Master of Science in Information Management - Program Overview

Program Overview

Develop critical leadership skills and learn how digital innovations can disrupt existing business models and enable organizational transformations. Through a cutting-edge curriculum, the W. P. Carey MSIM deepens your problem-solving skills and prepares you to incorporate information systems, data analytics, and emerging technologies into enterprise strategy and operations.

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Choosing an MSIM Program

Program Ideal for... Schedule
On-campus Professionals with at least two years experience, planning to work full-time while attending school

International students traveling to Arizona
  • 12 months
  • 10 lock-step courses
  • Two evenings a week
  • Start in June
  • On-campus orientation at the beginning of the program
Online
Professionals with at least two years experience, planning to work full-time while attending school

Out-of-state or international students who cannot travel to Arizona
  • 16 months
  • Five-week courses, one at a time
  • Study and work with teammates on your schedule
  • January or August start
  • On-campus orientation at the beginning of the program

STEM-designated Program

The W. P. Carey MSIM program has been designated by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency within the Department of Homeland Security as a STEM eligible degree program (CIP code 52.1301). The STEM designation allows eligible graduates on student visas access to an Optional Practical Training (OPT) extension, up to 29 months, as compared to 12 months for non-STEM degrees. As an international student, the longer work authorization term may help you gain additional real-world skills and experience in the U.S.

Career Opportunities

Typical positions for our graduates include systems analysts within information systems, finance, or operations functions, IT managers, and technology officers both within and outside the IT industry.

A Smart Choice for International Students

Arizona State University ranks as the top public research institution in the U.S. and No. 4 overall for international students, according to the Open Doors Report on International Education Exchange. Our record of excellence and impact attracts motivated, diverse scholars from all over the world: over 100 countries are represented in the W. P. Carey student body alone.