■ SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS & MANAGEMENT
■ SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY & MANAGEMENT
SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS & MANAGEMENT
Information Systems Management (MISM)
With a MISM degree from Heinz College, you’ll acquire the skills to integrate cutting edge IT practices with applied business methods (including a concentration in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics). This program prepares students to bridge the gap between business and technology. Drawing upon the strengths of participating faculty from the Heinz College, the School of Computer Science, the Software Engineering Institute and the Tepper School of Business, the MISM is geared toward training project managers, analysts, consultants and architects for careers in Fortune 100 companies.
Information Security Policy and Management (MSISPM)
This 4-semester master's degree emphasizes the policy, management, and technology aspects of information security and risk management. The MSISPM program is at the vanguard of the cyber security sector with recognized leadership in risk management, data privacy, threat control, and information policy. The Scholarship for Service (SFS) program provides several full-tuition scholarships and stipends for qualified U.S. citizens.
Information Technology (MSIT)
The MSIT degree is a part-time program designed specifically for working IT professionals seeking a world-caliber master's degree without having to leave the workforce or relocate. MSIT is available as an on-campus program with evening courses or as an online program. Students can also opt for a hybrid on-campus/distance version in order to complete their degree. MSIT also offers its students flexibility with its 4 distinct tracks (IT management, IT security, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics and Software Design and Management) that allow students to craft a schedule that is suited to their career goals.
Information Technology-Australia (MSIT-AU)
The MSIT-AU program is a full-time master’s degree available to students at CMU-Australia, located in Adelaide, South Australia. MSIT-AU’s curriculum is based upon the highly successful MISM program’s coursework and student experience model.
Information Systems and Management—Ph.D.
The Ph.D. in Information Systems and Management prepares students with a firm understanding of the technical and organizational aspects of information systems, and trains them in analytical and empirical skills to contribute to basic, scientific knowledge.
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY AND MANAGEMENT
Public Policy and Management (MSPPM)
With a MSPPM degree, you'll develop leadership, quantitative analysis and technology skills that no other public affairs graduate program can match. Students learn how to evaluate programs and formulate a strategic plan, and then apply these new skills to a non-profit, an international non-governmental organization, or even your own organization focused on the public good. This program is also offered at CMU- Australia.
Public Management (MPM)
The MPM is designed to provide professionals (3+ years of work experience required) with management, analytical and evidence based skill sets needed to assume leadership roles in organizations across the public, not-for-profit and private sectors. The MPM program will help emerging and established professionals become effective and innovative leaders, thinkers and administrators. The MPM is available as a full-time program (daytime and evening classes) and as a part-time program (evening only).
Arts Management (MAM)
The MAM’s curriculum teaches you management, technical and other skills for leading and improving arts organizations. You will understand not only the practical applications of arts management but also the theory. And, through internships, apprenticeships, and the systems synthesis project, you'll have the opportunity to apply the skills and theory you've learned.
Entertainment Industry Management (MEIM)
As traditional motion picture, television and video game businesses are merging into an integrated digital entertainment landscape, the MEIM program provides students with the most up-to-date skills to successfully navigate development, production, marketing and distribution practices across all entertainment platforms and screens. The MEIM curriculum requires students to study on a full-time basis at the Pittsburgh campus for their first year. Second year MEIM students move to Los Angeles to work 4 days per week in a nearly full-time internship in the industry, in addition to completing the required coursework at our facility in North Hollywood.
Health Care Policy and Management (MSHCPM)
The MSHCPM program prepares you to navigate a complex and volatile health care environment, streamline operations, make better-informed decisions and work smarter, while still providing high caliber care. MSHCPM provides seeks to provide its students with a distinctive, first-quality, competency based education with a special emphasis on economics and policy, management and organization, and information technology and operations that prepares them for a career in all sectors of the economy.
Biotechnology & Management (MSBTM)
Heinz College (along with the Tepper School of Business and the Mellon College of Science) offers a Master of Science in Biotechnology and Management (MSBTM) to help you excel in a decision-making position within this industry by equipping you with the cutting-edge skills and expertise.
Medical Management (MMM)
Our 18-month intensive program (an on-campus/distance-delivery hybrid) concentrates on three distinctive but related competencies physician executives need to build and manage successful health care organizations --effective leadership, strategy, and management of information. Students attend four 4.5 day on-site sessions and complete 9 distance-learning courses as part of the degree.
Public Policy and Management—Ph.D.
The Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management program at Heinz College equips students to address the increasing complexity of public policy, management, and information systems and technology issues. In addition to our traditional standalone Ph.D. program in the field, Heinz offers a series of joint Ph.D.’s with departments in other colleges with Carnegie Mellon University (including Tepper, CIT, SCS and Dietrich).
Technological Change and Entrepreneurship (TCE) [with Tepper, Dietrich, and CIT]—Ph.D.
Technological Change and Entrepreneurship is an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program. Graduates receive a degree from Carnegie Mellon University as well as one awarded by the Portuguese Partner University (either Technical University of Lisbon or Catholic University of Portugal).
This unique doctoral degree program aims to prepare students for research and teaching positions in entrepreneurship and technology management in business and policy schools, as well as engineering schools. Students will also be trained to work in leadership positions in technology and consulting firms. The program will focus on public policy, firm strategy, and market and entrepreneurial dynamics associated with the development, commercialization, implementation and diffusion of new technologies, as well as their impact on industrial re-structuring and economic development. As part of ICTI, the program will have a special emphasis on Information and Communication Technologies.