Information Systems


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.


Even online, Sheryl Duffus says engagement with her professors was a differentiator for Stevens. 'Some people who I've talked to complain about the lack of interaction in their online programs, but I never got that at Stevens,' she says.

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From her humanitarian work in Afghanistan to earning a Fulbright scholarship, Seddiqa Mohammad Hussein '23 knows how to make an impact. “The curriculum and the courses in this degree will address the necessary skills and expertise that I need for my career upon my return to Afghanistan,” she says.

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Curriculum Overview

Business Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum

You will also choose one of the following to complete the Information Systems core.

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.

Admission requirements

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.

Application Cycle

Application Deadline

Application Decision

Acceptance Deadline


Oct. 15

Dec. 1

Jan. 15


Jan. 15

March 1

Included in admission offer


April 15

May 1

June 1

This program can also be completed on a part-time basis. These applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

Information Systems Admission Criteria

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.