Distance learning MSc in Information Systems

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Information Systems

Msc stands for Master of Science. It is a postgraduate educational master's degree given by universities in a wide number of nations. The degree is typically studied for in the sciences and occasionally in the social sciences.

Information systems is a field of study that teaches students the most important elements of both business and computer science to prepare them for a field in several industries, including those with large mega-corporations, private market analyst positions and even important government jobs.

Distance learning is a method of delivering education to students who are not physically present on campus. Various studies have shown that distance learning programmes can be as efficient and effective as conventional classroom programmes sometimes even better!

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Online Master of Science in Health Informatics

Logan University
Online Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2018 USA Chesterfield + 1 more

The Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) program is designed to provide graduate students with a skill-set that helps those new to the field of health informatics to transition into it and those already there to rise to the next professional level. The program focuses, particularly on healthcare information systems. [+]

Health informatics is a rapidly changing field where its professionals improve healthcare by harnessing the wealth of information that spans the patient continuum of care. Multiple disciplines, such as business and technology, intersect with healthcare in this field. The Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) program is designed to provide graduate students with a skill-set that helps those new to the field of health informatics to transition into it and those already there to rise to the next professional level. The program focuses, particularly on healthcare information systems. Students will learn–from multiple perspectives–the impact of health informatics on the continuum of care.... [-]


MSc Data Analytics and Information Systems Management

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 18 - 60 months January 2019 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

With the explosive presence of Big Data in modern business, a specialist in data analytics is essential for success. This course will prepare you with the relevant skills to maximise the opportunities that Big Data now offers. [+]

With the explosive presence of Big Data in modern business, a specialist in data analytics is essential for success. This course will prepare you with the relevant skills to maximise the opportunities that Big Data now offers. Learning to apply the principles of data handling to inform decision making will make you the glue that aligns information systems in your organisation to business strategies.

Course Requirements

A bachelor's degree or diploma equivalent to a UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2). If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above

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MSc in Information Systems Management

University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Online Part time 58 weeks November 2018 United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

The University of Liverpool Online MSc in Information Systems Management is designed to give you the skills and knowledge to drive growth, innovation and change within organisations, by leveraging the power of technology. [+]

Learn to leverage the power of technology to build competitive advantage in businesses and to drive innovation and growth in organisations around the globe. A study in a 100% online environment as you access data sets and software, and conduct simulations through a cloud-based service platform that mirrors real-life. You’ll connect and interact with like-minded international professionals, increase your strategic knowledge and skills as you learn the latest trends in information systems management and gain the knowledge you can apply immediately. This master allows you to tailor your learning to suit your career, choosing two elective modules from a wide range of modules – including cybersecurity and big data analytics.... [-]


Master of Science in Information Systems & Technology (MSIST)

Claremont Graduate University Online
Online Full time Part time 3 - 5 semesters September 2018 USA USA Online + 1 more

The MS in Information Systems & Technology (MSIST) online offers a technically focused, design-centric curriculum that balances technology and management scholarship to achieve pragmatic solutions to challenges facing society. The MSIST experiential teaching practice teaches you the concepts, skills, and applications necessary to create software and systems that optimize human performance and produce positive societal change. The MSIST is flexible to accommodate working professionals looking to augment their skill sets. [+]

The MS in Information Systems & Technology (MSIST) online offers a technically focused, design-centric curriculum that balances technology and management scholarship to achieve pragmatic solutions to challenges facing society. The MSIST experiential teaching practice teaches you the concepts, skills, and applications necessary to create software and systems that optimize human performance and produce positive societal change. The MSIST is flexible to accommodate working professionals looking to augment their skill sets.

Choose from one of two concentrations in Data Science and Analytics or IT Innovation and Design. You will undertake collaborative, industry-oriented research with CGU faculty mentors, who are distinguished IS&T scholars and practitioners who contribute to leading journals, consult for industry-leading organizations, and hold prominent roles at global conferences and international councils. You will analyze, discuss, and contribute to the continuously expanding knowledge bank of information technology, thereby gaining the skills and connections that lead to leadership roles in business, government, education, and more.... [-]


M.S. in Computer Information Technology

Elmhurst College
Online Part time August 2018 USA Elmhurst

At Elmhurst, you’ll acquire the hardware and software knowledge needed to design, program and administer computer network systems, database systems, and websites. We offer instruction in hot technologies such as ASP.NET, SQL Server, web services and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). [+]

Master the Systems at the Center of It All

Gain technical know-how—and big-picture vision. Imagine a degree where you master both hard and soft skills—hardware and software, teambuilding and networking. Our student-focused approach puts you first. You’ll gain the technical know-how, as well as the big-picture vision, to design, program and administer outstanding computer network systems, database systems and web/mobile applications.

Customize Your Degree with Areas of Concentration Computer Network Application development Data science

A STEM designated program

Curriculum

The Master of Science in Computer Information Technology requires the successful completion of 10 courses for a total of 30 semester hours. All courses are 8 weeks in length. ... [-]


M.S. in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Elmhurst College
Online Part time August 2018 USA Elmhurst

The M.S. in geographic information systems from Elmhurst College will give you in-depth knowledge of the geospatial field and introduce you to spatial thinking and geographic information systems (GIS) as a tool used in a variety of applications in the industry. [+]

Map Out Your Future With an Online Masters in GIS!

Geospatial technologies affect almost every aspect of life, from navigating an unfamiliar neighborhood to tracking patterns of diseases in populations. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, geospatial technologies is one of the three high-growth industries of the 21st century. That translates into big opportunity—and with an Elmhurst M.S. in GIS, you’ll be well-prepared to meet it.

Elmhurst has something most colleges don’t—a dedicated GIS server and access to professional Esri GIS software. So you’ll get something most students won’t: high-end processing power from a regular computer.

Curriculum

The master of science in geographic information systems at Elmhurst requires the successful completion of 10 courses for a total of 7.50 credits (30 semester hours). The program also fulfills the educational requirements of the GISP (certified GIS professional). The curriculum will develop geospatial skill sets in correlation with the Geospatial Technology Competency Model (GTCM) as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor and the National Geospatial Technologies Center of Excellence (Geo Tech Center). AGS 500 may be waived, per the program director's discretion, for the following students:... [-]


Master of Science in Health Informatics

Grand Canyon University
Online 8 weeks September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City Scottsdale + 2 more

Health informatics is a rapidly emerging discipline that offers new frontiers requiring innovative leadership. Emerging technology provides an understanding of the value of health informatics and how it can reduce health care costs, increase access and patient safety, and improve the quality of healthcare services. The masters in health informatics from the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions at Grand Canyon University can help you use information technology, both hardware, and software, for better decision-making and better patient outcomes. [+]

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Health informatics is a rapidly emerging discipline that offers new frontiers requiring innovative leadership. Emerging technology provides an understanding of the value of health informatics and how it can reduce health care costs, increase access and patient safety, and improve the quality of healthcare services. The masters in health informatics from the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions at Grand Canyon University can help you use information technology, both hardware, and software, for better decision-making and better patient outcomes.

Graduates are eligible to take the Certified Professional in Health Informatics (CPHI™) certification exam through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Courses that prepare students for the certification exam focus on:... [-]


Master of Science in Information Systems

New Jersey Institute of Technology
Online September 2018 USA Newark

Information systems are computer systems that support the operations, management, and decision-making in organizations. Information systems are now an integral part of the work environment of every organization and play a critical role in the running of organizations. They are the heart of our Internet-based economy. Information systems enable people to access the information they need, collaborate, make decisions, and perform their jobs and personal activities effectively. [+]

Overview

Information systems are computer systems that support the operations, management, and decision-making in organizations. Information systems are now an integral part of the work environment of every organization and play a critical role in the running of organizations. They are the heart of our Internet-based economy. Information systems enable people to access the information they need, collaborate, make decisions, and perform their jobs and personal activities effectively.

The field of Information Systems (IS) aims to bridge the fields of computer science and business. It resides at the interaction of these two fields. IS professionals serve as the critical link between the technical areas and other areas of an organization.... [-]


Master in Computer Information Systems

St. Mary's University
Online Full time Part time USA San Antonio

The Department of Computer Science at St. Mary’s University offers master’s programs with a special focus on the software development process. The programs are intended for students, professionals, and managers who are interested in advancing their career by gaining knowledge and skills into the problems and solutions of developing practical software systems. [+]

The Department of Computer Science at St. Mary’s University offers master’s programs with a special focus on the software development process. The programs are intended for students, professionals, and managers who are interested in advancing their career by gaining knowledge and skills into the problems and solutions of developing practical software systems.

Students develop or deepen skills to analyze, design, implement and test stand-alone and embedded software systems. The department also offers a combined Bachelor of Arts/Science and Master of Science in Computer Information Systems that can be completed in as little as five years. An intensive course of study, undergraduate students can begin graduate coursework during their senior year.... [-]


Online Master of Science in Information Security & Assurance

Norwich University Online Programs
Online Full time 18 months June 2019 USA Northfield

Cyber threats continue to increase, as do the opportunities for information security and assurance experts. More businesses are storing their data offsite in the cloud and more employees have remote access to systems and data. [+]

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION SECURITY & ASSURANCE - ONLINE

Cyber threats continue to increase, as do the opportunities for information security and assurance experts. More businesses are storing their data offsite in the cloud and more employees have remote access to systems and data. This provides some uncertainty, as does the use of non-sanctioned devices on company networks. Cybercrime is also a reality for large corporations, e-commerce companies, defense firms, and, of course, the federal government. Information security and assurance is an ever-changing quest that challenges professionals at each turn. Staying ahead of the threat requires up-to-the-moment knowledge, like the curriculum available here at Norwich University. The Norwich University Master of Science in Information Security & Assurance online program delivers a relevant overview of security standards and computer security models, as well as topics that cover effective technology, risk management, and analytics. Our goal is to reinforce your existing information security knowledge, while also supporting your needs for advanced study of the management skills necessary to implement an enterprise-wide information assurance program. If you are transitioning into the Information Security (IS) field or looking to enhance your IS-related skill set, Virtual Security Cloud Labs, a secure, hands-on cloud computing platform, will provide you the opportunity to work on real-world business scenarios using IS tools to prepare you for a demanding career in IS.... [-]


Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems

Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Online Part time 1 - 5 years September 2018 USA Washington

The Johns Hopkins Online Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) offers you a scientific foundation in the fascinating fields of spatial data modeling, spatial data analysis, geo-visualization, and enterprise GIS architecture. [+]

The Johns Hopkins Online Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) offers you a scientific foundation in the fascinating fields of spatial data modeling, spatial data analysis, geo-visualization, and enterprise GIS architecture. The online Master of Science in GIS is geared to part-time professionals and focuses on the principal avenues of employment within the next generation of geospatial design, development, and analysis. Our faculty members are thought leaders and innovators in the new data science that is GIS. Our courses, available entirely online, provide a convenient, interactive platform to explore geographic information systems as part of the dynamic field of cloud computing, big data analytics, and spatial data mining and modeling.... [-]


Master of Science in Networking and Systems Administration

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA Rochester + 1 more

The master of science degree in networking and systems administration enables the matriculated student to study, develop, and become proficient in the practices, methodologies, and techniques in the management of a modern and secure IT infrastructure. [+]

Master of Science in Networking and Systems Administration

This master of science program is designed to provide both the knowledge and the technical skills needed to successfully compete in this environment. It is uniquely focused to address current issues in networking and systems administration, through investigation of both the theoretical and the practical aspects of this continually evolving field. Thus it examines the organizational and the technological issues involved in enterprise scale networking including emerging network technologies, network processing, high-performance computing, network programming, and security. The program is intended to prepare graduates to assume leadership positions in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations dealing with evolving networking solutions or to continue their education through the pursuit of advanced degrees.... [-]


Graduate Diploma / MSc in Management of Internet Enterprise Systems

Dublin City University | DCU Connected - Excellence in Online Education
Online Part time 2 years September 2018 Ireland Dublin

The online programme in Management of Internet Enterprise Systems develops learner’s knowledge and skills in the areas of Cloud Computing and Social Networking, so that they can manage and apply key IS strategies to organisations. [+]

This Postgraduate Programme recently participated successfully in the accreditation process conducted with DCU Business School by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the world's oldest and most prestigious global accrediting body for business schools. AACSB accreditation is widely recognised as the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business schools.

Introduction

The online programme in Management of Internet Enterprise Systems develops learner’s knowledge and skills in the areas of Cloud Computing and Social Networking, so that they can manage and apply key IS strategies to organisations.... [-]


Graduate Diploma / MSc in Management of Information Systems Strategy

Dublin City University | DCU Connected - Excellence in Online Education
Online Part time 2 years September 2018 Ireland Dublin

This online programme in Management of Information Systems Strategy will develop learners confidence to manage in an environment where IS both drives and serves business, to align Information Strategy with the overall business strategy and to contribute to ongoing Information Strategy development. [+]

This Postgraduate Programme recently participated successfully in the accreditation process conducted with DCU Business School by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the world's oldest and most prestigious global accrediting body for business schools. AACSB accreditation is widely recognised as the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business schools.

Introduction

Information Systems are at the core of all leading-edge enterprises. The effective, efficient and safe management of those systems is now mission critical to all organisations. This online programme in Management of Information Systems Strategy will develop learners confidence to manage in an environment where IS both drives and serves business, to align Information Strategy with the overall business strategy and to contribute to ongoing Information Strategy development. As the student progresses, understanding of the role of IS/IT plays in an organisation’s innovation, management and administration will grow. Learners will also gain a critical awareness of current challenges and new insights associated with the management of IS in high-technology manufacturing or services environments. Finally, learners will develop the range of investigative and analytic skills required to equip them to assume more senior roles within organisations.The programme will be of particular relevance to managers or aspiring managers in information systems and technologies in the financial, public or private sectors, or if you’re self-employed in the field.... [-]


MSc in Geographical Information Systems

Lund University
Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Lund + 1 more

This is an Internet-based distance learning Master's programme in which you learn how to analyse and model spatial phenomena, focusing on natural resources, using GIS (Geographical Information Systems) and remote sensing. [+]

Programme overview

This is an Internet-based distance learning programme in which you learn how to analyse and model spatial phenomena, focusing on natural resources, using GIS (Geographical Information Systems) and remote sensing. The aim is to offer you a flexible and comprehensive training in GIS, remote sensing and environmental modelling. All courses are provided over the Internet, including text, audio and video lectures, email contact, forums and Skype correspondence with specialised academic staff. You can adapt the learning methods that work best for you and choose your own pace of study for any given semester. The course offers hands-on training using up-to-date software and affords the opportunity to achieve deep theoretical understanding, as well as excellent technical skills, of e.g. GIS, remote sensing, spatial programming, SDI, database management, cartography, and environmental modelling. The programme runs 22 months and is taught by world-class faculties in Sweden (Lund University) and the Netherlands (University of Twente).... [-]