The Master of Science in Information Systems
program combines emphasis on technical and managerial expertise including IT project management, enterprise system implementation, systems analysis & design, IT organizational management, IT consulting, database administration, and Internet applications.
The program focuses on the planning, development and management of information systems that enable organizations to gain strategic and tactical competitive advantage.
Today organizations expect IS professionals to be familiar with a variety of information technology solutions as well as business disciplines. This program helps students attain multiple competencies as IS professionals when information technology solutions are constantly evolving.
Students will gain a broad range of skills including:
- foundational systems design skills
- IT project management knowledge and skills
- data-driven technologies such as data mining, supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM)
- enterprise systems management
- advanced systems architecture and design skills
Nineteen Competency Modules are available to allow students to focus in-depth on a variety of information systems areas. Students can choose competency modules that best meet their career plans and can gain expertise in managing technology while enhancing specific technical skills.
Online Learning Options
This degree can be completed entirely online. CDM online degrees are delivered mostly through COL-enabled courses, although other delivery technologies are also used. If a course is COL-enabled, any student registered in the course has access to the course playback. Students are strongly encouraged to utilize the COL resource wherever available. To complete this degree a student may take any combination of online and on campus courses. For more information on online learning at CDM visit the Online Learning page.