School and Ranking Information
Students in St. Louis can study information systems management at a handful of public and nonprofit private universities. Programs in this field are available at the bachelor's and master's degree levels, and at least one area school offers a graduate certificate program in information systems management. Based on its program offerings and accreditation, the following school is a top option to earn a master's degree in information systems management in St. Louis, Mo.
- Winner: The University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL) offers bachelor's and master's degree programs in information systems (IS) through its College of Business, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The IS master's program typically can be completed in 1-2 years.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Missouri - St. Louis|
|Location||St. Louis, MO|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$9,474 (in-state), $24,429 (out-of-state)*|
|Information Systems Management Degrees Offered||Bachelor of Science in Information Systems, Master of Science in Information Systems|
|Information Systems Management Degrees Awarded (2012-2013)||51*|
|Most Popular Information Systems Management Degree Level (2012-2013)||Bachelor's (41 awarded)*|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 entering class||46% for full-time students*|
|Noteworthy||UMSL's Computer Center Building houses a museum dedicated to computers and information technology|
Source: *NCES College Navigator
University of Missouri - St. Louis
- MIS Mentoring Program links current students with professionals in the field
- Information Systems Programming Club offers learning and networking experiences beyond the classroom
- IS students have access to an advanced computer lab that isn't open to other students
The University of Missouri system has four campuses, including one in suburban St. Louis. With nearly 17,000 students enrolled as of Fall 2013, UMSL is the third largest postsecondary school in the state. Students can choose from bachelor's through doctoral programs, as well as undergraduate and graduate certificate programs.
Depending on their undergraduate degree, students might be able to complete UMSL's master's program in information systems in as little as two semesters. Students take 15 hours of basic IS courses, including information systems analysis, database management systems and information systems design, as well as 15 hours of IS electives. Options for the latter include courses in IT-enabled business, management of global sourcing, data warehouse design and implementation, and project management, among many others.