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MA in Information Systems Management - Project Management

Students interested in pursuing project management or leadership roles in tech-related industries may be interested in the Master of Arts in Information Systems Management with a specialization in Project Management available through the Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford University. Get more details about this online master's degree program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Information Systems Management with a specialization in Project Management

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 Project Management program should be interested in pursuing leadership positions within a technology-related industry. 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 Master of Arts in Information Systems Management with a specialization in Project Management degree program is intended to help students develop skills in budgeting, decision-making, and business strategy needed for project manager positions in tech-related industries. Coursework includes exploration of the theories of the interrelationship between business and technology as well as examples of real-world applications of such strategies. The program also offers students the chance to explore the ethical dilemmas that are specific to technology management specialists in the workplace. With the specialization in Project Management, students have the opportunity to take additional courses that may help them learn how to design and apply effective management plans for business technology management and how to analyze the effectiveness of such strategies in action.

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 Information Systems Management with a specialization in Project Management

The MA in Information Systems Management with a specialization in Project Management program requires that students complete 42 total credits, 33 from major courses and 9 from three specialization courses. 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)

  • Information Systems Project Methodologies I
  • Information Technology Methodologies II
  • Project Management Capstone - Strategic Project Management

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 MA in Information Systems Management with a specialization in Project Management program is designed to help students develop the professional qualities that employers look for when hiring individuals for project manager roles that oversee IT projects from start to finish. Graduates from this program at the Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University may have gained the necessary skills to pursue a careers such as:

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

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/