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Information Systems Management Concentration

Online / On-Campus MSIS Graduate Degree

Marist's Master’s of Science in Information Systems Management (ISM) Degree Track has a business application focus emphasizing practical applications of information systems in the workplace. Specific career paths for the graduating ISM professional include systems analyst and/or designer, business analyst, project manager, IS auditor, and information systems manager. This course sequence provides the foundation for professionals who aspire to become a Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Contact Marist to learn more about earning a MSIS master’s degree through the Information Systems Management concentration. The Information Systems Management master’s degree is available through the College's on-campus or online curriculum, allowing students to earn their graduate degree with flexibility.

Master’s of Science in Information Systems Curriculum

Master’s in Information Systems Management students will take seven core classes required by all MSIS students. They will also be immersed in management, policy, analysis, and communications classes. 

MSIS Graduate Degree Core Required Courses (21 Credits)

  • MSIS 527 Systems & Information Concepts in Organizations 3 credits
  • MSIS 537 Data Management I 3 credits
  • MSIS 567 Data Communications 3 credits
  • MSIS 570 Information Analysis & Systems Design 3 credits
  • MBA 667 Accounting 3 credits
  • MSIS 720 Capstone Project 3 credits
  • MSIS 730 Information Systems Policy 3 credits

Information Systems Management Graduate Degree Track Required Courses (6 credits)

  • MSIS 620 Emerging Technologies
  • MSIS 621 Enterprise Architecture

Electives (9 credits)

  • Courses from Information Systems, Business, Software Development

Information Systems Management Graduate Degree Track Prerequisite:

  • MATH 130 Introduction to Statistics

Information Systems Master’s Degree Career Paths:

  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Designer
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Administrators
  • Data Processing Auditors
  • Information Systems Managers
  • Information Systems Consultant
  • Teacher or Professor
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Information Systems Project Manager

Learn more about the career paths available to MSIS students to determine if this program best aligns with your career goals.

At Marist, students have the option to earn the Master’s in Information Systems degree online through our flexible iLearn program. We develop all courses using Sakai, an open-source technology developed by a group of leading international colleges and universities, including Marist. The same faculty that teaches on campus teaches all of our online classes.