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Master of Science in Information Systems Management (MSISM)

Modern, technology enabled organizations demand professionals who can provide leadership in using information technologies to solve problems and create new opportunities in a dynamic business environment. The Master of Science in Information Systems (MSISM) program helps our students to develop their technical, management, and leadership skills for a career in the digital business landscape of the 21st century.

The Master of Science in Information Systems Management (MSISM) program at AUM is an innovative new program created to address the growing need for technology management professionals in today's business world.

The MSISM degree prepares students to become leaders and skilled managers within the realm of information systems and technology and provides graduates with a broad knowledge of IS management skills, tools, and frameworks to effectively manage organizational information systems resources.

The program is scheduled especially for those students who are employed full-time. All courses are offered in a hybrid format with night classes that fit into a busy schedule. Courses are taught with the innovative teaching methods of discussions, current articles, real-world cases, team projects, and flipped classrooms.

Students with six semester hours of approved programming courses and a recent undergraduate degree should be able to complete the ten-course curriculum within a year-and-a-half on a full-time basis.

Candidates from diverse academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applicants requesting admission to the Master's program in Information Systems Management must have:

  • An undergraduate degree (in any discipline) from an accredited institution (a four-year bachelor's degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution is required).
  • A solid academic record and a GMAT score of 400 or the equivalent GRE score.
  • A minimum of six (6) undergraduate semester hours in a programming language or its equivalency.

Program duration

As a full-time student the approximate length of the program is four semesters.

Tuition and Fees

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Additional Financial Information, including Financial Aid and Scholarships.

Course Schedule:

Fall

INFO 6100

Principles of Management Information Systems

 

INFO 6410

Network Security and Legal Issues

 

INFO 6450

Information Technology Law & Ethics

 

INFO 6700

Management of Business Data Communication & Networks

 

Spring

INFO 6100

Principles of Management Information Systems

 

INFO 6200

Disaster Recovery and Contingency Planning

 

INFO 6250

Information Resource Management

 

INFO 6780

Systems Analysis and Design

 

INFO 6810

Integrating Information Technologies

 

Electives*

INFO 6140

Data Storage Technology

 

INFO 6150

Advanced Storage/Cloud Computing

 

INFO 6300

Electronic Commerce Management

 

INFO 6560

Database Administration

 

INFO 6860

Sustainability

*Any MBA course may qualify for an elective in the MSISM degree for a maximum of six (6) hours. 

 

Admission requirements and application deadlines

Eligible candidates must have an undergraduate degree, in any discipline, from an accredited institution (a four-year bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution is required). Additionally, eligible candidates must complete a minimum of six (6) undergraduate semester hours in a programming language or its equivalency, which may be pursued in conjunction with the degree program and must be completed within the first two semesters. The screening committee will consider the applicant’s previous academic record and require a GMAT score of 400 or the equivalent GRE score.

Ready to apply? Please complete the online application process.

For more information on the MSISM program, please contact Jennifer Taylor at 334-244-3587 or jtaylor5@aum.edu