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MBA in Information Systems Management Courses & Tuition
Master of Business Administration <br />

Master of Business Administration

Information Systems Management Concentration

MBA in Information Systems Management Coursework

Required program courses (30 credit hours)

We've designed the core program courses in our Information Systems Management MBA to provide you with the fundamentals to make an impact in the business world. See MBA Required Program Courses for a list of required coursework.

Information Systems Management concentration courses (12 credit hours)

The concentration coursework is designed to further focus your Information Systems Management MBA curriculum to better prepare you for a specific field or industry. To add this concentration to your MBA degree program, you may choose courses totaling 12 credit hours from the following list:

Click on a course name below for its full description.

Database Administration and Management

Database Programming and Applications

Business Intelligence Systems

Enterprise Data Management and Administration

Systems Analysis, Planning and Control

Database Concepts

Networking Concepts and Applications

Database Administration and Management
MIS561 – 3 credit hours
This course covers database administration as a managerial discipline, addressing database administrative practices and procedures common for various types of businesses and technology. Important issues in daily operation and long-term planning of database administration are examined in-depth. Administration of Oracle database management systems is also introduced to enhance students' understanding of database administrators' tasks and responsibilities.
Database Programming and Applications
MIS562 – 3 credit hours
This course reviews the industry standard ANSI Structured Query Language (SQL), the core of the relational database and associated applications. Students examine the features and programming of SQL extensions supported by leading relational databases widely used in industry, such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server. They also learn to develop reports, forms and other types of database application components essential to carry out transactional and analytical operations that support modern business. Applications-oriented projects and cases enhance the learning experience.
Business Intelligence Systems
MIS563 – 3 credit hours
This course focuses on concepts needed for analyzing, designing and applying effective systems for meeting management's information needs for tactical short-term, and strategic long-term, planning and decision-making. The course covers various models of business intelligence and decision support systems, based largely on database design in support of data warehousing and data mining concepts. Topics include data modeling for the data warehouse and data mart, and application of OLAP and artificial intelligence concepts as applied to data mining.
Enterprise Data Management and Administration
MIS564 – 3 credit hours
This course focuses on data storage, security and reporting needs of an enterprise-level management information system. Also examined are management and administration of very large and/or distributed database architectures with large geographic topographies. Security issues surrounding management and administration of large distributed enterprise-level databases are presented, as are network and integration issues associated with such systems.
Systems Analysis, Planning and Control
MIS581 – 3 credit hours
This course introduces concepts and tools of systems development and implementation, and emphasizes using the life-cycle approach to effectively manage business information. The course provides practice in each major phase of the life-cycle approach: planning, analysis, design, implementation and operation/support. Business reengineering techniques and project management models are used. Students apply concepts and tools learned in a term project.
Database Concepts
MIS582 – 3 credit hours
Database Concepts provides a detailed introduction to database concepts, components and management issues. The course covers data definition and modeling, database access and command languages, and design and implementation in the context of the relational model. Relative advantages and disadvantages of other database models are considered from a management standpoint. Coursework examines basic managerial issues for database publishing on the web, and for multi-user and enterprise database processing. The course requires a term project involving a commercial data-modeling package.
Networking Concepts and Applications
MIS589 – 3 credit hours
This course focuses on design, development and operation of a data communications system and computer network, and emphasizes managing data distribution and access. The course includes essential elements of networks including hardware, software and interfaces. Students use a networking software tool to build and analyze network models.

Elective courses (6 credit hours)

You can take your electives in a variety of programs. Students may choose any electives for which they meet the prerequisites. Download the Academic Catalog and view "Course Offerings" for a complete list of courses that could satisfy your elective requirements.

FINANCING OPTIONS

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