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Master Your Technology, Analytical and Engineering Management Skills in a High-Demand Career Field

Our 36-credit Master of Science graduate program in information systems and business analytics meets the significant demand in the global marketplace for professionals with skill sets focused in science, technology, engineering and math — as well as the local demand among world-renowned technology giants in the Pittsburgh area such as Google and Uber.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median pay for a computer and information research scientist is $118,370, while a computer and information systems manager banks $142,530, per year on average.

At Point Park University, we offer convenient class scheduling, affordable costs ($881 per credit tuition) and the opportunity for degree completion in as little as 18 months — with international students qualifying for an additional two years of optional practice training.

Pictured is a class at Point Park University. Photo by Nick Koehler.

Build on Your Background

Students with education backgrounds in at least one of the following areas are encouraged to apply to our MSISBA program.

  • Business administration and management
  • Computer engineering, science and management
  • Accounting, economics, finance, marketing and related disciplines
  • All types of mathematical and quantitative calculation/methods disciplines

Cutting-Edge, STEM-Focused Courses

Our M.S. in information systems and business analytics degree is a joint graduate program between our Rowland School of Business and Department of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology.

We offer a rigorous curriculum of STEM-focused courses including:

  • Statistics & Quantitative Methods
  • Engineering Analysis I
  • Management Information Systems
  • Business Analytics
  • Data Analysis & Visualization
  • Engineering Project Management
  • Database Management & Applications
  • Applied Data Mining
  • Development of Support Networks
  • Project in Engineering Management
  • Special topics classes in Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

Our Faculty

Learn from faculty who have business and analytical academic expertise and extensive work experience in the STEM field.

Meet Point Park's faculty
Pictured is Professor Archish Maharaja, Ed.D.
Professor of Business
  • Expertise in health care information technology
Pictured is Professor Gregg Johnson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Extensive hands-on engineering, manufacturing, and overall product-development expertise
Inspiring Technology

"Taking an idea, even if it's very simple at first, can be the beginning of something very big, and that's what programming allows you to do."

Career Options

With a master’s degree in information systems and business analytics, you will have the option to pursue a variety of positions such as: 

  • Lead Business Analyst
  • Senior IT Systems Analyst
  • Senior Data Analyst
  • Senior QA Analyst
  • Business Systems Manager
  • Data Manager
  • Engineering Materials Manager
  • R&D Project Engineer
  • International Business Analyst
  • Systems Engineering Manager
  • Senior Business Intelligence Developer

Learn More

For questions and additional details about our Master of Science in information systems and business analytics program, contact our Office of Graduate Admission.

Domestic applicants: gradadmission@pointpark.edu or 412-392-3808

International applicants: iss@pointpark.edu or 412-392-4775