The Master of Science in Information Systems and Analytics (MS in ISA) prepares students for leadership positions in which they can move beyond managing a business to improving it through information technology and business intelligence.
Data is everywhere – and proliferating at an increasing rate. People who can manage, process, preserve, secure, analyze, and interpret it are in demand. Managed well, data can offer businesses great competitive advantages, reveal new scientific insights, and help solve complex problems. The growth of “Big Data” has created demand for skilled individuals in information systems and business intelligence.
The program emphasizes the management of information systems and technologies, and their strategic use. Technical topics such as IT infrastructure and enterprise systems integration are combined with business issues, including managerial skills and ethics. The program welcomes students with diverse academic and professional backgrounds.
Students can select a concentration in Information Technology Management, emphasizing the management of information systems and technologies, and their strategic use. Technical topics such as IT infrastructure and mobile technologies are covered. Students can also choose the concentration in Analytics and Informatics, focusing on data management and analysis, and business intelligence.