Advance Your Career in Information Systems and Technology Management

Top-Ranked Best Online Graduate Programs in Computer Information Technology¹

No GRE Required to Apply

Master's in Information Systems from Syracuse University - Delivered Online

In today's hyperconnected world, information sharing is evolving at an incredible pace. Because of this, organizations of all kinds are seeking professionals who can effectively manage and translate information. Through our MS in Information Systems program, you will learn to apply skills, such as information acquisition, utility, retention, and transfer, to help your organization make more effective decisions.


Our interdisciplinary curriculum prepares you to make data-driven decisions and bridge the gap between businesses and technology. You will develop a diverse set of skills that will enable you to participate in all levels of information systems. As a student, you will complete courses that focus on the following areas of expertise:

  • Data Science
  • Enterprise Risk management
  • Information Policy
  • Information Security
  • Management Principles
  • Managing Information Systems

Certificates of Advanced Study

With the following specializations, you can choose to further develop an area of expertise and gain valuable skills to stand out in a competitive job market.

  • Data Science — Strengthen your technical and theoretical skills and increase the efficiency of data analysis, data visualizations, and data systems management within organizations.
  • Information Security Management — This specialization will enable you to manage technical security and evaluate information security risks.
  • Enterprise Technology Leadership — Learn to assist in cultivating technology leadership within your organization by applying best practices in technology project management.

Earn Your Degree While You Work

The iSchool offers two online programs for aspiring and experienced information systems professionals:

The MS in Information Systems is a 42-credit program that is open to all students and can be completed in 21 months.

The MS in Information Systems for Executives is designed for students with more than six years of full-time professional experience. It consists of 30 credits and can be completed in 15 months.

Advance Your Career:

  • Live online classes
  • Engaging coursework
  • Virtual campus

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have jointly designated Syracuse University as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense, Information Assurance Education, and in Research.²

¹U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs (Retrieved February 2021)
²University Receives Dual Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education Designations, 2014, (Retrieved January 2020)