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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Master Sensor System Engineering (SSE)

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Groningen

This master prepares you for a bright future in the fascinating world of advanced sensor applications. A domain that is rapidly growing, providing all kinds of interesting prospects for you, ambitious engineers. Within the globally important domain of health, sensor applications will provide totally new ways to monitor, heal, treat and care for people. [+]

Masters in Information Systems. Sensor System Engineering: www.hanzegroningen.eu/msse Passionate about technology and engineering? ​​ Are you open minded, do you like to stretch boundaries to find out what is out there? Can you apply yourself, developing new ways to move the technology ahead, specifically in the health domain? Then take a moment to consider the opportunity to join us for one year to complete the Sensor System Engineering (SSE) honours master's programme.​​​ Programme overview General knowledge about sensor applications needed for any type of specialisation Specialised knowledge involving sensors in the health domain Honours content Master's thesis project (30 ECTS) General knowledge about sensor applications needed for any type of specialisation Linear algebra (4 ECTS): mathematics required for the next modules. Advanced data analysis (4 ECTS): integrating data coming from multiple complex sensors and to interpret this data correctly Modelling & simulation (4 ECTS): theory and tools required to model complex systems and to analyse and represent simulated data. Data centric architectures (4 ECTS): the architectural design of sensor systems at the level of of system architectures for big data applications and at the level of digital signal processing (DSP). Specialised knowledge involving sensors in the health domain Products and services in Health (4 ECTS): using real cases to learn the full design process of a health related sensor system. Sensor applications in Health (3 ECTS): exploration of sensor applications in biology, technology, diagnostics and application in health environments like hospital and home care. Honours content Professional skills (3 ECTS):... [-]

MRes Computer Science

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 China Suzhou

The MRes (Master of Research) in Computer Science programme is designed to develop students’ understanding of the research process and their ability to carry out research. [+]

Overview The MRes Computer Science programme is designed to develop your understanding of the research process. It is for graduates from a computer-related discipline who wish to investigate research as a possible career, or who wish to extend their knowledge of one particular facet of computing. This programme provides you with an MRes that allows you to focus on your desired specialism, whilst our international staff provide all necessary support. Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Knowledge and skills The MRes Computer Science programme will equip you with comprehensive knowledge and understanding of: • advanced theoretical fundamentals of current trends in computer science • state-of-the-art key research issues in specialised areas of computer science • techniques for project management and the design, implementation and evaluation of IT solutions. Modules You will complete four taught modules in the first semester, followed by a research project for a total duration of 18 months. The precise content of your research project will be discussed and decided with your project supervisor and is subject to approval. Core modules: • Research methods • Project management • Dissertation. Elective modules: • Cloud computing • Data mining and Big Data analytics • Interactive systems • Object-oriented programming. Additional learning activity modules Careers Graduates from this programme will find employment as research and development engineers, systems developers and project leaders in IT companies, or will go on to further... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Information Systems. 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... [-]

M.Sc. Computer Science – Data Analytics

National University of Ireland Galway College of Engineering & Informatics
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Galway

Globally, there is a reported shortage of data analytics talent, particularly of individuals with the required deep [+]

Big Challenges being addressed by this programme – motivation Globally, there is a reported shortage of data analytics talent, particularly of individuals with the required deep technical and analytical skills. (1) Accenture, Gartner and McKinsey have all identified Data Analytics as one of the fastest growing employment areas in computing and one most likely to make an impact in the future. The Irish Government’s policy is for Ireland to become a leading country in Europe for big data and analytics, which would result in 21,000 potential new employment opportunities in Ireland alone. (1) CNN has listed jobs in this area in their Top 10 best new jobs in America. 1) “Assessing the Demand for Big Data and Analytics Skills”, 2013-2020. Forfás Expert Group on Future Skills Needs, 2014. Programme objectives & purpose This is an advanced programme that provides Computing graduates with advanced knowledge and skills in the emerging growth area of Data Analytics. It includes advanced topics such as large-scale data analytics, information retrieval, data mining, natural language processing, and web data analytics. It also includes foundational modules in topics such as statistics and programming for data analytics. Students on the programme further deepen their knowledge of Data Analytics by working on a project either in conjunction with a research group or with an industry partner. Graduates will be excellently qualified to go into academic research or to pursue careers in industry in a wide range of areas. Opportunities include: - PhD-level research in NUI Galway, elsewhere in Ireland,... [-]

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 and Communication Systems Security

Free International University of Moldova
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Moldova Chisinau

The graduate of the proposed program can carry out its professional activity in national and international organizations and companies in the field of information technologies as an analyst of information systems, designer of information systems [+]

Master in Information and Communication Systems Security This program is realized in collaboration with Intelligence and Security Service of the Republic of Moldova. Courses: Networking Operating Systems and Internet Protocols, Computer Network Security, Security of Wireless and Mobile Devices, Electronic Document Security, Standards and Regulations on Information Security, Protection Cryptographic Protocols, Databases Security, Multimedia Security, etc. The graduate of the proposed program can carry out its professional activity in national and international organizations and companies in the field of information technologies as an analyst of information systems, designer of information systems, administrator of information networks, teacher of information security. The goal of this program is to prepare specialists of high level qualification in the field of information security, who are able to elaborate, implement and administrate security politics in concordance with standards and regulations of information society. [-]

Master in Information Management

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

The Master’s degree programme in Information Management develops necessary skills in the field of management science, information and knowledge technologies, as well as in methods for collecting, structuring and evaluating large quantities of data. It also provides a strong background in the associated disciplines of managerial psychology and economics. [+]

Masters in Information Systems. Master in Information Management The Master’s degree programme in Information Management develops necessary skills in the field of management science, information and knowledge technologies, as well as in methods for collecting, structuring and evaluating large quantities of data. It also provides a strong background in the associated disciplines of managerial psychology and economics. Graduates are able to analyze and design information systems and manage the deployment of the systems. They are able to solve challenging tasks in data and knowledge management 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. [-]

Master in Operations Research and Information Engineering

Cornell Tech
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA Chelsea

Any business in any industry gains a competitive edge when they can harness data to inform strategic decisions. Our ORIE Masters will give you the mathematical and modeling skills you need to put data to work. [+]

Master in Operations Research and Information Engineering Businesses of all types and sizes are awash in data and hungry for skilled analysts and information scientists who can use that data to make insightful, real-time business decisions. Cornell Tech's Master in Operations Research and Information Engineering (ORIE) will provide you with the mathematical modeling and data analysis skills you need to drive the decisions that improve customer satisfaction and operational efficiency. Learn Where Rigor Meets Innovation Cornell Tech's ORIE Masters combines Cornell University's academic rigor with the energy and opportunity that come with studying in the heart of New York's tech start-up community. Led by faculty who are actively shaping the future of Big Data, you'll master the intricacies of data modeling, machine learning and predictive analytics. You'll gain commercial context for your technical expertise through classes in business and entrepreneurship. Working in cross-functional teams with your classmates—who will include ambitious young lawyers, engineers, marketers and product managers— you'll create your own businesses in the Startup Studio and develop real solutions for clients in the Product Studio program. In just one year, you'll graduate with the skills, experience, and network you need to help startups and established companies alike harness data to drive customer value. Who Should Apply? Cornell Tech's ORIE Masters is ideal for students with a passion for querying data and using data-derived insights to shape business decisions. The minimum technical requirements are that you have completed one course on optimization, one course of intermediate-level probability and statistics and... [-]

Master in Business Information Systems

Vietnamese-German University
Campus Part time 5 semesters September 2017 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City

The Master of Business Information Systems is a professional graduate program that prepares students for innovative careers as business technologists. [+]

Master in Business Information Systems

In co-operation with the University of Applied Sciences Heilbronn and the University of Applied Sciences Furtwangen, Germany.

Why this program?

The Master of Business Information Systems is a professional graduate program that prepares students for innovative careers as business technologists. Business technologists are and will continue to be in growing demand as information technology plays a pivotal role in whether a business fails or succeeds in this rapidly changing business environment. Thus, business technologists focus on the management, not only the creation, of technology. This program is tailored to the needs of multinationals such as SAP, Mercedes, Bosch, etc and offered at VGU as a part-time study program, allowing students to work in the day and to study on three evenings a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) and whole day on weekends.... [-]


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. [+]

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 of Program – Our... [-]

Master in System and Software Engineering

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Moscow

The aim of the programme is to train professionals in the area of industrial production of software, information and communication technologies and systems for various purposes. The master’s programme in System and Software Engineering is aimed at training administrative managers, project managers and development teams, [+]

Masters in Information Systems. Programme Overview The aim of the programme is to train professionals in the area of industrial production of software, information and communication technologies and systems for various purposes. The master’s programme in System and Software Engineering is aimed at training administrative managers, project managers and development teams, at a technological, economic and managerial level who will be able to organize effective administration for the projects of software development within a given budget and deadline. The contents of the master’s programme are fully in line with international recommendations on teaching software engineering in master’s programmes, including: Integrated Software and Systems Engineering Curriculum - Graduate Software Engineering 2009 (GSwE2009): Curriculum Guidelines for Graduate Degree Programs in Software Engineering, Computing Curricula 2005 and Software Engineering 2004, which are part of educational standards series Computing Curricula ACM and IEEE CS. An important part of the educational process is developing teamwork skills in an environment typical for software development along with participation in real team projects, practical training and internships in leading Russian and Western companies which develop, consult and manage software projects. All disciplines are taught in English. Partners An important feature of the learning process is to obtain the skills of teamwork in typical conditions of software development process. Our partners provide our students with an opportunity to participate in a real team projects with practical training and internships in the leading Russian and foreign companies in specialized in development, consulting and software project management. Our partners: IBM Microsoft... [-]

Master Programme (one year) in Informatics

University of Borås
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 Sweden Borås

Second level education shall essentially build on the knowledge that students acquire in first level education or corresponding knowledge. Second level education shall involve a deepening of knowledge, skills and abilities relative to first level education and, in addition to what applies to first level education, shall further develop the students' ability to independently integrate and use knowledge, develop the students' ability to deal with complex phenomena, issues and situations, and develop the students' potential for professional activities that demand considerable independence or for research and development work. [+]

Master Programme in Informatics  

The overall goal of the Master's program in Informatics is that students will develop advanced skills and knowledge in the subject of informatics. After completion of the program, the student will show Knowledge and understanding

knowledge and understanding in their major field of study, including both an overview of the field and deeper knowledge of certain parts of the field and insight into current research and development, deepened knowledge of methods applicable in informatics,

Skills and abilities

ability to integrate knowledge and to analyze, assess and deal with complex phenomena, issues and situations, even with limited information, ability to independently identify and formulate issues and to plan and to carry them out within specified time frames, ability to verbally and in writing, to present and discuss their conclusions and the knowledge and arguments behind them, in dialogue with different groups, the skill required to participate in research and development work or to work in other advanced contexts. Entry Requirements Bachelor’s degree, 180 credits, in Informatics (or equivalent). Verified knowledge of English corresponding to the course English B/6 in the Swedish Upper Secondary School. For further information about English language proficiency, please view: http:www.hb.se/en/International-student/Bachelor--Master-student/Application--Admission/Admission-process/English-language-proficiency/ Examination Completed program leads to a Degree of Master of Science (60 credits) with a major in Informatics. Further information Teaching is normally in English. The course literature is in English. The training is mainly organized on campus, with elements of some courses that support flexible learning. The program provides national and... [-]

MPhil in Information Management (RD)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The dissertation will constitute a decided contribution to knowledge of, and insight into, the subject discipline as well as the field of research. Qualifying students would also display competence in the application of related research methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication of the research process and findings. [+]

Masters in Information Systems. The dissertation will constitute a decided contribution to knowledge of, and insight into, the subject discipline as well as the field of research. Qualifying students would also display competence in the application of related research methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication of the research process and findings. Students should be able to reflect on their research decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of the information industry. Admission requirements Any relevant Honours Degree on NQF Level 7 or 8 with an average of 65% for the Honours Degree. The Dean of the Faculty of Management may refuse a student admission to the Master’s qualifications if of the opinion that the student’s academic background is insufficient for the proposed studies. Duration of programme Full-time: 1 year minimum, 2 years maximum Part-time: 2 years minimum, 3 years maximum Contact details Name: Prof T du Plessis / Tel: +27 (0)11 559 3836 / Email: tduplessis@uj.ac.za [-]

Maste of Computer Science (MSc) - Information Systems Management

EPITA Graduate School of Computer Science
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris

This programs aims at providing knowledge of the fundamentals of IT strategic planning, IT implementation and organizational management. Graduates will become highly skilled professionals with a multifaceted understanding of how technology can improve an organization’s performance and enable its members to share and access information, plan and collaborate, while having the analytical edge to strategically plan for future growth [+]

Program objectives This programs aims at providing knowledge of the fundamentals of IT strategic planning, IT implementation and organizational management. Graduates will become highly skilled professionals with a multifaceted understanding of how technology can improve an organization’s performance and enable its members to share and access information, plan and collaborate, while having the analytical edge to strategically plan for future growth. Testimony Arina Zueva - Italy - Information Systems Management - Class of 2018 My specialization, Information Systems Management, will allow me to create a technical background that will boost my actual profile and will allow me to address the business subjects from a more practical point of view. Students and teachers in this Master program come from various backgrounds and working experiences. This reality is enhancing a parallel process of learning: experiences and business cases coming from real life are often mentioned and the practice of frequent team work is the perfect occasion where we can learn the best from our team members in terms of working skills and cultural differences. Admissions requirements Our Master of Engineering graduate program is open to candidates holding a 4-year bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related fields. Students with a strong background in Engineering and a degree in business are also encouraged to apply for the Information Systems Management program. Candidates must also have strong analytical and problem solving capabilities. Candidates should have the following documents translated into English or French in digital format to apply.... [-]

Master in Informatics Teaching

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master in Informatics Teaching program was created under the Bologna spirit and orientations, confers professional qualification for Informatics Teaching, in accordance with the ordinations of the laws for professional qualification for teaching in pre-school, elementary and secondary school (Law-Decree n.º 79/2014 of 14th May and the Rectification Declaration n.º 32/2014). [+]

Masters in Information Systems. The Master in Informatics Teaching program was created under the Bologna spirit and orientations, confers professional qualification for Informatics Teaching, in accordance with the ordinations of the laws for professional qualification for teaching in pre-school, elementary and secondary school (Law-Decree n.º 79/2014 of 14th May and the Rectification Declaration n.º 32/2014). This cycle of studies aims at training well-informed, critical and active professional Informatics Teachers that are able: to rebuild their thought and actions during their lifetime; to structure, monitor and evaluate socially relevant learnings within the framework of a global development perspective of individuals and of their accomplished inclusion in school and in the information society; to incorporate adequate methodologies encompassing the principles of reflection, self-orientation, creativity and innovation, not only as a source of knowledge, but also and mainly as a catalyst for action; to develop conscious, deliberate and responsible actions in the contexts of professional practice. [-]