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That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

Majors & Degrees

Information Systems Master of Science (MSIS)

Technology systems

Technology is designed to process, create, and distribute data. For this to happen, devices must have clear communication between networks, hardware, and software. To ensure that communication is error free, technology needs you.

Our MS in Information Systems allows you to advance your IT career and give it a business edge. Adapt to new technology environments. Translate user requirements. Effectively manage applications. Apply emerging software that includes:

  • Computer-Aided Software Engineering (CASE) programming
  • Decision Support Systems (DSS)
  • Database management
  • Internet and electronic commerce
  • Network operating environments
  • Healthcare Information Systems
  • Information Systems Cyber Security

Quick facts

Credits: 30 | Delivery: online, on-campus, hybrid | Start terms: Fall, Spring

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the MS degree in Information Systems, students will:

  • Be able to perform the tasks of an Information Systems professional
  • Be able to successfully adapt to new environments and technologies
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of information systems and a selected specialization
  • Be able to understand and apply current and emerging computer software technologies including
  • CASE programming, database management, Internet and electronic commerce, and network operating environments
  • Be able to translate user requirements into effective computer-based systems
  • Be able to understand the effective management of information systems applications