W. P. Carey MS-ISM

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 whether you're a working professional, are new to your career, or anywhere in between.

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.


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.

MS-ISM fast facts

12 months
Attend full time or while you work

75,000 new jobs by 2026
in information security and information systems

Learn more about the innovative MS-ISM curriculum


Enjoy life on the ASU Tempe campus — in the middle of a vibrant metropolis, with access to major hiring companies, year-round activities, and the beautiful desert southwest.

How to apply

Start your journey on the right foot: Join us for an upcoming event to learn more about the W. P. Carey MS-ISM, and take note of application deadlines and application materials.

Attend an event

>> Check out our complete calendar of events

Application deadlines

Round I

Oct. 1, 2022

Round II

Dec. 1, 2022

Round III (Priority international)

Feb 1, 2023

Round IV (Priority)

April 1, 2023

Round V (Final)

July 1, 2023

Note: Applications for Fall 2023 admission will be accepted on a rolling basis until July 15, 2023.

Cost and financial aid

One of the highest-ranked information management master’s degrees, according to U.S. News & World Report, the W. P. Carey MS-ISM is also one of the most affordable.

Fall 2023 admits

Estimated tuition and fees







Paying for your degree is one of the most critical steps in your decision to go to business school. Work with us to find the right solution for you, whether it’s scholarships, graduate assistantships, or loans.

Learn more about how to pay for your degree

Career management

The W. P. Carey Career Services Center helps you tell your story through individualized support and targeted resources. Our dedicated team of experienced professionals will assist you in defining career goals, implementing job search strategies, and leveraging your degree.