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The Master of Science (M.S.) in Internet Information Systems degree program at Robert Morris University prepares information technology professionals for the challenges of developing and maintaining effective information systems in organizations facing the dynamic challenges of functioning in the Internet environment.

The field of Internet information systems technology is expected to continue its rapid rate of growth. In turn, the need for professionals with technical expertise in developing and managing information systems, managing large amounts of information and data, dealing with issues of security, and identifying and solving hardware, software and Internet problems continues to grow. This program will prepare you to function successfully in this rapidly changing field.

This 30-credit degree program responds to both the technical elements of the field and the continual growth of Internet-based information systems that are becoming part of all corporations, organizations and businesses. The degree will equip you with essential skills to design, develop, manage and maintain information systems, while responding to the issues and problems that result from the link between human users and technology.

U.S. News & World Report named the Master of Science (M.S.) in Internet Information Systems degree program in its Top Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs Ranking.

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Brief goal statement

The M.S. in Internet Information Systems degree program requires 30 credits for completion, assuming that all prerequisites have been met. The degree consists of 21 credits in required technical core courses and nine credits of communications and information systems electives.

Core Courses - 21 credits
Hardware and Operating Systems 
Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design 
Network Technology and Management (N+)  
Database Management Systems 
Computer Network Security

And two from:
HTML Programming 
Visual Basic Programming  
Advanced Visual Basic Programming  
Java Programming

Specialization Electives - 9 credits
Choose three graduate-level courses from selected communications and information systems offerings.

Designed for working professionals, the program can be completed in approximately two and a half years or less while you continue to work full time. The degree is offered either on campus or fully online.

The M.S. in Internet Information Systems degree program responds to industry needs and leads to possible professional certifications. Part of the program is designed to prepare you to take the Network+ certification exam and, if desired, the first two Microsoft Certified Professional exams of the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) program. In addition, you have the option to gain industry-based experience in an internship. Thus, you can graduate with conceptual technical foundations, as well as industry-based experience and recognized certifications.


Internet Information Systems

Class of 2009 – Master of Science

Employers: Educational Computers, Highmark, Gateway Health Plan, University of Pittsburgh

Positions: Senior Systems Administrator, Web Developer, Test Analyst, 

Average Salary: $58,000

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.