STEM designated program

Master of Science in Information Systems Management (MS-ISM)

STEM designated program

Be on the leading edge of where technology and data are headed. With the 12-month Master of Science in Information Systems Management (MS-ISM) from ASU’s top-ranked W. P. Carey School of Business, you can earn an innovative master’s degree while you work.

Whether you’re looking to grow within your current organization or need new skills and expertise to take your career in a new direction, the MS-ISM curriculum has been developed to align with your goals. In addition to a core curriculum taught by faculty with decades of industry experience, specializations in big data, cloud, and tech consulting allow you to immediately apply what you’re learning in class into your work, and build expertise for in-demand jobs in every industry.

As a STEM-designated master’s degree, the MS-ISM allows eligible graduates on student visas access to an Optional Practical Training (OPT) extension for up to 36 months, helping international students gain additional real-world skills and experience in the U.S.

Information systems management program highlights

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Information management


evening program


new jobs in information security and information systems by 2026

MS-ISM application deadlines

Round 1 - Early Decision
Oct. 1, 2021

Round 2 - Early Decision
Dec. 1, 2021

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MS-ISM class profile

Fall 2021 incoming class average

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Note: Demographics based on estimated Fall 2021 enrollment data.

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