Information Systems

Overview

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.

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Curriculum Overview

Business core

Information Systems core

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

Specialization

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

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.

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

Priority

Oct. 15

Dec. 1

Jan. 15

Standard

Jan. 15

March 1

Included in admission offer

Final

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. 

Admission criteria

Admission to the Information Systems program is competitive. Qualified applicants will include the following with their admissions materials.