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M.Sc. Online

Management: Information Systems and Services

University of Maryland Global Campus

12 months
Duration
659 USD/credit 23724 USD/year
659 USD/credit 23724 USD/year
504 USD/credit 18144 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Management: Information Systems and Services at University of Maryland University College is designed for professionals who are assuming greater management responsibilities within their organizations. The program emphasizes the leading-edge management skills and technical expertise that are the basis for success in modern organizations.

Overview

Throughout the curriculum, major emphasis is placed on the effects of rapid technological change on organizations and administrative processes, and the consequent ethical and moral responsibilities of managers to society at large.

Information Systems and Services Specialization

The Management: Information Systems and Services specialization at University of Maryland University College provides courses on the ways a manager can procure and use computer-based information systems to enhance decision making and organizational effectiveness. This specialization is structured to accommodate the needs of students who have little or no experience with computers as well as those with advanced computer skills.

In addition to receiving a technological foundation, students are exposed to the interaction of technology, organizational behavior, strategic planning, project management, and systems analysis used to support an organization through its information systems.

Career Path

The MSM program prepares graduates for a number of entry-, mid-, and high- level positions, as determined by a student's work experience.

Depending on a student's background and an employer's criteria, graduates of the Information Systems and Services specialization may qualify for these positions:

  • Systems or Business Analyst

  • Systems Development Manager

  • IS Project or Program Manager

  • IS consultant

  • CIO

  • IS-Aware General Manager

Program Objectives

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Use methods and conduct of organizational assessments

  • Understand the organization/environment relationship

  • Oversee strategic planning

  • Demonstrate organizational communication and leadership

  • Budget and allocate resources

  • Manage organizational decision making

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Theory

  • Intercultural Communication and Leadership

  • Financial Decision Making for Managers

  • Statistics for Managerial Decision Making

  • Information Systems for Managers

  • Information Systems Management and Integration

  • Information Systems Sourcing Management

  • Systems Analysis and Design

  • Decision and Support Systems and Expert Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official documentation indicating successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree: If you were educated in a country other than the United States, you must have your official transcripts evaluated by an independent credit evaluation service. The evaluation company will send a copy of the evaluation to both you and UMUC. However, providing your transcript does not ensure admission to the Graduate School.
  • English language proficiency: If you were educated outside of the U.S., you need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in written English to UMUC.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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