​Information S​ystems Management Curriculum

The 30-unit master of information systems management program is available for both part-time and full-time students.

A 15-unit graduate certificate is also offered and can be transferred into the degree program at any time. Course options include strategic management of technology, perspectives on innovation and technology, information management and enterprise technology, the art and science of risk management and introduction to big data, business process modeling and data management.

* These courses are required to earn a Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management.

Required Courses (Choose 2)

  • Introduction to Big Data, Business Process Modeling & Data Management (T81-527)*
  • The Art and Science of Risk Management (T81-5502)*

Technical Elective Courses (Choose 2)

  • Database Management Systems (E81-530)
  • Information Mgmt. & Enterprise Technology (T81-507D)*
  • Applications of Deep Neural Networks (T81-558)
  • Perspectives on Innovation and Technology (T81-581B)*

Management Elective Courses (Choose 2)

  • Strategic Management of Technology (T55-502)*
  • Financial Principles of the Company (T60-502)
  • Service Management (T81-517)
  • Developing Leadership for Professionals (T81-5503)
  • Group Dynamics in Project Team Performance (T81-5506)
  • Communication Excellence for Influential Leadership (T81-584)

Electives (Choose 3)

  • Leading Teams & Projects (T81-509B)
  • Foundations of Project Management (T81-5504)
  • Systematic View of Cyber Security & Info Assurance (T81-560)
  • Data Warehousing (T81-575)
  • Predictive Analytics (T81-576)
  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning (T81-589)
  • Negotiation (B66-524)
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (E81-511A)
  • Data Mining (E81-514A)

All students in the MISM program will be required to take the Capstone course as their final course in the program.

  • T81-585 Capstone Course

View our course descriptions.

Although certificate programs do not qualify for federal loan programs, loans are still available for the master's degrees. For more information, contact Johanna Sengheiser (jsengheiser@wustl.edu).

Registration, Tuition Fees & Payment Policies

Qualified veterans: WashU McKelvey School of Engineering and the VA will cover 100 percent of your graduate tuition.

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Pam Struttmann
Director of Student Recruiting