In all organizations, regardless of their industry or size, technology is critical to creating maximum efficiency, fostering innovation, and providing a strategic edge. This technological imperative means that all managers, no matter their role, need to understand technology and its strategic role in order to succeed.
The MS in Information Systems is designed for all managers, regardless of their background or prior technical expertise. It provides comprehensive coverage of both the technical knowledge and strategic know-how that are required for today’s executives who need to be able to speak to both the managerial and the technical teams in their organizations.
The MS in IS degree also allows Baruch students with undergraduate degrees in Accountancy to pursue NYS CPA-certification.
- 31.5 credits
- The program may be completed in one year (subject to course availability)
- Specialized concentrations are available in Data Analytics
- Qualifies for Department of Homeland Security OPT Extension for STEM International Students
Visa Extension for STEM International Students
The MS in IS conforms to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program that qualifies eligible international graduates on student visas for an optional practical training extension of 24-months.
English Proficiency Requirements
Students who completed their undergraduate education in a non-English speaking country will be required to take non-credit bearing modules in Grammar Troubleshooting and American English Pronunciation offered by the Division of Continuing and Professional Studies. These modules may be waived based on a waiver exam. The modules are not required for students who completed a four-year degree in an English-speaking country.
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Last updated January 17, 2019