MBA with a Specialization in Information Systems Management

A Different Kind of Networking

The world of information systems management is rapidly expanding, creating a need for industry leaders. Thanks to this expansion, people who have degrees like an  MBA with a Specialization in Information Systems Management may find themselves able to consider leadership or managerial positions within this field. You can expand your management and technical competencies with a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) with a Specialization in Information Systems Management from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management. Our program is designed to help you develop the skillset you need to make an impact in this field.

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Our MBA Information Systems Management Specialization blends management theory with real-world applications to provide a truly well-rounded education. The systems management courses in this program are taught by experienced professionals, and emphasize practical skills and concepts that businesses demand from management professionals. You can grow your skillset in areas such as corporate management, directing cross-disciplinary endeavors and integrating functions across the business enterprise. You’ll also explore topics such as implementing computer networks, upgrading information systems, maintaining networks and acquiring and deploying new technologies and software.


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Master's Advantage: Put your Degree to work sooner! 3 fewer courses and 6 fewer months equals over $6800 in savings

Master's Advantage

If you’ve earned an undergraduate degree in business, technology or a degree with a technology specialization you may be eligible to waive up to three courses (or nine credit hours). We call this our Master’s Advantage. With these course waivers1, you can earn your graduate degree with fewer courses, allowing you to put master’s degree to work for you even sooner.

"DeVry University really helped me to understand business and technology and how they work together.”

Thomas Bieser | MBA, 2009

What You'll Learn

The MBA Information Systems Management Specialization program from Keller covers the following skills and topics:

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    Technology

    Apply analytical tools and technology applications to develop analyses and solutions to address the needs of an organization and its stakeholders.
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    Collaboration

    Work collaboratively in a team environment. Coordinate and share information to achieve a common goal.
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    Problem Solving

    Use business and management principles to problem-solve a variety of workplace challenges.
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    Database

    Use data modeling concepts and tools to design and implement a relational database that meets the business needs.
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    Networking Concepts

    Demonstrate an understanding of the design, development and operation of a data communications system and computer network and the ability to use a networking software tool to build and analyze network models.
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    Business Information Systems

    Apply appropriate concepts and tools of systems development and implementation, emphasizing the life-cycle approach to effectively manage business information.
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    Human Resources Leadership

    Analyze and demonstrate an ability to implement and oversee middle to senior level Human Resource Management (HRM) functions, including change management, employment regulatory concerns and employee legal matters.
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    Management Theory and Practices

    Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of enterprise-wide functions relevant in the global economy.

Accreditation Matters

Our MBA with a Specialization in Information Systems Management is accredited* by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org

Career Opportunities

Graduates with the MBA Information Systems Management Specialization may consider, but are not limited to, the following careers:

  • Database Management

  • Information Systems Analyst

  • Information Systems Management

Core Degree Courses

ACCT503 Financial Accounting: Managerial Use and Analysis
ECON545 Business Economics
FIN510 Corporate Finance
MGMT591 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MIS5402 Innovation Through Technology
MKTG525 Strategic Marketing

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HRM591 Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM587 Managing Organizational Change
HRM595 Negotiation Skills

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INTL500 Global Perspectives for International Business
FIN565 International Finance
HRM584 Managing International Human Resources

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MGMT520 Legal, Political and Ethical Dimensions of Business
MGMT550 Managerial Communication

Program-Specific Courses

MIS581 Systems Analysis, Planning and Control
MIS582 Database Concepts
MIS589 Networking Concepts and Applications

General Degree Courses

ACCT5002 Essentials in Accounting, Finance and Economics
MATH5342 Applied Managerial Statistics
MGMT5012 Organizational Structures and Business Processes

Capstone

MGMT601 MBA Capstone

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FAQs: MBA in Information Systems Management


What is an MBA in Information Systems Management Specialization?

An MBA with a Specialization in Information Systems Management is a business degree that has an increased focus on information systems management courses. It combines the business administration classes of a typical MBA degree program with coursework that teaches you about information systems in order to help you better implement technology-based solutions into the workplace.


What can I expect from online Information Systems Management courses?

At DeVry, online information systems management courses are the same as in-person courses, but accessed through the internet. You'll learn the same concepts about how to implement technology in order to encourage more effective communication between parties, but from the comfort of your own home and on your own schedule.


What can I do with an MBA in Information Systems Management?

You can do a lot of things with an MBA in Information Systems Management. Because this MBA teaches  both information systems management and business administration, you'll have the opportunity to build skills that are important  to both fields.  Because you're not limited to just technology or business, you  can utilize  your diverse knowledge base to search for career opportunities in both fields.


What types of career opportunities can I pursue with an MBA Information Systems Management Specialization?

Because of the diverse range of coursework that’s covered  in a specialized MBA program, you may be able to consider  a wider variety of job opportunities. While the following list does not cover every potential opportunity, here are some job titles that graduates of an MBA with a Specialization in Information Systems Management Program might consider:

  • IT Director
  • IT Program Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • Business Intelligence Manager
  • Technology Product Management

Related Programs


Programs vary by location. For specific program details for Pennsylvania, refer to:
Pennsylvania catalog
Coursework - MBA in Information Systems Management for Pennsylvania residents
*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 Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Certificate program offered in Pennsylvania has not achieved accreditation from ACBSP.
1Eligibility and application of course waivers varies based on the type of course waiver credit earned, the student’s enrolled location and/or the student’s state of residence. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog.
2Students who hold an undergraduate business degree, a technology degree or a degree with a technology specialization may be eligible to waive up to three courses (nine credit hours). Students with undergraduate degrees in other disciplines may also be eligible to waive select courses upon review of their undergraduate transcript. Course waiver availability varies by location. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog.

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.