Information Systems Management M.S.

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The Master of Science in Information Systems Management degree program at Robert Morris University prepares students to successfully design, develop, implement, and manage information systems. Built on a strong foundation of information technology, the program provides a common body of knowledge and a curriculum appropriate for students with varying backgrounds, skill levels and career goals. 

To help you to develop the knowledge and skills to work with and manage emerging technologies in business and professional settings, the program incorporates oral and written presentation skills, interpersonal skills, ethics, professionalism, and business concepts.

Degree Requirements and Courses

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  • INFS6010  Decision Support Systems
  • INFS6040  Management Information Systems
  • INFS6215  Impact of Emerging Technologies
  • INFS6220  Systems Analysis and Design
  • INFS6240  Database Management Systems
  • INFS6460 Cloud Computing with AWS
  • INFS6510  Introduction to Data Analytics
  • CYMS6100  Foundations of Cybersecurity
  • INFS7479  Project Management
  • INFS/CYMS 6000-7000  Level Elective or INFS7903 Internship
  • INFS7000 Program Outcomes Assessment (0 credits)
Program Learning Outcomes

Through the program course work, students will learn how to:

  1. Understand the impact of technology on the successful management of information as

    an organizational resource.
  2. Apply data management and data analytics tools and techniques to facilitate decision

  3. Identify and assess viable on-premise and cloud-based options to implement a

    successful information technology solution to solve a business problem.
  4. Design and implement an information system to meet a given set of requirements and

  5. Understand cybersecurity threats and issues for information systems.
  6. Implement project management techniques and software to successfully plan and

    manage an information systems project.
  7. Analyze the potential social, economic, ethical, and organizational impacts of emerging


Admissions, Tuition, and Scholarship Information

  • Prospective students should have an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 and above with a degree in computer science, information systems, mathematics, software engineering, or related fields. 
  • Students from other fields are welcome to apply, but must take two prerequisite courses at the undergraduate level, one in operating systems and one in computer networking, before beginning the program. The prerequisite courses can be taken at RMU or another institution and include:
    • INFS 3210 Operating Systems or a similar course
    • INFS 3230 Computer Networking or a similar course
  • 4+1 accelerated prospective students are encouraged to take the prerequisite courses as open electives to prepare them to begin the program.

Contact Us

Natalya G. Bromall, Ph.D.

Director, CIS Graduate Programs 

Professor of Computer and Information Systems


Phone: 412-397-6435 

Office Wheatley Center 305

Jamie L. PinchotJamie L. Pinchot, D.Sc.

Department Head, Computer and Information Systems

Professor of Computer and Information Systems


Phone: 412-397-6050 

Office: Wheatley Center 309

Sample Courses:

These are some of the classes for students in this academic program:

Management Information Systems
Managing Software Development
Quality Issues in IT PM

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