technology and manage information systems resources.
  • Information Systems Project Management Skills
    Develop project management skills to lead projects and execute tasks. Explore the project life cycle and gain experience in budget and timeline management with respect to information systems projects.
  • Strategic Use of Information Systems
    Learn to identify opportunities to use information systems to strategically and competitively benefit an organization.

2-in-1

Earn an extra credential with our unique 2-in-1 design. All courses in our Information Security graduate certificate are embedded within this program if you choose the Information Security emphasis. So you can earn a graduate certificate on the way to your master’s2.


Accreditation Matters

Accredited* by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org 


Accredited** by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education (GAC) www.pmi.org

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our Master’s in Information Systems Management program at DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management may consider, but are not limited to, the following careers:

  • Data Security Analyst

  • Data Security Manager

  • Information Systems Security Analysis

  • IT Project Manager

Option 1: Data Administration and Management Concentration

Program-Specific Courses

MIS561 Database Administration and Management
MIS562 Database Programming and Applications
MIS563 Business Intelligence Systems
MIS564 Enterprise Data Management and Administration

Core Degree Courses

ACCT504 Accounting and Finance: Managerial Use and Analysis
HRM587 Managing Organizational Change
MGMT591 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MIS535 Managerial Applications of Information Technology
MIS581 Systems Analysis, Planning and Control
MIS582 Database Concepts
MIS589 Networking Concepts and Applications
NETW583 Strategic Management of Technology
PROJ586 Project Management Systems
SEC571 Principles of Information Security and Privacy

Capstone

MIS600 Information Systems Capstone

Option 2: Project Management Concentration

Program-Specific Courses

Choose Any 4

GSCM588 Managing Quality
PROJ584 Managing Software Development Projects
PROJ587 Advanced Program Management
PROJ592 Project Cost and Schedule Control
PROJ595 Project Risk Management
PROJ598 Contract and Procurement Management
PROJ605 Advanced Project Management Practices and Professional Exam Preparation

Core Degree Courses

ACCT504 Accounting and Finance: Managerial Use and Analysis
HRM587 Managing Organizational Change
MGMT591 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MIS535 Managerial Applications of Information Technology
MIS581 Systems Analysis, Planning and Control
MIS582 Database Concepts
MIS589 Networking Concepts and Applications
NETW583 Strategic Management of Technology
PROJ586 Project Management Systems
SEC571 Principles of Information Security and Privacy

Capstone

MIS600 Information Systems Capstone

Option 3: Information Security Concentration

Program-Specific Courses

Choose Any 4

SEC5723 Network Security
SEC573 E-Business Security
SEC574 Database Security
SEC575 Information Security Law and Ethics
SEC576 Risk Mitigation and Contingency Planning
SEC577 Cryptography and Security Mechanisms
SEC578 Practices for Administration of Physical and Operations Security
SEC579 Security in Systems Architecture and Applications
SEC5913 Disaster Recovery/Forensics and Security
SEC5923 IT Governance

Core Degree Courses

ACCT504 Accounting and Finance: Managerial Use and Analysis
HRM587 Managing Organizational Change
MGMT591 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MIS535 Managerial Applications of Information Technology
MIS581 Systems Analysis, Planning and Control
MIS582 Database Concepts
MIS5893 Networking Concepts and Applications
NETW5833 Strategic Management of Technology
PROJ586 Project Management Systems
SEC5713 Principles of Information Security and Privacy

Capstone

MIS600 Information Systems Capstone

3Earn your master’s and get a graduate certificate along the way. These six courses make up the Information Security Graduate Certificate, which is embedded in this program, allowing you to leave with two credentials in one.

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*Conferral and Assessment Data - Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs. For a full list of DeVry University's business and accounting degree programs accredited by ACBSP, please see the Accreditation page
**The Master of Information Systems Management, when completed with a concentration in project management, is accredited by the Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) of the Project Management Institute. More information is available via www.pmi.org.
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Enrollment and Graduation Data - Available for all DeVry and Keller's GAC® accredited programs.
1Master of Science in Information Systems Management program in New York.
2Program, course requirements and availability vary by location.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.