Information systems jobs are some of the fastest growing and highest paying jobs in management. Money magazine heralded the IS/MIS occupation as one of the hottest jobs in America based on employment growth, job independence, job security, and wages, ranking among the top 10 percent of U.S. wage earners.
As a result, demand for skills such as what you learn in our MBA concentration in information systems management extends to virtually every industry and salaries in the field are substantially higher than the national average.
If your career goal is a top leadership position, this concentration prepares you to lead the implementation of an organization’s IT and e-business strategies as chief information officer, chief technology officer, or e-business manager. You may also specialize in burgeoning careers as enterprise systems integrators, business intelligence analysts, information security and compliance specialists, business web analysts and developers, and database administrators.
The information systems concentration is a unique, blended business-technology program that focuses on integrating business and technical emphases on the development, management, and planning of information systems. You will get a strong foundation in business and systems analysis, project management, database, and enterprise infrastructure. You will be prepared to develop better planning, management, and technical abilities necessary for leading a thriving organization in today's complex, digital world.
For an information systems MBA concentration, you will need to take all of the following courses:
Our information systems courses offer a unique blend of technology, management, and strategy. Faculty emphasize a hands-on teaching approach through immersive learning projects where students apply their classroom learning to real-world problems by working with businesses. In this 9-hour concentration, you will learn:
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