Ph.D. in Management - Information Systems Management

Walden University

Program Description

Ph.D. in Management - Information Systems Management

Walden University

This specialization provides an integrative approach to managing information systems in today's data-rich environment. Study how to derive maximum value and innovation from investing in organizational systems, and build the leadership skills essential to many successful technology executives. Broaden your understanding of all aspects of e-commerce systems, security management and risk assessment, and system design. Develop your expertise in leading and managing people, processes, and systems, and contribute to positive social change by helping to improve performance through information systems management.

Completion Requirements

  • 82 total quarter credits
  • Core courses (20 cr.)
  • Foundation and advanced research course sequence (16 cr.)
  • Specialization courses (20 cr.)
  • Proposal, dissertation, and oral presentation (26 cr.)
  • 4 Ph.D. residencies to equal a minimum of 16 days

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable.

Recommended Course Sequence

Timing Course Code Course Title Course Length

  • Year 1: Qtr. 1 MGMT 8015 Gateway to Doctoral Studies (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 1: Qtr. 2 MGMT 8025 Perspectives on Organizations and Their Implications for Leaders (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 1: Qtr. 3 MGMT 8035 Complexity and Applied Systems Thinking (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 1: Qtr. 4 MGMT 8045 Mechanics of Individual and Group Decision Making (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 1 MGMT 8101 Research Theory, Design, and Methods (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 2 (1st half) MGMT 8510 Managing E-Commerce Management Information Systems (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 2 (2nd half) MGMT 8520 Organizational Performance Improvement (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 3 RSCH 8301 Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 4 (1st half) MGMT 8530 Managing Projects in Complex Environments (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 4 (2nd half) MGMT 8540 Systems Analysis, Design, and Implementation (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 1 MGMT 8990 Developing a Prospectus (2 cr.) 6 weeks
  • RSCH 8201 Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • RSCH 8251 Student selects one Advanced Research course:
  • Advanced Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 2 or RSCH 8351 Advanced Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • or RSCH 8451 Advanced Mixed-Methods Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 3 (1st half) MGMT 8550 Security Management and Risk Assessment (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 3 (2nd half) MGMT 8991 Writing a Proposal (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 4 & Year 4: Qtrs. 1-2 MGMT 9000 Doctoral Dissertation (5 crs. each quarter for a minimum of 4 quarters) 12 weeks
This school offers programs in:
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