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MA in Information Systems Management - Business Intelligence

Students who enroll in the Master of Arts in Information Systems Management with a specialization in Business Intelligence have the chance to gain advanced technical management skills while also learning about business intelligence strategies. Read more about this online program that is available through the Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford University here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Information Systems Management with a specialization in Business Intelligence

School Offering Program:

Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University

Degree Level:

Master's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Students interested in the Master of Arts in Information Systems Management with a specialization in Business Intelligence program should have a strong understanding of technology and should want to pursue a career that where they use data to make business decisions. Applicants to Ashford University graduate programs must have completed a bachelor's degree or postgraduate degree with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher from an accredited institution; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The curriculum of Ashford University's Master of Arts in Information Systems Management with a specialization in Business Intelligence program offers students the chance to explore the relationship between technology and business through their coursework. Students may develop the skills they need to lead teams or run complex projects that provide technology-driven solutions to business problems. The specialization in Business Intelligence provides students with the chance to develop their analytical skills through project-based coursework. Students may learn to collaborate with the local environment to come up with original tech-based business strategies and solutions and then collect data to determine the effectiveness of their strategies. They may also learn how to forecast the changes that growing businesses will need to adhere to.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

42 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for Master of Arts in Information Systems Management with a specialization in Business Intelligence

The Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University's MA in Information Systems Management with a specialization in Business Intelligence program requires that students successfully complete 42 total credits, 33 of which come from the major course requirements, while the other 9 credits come from the successful completion of three Business Intelligence specialization courses. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Forbes School of Business™ at Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Major Course Requirements (33 credits)

  • Management Communications with Technology Tools
  • Systems Analysis
  • Introduction to Management of Information Systems
  • Introduction to Computer Programming for Business Applications
  • Computer Networking and Telecommunication Design
  • Database Design and Management
  • Information Security and IT Governance
  • Leadership in Business Systems Development
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Technology
  • Information Technology Strategic Planning
  • Financial Decision-Making

Business Intelligence Specialization Courses (9 credits)

  • Big Data Applications
  • Business Intelligence Systems
  • Advanced Data Management and Acquisition Capstone

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths

The Masters of Arts in Information Systems Management with a specialization in Business Intelligence program offered through the Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University is intended to prepare students for careers in businesses or organizations that utilize technological processes to increase efficiencies. Upon graduations, students may be able to seek jobs such as:

  • Data processing manager
  • Information systems director
  • Director of application development
  • IT project manager
  • IT manager

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/