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The University of Arizona’s online Master's in MIS and certificate programs enables you to bolster your management, technical and analytical skills while benefiting from the department’s  top-five ranking, world-renowned faculty and cutting-edge curriculum – all from the convenience of your home or office.

Online LearningMaster's in MIS (MS MIS) Degree Program

Who is it for? The working professional who has at least two years of work experience and wants to update their technical skills and business knowledge to boost their career path. The program will help prepare you with the management and advanced technology skills needed to become a leader and decision-maker in the technology field. Designed specifically for those with information technology experience, the degree program focuses on effectively applying technology to achieve strategic objectives in a variety of corporate and institutional settings including businesses, nonprofits, and government.

How many courses? Ten three-credit courses

How fast can I complete the program?  Ten months

Program description in a nutshell:  MIS classes cover topics such as enterprise data management, business intelligence data mining, information security and risk management,  information systems analysis and design, IT business foundations, systems security management and software design.

Added bonus?  In addition to earning the Master's in MIS degree, students will also earn the two certificates noted below (Enterprise Security and Business Intelligence).

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Master's in CyberescurityMaster's in Cybersecurity Degree Program

Who is it for? The working professional who has at least three years of technical work experience and wants to gain technical mastery in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity. Students choose between an information systems or an engineering track. The UA Master's in Cybersecurity is a unique joint program between three of the strongest departments at the University of Arizona: the Department of Management Information Systems at the Eller College of Management and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering at the College of Engineering. 

How many courses? Eleven three-credit courses

How fast can I complete the program?  Twelve months

Program description in a nutshell:  Students will engage in conceptual and hands-on approaches to learn the critical components of cybersecurity, including security intelligence analytics and data mining, information security, risk management, systems security management, vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, network security, system cybersecurity engineering and cyber warfare.

Added bonus?  In addition to earning the Master's in Cybersecurity degree, students can also earn the Enterprise Security certificate noted below.

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Enterprise SecurityEnterprise Security Certificate

Who is it for? Business managers and IT professionals interested in security and information assurance. It is ideal for business professionals who must combat potential cyber-threats and attacks that endanger their organizations' data.

How many courses? Three three-credit courses

How fast can I complete the program?  Five months

Program description in a nutshell:  The Enterprise Security Certificate covers a broad spectrum of current and emerging IS security, information assurance, enterprise systems, and enterprise system security issues while providing a broad, up-to-date perspective on practices and challenges. You'll learn about techniques for assessing risks, safeguarding corporate data and risk assessment principles.

Added bonus? Course work qualifies for continuing professional credits for CISSP, ISSAP, ISSEP, ISSMP, CAP, SSCP, CISM and CRISC designations.

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MISonline Business IntelligenceBusiness Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Certificate

Who is it for? Professionals involved in analyzing data to make business decisions, including IT professionals, project managers, business analysts, and marketing analysts and researchers.

How many courses? Three three-credit courses

How fast can I complete the program?  Five months

Program description in a nutshell:  The Business Intelligence and Analytics Certificate provides a broad overview of managerial, strategic and technical issues associated with Business Intelligence and data warehouse design, implementation, and utilization. It will give you the fundamentals of database mining, analysis, design, and implementation with an emphasis on practical aspects of business process analysis and information delivery.

The certificate will help you identify data securing methods, align BI initiatives with strategic goals, model and analyze data for strategic decision making, and leverage productive analytical techniques that drive better risk assessments and business potential.

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