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MS in Information Systems, University of Maryland Smith School of Business


The MS in Business: Information Systems at The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is ideal for those who understand the value of technology and are interested in gaining the knowledge to manage it. The one-year 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. You’ll learn how to manage enterprises by effectively leveraging technology in every aspect of the business process and 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 world.
Along the way 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 advisers 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.
An MS degree can help you become better prepared for this new business landscape by equipping you to pursue your ideal career, or to advance in your current field. In a shorter time frame than the MBA, you can gain the specialized knowledge and skills that increase your marketability and make you an asset to any organization.
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Peter Weiss, Academic Director
Kate Stewart, Academic Director
Xin Ton, MSIS Student
Jiefu Zhu, MSIS Student


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