MS in Business: Information Systems
systems is a strategic asset to any organization. How information is
organized, managed and made available to decision makers can be the key to
gaining a competitive advantage. And the systems that capture, support and
analyze a firm’s information can be the difference between a firm that
survives and a firm that soars.
The Smith Master of Science in Business: Information Systems program
prepares you to lead in the ongoing technology revolution. Throughout the
curriculum, the emphasis is on helping you understand how organizations can
best manage technology to extract maximum strategic and tactical value.
Accordingly, you’ll learn how to manage enterprises by effectively
leveraging technology in every aspect of the business process. You’ll
develop the latest technical skills and be well-positioned to work for a
variety of organizations in exciting roles that are literally changing the
You’ll learn from the best minds in information systems today. Smith
Faculty members are among the finest IS minds in the world. They serve as
top consultants and advisors to Fortune 500 and multinational corporations.
They are acknowledged thought leaders in Web 2.0 technologies, project
management, transformational and disruptive technologies, and the impact and
management of technology in organizations.
And, you’ll learn in one of the strongest IT regions in the world.
Classes are held at the University of Maryland’s College Park campus, a
short distance from Washington, D.C. Spanning from Baltimore to Northern
Virginia, the Washington, D.C. region is one of the strongest IT regions in
the world—a choice, sophisticated area in which to learn, work and network
in the IS profession.