Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Master of Science in Information Systems Management


Water Tower Campus

16 E. Pearson Street

Chicago, IL 60611

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Information Systems Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Information Systems Management (MSISM) offers a unique blend of courses that combine a strong focus on business data analytics with the foundational skills needed to lead information systems projects and initiatives.

In this program, you will gain theoretical and practical knowledge — as well as hands-on experience — in database modeling and management, data preparation, data analysis and mining, data warehousing and visualization, information systems strategies, the development lifecycle, and project management, all while gaining experience with cutting-edge methodologies, tools, and technologies.

Whether you are a career changer or a veteran in the information systems management community, a master's degree in information systems management from Loyola University Chicago will help you become a leader in the complex industry.

STEM designation

The MSISM has been granted a STEM designation from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The degree gained STEM designation as it provides theoretical and practical knowledge in the technology area.

Under this STEM classification, international students can extend their training in the U.S. by working in their field of study. Students can qualify for a 24-month OPT (Optional Practical Training) Extension, bringing the total OPT time granted to 36 months.

Career outcomes

Graduates of our program are in high demand. Our students and alumni work at companies including Accenture, Aon, Boeing, Bosch, CME, Discover Card, Deloitte, Dyson, Epic Systems, GE, Morningstar, PWC, West Monroe Partners, Wells Fargo, and many others.

Typical positions include business intelligence reporting, data analytics, management of database management, data warehousing, and data mining initiatives, corporate information systems leadership, and information systems project management.

MSISM program structure

Classes are held weekday evenings on Loyola's Water Tower Campus, which is conveniently located off the Red Line in the heart of Chicago, as well as online. The program is on a 10-week quarter system, and you can begin the program in any quarter.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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