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Information Systems Master's Program

Program Details

Degree

Master of Science

Department

School of Business Graduate Program

Available

On Campus & Online

Contact

Graduate Admissions1-888.511.1306graduate@stevens.edu
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The introduction of new and constantly improving technologies is creating rapid evolution in the information systems landscape.

MSIS is AACSB Accredited, 36 credits, Full & Part time, Stem designated, #5 USNWR recruiter assessment, and Industry Capstone eligible

Program Highlights

Cohort-Driven Learning Experience: Students begin their journey with a cohort of peers, taking four core courses together in their first semester. This approach fosters a strong sense of community, builds a solid knowledge base and sets the stage for deeper exploration in subsequent semesters.

Speak the Language of Business: Developing a comprehensive understanding of business principles, including accounting, finance and project management, enables students to effectively communicate and engage with senior leaders, suppliers and clients. Many graduates quickly advance to roles with project management responsibility and swiftly ascend to managing transformative projects across multiple business units in the U.S. and globally.

Robust Information Systems Curriculum: Our curriculum provides a strong foundation for how companies leverage technologies strategically, integrate complex systems and adopt transformative business models and processes to stay ahead in today's rapidly evolving landscape.

Real-World Exposure and Industry Proximity: From day one, students are immersed in the vibrant business ecosystem of the tri-state area, learning from case studies, industry experts and alumni who serve as leaders in major global industries, including finance, technology, healthcare and more.

Tailored Specializations: Students can align their education with their career goals by choosing from specialized tracks in business intelligence & analytics, business process management and service innovation, cybersecurity, project management or select electives that best match their aspirations.

Industry-Focused Technical Expertise: Combining technical proficiency with industry-specific knowledge empowers students to understand and solve challenges unique to their desired field, whether it's supply chain analytics for retail or blockchain applications in pharmaceuticals.

Holistic Skill Development: Stevens students cultivate both soft skills and technical expertise in areas such as digitization, data science, AI, IoT and emerging communication technologies, positioning them as a well-rounded professionals with a holistic view of how today’s systems are designed, developed and deployed to maximize effectiveness.

Invaluable Networking Opportunities: Students can participate in the Industry Capstone program, which connects them with companies and offers networking opportunities to advance their careers.

GMAT/GRE test scores are optional for all master’s programs except MBA. Applicants who think that their test scores reflect their potential for success in graduate school may submit scores for consideration.

I.T. Meets Innovation

Today's information systems manager needs to have a thorough command not only of technology — security, compliance, analytics, mobile networks and cloud-based systems — but of business, and the way employees use technology to get the job done. The Information Systems master's program brings an analytics-intensive approach to topics like digital innovation and cybersecurity, empowering you as a decision-maker whose insights guide technology strategy across the enterprise.

Courses in the Information Systems master's program encourage information systems consultants, IT auditors, and project managers to frame problems from the perspective of a CIO who drives organizational change through technology. A curricular balance of new coding skills and leadership perspectives will turn you into a creative problem-solver able to stay ahead of the rapid pace of technology.

The Information Systems master's program at Stevens is available on campus or fully online.

M.S. in Information Systems Careers

  • Business/Technology Consultant

  • Data Analyst

  • Developer

  • IT Project Manager

  • Product Manager

  • Solutions/Cloud Architect

Potential hiring organizations include companies like: Barclays, BMW North America, BNY Mellon, EY, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and more.

Preferred Application Deadlines

APPLICANT

FALL

SPRING

SUMMER (Domestic Applicants Only)

Master's Full-Time

April 15

November 1

May 1

Master's Part-Time

August 15

January 1

May 1

  • Graduate programs admit students on a "rolling" basis, meaning that students may still apply after the preferred deadlines.

  • Students requiring an F1 Visa are strongly encouraged to apply by the preferred deadlines to allow time for visa processing.

Information Systems Core Curriculum

The MSIS program comprises eight core courses, one lab section, and four electives.

  • Select either MIS 637 Data Analytics and Machine Learning or BIA 500 Business Analytics: Data, Models and Decisions as part of your core courses.

Information Systems Specialization Electives

The master's program includes four electives that allow you to explore an area of interest in greater depth. Students seeking a more structured approach can use some of those elective courses to pursue one of the concentrations listed below.

Meet the Program Director

Headshot of Program Director Michael FrankMichael Frank has extensive industry experience, having worked with companies like the Port Authority of NY & NJ and Emigrant Bank. He was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award by the graduating class of 2022. He earned his BA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his MBA from the Harvard Business School at Harvard University. He teaches "Digital Innovation," "Service Innovation," "Integrating IS Technologies," among other courses.

M.S. in Information Systems: Facts & Figures

99%
Employed 6 Months After Graduation
$89,688
Average Compensation
$8,167
Average Signing Bonus