MBA Information Systems

The MBA in information systems specialization allows students to focus in this broad functional area through consultation with faculty. An MBA information systems elective sequence may be developed for areas such as software application or knowledge management and decision making.

Information Systems MBA Curriculum & Course Information

The Professional's MBA Information Systems specialization requires students to complete three elective courses (9 credits) at the upper level. Select from the following courses:

  • GB 719 - Independent Study
  • GB 730 - Business Analytics and Strategic Decision Making
  • GB 732 - Data Management and Governance
  • GB 733 - Enterprise Systems
  • GB 734 - Managing Global Supply Chains
  • GB 735 - Project Management
  • GB 736 - Data Visualization for Decision Making
  • GB 750 - Security Controls and Prevention Strategies
  • GB 751 - Strategic Security Planning
  • GB 753 - Legal, Ethical, and Global Perspectives of Cyber Security
  • GB 754 - Introduction to Cyber Security Strategy
  • GB 757 - Systems Thinking and Risk Assessment
  • GB 759 - Special Topics in Management Information Systems
  • GB 850 - Global Information Systems
  • GB 851 - Business Intelligence and Data Mining

Special topics courses are also available for the information systems specialization that are not listed specifically in the course catalogue. Information systems special topics courses are updated by academic year or term to discuss contemporary issues in the field and to meet the needs and requests of students.

MBA Specializations

In addition to Information Systems, our Professional’s MBA program can be customized for seven other specializations:

Loyola’s rigorous curriculum and focus on real-world business problems demanded new avenues of thought, enhanced my natural inclinations, and transformed me into an adaptable leader.

-Awais Akbar ‘08

I come from a technical background, and I have the management experience, but the Loyola MBA provided a way to blend the two.

-Martin Feinkeng ’07

All the classes I took, all the professors I learned from and all the fellow colleagues I worked with enriched my education and left me with a piece of knowledge I didn’t have before.

-Mike Barberio ‘10

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