Strayer University

MS in Information Systems - Software Engineering Management Concentration

Strayer University's Master of Science in Information Systems with a Concentration in Software Engineering Management program is designed to help teach students how to work with software applications and database systems. Read more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Information Systems with a Concentration in Software Engineering Management

School Offering Program:

Strayer University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Though not required, students in Strayer University's Master of Science in Information Systems with a Concentration in Software Engineering Management program should have some previous knowledge of or experience working with software applications. Applicants to Strayer University should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; however, graduate or specialized programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Strayer University's Master of Science in Information Systems with a Concentration in Software Engineering Management program combines coursework in information systems with courses that focus exclusively on software engineering and database design. While enrolled in the program, students have the opportunity to study topics like enterprise architecture, IT project management, network and systems analysis, strategic planning for database systems, and advanced software engineering. This program is also intended to help prepare students to pursue certification as a Certified Computer Professional (CCP).

Learning Format:

Online

Total Credits Required:

54 credits

Financial Aid:

Students enrolled in Strayer University may be eligible for federal grants and loans, employer tuition assistance, military benefits, state grants, institutional scholarships, and private loans.

Required Courses for a Master of Science in Information Systems with a Concentration in Software Engineering Management:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Strayer University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Area I-Core Component (18 credits)

  • ACC 557: Financial Accounting
  • CIS 500: Information Systems for Decision-Making
  • ECO 550: Managerial Economics and Globalization
  • MAT 540: Quantitative Methods

Area II-Major Component (22.5 credits)

  • CIS 512: Enterprise Architecture
  • CIS 517: IT Project Management
  • CIS 532: Network Architecture and Analysis
  • CIS 590: Directed Research Project
  • RES 531: Research Methods

Area III-Concentration Component (13.5 credits)

  • CIS 510: Advanced Systems Analysis and Design
  • CIS 515: Strategic Planning for Database Systems
  • CIS 518: Advanced Software Engineering

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Students who complete Strayer University's Master of Science in Information Systems with a Concentration in Software Engineering Management program could pursue positions that require knowledge of software applications. Their work may involve designing, developing, or testing software products and database systems.

Positions that graduates could pursue include:

  • Information systems manager
  • Software engineer
  • Software developer

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