Information Systems Management Degree: Robert Morris University Information Systems Management Degree | Robert Morris University


The Master of Science (M.S.) in Information Systems Management degree program at Robert Morris University prepares students for the challenges associated with the successful design, development, implementation and management of information systems.


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Brief goal statement

The curriculum consists of the required core of information systems courses (18 credits), an integration course (3 credits) and an area of specialization (9 credits).

Core Courses - 21 credits
COIS6215   Impact of New Technology  
COIS7479  Project Management in Communications and Information Systems 
INFS6010  Decision Support System Analysis and Design 
INFS6040  Management Information Systems 
INFS6220  Systems Analysis and Design 
INFS6230  Networking and Data Computing/Communication 
INFS6240  Database Management Systems 

Area of Specialization - 9 credits
Choose three graduate-level courses in communications and information systems. You may also select other relevant graduate courses to fill these requirements if approved to do so.

The M.S. in Information Systems Management degree program satisfies the national information systems (MSIS 2000) standard. The program's uniqueness is derived from the integration of organizational and technological perspectives and from the opportunity to specialize in career tracks, including networking, e-commerce, multimedia, training and education, programming, and project management. For these specializations, you may select courses from the School of Communications and Information Systems or from other departments offering relevant graduate courses. All prerequisites for elective courses must be met.

Information Systems Management

Class of 2009 – Master of Science

Employers: Comcast, Management Science Associates, FedEx Services, McKesson Automation, Fidelity Information Services, PNC Financial Services Group, Highmark

Positions: Business Analyst, EDW Associate Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, Retail Account Executive, Database Administrator, Scanner Systems Programmer Analyst

Salary Range: $46,000 - $60,000

Mean: $52,000

Faculty members in the School of Communications and Information Systems (SCIS) are recognized for their dedication to teaching, academic research, global understanding and professional experience. Our faculty regularly wins awards and accolades for excellence in teaching and research. As guides and mentors, they motivate students to acquire the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their field of study.

The Wheatley Center 
The School of Communications and Information Systems is now housed in the Wheatley Center. This soaring, 50,000 square-foot complex, glowing with colored LED accents, includes classrooms, computer labs, media arts studios, editing suites, a gallery, and teleconferencing facilities, as well as faculty and administrative offices, student meeting spaces and a café. The new building also provides access to geographic information systems software and business intelligence software.