The Master of Science in Information Systems focuses on the integration of technology, people, and strategy. It is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to develop and manage sophisticated information systems, as well as managing the people and processes involved in systems development. At the heart of the degree is the integration of technology into the business process. The knowledge and skills you will acquire in this program will open career options in a wide range of fields and locations.
The program gives students the fundamental knowledge and skills that are required at the project management level within the enterprise, including the technical foundations of information systems and the skills required to manage resources and to lead people. Throughout the program, courses are taught in a way that will enable you to learn to integrate all components of information system technology (hardware and software), people and business strategy into an efficient and effective resource that helps an organization fulfil its unique mission within the economy and society.
The program is well-suited to those who want to change careers and/or gain marketable skills in a world that is becoming increasingly more reliant on the computerized collection, processing, distribution and accessibility of information.
All undergraduate and graduate programs at LIU Post are registered with the New York State Education Department and accredited by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. In addition to the entire University, various other academic programs in the College of Management are specially accredited by professional organizations, signifying they meet the highest standards of educational quality as determined by leaders in the field.
The mission of the School of Computer Science, Innovation and Management Engineering is to prepare undergraduate and graduate students for productive careers in industry, academia, and government by providing an outstanding environment for teaching, learning and research in the theory and applications of program-specific knowledge areas in each of the following domains:
- Computer Science
- Information Systems Development
- Information and Systems Management
- Systems Assurance and Security of Information and Information Systems
- Technical Project Management