MISST:

Master of Information Strategy, Systems & Technology

Unique Focus

On the evolving
21st-century workspace
 


 

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INFORMATION IS STRATEGIC

Focusing on the role of information in the 21st century, MISST recognizes:

  • Organizations are increasingly data-driven
  • Emerging business models and strategies are built on how organizations manage information
  • Information systems are key to creating and delivering business value 

 

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ACCELERATING CHANGE

Focusing on the impact of change, MISST explores how: 

  • Technology and information drive change
  • Change causes chaos, disruption and stress, and creates transformation
  • Change affects every aspect of an organization...business model, strategies, organizational structure, people, processes, suppliers, technology, competitors, customer

 

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KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Focusing on installing 21st century knowledge and skills, MISST prepares you:

  • Be self-directed and proactive
  • Manage change strategically and creatively
  • Assess and integrate emerging opportunities while avoiding information overload

 

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FUTURE-PROOF CAREER

Focusing on ensuring you a “future-proof” career, MISST enhances your ability to:

  • Manage information, focus on value, and to be innovative
  • Perceive and adapt to ongoing trends
  • Anticipate and lead change
  • Manage information, focus on value, and be innovative
  • Remain a lifelong learner

Unique Design

Meeting the needs of
the 21st-century professional
 


 

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COMMUNITY OF LEARNERS

Designed to establish a relationship between participants and faculty, MISST:

  • Provides a learning environment that is both personal and community-supported
  • Promotes shared learning among participants who bring diverse backgrounds and experience
  • Mirrors 21st-century problem-solving; combining individual strengths in a team approach to solve complex problems

 

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CONNECTED CONVENIENCE

Designed for the busy professional, MISST:

  • Is 100% ONLINE
  • Allows you to connect from anywhere
  • Models modern collaboration, using current tools (WebEx, Slack)
  • Offers a participant-centered, faculty-supported online schedule

 

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ADAPTIVE & AGILE

Designed to remain current, the MISST Program:

  • Keeps pace with the evolving changes pertinent to business success in the 21st century
  • Reflects the problems and challenges organizations face today
  • Ensures relevance with a curriculum based on authentic team-based projects

 

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Led By Experts

Designed to facilitate access to relevant expertise, MISST is:

  • Led by a seasoned full-time faculty with decades of business experience at organizations such as Bell Labs and Lucent Technologies
  • Supported by practitioner-adjuncts with experience and expertise from a variety of industries
  • Guided by consultants who provide content and project ideas, and serve to review participant work
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