Masters Programs in Information Systems

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Information Systems

Master students of information systems are building upon business, engineering, computer or science degrees in pursuit of more advanced knowledge in electronic communications. An advanced degree can provide an edge for better jobs in a competitive field.

 

What is a Master in Information Systems? Technology is the means of creation, use and distribution of information in our interconnected society. Study in information systems centers on creating and improving ways of handling data and electronic communication and the resulting impact on businesses and society. Students will obtain a solid foundation in software development and principles. Additional courses in critical thinking, professional interrelations and problem solving help graduates put their computer knowledge to practical use. Also addressed is the evolving nature of the field as it constantly adapts to keep pace with technological changes.

 

In pursuing this course of study, the student benefits from obtaining a firm grasp on the workings of electronic systems and how to put that knowledge to practical use. Leadership, problem solving and interpersonal skills are more fully developed.

 

The cost of the program varies according to school and location. Students should examine the various options to determine the course of study that best meets their goals and budget.

 

An advanced degree in information systems opens the door to many career opportunities. A concentration on the storing and archiving of material may lead to jobs in library science or records management. Graduates are also well qualified as project leaders and managers due to the integration of electronics with organization and presentation of thoughts. The advanced knowledge of the workings of computers provides solid groundwork for technological consulting. Organizations seek information systems professionals in the planning and implementation of marketing strategies, office procedures and client development. The program is also excellent preparation for employment in business communications.

 

Advancement of your career with this highly-marketable degree can begin right now. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

 

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Executive Master In Management Control

Université Internationale de Casablanca
Campus Part time 1 year August 2018 Morocco Casablanca

In the era of globalization and the globalization of markets that generate new forms of competition and risks for organizations, Management Control, as a cross-functional function, becomes essential for companies who want to upgrade their management methods And win in competitiveness. [+]

Masters in Information Systems. In the era of globalization and the globalization of markets that generate new forms of competition and risks for organizations, Management Control, as a cross-functional function, becomes essential for companies who want to upgrade their management methods And win in competitiveness. This development has profoundly changed the role of the Management Control function. In order to meet the new requirements of its function, the management controller must arm itself in order to be able to set up a management system facilitating change management, implementation of the strategy, evaluation and improvement Of performance. This Masters course allows students to deepen, discover and master the essential aspects of management control practices and tools in a relatively short time, through specialized and practical teaching and the enriching contribution of the group of participants accumulating Experiences. Exclusive to UIC Innovative learner-centered pedagogy High-level national and international stakeholders combining expertise in the field and pedagogical quality Strength of the international university network Winner in the world Modular program and Saturday courses providing more professional flexibility PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT The Executive Master in Management Control is aimed in particular at: Management control executives who want to upgrade or deepen their knowledge of management control and acquire the latest management control tools used in the function today Executives from other backgrounds who want to convert to management control and make a career there TERMS OF ACCESS Applicants who wish to apply for this Masters Course should have proven probationary experience of one year... [-]

Master in Digital Technology Management - Cyber Security

Bologna Business School
Campus Full time 1 year December 2017 Italy Bologna

The Master in Digital Technology Management provides both these competences by using a two stages approach: during the first cicle classic management courses as well as specialized courses for managing the digital transformation are taught to all the participants, while the second cicle provides the specific technical formation for the specialization in Cyber Security. [+]

Overview The digital transformation is deeply changing the organization of modern enterprises and their management structure. Modern, innovative companies need highly skilled managers who have both the technical competences to master the new digital technologies, and the management skills required for decision-making positions. The Master in Digital Technology Management provides both these competences by using a two stages approach: during the first cicle classic management courses as well as specialized courses for managing the digital transformation are taught to all the participants, while the second cicle provides the specific technical formation for the specialization in Cyber Security. The courses will cover the most recent techniques and tools, as well as their industrial applications, focusing on the new business opportunities and challenges arising from them. This international program, with students from all over the world and a Faculty composed by professors, managers and entrepreneurs, takes place within the unique atmosphere of a 16th century villa on the hills surrounding Bologna. Thanks to project works, company projects and master lectures, students get in touch with the key concepts of the digital era. The program concludes with a Field Laboratory Work and a company internship. THE MASTER IS AN INVESTMENT. THE HONOR LOAN IS THE WAY TO FUND IT. “PerTe Prestito Con Lode”, a long-term and low-interest honor loan, with no collateral required to cover the full amount of the tuition fee. Key facts Format: full-time Language: English Duration: 12 months CFU/ECTS: 60 Average age: 26 Participants: 20-50 Calendar APPLICATION DEADLINE: September, 2017... [-]

Master in Service Design

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12 months January 2018 Italy Milan

The Master in Service Design program is meant to foster storytelling and prototyping skills, the problem-solving and business design approach to help students develop innovative service ideas. Through user observation, students will detect unmet user needs and develop compelling scenarios, physical and virtual systems of service experience, working in close contact with professionals, firms and public-sector organizations. [+]

Masters in Information Systems. New information and communication technologies are bringing on a revolution leading to a radical change in the way services are offered and enjoyed, generating evolving needs and desires, both in the public and the private sectors. Service Design, through an integrated and multidisciplinary approach, operates within this context and has the task to understand and embrace social changes in order to deliver experiences and solutions for unpredictable future scenarios. The Master in Service Design program is meant to foster storytelling and prototyping skills, the problem-solving and business design approach to help students develop innovative service ideas. Through user observation, students will detect unmet user needs and develop compelling scenarios, physical and virtual systems of service experience, working in close contact with professionals, firms and public-sector organizations. Audience The program is addressed to candidates who have a first-level degree and/or professional experience in Visual And Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Architecture And Creative Coding. The program is also open to candidates with a diploma/degree or professional experience in Business Design, Communication Science, New Media, Psychology, Sociology, or equivalent, if they are motivated by a sound research interest towards the program’s topics and a strong portfolio. Outcome Graduates from the Master in Information Design may seek employment at established firms, such as large corporations, service companies, design consultancy, as well as NGO’s, government agencies, research institutions, or start their own consulting business. Possible job titles include: Service Designer, Experience Designer and Design strategist. Program The Master in Service Design... [-]

Master of Management in Information Systems

Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University
Campus Full time 12 - 16 months September 2017 USA Logan

The MMIS program at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is an innovative, project-based program designed to address business problems through the use of technology. It carries a STEM designation (29-month work option after graduation) in database management and analytics, consistently attracting many talented students from around the world. [+]

Why MMIS? The MMIS program at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is an innovative, project-based program designed to address business problems through the use of technology. It carries a STEM designation (29-month work option after graduation) in database management and analytics, consistently attracting many talented students from around the world. Extensive Database and Data Analytics The main focus of the MMIS program relates to Big Data, Database Management, and Data Analytics. Gaining insight into business processes that facilitate improved decision making is the goal of all things data. Indeed, data is the lifeblood of improved decision making for businesses. High Job Placement and High Salaries There is currently a shortage of employees with technical management information systems skills in the workplace. Recent graduates have nearly a 100% placement rate 6 months after graduation, with a mean salary of $60,000. Career Prospects As technology spreads across every organizational sector, corporate jobs in this field are generated rapidly. Our 33-credit hour program is designed to enhance your undergraduate education by increasing your analytical proficiencies and business technology skills and strategically preparing you for management positions. Program Options This degree is available as a single degree (MMIS) or can be paired with a second master’s degree (MBA/MMIS or MHR/MMIS) by enrolling in one additional year. Curriculum The MMIS curriculum was developed with two strategic goals: Provide students with analytical-focused information systems knowledge and a complementary business acumen to enhance corporate leadership and problem solving. Support the Huntsman four pillars of excellence... [-]

Master in Computer Engineering and Information Systems

ISG Business & Economics School
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

This degree aims to promote the acquisition of advanced skills in the areas of Computer Engineering and Information Systems, namely those that refer to individual work, supported in skills acquired in research activity, as well as application in professional activity of the principles used in the... [+]

Masters in Information Systems. This degree aims to promote the acquisition of advanced skills in the areas of Computer Engineering and Information Systems, namely those that refer to individual work, supported in skills acquired in research activity, as well as application in professional activity of the principles used in the methodologies of this project. This way, the Master's degree will provide the analysis and information processing skills inherent to the execution of tasks for research and development innovative technologies acquired in the prosecution of the described goals, as well as the capacity to produce and transmit scientific information related to them. Further Studies The degree is supported by a solid study program and occupies an innovative position in the converging scientific domains. With a curricular structure comparable to the best similar 2nd cycle courses in Europe, this Master's Degree offers the most adequate training towards the degree (2nd cycle in 2007/2008) and prosecution of studies in a great diversity of branches at the 3rd cycle level. Occupacional Profiles The integration of these teaching methodologies and the articulation between the professional and research component seeks to promote advanced training in engineering that fully completes a training profile with the making of this master's degree. Objectives Promoting and acquisition of theoretical and technical skills in disciplines considered as structuring in the areas approached; Allow the students to establish a customised progression through the possibility of choosing between specific advanced disciplines in each of the proposed branches; Provide a professional learning experience through... [-]

Master in Information Systems

University of Liechtenstein
Campus Full time 4 - 10 semesters September 2017 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Online

Do you want to pursue a career at the interface between business and IT? Do you want to engineer excellent business processes? Do you want to create IT-enabled innovations? [+]

Do you want to: pursue a career at the interface between IT and business? develop and implement digital strategies and innovations? become a business process expert? become a data scientist? Join the Master’s degree programme in Information Systems with majors in Business Process Management and Data Science at the University of Liechtenstein! The Master’s programme in Information Systems is a unique programme that gets you ready for the digital world: majors in Business Process Management and Data Science strong focus on digital innovation highly relevant IT-related and business-related topics strong integration of theory and practice attractive tuition fees preparation for PhD programme programme entirely taught in English excellent student-faculty ratio After gaining their Master of Science in Information Systems (MSc IS) our students have excellent career opportunities. Typically, they start working for international IT & management consultancies or industry and service companies (e.g., in financial services, telecommunications, logistics, manufacturing, or public administration). Admission requirements The following minimum prerequisites must be fulfilled prior to admission: - Completion of a relevant Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Information Systems, Business Administration, Economics, Computer Science as well as both Natural or Engineering Sciences with at least 180 ECTS credits. - Performance above average in your former study programme. Applicants are evaluated based on their individual profile. - English language proficiency on level B2, provided that English is not the native language. - Basic knowledge in research methods. Application deadline - EU/EEA and Swiss citizens: June, 30th - Other citizens: March, 31st Intakes for the... [-]

Master in Industrial Systems Analytics

University of Vaasa
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Vaasa

The Master's Programme in Industrial Systems Analytics (ISA) provides content, models and methods to design, develop, implement and operate complex processes and systems in the energy sector organizations. [+]

Masters in Information Systems. The Master's Programme in Industrial Systems Analytics (ISA) provides content, models and methods to design, develop, implement and operate complex processes and systems in the energy sector organizations. Energy systems are complex systems that require a holistic understanding and thus multiple perspectives of research and education. Energy systems can be seen as socio-technical systems, and the new ISA programme is built from Technology, Organization and People perspectives (TOP). Systems dynamics and systems thinking are the connecting elements necessary for the programme. It is important to understand how the technology and people are organized to achieve the goals. The program prepares the students to develop and manage product and service innovation for industrial energy systems, delivery and use. The courses consist of lectures, team work assignments, projects, presentations and final exams. The topics taught in this programme include Data science and analytics, Quality engineering, Systems engineering, Decision support, Project management and Industrial project work. [-]

Master in Business Informatics

University of Ljubljana Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2017 Slovenia Ljubljana + 1 more

Are you interested in digitalization? Do you want to become an active member of a firm’s digital transformation endeavour? Want to know how to use modern IT in a company and how to improve business with ITs help? [+]

Business Informatics combines the areas of business knowledge, knowledge of management and social skills as well as business use of information technology. The figure below shows in more detail some key competencies in these areas in view of the knowledge and skills required as well as the typical job titles held by business information specialists. As a graduate, you will acquire the highest level of expert competencies in the field of informatics and business. You will obtain practical knowledge of business transformation and digitalization, the development of new business models and advanced use of information technology in business operations. During the study you can acquire thorough knowledge and skills of business informatics and, by selecting the contents (courses), you can create an area of specialization that most closely corresponds to your personal, professional and employment ambitions. Admissions Criteria First-year enrolment is open to: Graduates of first-level programmes in relevant study programmes with at least 180 ECTS, or those that have completed the current programme of study for qualification in relevant study programmes Graduates of equivalent courses listed in the previous paragraph in unrelated areas of study and must complete additional academic requirements of 12 ECTS: Microeconomics 1 (6 ECTS) and Introduction to Business (6 ECTS). In accordance with Article 41 of the Law of Higher Educations, candidates are ranked in cases where the number of available spots are limited. Candidates are ranked based on their undergraduate GPA (70%) and the exam results of Type 2 and Type 3 undergraduate elective... [-]

Master's Degree In Computer Engineering

Universidade de Évora
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Évora

This Master complements the knowledge obtained in 1st cycle in Computer Science, offering advanced training in various areas of Information Technology, stimulating the adaptation to new technologies, developing the ability to design innovative products using the current techniques and encouraging the acquisition of skills such as sense critical, creativity and teamwork. [+]

Masters in Information Systems. PRESENTATION This Master complements the knowledge obtained in 1st cycle in Computer Science, offering advanced training in various areas of Information Technology, stimulating the adaptation to new technologies, developing the ability to design innovative products using the current techniques and encouraging the acquisition of skills such as sense critical, creativity and teamwork. Graduates have a mandatory training that includes courses in the following areas: Artificial Intelligence, Information Systems and Distributed Systems and Multimedia and Management; which is complemented with information Area electives. The Dissertation is individual and must and can be done with a research or development at the university or in companies which apply the knowledge and skills already acquired consolidating them and acquiring new. Our graduates pursuing professional functions in the following areas of information: Consulting and auditing, management and development of information systems, management and application development and research and development. Are putting on public services, software development companies, banks, insurance companies, auditors, telecommunications companies, among others. Careers Performance of functions in the following areas of information technology: consulting and auditing, management and development of information systems, management and application development and research and development. Graduates in Computer engineering are put into software development companies, utilities, banks, insurance companies, auditors, telecommunications companies, among others. [-]

Master in Computer and Telecommunication Engineering

Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The Sciences and Technologies Department (STD) is a multidisciplinary unit of Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (UAL) in the field of technologies, responsible for the teaching of several study cycles and for Research and Development activities (R&D) in technological areas, such as Information Systems and Technologies, and Electronic Systems and Telecommunications. [+]

The Sciences and Technologies Department (STD) is a multidisciplinary unit of Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (UAL) in the field of technologies, responsible for the teaching of several study cycles and for Research and Development activities (R&D) in technological areas, such as Information Systems and Technologies, and Electronic Systems and Telecommunications. The STD contributes to the training of persons with high technical and human skills that are essential for companies, state entities and other organizations and systems in their various sectors of intervention. The department’s solid quality of its study cycles is attested by the high degree of employability of its graduates and the feedback from their employers. This renewed department has been implementing a new university strategy that includes the creation of new study cycles that complement the renewed previous training offer, establishing partnerships with external entities that solidify the training offer and R&D, the setting up of the Autonoma Techlab research centre, and the renovation of spaces and laboratories used in training and R&D activities. By providing solid and competitive training in the spirit of the Bologna Declaration, the STD has special responsibilities in coordinating and implementing the following master degree programme: Computer and Telecommunication Engineering. The STD also coordinates a number of non-degree courses, such as the Cisco CCNA course under the aegis of the Cisco Academy of UAL and the postgraduate qualification in Cable and Wireless Networks: Theory & Practice. The STD’s faculty is young and composed of 90% of PhD holders who meet all the rigour,... [-]

Master in Information Technology Management and Governance

Canadian University Dubai
Campus Full time 6 weeks September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Canadian University Dubai is a recognized leader of graduate business education in the UAE and across the Gulf region. Since the rapid development in IT platforms and enterprises, different stakeholders are concerned how an organization’s business can benefit from IT services and tools. The Canadian University Dubai has identified the needs of the next generation leaders that can implement the various aspects of IT Management, Governance, and Assurance. This has resulted in developing a Master program in IT Management and Governance (MITGOV) -a first of its kind in the region that aims to enrich professionals with the necessary skills in IT governance and services. The MITGOV program supports the strategic vision of the Smart City model infrastructure. [+]

Masters in Information Systems. Canadian University Dubai is a recognized leader of graduate business education in the UAE and across the Gulf region. Since the rapid development in IT platforms and enterprises, different stakeholders are concerned how an organization’s business can benefit from IT services and tools. The Canadian University Dubai has identified the needs of the next generation leaders that can implement the various aspects of IT Management, Governance, and Assurance. This has resulted in developing a Master program in IT Management and Governance (MITGOV) -a first of its kind in the region that aims to enrich professionals with the necessary skills in IT governance and services. The MITGOV program supports the strategic vision of the Smart City model infrastructure. Benefits The content of this new Master program maps between the recently developed IT governance and assurance theoretical models with the IT tools within the organization’s different functioning units. This leads to the efficient development and implementation of effective business processes. Key Strengths Pioneering - One of the first specialized programs in the region in IT Management and Governance. Accreditation - Accredited by the Ministry of Education: Higher Education Affairs. Highly Qualified Faculty – Faculty teaching in our IT-Governance program have extensive industry experience. Weekday Evening Courses–Class schedules allow students to complete their Master degree while working or raising a family. Flexibility – The 6 week delivery offers students the flexibility of planning their courses schedule and time of graduation according to their work commitments and personal obligations. Duration... [-]

Master in Applied Informatics

University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Informatics and Management
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Hradec Králové

The Master’s degree programme in Applied Informatics is a follow-up two-year study programme to the Bachelor studies in Applied Informatics or some other close fields of studies. It combines subjects from the core fields of Computing and related areas, Information Systems and Software Engineering, Image Processing as well as Communication Technologies. [+]

Master in Applied Informatics The Master’s degree programme in Applied Informatics is a follow-up two-year study programme to the Bachelor studies in Applied Informatics or some other close fields of studies. It combines subjects from the core fields of Computing and related areas, Information Systems and Software Engineering, Image Processing as well as Communication Technologies. Necessary skills in the field of designing and building secure information systems, information and knowledge technologies, as well as methods of collecting, structuring and evaluating large quantities of data will be developed. The options of some background in the associate disciplines of managerial psychology and economics are offered as optional courses for students as well. The duration of the programme: 2 years Master’s degree applicants are required to have 2 semesters of mathematics in the previous Bachelor’s degree education. The tuition fee for one academic year: 3000 EUR. The deadline for submitting application forms is 31st March. [-]

MS Computer Information Systems

College of Saint Rose
Campus Full time 3 semesters August 2018 USA Albany

A deeper understanding of information systems can only enhance your career prospects. [+]

Masters in Information Systems. A deeper understanding of information systems can only enhance your career prospects. You’ll gain skills in technical communication and teamwork—which are in great demand among employers—as well as advanced knowledge of data structures, computer architecture, database management systems, data communications, user interface design, and software engineering. Program Overview The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems is a Professional Science Master’s (PSM) degree program that presents students with an applied education in advanced topics associated with computer science, computer engineering, and information systems. Our program is endorsed by the National Professional Science Masters Association (NPSMA). The program is designed for students with some experience in computer technology and programming, who wish to advance their technical skills and knowledge, and who also wish to improve their communication and business skills. The goal of the program is to produce graduates who are technically proficient in their field and capable of working successfully in government and business. All students must take six required courses in areas that are central to computer information systems. These areas are data structures, computer architecture, database management systems, data communications, user interface design, and software engineering. All students must also take two courses in a chosen area of specialization and complete a master’s project in this area, under the supervision of a department faculty member. The current areas of specialization include Internet Programming, Bioinformatics, Database, and Parallel and High-Performance Computing. Surveys reveal that employers want their technical employees to be able to communicate well,... [-]

Master In Business Intelligence

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time September 2017 Senegal Dakar

The Master in Business Intelligence aims to train specialists in Business Intelligence (BI) with a business orientation. [+]

The Master in Business Intelligence aims to train specialists in Business Intelligence (BI) with a business orientation. Two objectives are targeted: BI: implementation of information systems help the decision Data analyst: quantitative methods and decision-making with a focus on mathematical modeling and quantitative management. CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION • IT Licence • Application form • Admission Interview LANGUAGES • English students will be able to master the concepts and methods for the design and administration of information systems within IT and mathematics of decision applied to management. Double student management computer skills should enable them to provide expertise and accountability functions relating to the identification of needs, the development and administration of IS, project management and implementation of a project. Students will be able to develop the following qualities: sense of responsibility, ability to work in coaching multicultural teams and decision-making analytical rigor, openness. [-]

Master's Degree In Geoinformatics (interuniversity)

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain A Coruña

The Interuniversity Master's Degree in Geoinformatics by the Universities of Vigo and A Coruña was born as a title of high specialization to train professionals oriented to the market of the geospatial industry. [+]

Masters in Information Systems. Introduction The Interuniversity Master in Geoinformatics By the Universities of Vigo and A Coruña was born as a title of high specialization to train professionals oriented to the market of the geospatial industry. The geospatial industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in recent years due to different applications related to global positioning systems, geographic information systems, mobile devices or satellite remote sensing. The curriculum is designed for students to acquire competencies in the design, implementation and management of spatial databases, definition and execution of geoprocesses, visualization of geographic information and realization of projects with geographic information systems. It also includes optional content designed to intensify student training in geotechnology (remote sensing and sensor networks), or in the field of information technology (development of desktop GIS applications, on the web, or on mobile systems). Why study the degree The objective of the Master in Geoinformatics is to offer a path of professional specialization so that the graduates of degrees that impart knowledge in information technologies and / or knowledge of geotechnology acquire the specific competences of a profession with wide demand in the labor market. In particular: To increase knowledge in information technologies, cartographic and geomatic engineering To know how to analyze the needs of a company in the geospatial field and determine the best technological solution to them To know how to build geospatial databases, apply and develop geoprocesses, and apply technological tools of geovisualization of data On the other hand, the offer of... [-]