MTSU master’s program named a Top 5 ‘best value’ n...

MTSU master’s program named a Top 5 ‘best value’ nationally for management information systems

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MTSU’s master’s in information systems program has been ranked among the Top 5 nationally by an online higher education resource for prospective students.

Ranked No. 4 by for 2021, MTSU’s Master of Science in Information Systems through the Jennings A. Jones College of Business is delivered in a “50-50 format,” meaning students engage in classroom instruction half of the time during each course and complete the other half in an online study format.

Dr. David Urban

Dr. David Urban

Students entering MTSU’s program choose from three concentrations, including Business Intelligence and Analytics, Information Security and Assurance, or IT Project Management. Some courses offered in the program include Management of Security Operations, Applied Business Analytics, and Modeling for Problem Solving. Students can start the program in the spring, summer or fall.

“MTSU’s Jones College of Business has an exceptionally strong reputation in this region for the quality of graduates from its Master of Information Systems program,” said David Urban, dean of the college. “It is not surprising that the rest of the country is taking notice. Our ‘best value’ is based on high quality and a very reasonable tuition price point. That’s a value proposition that’s tough to beat.”

According to the website, the top-ranked master’s program was at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, followed by California State University–Fullerton, Mississippi State University, MTSU and Iowa State University. Other universities in the Top 15 included Carnegie Mellon University, DePaul and George Washington University.

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