Be a Leader at the Heart of Business and Technology

Apply systems thinking and technology to make any organization work smarter with a Master of Science in Information Systems from NSU. This program is perfect for you if you like solving problems, using technology strategically, managing projects, and communicating with people at all levels of business.

Get first-hand experience using information to improve organizations and processes and reach business goals. You’ll benefit from higher starting salaries and more career opportunities. MIS jobs are in high demand and projected to continue growing at a rate faster than average, which means that your graduate degree can easily propel you to the job or position of your choice.

Choose From Three Concentrations:

  • Business Intelligence/Data Analytics
  • Information Assurance and Cybersecurity Management
  • User Experience (UX)/Human Computer Interaction

The security concentration is recognized by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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Quick Facts

Tuition
Tuition for the degree program is $820 per credit hour. Discounted rates are available through our employer tuition program.
Curriculum
NSU’s M.S. in Information Systems is 30 total credits (10 courses) to complete.
Application Deadlines
Applications for admission are accepted online and on a rolling basis for all graduate programs. Available start dates are in August, January, and May.
Delivery Options
Classes for the M.S. in Information Systems program are offered online or at our Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. Each on-campus class meets once a week in the evening for 16 weeks in the fall, 17 weeks in the winter term, and 12 weeks in the summer term.

Career Outcomes

MIS Manager $107,145 Average Salary Per Year

3.6% Projected Employment Growth

Project Manager $112,339 Average Salary Per Year

-0.3% Projected Employment Growth

Business Analyst $90,836 Average Salary Per Year

-2.3% Projected Employment Growth

Source: Dice.com 2017 Salary Report

Information Systems Curriculum

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Prerequisite Courses
MMIS 501
Introduction to Java Programming ( MMIS 501 )
MMIS 520
Management Information Systems ( MMIS 520 )
Core Courses (12 credits)
Credits
MMIS 621
Information Systems Project Management ( MMIS 621 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 630
Database Management and Applications ( MMIS 630 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 653
Telecommunications and Computer Networking ( MMIS 653 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 660
Systems Analysis and Design ( MMIS 660 / Credits: 3 )
3
No Concentration Option (9 credits)
Credits
MMIS 627
Enterprise Technologies and Infrastructures ( MMIS 627 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 654
Electronic Commerce on the Internet ( MMIS 654 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 665
Information Systems Strategy ( MMIS 665 / Credits: 3 )
3
Business Intelligence/Data Analytics Concentration (12 credits)
Credits
MMIS 642
Data Warehousing ( MMIS 642 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 643
Data Mining ( MMIS 643 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 671
Fundamentals of Analytics and Business Intelligence ( MMIS 671 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 692
Capstone Project in Business Intelligence ( MMIS 692 / Credits: 3 )
3
Information Assurance and Cybersecurity Management Concentration (15 credits)
Credits
ISEC 615
Fundamentals of Security Technologies ( ISEC 615 / Credits: 3 )
3
ISEC 635
Information Security Operations Management ( ISEC 635 / Credits: 3 )
3
ISEC 655
Information Security Governance ( ISEC 655 / Credits: 3 )
3
ISEC 675
Information System Auditing ( ISEC 675 / Credits: 3 )
3
ISEC 695
Information Security Management Project ( ISEC 695 / Credits: 3 )
3
User Experience (UX)/Human-Computer Interaction Concentration (15 credits)
Credits
MMIS 623
Information Privacy and Ethics ( MMIS 623 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 646
Data Visualization ( MMIS 646 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 654
Electronic Commerce on the Internet ( MMIS 654 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 656
Web Design Technologies ( MMIS 656 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 680
Human-Computer Interaction ( MMIS 680 / Credits: 3 )
3
Electives (9-15 credits)
Students will take three to five additional courses, depending on the concentration, to complete their 36-credit curriculum. These open electives can be selected from any courses prefixed MMIS, RESD, or MITE. ( )

Applicants who do not have adequate academic backgrounds may be required to take one or more of the aforementioned prerequisite 500-level graduate courses during the first two terms of the program.

Success Stories

Catalina Bolaños Sippli

Receiving her Master of Science in Management Information Systems from NSU helped Catalina gain a better understanding of both the business and technology aspects in her role as an IT Consultant. Since graduating, she's been able to apply this knowledge to excel in her career.

Ben Sirof

By being able to receive the full classroom experience in an online format, Ben was able to work toward making technology his new career. With a Master of Science in Information Technology from NSU, he gained a sense of accomplishment and the experience he needed to pursue his goals.

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