MBA - Information Systems

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Are you a professional seeking to expand your knowledge of managerial practices in areas of business computer systems development, analysis, and implementation? If so, then Ashford University's Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Information Systems program might offer the advanced education you could need to help you meet this career goal. Find out more about this online master's degree program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

You will have the opportunity to learn about processes and strategies in information technology management as well as other business disciplines once you begin your studies in Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University's Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Information Systems program. All courses in this program are presented online. In specialization courses, you might study advanced topics in programming, operating systems, systems development, database management, network administration, information infrastructures, and strategic planning in information systems management. Core course topics will likely include managerial responsibilities and practices in marketing, accounting, finance, operations, business law, and business communications.

How Can I Prepare?

You should possess a bachelor's degree and knowledge of basic computer functions before enrolling in Ashford University's Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Information Systems program. You might also have some experience working in a corporate IT department. Some programs may have more specific requirements

What Are the Course Requirements?

A total of 42 credits must be earned for the successful completion of the Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Information Systems program. You must complete 33 credits in MBA core courses and nine credits in the area of specialization. If you have already earned a bachelor's degree in business, business administration, economics, finance, or accounting, then you will need to complete only 36 credits to earn this degree.

MBA Core Course Requirements

Course NumberCourse Title
Major Course Requirements
BUS 600Management Communications with Technology Tools
BUS 610Organizational Behavior
BUS 620Managerial Marketing
BUS 670Legal Environment
MAT 540Statistical Concepts for Research
BUS 591Financial Accounting and Analysis
BUS 642Business Research Methods and Tools
BUS 630Managerial Accounting
BUS 640Managerial Economics
BUS 650Managerial Finance
BUS 644Operations Management
Information Systems Specialization Courses
INF 620Management of Information Systems
INF 630Business Systems Analysis
INF 690Information Systems Strategy

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

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What Can I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Once you have earned Ashford University's Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in Information Systems, you could pursue executive or directorial responsibilities in the field. You might oversee the design, implementation, support, and maintenance of business information systems for the IT departments of nearly any type of industry.