The master's in Information Systems combines technical and business training to create managers who understand how new and emerging technologies fit into established business networks and processes. The cross-disciplinary curriculum and collaborative philosophy of the School of Business helps ensure graduates bring immediate value to companies that employ our alumni, from new media startups like Yelp to established firms like KPMG, JPMorgan, Colgate and EY.
Admission to this program is selective, and at least one year of work experience is preferred in order to keep classroom discussions moving at a brisk pace. However, applicants are not required to have experience, and can enroll in the program immediately after completing a bachelor's degree.
To be considered, students must include the following with their applications:
- Two letters of recommendation.
- Official transcript from each academic institution attended.
- Official conferment of your bachelor’s degree, with a B average.
- An up-to-date résumé.
- Competitive GMAT or GRE score.
- Competitive TOEFL score (international students only).
The master's in Information Systems is designated as a STEM program, conferring additional benefits on international students who wish to remain in the United States to secure employment after graduating. There are countless job opportunities with students who have studied in the STEM fields.
The online experience
The Information Systems degree can be earned without ever setting foot on campus, thanks to Stevens' robust web platform. And our fully immersive online experience means students can participate in live lectures and work collaboratively on group projects, whether they're in the classroom or around the world.
Its unique location just across from Manhattan supports the Stevens master's in Information Systems by putting the campus within easy reach of many Fortune 500 companies — most of whom have an insatiable thirst for data scientists and managers who combine business and analytical skills. That leads to internships, employment and consulting opportunities for students, who can meet recruiters during their visits to the Stevens campus or by taking a 10-minute train or ferry ride to New York.