The master's in Information Systems teaches professionals to be more innovative about developing and deploying technologies that help the business accomplish strategic priorities while empowering employees to get the job done more efficiently. This 36-credit program is ideally suited to students who are interested in consulting and IT management roles; alumni also use the skills cultivated at Stevens to move into the C-suite.
Information Systems Application deadlines
Full-time applications to the Information Systems program are accepted in three distinct cycles. To be considered for admission, all materials must be submitted by the appropriate deadline.
Included in admission offer
This program can also be completed on a part-time basis. These applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Information Systems Admission criteria
Admission to the Information Systems program is competitive. Qualified applicants will include the following with their admissions materials.
Your application must include two letters of recommendation. The strongest applications will include one letter from a current supervisor, and one from a former supervisor or previous employer who can speak to your leadership potential and discuss your professional performance.
All candidates to this program are required to submit GMAT or GRE scores with their application; part-time applicants with work experience may be eligible to waive this requirement. Only students with excellent test scores will be deemed a fit for the coursework. However, it's important to keep in mind that your test scores are only one feature of your application, and will be considered along with your other credentials. Please use the following reporting codes to submit test scores to Stevens:
International students also must include TOEFL or IELTS scores along with their applications.
Stevens often invites master's candidates to interview prior to making an admissions decision. If you are selected for an interview after submitting your application, you will receive instructions via email.
Work experience is not a requirement for this master's program. However, the admissions committee values applicants with at least one year of professional experience. You must include a résumé with your application that highlights:
Work and internship experience.
Your application must include official transcripts from all universities you have attended, or in which you are currently enrolled. These records must show your name, the name of the university attended, enrollment dates, coursework completed and grades assigned. Your bachelor's degree must be in science, mathematics, computer science, engineering or a related discipline. Your degree also must come from an accredited institution, and you must have attained a B average, to be considered.