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Information Systems Management

The current focus for students in IT courses is management-oriented on the implementation of information systems in organizations. It does not focus on programming, software engineering or hardware and communications details.

Suggested Coursework

  • ISTM 6201 Information Systems Development
  • ISTM 6202 Relational Databases
  • ISTM 6203 Telecommunication and Enterprise Networks
  • ISTM 6204 Information Technology Project Management
  • ISTM 6205 Internet Computing
  • ISTM 6206 Information Systems Security
  • ISTM 6207 Information Resource Management

Technical Electives

  • ISTM 6211 Data Warehousing/OLAP
  • ISTM 6213 Enterprise Web and Database Applications
  • ISTM 6214 Advanced Programming and Business Applications
  • ISTM 6215 Human Computer Interaction

Managerial Electives

  • ISTM 6221 Management Perspectives in Electronic Commerce
  • ISTM 6222 IS/IT Strategy
  • ISTM 6223 Technology Entrepreneurship
  • ISTM 6224 Management of Technology and Innovation
  • ISTM 6225 Enterprise Architecture

MBA Students with technical backgrounds may select Information Systems courses from the MSIST Degree Program, with permission from the MSIST Program Director or department. Also, please make sure you have met all prerequisites before enrolling in any course.

Possible Job Titles for MBAs Information Systems

  • Information Specialist
  • Knowledge Manager
  • Information Systems Requirements Analyst
  • Information Technology Project Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • IT Consultant
  • Systems Analyst
  • Network Analyst
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer

A Selection of Companies Hiring MBAs in Information Systems Management

ISM is a part of virtually every organization and resistant to economic downturn, making job prospects better for MBAs with an ISM concentration.

  • Clarkson Systems
  • American Management Systems
  • SRA International
  • Accenture
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Microstrategy
  • IBM