Master of Science - Information Systems

Master of Science - Information Systems

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. Define your future at Stevens.

GRE Required for International Applicants. 

Curriculum

Common Business Core

MGT 609   Project Management Fundamentals
MGT 615   Financial Decision Making
MGT 689   Organizational Behavior & Design

Degree Requirements

MIS 620   Analysis & Development of Information Systems
MIS 630   Database Systems & Decision Support
MIS 710   Process Innovation & Management
MIS 730   Integrating IS Technologies
MIS 750   Managing IT Resources
MIS 760   Strategic Issues in Information Management

After completing the core business courses and satisfying degree requirements, students can select electives to fit their career by taking an additional three courses (9 credits) in a concentration or career option listed below.

Concentrations

  • Advanced Technologies
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Managing Information Systems
  • Business Process and Services Management
  • Social Networks

Career Options

  • Global Business
  • Information Security Management
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Project Management
  • Technology Leadership

*With permission of a faculty advisor qualified students may also choose to take three approved courses offered by another school within Stevens.

I’m Interested

Current Students: Consult your faculty advisor and study plan for course requirements and electives.

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