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MA in Information Systems Management - IT Organizational Management and Leadership

The Master of Arts in Information Systems Management with a specialization in IT Organizational Management and Leadership is designed to prepare students to oversee operations in tech-related businesses. Read more about this online Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford University degree program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Information Systems Management with a specialization in IT Organizational Management and Leadership

School Offering Program:

Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University

Degree Level:

Master's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Prospective students to the Master of Arts in Information Systems Management with a specialization in IT Organizational Management and Leadership should have both strong interpersonal and technical skills. 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:

Ashford University's Master of Arts in Information Systems Management with a specialization in IT Organizational Management and Leadership is intended to help students develop the skills necessary for assessing the needs of businesses and applying appropriate technological solutions to meet those needs. Through varied coursework in business, technology, and ethics, students have the opportunity to develop their critical thinking and business management skills. The specialization in IT Organizational Management and Leadership offers students the chance to study in-depth the complex role that information systems play in the management of organizations. Additional coursework in the specialization covers topics such as social responsibility, IT leadership, business ethics, and organizational change.

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 IT Organizational Management and Leadership

Students are required to complete 42 total credits, 33 of which come from major course requirements and 9 specialization requirements, in order to earn their MA in Information Systems Management with a specialization in IT Organizational Management and Leadership. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact 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

Specialization Course Requirements (9 credits)

  • Leading Organizational Change
  • Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • IT Organizational Management and Leadership 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

Graduates from Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University's MA in Information Systems Management with a specialization in IT Organizational Management and Leadership program may have gained the necessary business and leadership skills to begin their career in management positions in tech industries. Some of the positions that graduate may be able to consider include:

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

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/