Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)

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University Northeastern University – Silicon Valley
Country United States
Learning mode On-Campus
Pace Full-time, Part-time
Duration 12 months
Tuition fee $785 per credit hour
Application deadline(s) August, December

Northeastern University – Silicon Valley is a highly ranked research university in San Francisco Bay Area, United States with an innovative educational method that combines intensive academics with experiential learning. It promotes equal opportunity, diversity, affirmative action, and social justice while building a climate of inclusion. One of the university’s achievements is deepening its impact and shaping the future amidst the global challenges by understanding and solving these problems through learning, research, and innovation. The College of Engineering at the university is a leader in experiential education and interdisciplinary research focusing on solving global problems and meeting the needs of society through continuous innovation. It offers Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) which will equip students with a solid foundation for technical and leadership positions in research laboratories, educational institutions, industry organizations, and government laboratories. Likewise, this program offers opportunities to take a socio-technical approach to software engineering while investing in major career growth opportunities that present a new area on how complex the systems of networks of businesses are designed and built. This program empowers students with high-tech methods and tools to build better software systems that meet business needs, as well as in-depth study and research through complex software products, experiments with microloans, and internet banking software. Throughout the course duration, learners will develop their knowledge in smart contracts, blockchain, intelligent systems, big data and analytics, user experience, general information systems, application engineering, cybersecurity software systems, data sciences, and cryptocurrencies. This program produces top-quality software engineers for the information engineering and management needs in the financial, information technology, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and other sectors.

The application requirements for the Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) at the Northeastern University – Silicon Valley are: duly accomplished online application, an application fee of $75, two letters of recommendation, scanned official transcripts including all courses, grades and credits, and scanned degree certificates, statement of purpose, resume, English language proficiency TOEFL Internet-based minimum overall score of 85 or IELTS minimum overall score of 6.5 or Duolingo minimum score of 110.

The program offers a full-time duration with a total of 32 semester hours required. Qualified students are required to pay $785 per credit hour. Other fees are also required to be paid on top of the tuition fee such as residential student fees, student recreation fees, student activities fees, and international student fees (foreign students only). Eligible students may apply to the Full Circle Scholarship, Double Husky Scholarship, City Year Scholarship, and other financial aid to enjoy tuition discounts.

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