This fully-online Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)
program can take you to that next step in your career and establish you as a
leader and innovator in the field. As part of that innovation, the MSIS online
degree program gives you the skills for integrating technologies with design solutions that solve practical problems and lead digital innovations to stay in line with industry trends.
Why Get an MSIS Degree?
Regardless if you have an IT background or not, an MS in IS is among top MS degrees to get you to that next career level according to
this Forbes article on The 10 Best And Worst Master's
Degrees For Jobs Right Now - Forbes. Not only will you able to advance your education
from any city or location; this online degree prepares you for careers such as:
- Systems Analyst or Designer
- Database Developer or Administrators
- Business Intelligence Developer
- Mobile and Web Developers or Applications Programmers
- Chief Technology Officer
With technology changing so fast, graduating
with this MS in Information Systems degree, your knowledge and experience
will be in high demand. And since our online program has the same
application process, same professors from the esteemed CU Denver Business
School and same stature as our on-campus classes, you will also receive the same
degree as the on-campus student.
Why This Online MSIS Degree?
This exciting new curriculum is based on national standards that were developed by a joint committee of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and change with the industry changes.
The MSIS program offers a wide choice of courses. Candidates for this MS degree are not required to take a comprehensive examination or to complete a thesis in the major field.
Career Trends for Information Systems
You want your degree to take you places while applying your
problem-solving skills to design, develop and manage systems. Information Technology (IT) is still one
of the highest growth areas of business today.
Per TechCareers.com, U.S.
companies are continuing to add IT jobs, even when the country suffers job
Tech jobs include:
· Computer and Information
· Business Systems Analysts
· Web, Mobile, or
Application Software Developers
· Database and Data
Warehouse Development Manager or Administrator
· Technology Executive or Chief Technology Officer
Career Opportunities in Business
has ranked a Master’s degree in Information Systems (IS) as the best option for
job opportunities. In their annual ranking of the top ten Master’s degrees for jobs the publication listed IS at the top...
Other things to consider about an MSIS degree:
- Median pay over $100,000
- Ten-year growth in jobs of
Read the latest Salary report for the possible
IT positions: 2017 Technology and IT Salary Guide
Once you become a CU Denver student, you'll have on campus access to the Experiential Learning team, which can help set you up with internships, study abroad, and other creative and professional work experiences.
Here are the types of internships available to Information Systems majors.
Find out more about the MSIS program requirements.