Empowering the business technologist.
Heinz College's MISM will spark your career and give you a distinct competitive advantage in the technology job market. MISM challenges you with a comprehensive curriculum in technology design and implementation, business strategy, professional communication, and management that will prepare you to have an immediate impact on an organization.
MISM: 16-Month is completed over three semesters of coursework and experiential learning including a summer internship.
Classroom learning is augmented with opportunities to work with industry clients on real-world problems via required Capstone Projects, internships and elective project-based courses.
As a MISM graduate, you will find yourself equipped to solve technology and business problems for firms of all sizes and across all sectors—MISM: 16-Month graduates are employed by some of the most innovative and influential companies in the world.
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Duration: 16 months / 3 semesters (Fall, Spring, Summer Internship, Fall)
My Story: Tobi
Oluwatobi Oladiran is from Nigeria. Tobi loves business, technology, and solving problems for people. She came to Heinz College because she wants to break down barriers.
MISM: 16-Month Curriculum
For detailed curriculum information, please visit the MISM Student Handbook.
Below is one possible schedule for MISM: 16-Month. Actual schedules will vary depending on pathway, concentrations, and electives.
Class titles in bold are core courses. Heinz College offers a mix of full-semester (14 weeks) and half-semester courses (7 weeks) for core and elective courses.
FIRST SEMESTER (FALL)
- Internet of Things*
- Object-Oriented Programming in Java
- Database Management
- Organizational Design and Implementation*
- Statistics for IT Managers*
- Economic Analysis*
- Writing for Information Systems Management*
SECOND SEMESTER (SPRING)
- Telling Stories With Data*
- Consulting Lab*
- Managing Analytics Projects*
- Distributed Systems for Information Systems Management
- Decision Making Under Uncertainty*
- Accounting and Finance Analytics*
- Professional Speaking*
--REQUIRED SUMMER INTERNSHIP--
THIRD SEMESTER (FALL)
- Information Systems Capstone Project
- Intro to Artificial Intelligence*
- Blockchain Fundamentals*
- Web Application Development*
- Agile Methods*
- Digital Transformation*
- Managing Disruptive Technologies*