MISM Global 21-Month Track

Master of Information Systems Management (Global) 21-Month Track

Duration 21 months full-time
Location Adelaide and Pittsburgh
Professional Work Experience Not required
Internship Required
Intakes August

(CRICOS: 070773G)

This is a blended business-technology degree that combines a comprehensive technology and business curriculum with a unique global educational experience.

Studying across Carnegie Mellon’s Adelaide and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, campuses, you will gain an international perspective by learning in the United States and Australia with a strong focus on the Asia Pacific region. You will spend your 1st and 2nd study periods in Adelaide and 4th and 5th in Pittsburgh. You are also required to take 280 hours of internship in either Australia or internationally in your 3rd study period.

You are encouraged to customise your program by selecting a specialisation designed to advance your careers in: electronic commerce, business intelligence, information security management, IT strategy and management and healthcare informatics. The program specialisation is especially valuable for students who intend to pursue a career in IT and management consulting.

Degree Structure

The program requires 180 units: 132 units of core courses (including Information Systems Project) and 48 units of elective courses. 

Full-time students complete the program over five study periods and you will commence your study in Adelaide in August. The program is not available part-time.

For successful completion, you must complete the requisite coursework and internship components and achieve a cumulative quality point average (QPA) of at least 3.0.

Elective Courses

Students in MISM Global program are required to take at least 48 units of elective courses. A number of courses offered by the MISM program and the Heinz College will satisfy this requirement. In addition, the School of Computer Science, and other Carnegie Mellon departments offer courses that may satisfy this requirement. Check with your advisor before registering for a course from another academic unit if you wish to have it serve as an elective.

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Master of Information Systems Management (Global) Program at CMU-A

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