MS in Business: Information Systems
Curriculum: Program Format
The Smith MSB in Business: Information Systems is designed for full-time students.
The 30 credit program can be completed in 9-15 months. Core courses make up 24 credits,
with 6 credits consisting of elective courses. Classes are held at the University
of Maryland’s College Park campus, a short distance from Washington, D.C.
All students in the MSB: IS program are required to take these core courses to
enhance their knowledge in information systems.
Electives (6 credits)
Students in the MSB in Information Systems program have the opportunity to select
electives based on individual interest and career goals. Courses are offered to
provide an opportunity to strengthen knowledge in the three core areas or build
knowledge in functional domains, such as Healthcare IS, Operations Management, or
Those who prefer a more technical career track may opt to take advanced programming
courses as an elective. Also, those who want to focus on analytics may take courses
Electives offered recently have included Global Delivery of IT and Service Innovations,
Entrepreneurship and New Ventures, and Enterprise Architecture. Students may customize
their elective course combinations. Electives are subject to change.