As new technological applications continue to influence business decisions, firms must install and maintain more sophisticated networks and troubleshoot complications both efficiently and creatively.Today’s technology and information intensive, complex business environment demands professionals who have both applied IT experience and management insight.
According to U.S. News and World Report, "There seems to be no end to organizations' appetite for advanced or improved data communications technology. And E-commerce continues to increase the need for systems analysts."
The Master of Science in Information Systems program (MSIS) is a 36-credit degree that prepares graduates to lead and manage organizational efforts and respond to managerial changes and opportunities. This flexible program prepares IT leaders and managers with technical, business, management, industry, and interpersonal skills.
Small class sizes build discussion, collaboration, and global professional networks. Graduates leave Stevens with better communications, interpersonal and team skills to plan, implement, and manage leading-edge practices in information systems.
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About the Curriculum
The MSIS program is a 36 credit-degree designed for information systems professionals seeking to advance their careers in the IT function or as IT experts in other areas of business. It is also suitable for business professionals looking to gain a strategic understanding of IT. In addition, graduates of the program leave with strong and practical IT management skills, as well as improved interpersonal and team communication skills. The MSIS program prepares students for careers such as: Business Analyst, Internal IT Consultant, IT Manager, Management Consultant, Data Analyst, Knowledge Manager, Social Media Expert and Technology Specialist. The MS in Information Systems curriculum has three components:
The MSIS program consists of twelve graduate courses (36 credits) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the degree of Master of Science or twenty graduate courses (60 credits) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA).