Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)
Advance your career.
Are you stuck in your career while hearing a lot about opportunities in data analytics, cyber and information security and software development? At Murray State University, you can earn diploma to succeed in a high-tech, future-oriented industry. This 30-credit MSIS program — available at the Murray campus as well as 100% online — equips you with knowledge and skills to retool yourself and start a new career path.
Online program means convenience. And ensures completion.
If you are already employed, this program offers you an effective way to get retooled while continuing at your current job. All content is available online and all assessment is done online. While you learn at your convenience, you still keep pace with the on-campus students; this ensures that you earn credits towards the degree systematically and finish in a reasonable time frame. Someone taking two courses a term can finish in five terms (sooner if you include summers).
The program is affordable.
Regardless of your location, our online students pay the same as our in-state students. Plus, if you shop around, you will learn that our tuition is significantly lower than other similar institutions.
We are proud of our accreditation through the AACSB. AACSB’s mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education. Every aspect of that mission in the modern business is driven by data. And that's something we do well.
Top notch faculty. Great tools.
We have faculty that are well-versed in all matters related to data: retrieval, securing, cleansing, distributing and interpreting. We also use state-of-the-art tools that help manage these tasks: R, Python, IBM Data Modeler, SAP Predictive Analytics, SQL Server Integration and Reporting services and several others. Learn from our experts.
Data and analytics.
Due to a healthy technical emphasis, the program falls under the STEM framework. The curriculum includes courses that deal with understanding and visualizing data, implementing scientific decision making and using predictive analytics. You will come out well-prepared to pursue career paths that span a host of data-related careers.
Are you ready to make the first step towards a lucrative career in the world of computing?