Today’s employers increasingly seek information technology (IT) professionals with both the management and advanced technology skills required to help their organizations grow and thrive.

Walden’s Master of Information Systems Management program integrates core business and management principles with the advanced technology training you need to compete for in-demand careers in this field.

Designed with input from IT industry leaders and employers, this program can prepare you to evaluate and allocate IT resources effectively; design and manage systems to meet key organizational objectives; and lead IT initiatives and teams across functional areas in diverse organizations.

Recently redesigned to help you gain highly marketable skills more quickly and affordably, the Master of Information Systems Management program enables you to earn a Graduate Certificate in Information Systems after completing your first four courses* and your master’s degree in as little as 20 months.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be prepared to:

  1. Design appropriate software system structures in response to application needs, organizational environment, and technical ecology.
  2. Make appropriate design choices based on system, service, and business process needs.
  3. Analyze social, legal, ethical, and professional issues in business and technical decision making.
  4. Employ best communication practices with business partners, users, customers, and third-party providers.
  5. Use sound evaluation practices to select appropriately among competing technologies and technical approaches.
  6. Manage business processes through analysis, design, and optimization in response to organizational needs.

Center of Excellence

NSA and NCEA logos Walden has been recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.

Find detailed information for this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.

Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable.

*To receive the Graduate Certificate in Information Systems, you must satisfactorily complete ITEC 6111, ITEC 6115, ITEC 6140, and ITEC 6030 and apply for the certificate, which is awarded at no additional cost.


Angela Norbeck

Angela Norbeck

MISM Graduate
My coursework has recently helped me get a new job as chief information officer at a school district in Indiana.
The most rewarding aspect of pursuing my degree with Walden is effecting positive social change.
I was surprised by how well organized the program is. The lectures and discussions are all timed out. If you’re hardworking and follow the program, you can graduate at the expected time.
Anthony Harvey DIT Student
Anthony Harvey
Lisa Hargett MBA Graduate
Lisa R. Hargett
Felix Aguboshim DIT Student
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