The Master of Science in Project Management degree with a concentration in information systems program is designed for professionals seeking advanced leadership positions in the private, public and military sectors. The objective of the master's in project management for information systems is to provide individuals with the skill set needed to excel in challenging work environments and to meet the industry demand for project managers who can improve business performance. The master's in project management for information systems focuses on database and computers systems and other special topics related to information systems as well as the core competencies of the master's in project management.
The master's in project management for information systems is suitable for individuals from fields other than business, including mathematics, science and engineering. Career paths for individuals who earn a master's in project management vary and according to a study published in October 2008 by the Anderson Economic Group, an average of 1.2 million project management positions across several industries will need to be filled each year through 2016.