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MSTIM in Information Systems

Northcentral University's Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management program with a specialization in Information Systems is designed for students interested in advancing their leadership skills while also learning more about how information systems work. Learn more about this online Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management with a specialization in Information Systems

School Offering Program:

Northcentral University

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Program Prerequisites:

Prospective students of this Information Systems program should have some experience working with computers and information systems. All applicants to Northcentral University's online graduate programs should already possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The curriculum of NCU's Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management program in Information Systems offers students the opportunity to take an in-depth look at how computer work together to store and process information. Specialization coursework includes topics in IT project management, using 'The Cloud', enterprise data warehouses, cybersecurity, and information systems design. Students also take core courses that address a wide variety of topics related to introducing new technologies into an organization, as well as mobile computing, business intelligence, and information theft.

Learning Format:


Program Length/Total Credits Required:

30 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available to qualifying students. Graduate students may apply for Federal Stafford Loans or the Federal Graduate PLUS Loan. Military personnel and veterans may qualify for special assistance or tuition reduction.

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Required Courses for a Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management with a specialization in Information Systems:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Northcentral University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Requirements (15 credits)

  • TIM 5001: Changing Times: Managing Technology & Innovation in the 21st Century
  • TIM 5010: Computer Networks & Mobile Computing
  • TIM 5020: Databases & Business Intelligence
  • TIM 5030: Managing Risk, Security, & Privacy in Information Systems
  • TIM 6010: Strategic Management of Technology & Innovation

Information Systems Specialization Courses (15 credits)

  • TIM 6601: IT Project Management
  • TIM 6410: Cloud Computing
  • TIM 6420: Data Warehousing & Decision Support
  • TIM 6301: Principles of Cybersecurity
  • TIM 6430: Systems Analysis & Design

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of this MS-TIM program with an Information Systems specialization may be interested in continuing their studies by pursuing a doctorate in a related field, such as computer science, information systems, or project management. This could increase their knowledge of information systems and how they are used in businesses as well as prepare them for postsecondary teaching or research positions.

  • Ph.D. in Technology and Innovation Management - Information Systems
  • Ph.D. in Technology and Innovation Management - IT Project Management
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science
  • Doctor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems

Career Paths:

Graduates of Northcentral University's MS-TIM program with a specialization in Information Systems may pursue leadership positions in a variety of public and private companies. They could apply for positions in business or information systems fields where they lead the integration of new technologies or update and manage current information systems. Some possible job options include:

  • Network Administrator
  • Information Systems Manager
  • IT Manager
  • Cloud Administrator
  • Security Administrator
  • Database Manager
  • Information Systems Analyst

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