Be a Leader at the Heart of Business and Technology

Apply systems thinking and technology to make any organization work smarter with a Master of Science in Information Systems from NSU. This program is perfect for you if you like solving problems, using technology strategically, managing projects, and communicating with people at all levels of business.

Get first-hand experience using information to improve organizations and processes and reach business goals. You’ll benefit from higher starting salaries and more career opportunities. Information Systems jobs are in high demand and projected to continue growing at a rate faster than average, which means that your graduate degree can easily propel you to the job or position of your choice.

Choose From Five Concentrations

  • Artificial Intelligence Application
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Technology Management 
  • User Experience (UX)/Human Computer Interaction


Why Earn Your M.S. in Information Systems at NSU?

Quick Facts


NSU’s M.S. in Information Systems is 30 total credits (10 courses) to complete. 8 week courses are available, so you can earn your degree in 1 year.

Start Dates

All College of Computing and Engineering master's degree programs begin in AugustJanuary, and May.

Delivery Options

Classes for the M.S. in Information Systems program are offered online or at our Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus.


Visit the Tuition and Fees page for more information.

Career Outcomes

MIS Manager

$106,080 Average Salary Per Year

Project Manager

$116,012 Average Salary Per Year

Business Analyst

$92,760 Average Salary Per Year

Source: The Dice 2020 Tech Salary Report

Learning Outcomes

A graduate with an M.S. in Information Systems will have the ability to:

  1. Communicate management information systems concepts, designs, and solutions effectively and professionally
  2.  Apply knowledge of management information systems to produce effective designs and solutions for specific problems
  3. Identify, analyze, and synthesize scholarly literature relating to the field of management information systems
  4. Evaluate software development tools, software systems, and modern computing platforms

Information Systems Curriculum

Program Sheet
Prerequisite Courses*
MSIT 501
Foundations of Programming, Data Structures, and Algorithms (MSIT 501 )
Core Courses (21 credits)
ISEC 615
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity ( ISEC 615 / Credits: 3 )
MMIS 621
Information Systems Project Management (MMIS 621 / Credits: 3 )
MMIS 623
Ethics in Computing (MMIS 623 / Credits: 3 )
MSIT 630
Database Systems (MSIT 630 / Credits: 3 )
MMIS 653
Telecommunications and Computer Networking (MMIS 653 / Credits: 3 )
MMIS 671
Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (MMIS 671 / Credits: 3 )
MMIS 680
Human-Computer Interaction (MMIS 680 / Credits: 3 )
Artificial Intelligence Application Concentration (9 credits)
ISEC 635
Information Security Operations Management (ISEC 635 / Credits: 3 )
MMIS 677
Technology Management (MMIS 677 / Credits: 3 )
MSIT 675
Deep Learning (MSIT 675 / Credits: 3 )
Cybersecurity Management Concentration (9 credits)
ISEC 675
Information System Auditing (ISEC 675 / Credits: 3 )
ISEC 695
Information Security Management Project (ISEC 695 / Credits: 3 )
Choose one: ( )
ISEC 635
Information Security Operations Management (ISEC 635 / Credits: 3 )
ISEC 655
Information Security Governance (ISEC 655 / Credits: 3 )
Data Analytics Concentration (9 credits)
MMIS 642
Data Warehousing (MMIS 642 / Credits: 3 )
MMIS 643
Data Mining (MMIS 643 / Credits: 3 )
MMIS 692
Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Project (MMIS 692 / Credits: 3 )
Technology Management Concentration (9 credits)
MMIS 677
Technology Management (MMIS 677 / Credits: 3 )
ISEC 635
Information Security Operations Management (ISEC 635 / Credits: 3 )
Select a Course
from Concentrations aforementioned and/or any offerings of 600-level courses prefixed MMIS or ISEC as electives (Select a Course / Credits: 3 )
User Experience (UX)/Human-Computer Interaction Concentration (9 credits)
CISC 685
Interaction Design (CISC 685 / Credits: 3 )
MMIS 636
Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (MMIS 636 / Credits: 3 )
MMIS 644
UX Strategy for Social Media (MMIS 644 / Credits: 3 )
Customize your Degree Option (9 credits)
Customize your degree with 3 open electives to dive deeper in your area of interest and diversify your skillset. Select a mix of courses from Concentrations aforementioned and/or any offerings of 600-level courses prefixed MMIS or ISEC as electives ( )

*Applicants who do not have adequate academic backgrounds may be required to take the 500-level graduate prerequisite course during the first term of the program.


Courses at the 500 level, when required, must be completed prior to taking courses at the 600 level. All 500-level courses must be completed with a grade of ‘B’ or higher to continue in the information system degree program. 

For a full list of all course descriptions, visit

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Take The Next Step

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