Information systems (IS) management professionals ensure that computer systems operate effectively. This includes inputting, organizing, storing, retrieving, manipulating and analyzing data needed for billing, payroll, financial transactions, scheduling, customer service and more.
To accomplish their job, IS management experts combine knowledge of business functions with expertise in computer hardware, applications software and programming. IS Managers supervise the work of systems analysts, computer programmers and support specialists.
Keller’s Master of Information Systems Management (MISM) program equips students with the business, management and technical skills necessary to effectively function as senior analysts, IS project leaders and MIS managers – career positions that form the backbone of the IS field.
- Programmer analysts determine business needs and requirements then write programs that fill those needs.
- Systems analysts determine a company's IS needs and subsequently write specifications for programmers.
- Systems and programming managers are responsible for all business application design, development and implementation.
- Management IS directors oversee all computer systems and services for a company.
The Keller MISM degree program allows you to choose between the following concentrations:
- Information Security
- Data Administration and Management
- Global Outsourcing Management
- Health Information Systems Management
- Project Management
- Electronic Commerce
- Distributed Systems Management
- Information Systems Tools
- Information Systems Applications
- Network Management
MISM degree holders are found in a wide range of career fields including:
- Financial management
- Medical care operations and research
- Research and development
Keller’s MISM Degree Program Objectives:
- developing and enhancing the business, technical and management skills students need to function effectively as IS managers
- enabling students to identify opportunities to use information systems to an organization's strategic and competitive benefit
- providing critical learning tools for application development, operational effectiveness, information asset management and decision-making
- preparing students to analyze and design computer/network-based applications of information technology and manage IS resources
- developing project management skills needed to manage projects and execute project tasks with respect to information systems
The program, taught from a practitioner perspective, focuses on applying IS concepts and skills to real-world situations, enabling students to understand and evaluate technology applications and alternatives.
Courses are offered online, in-class and as a combination of both