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Information Systems and Business Analytics Degree

Master of Science in Information Systems and Business Analytics

Offered on campus

One-Year Program to Master Your Artificial Intelligence (AI), Business Analytics (BA) and Technology Skills in a High-Demand Career Field

Point Park University's 30-credit Master of Science in Information Systems and Business Analytics graduate degree program 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.

Offered on campus in the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh, the Information Systems and Business Analytics program is led by industry-experienced faculty and can be completed in as little as one year. Increase your career potential by adding on an MBA with the completion of 21 additional credits. 

This graduate program was specifically designed in response to the demand in the international market for STEM-based graduate programs. By 2032, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects faster-than-average job growth of:

Additionally, these careers offer attractive earning potential, with the bureau estimating annual median pay at:
  • $95,290 for management analysts
  • $164,070 for computer and information systems managers
  • $136,620 for computer and information research scientists

Downtown Pittsburgh Location Offers Competitive Edge in Workforce

Point Park's distinctive location in Downtown Pittsburgh immerses you in the business district, surrounded by companies seeking skilled individuals with the education that this degree program offers. The greater Pittsburgh region boasts a variety of world-renowned technology giants, such as Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft.

Other notable companies with locations in the region include:

  • Kraft Heinz
  • PPG Industries
  • Westinghouse
  • BNY Mellon
  • Highmark Health
  • Nova Chemicals
  • PNC

Program Benefits

Additional benefits of Point Park's program include convenient class scheduling, affordable costs ($818 per credit tuition), small class sizes and practical, hands-on coursework that will equip you with skills you will use in the workforce daily.

Build on Your Background

Students with educational 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 engineering disciplines
  • All types of mathematical and quantitative calculation/methods disciplines

Learn more about the graduate admissions process.

An Ideal Program for International Students

For international students, Point Park's M.S. in Information Systems and Business Analytics is an excellent option for advancing your career. As a STEM degree, this program qualifies students for an additional two years of Optional Practical Training. For more information, international applicants should contact International Student Services and Enrollment at or 412-392-4775.


Cutting-Edge, STEM-Focused Courses

Our M.S. in information systems and business analytics degree offers a rigorous curriculum of STEM-focused courses including:

  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Advanced Topics In Artificial Intelligence
  • Statistics & Quantitative Methods
  • Management Information Systems
  • Business Analytics
  • Data Analysis & Visualization
  • Database Management & Applications
  • Applied Data Mining
  • Development of Support Networks

Dual Degree Option

Students who complete our MSISBA program have the option to also earn an MBA degree by completing only 21 additional graduate credits. Contact the Office of Graduate and Online Admissions for more details.

Meet Our Faculty

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
  • R&D Project Engineer
  • International Business Analyst
  • Systems Engineering Manager
  • Senior Business Intelligence Developer

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Learn More

For questions and additional details about our M.S. in Information Systems and Business Analytics program, contact Nicholas Poprocky, assistant director of the Office of Graduate and Online Admissions:

International applicants should contact International Student Services and Enrollment: