Bridging the gap between information systems and management, the Master of Science in Management Information Systems at Embry-Riddle Worldwide program will help develop a student's knowledge, skills, and abilities to manage a variety of information-intensive projects and systems. The program integrates both information systems and management principles to provide students with the tools needed for career advancement. The program is centered on the system-of-systems perspective, which helps managers and leaders adopt and adapt the enterprise perspective to meet organizational needs. A new SAS® joint certificate is also available to students seeking a Business Intelligence and Analytics specialization.
Students are challenged to combine a systems engineering mindset, with the bottom line business acumen necessary to make the correct business case, to support the decisions necessary to seize the right opportunities, and make them successful.
Individuals with business, managerial and/or technical backgrounds will find that the MSMIS curriculum adds a new dimension of knowledge that can translate to an exciting new career path. Students can customize their path with a choice of specializations focused on enterprise wide MIS leadership:
About Management Information Systems at the Worldwide & Online Campus
For the modern business enterprise, the ability to utilize information effectively is key to creating a competitive advantage. The most successful and sought-after leaders are those who understand how data can be used to drive profits, plans and projections. The Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MSMIS) program at Embry-Riddle Worldwide helps students develop the strategic understanding they need to become one of these leaders. Offered through the College of Business, this degree focuses on the critical intersection of information and business management. For professionals interested in how information is applied to achieve bottom-line results, this degree can serve as a springboard to high-level leadership.
The 30-credit MSMIS curriculum is comprised of seven required courses and three electives or specialization courses. The program can be completed on a part time or fulltime basis. The MSMIS degree program is conducted entirely online to meet the demands of busy professionals. Students can study from anywhere at any time, which offers flexibility to manage work and home responsibilities too.
A new SAS Joint Certificate in Business Intelligence and Analytics is available to students pursuing a Business Intelligence and Analytics specialization. The following courses are required for this certificate: MMIS 501, MMIS 505, MMIS 522, MMIS 523 and MMIS 524.
The MSMIS program at the Worldwide Campus prepares its graduates to:
For the modern business enterprise, the ability to utilize information effectively is key to creating a competitive advantage. The most successful and sought-after leaders are those who understand how data can be used to drive profits, plans and projections
Now you can forge your future as an MIS leader with this exciting new online degree from the Embry-Riddle College of Business. With a focus on the critical intersection of information and business management, the MS in Management Information Systems (MSMIS) program is designed for busy professionals who are interested in how information is applied to achieve bottom-line results.
Individuals with business, managerial and/or technical backgrounds will experience a new dimension of learning and opportunity with a choice of online degree specializations including Business Intelligence and Analytics, Information Security and Assurance, and Information Systems Project Management.
If you are interested in advancing your career into enterprise-wide MIS leadership, consider this program as a springboard to your future.
MSMIS Program Notes:
1) It is strongly suggested that MMIS 501 and then MMIS 531 be the first two courses a student takes in their degree program. Many other classes build on this knowledge.
2) Students in the IS Project Management specialization must take MMIS 531 prior to taking any PMGT courses. MMIS 531 will be considered equivalent to the needed pre-requisite(s) for PMGT courses in the IS Project Management specialization.
|Management Information Systems Core|
|MMIS 501||Business Systems: Managing the IS Enterprise||3|
|MMIS 503||Data & Information Modeling & Management||3|
|MMIS 504||Knowledge Management: Quality Management for the IS Enterprise||3|
|MMIS 505||Information Analytics and Visualization in Decision Making||3|
|MMIS 506||Systems Analysis and Design||3|
|MMIS 507||Information Systems Strategic Planning||3|
|MMIS 531||Information Systems Project Management||3|
|Specialization or Elective Credits||9|
|Electives: Complete a total of 9 credit hours (3 classes) from any College of Business unduplicated courses. No specialization will be earned for this option. Additional MMIS electives include MMIS 561, MMIS 552 and MMIS 553.|
|Specializations: Choose any specialization and select 9 credit hours (3 classes) within that specialization. Students wishing to complete multiple specializations will usually be required to take an additional 9 semester hours for the second specialization.|
|Total Degree Requirements||30|
|Business Intelligence and Analytics Specialization|
|MMIS 521||Data Warehousing and Information Quality||3|
|MMIS 522||Business Analytics, Social Network and Web Analytics||3|
|MMIS 523||Data Mining, Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery||3|
|MMIS 524||Applied Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence||3|
|Information Security and Assurance Specialization|
|MMIS 541||Information Risk Management||3|
|MISA 501||Assured Business Systems: Managing and Protecting the Information Systems Enterprise||3|
|MISA 504||Enterprise Systems Architectures for Information Assurance||3|
|MISA 531||Secure Information Systems Design||3|
|Information Systems Project Management Specialization|
|PMGT 502||Effective Communications for Managing Projects *||3|
|MSLD 632||Decision Making for Leaders||3|
|PMGT 613||Assessing and Managing Project Risk||3|
|PMGT 612 Leading Projects Across Cultural, Corporate, and International Boundaries (Course only available for students enrolled in the MSMIS prior to July 1, 2018)||3|
|*Note: The PMGT 501 Prerequisite for PMGT 502 is not required for MSMIS students.|
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