Learn to combine your technical and managerial skills to further your career with our Master of Information Systems Management degree program.
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 University’s online 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 will 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.1
Graduates of Walden’s MISM program will be prepared to:
Corporations, government, nonprofits, and the entrepreneurial sectors continue to leverage technology to improve organizational processes for maximum effectiveness. Professionals with advanced technology training and business management skills continue to be in high demand to meet the needs of these growing organizations.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities are projected to increase through 2022:2
The Master of Information Systems Management program can help prepare you for management or senior-level positions in these areas:
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'm a teacher by profession, and today, teaching is shifting from teacher to student, to student to teacher. My DIT gave me the opportunity to learn a little about so many things, and that is what I need in my profession.
1To 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.
2Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Computer and Information Systems Managers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/computer-and-information-systems-managers.htm. (Viewed online July 23, 2014.)