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Master's in Information Management at the iSchool

The master's in Information Management (IM) from the iSchool uses an interdisciplinary approach to learning and understanding information technology. Here at the Syracuse University iSchool, we believe that information management means using your unique professional and academic background to develop an approach to information systems that will benefit people and organizations alike.

Our curriculum combines management and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) courses to deliver a balanced education and prepare graduates for a wide range of positions in the information field. Our interdisciplinary philosophy means that students from any academic or professional background have the opportunity to thrive in our program.

Our faculty includes professors who are top researchers in their field and professors of practice who bring a wealth of knowledge from practical experience in the field of IT. Graduates of our program have gone on to become consultants and analysts, work for technology giants and the U.S. Government, and work for exciting startup companies – or found their own.

Our Faculty, Students, and Alumni

What you will learn

As an IM student, you will learn how to collaborate and communicate as an IT professional, design and analyze solutions to IT problems, and improve business processes through IT implementation. Throughout your graduate studies, you will learn to approach challenges strategically, while making sure that technology solutions integrate with the goals of your organization.

Certificates of Advanced Study

Certificates of Advanced Study (C.A.S.) give you the opportunity to specialize further in your graduate studies. You can incorporate C.A.S. classes into your Information Management curriculum, which means you can graduate with a certified and highly marketable skill set without taking extra classes.

Career Outlook

Syracuse University is known for its strong alumni network, and the iSchool is no exception. Graduates of the master's in Information Management program are in high demand because our curriculum incorporates hands-on, experiential learning along with the classroom learning environment.

Information Management alumni achieve consistently high placement rates and are working all over the world. Whether you want to work in a big city or in your hometown, the master's in Information Management can help get you there.

career outlook
2018 Placement Rate
Based on 97% response rate
2U, Inc, Amazon, Anthem, Deloitte, EY (Ernst & Young), Fidelity Investments, Goldman Sachs, IBM, JP Morgan Chase & Co,. Microsoft, PwC, United Health Group
Job Titles
Business Intelligence Developer, Consultant, Data Analyst, Infrastructure Analyst, Data Engineer, Product Analyst, Technology Analyst

Master's in Information Management Online

Online iSchool students have access to the same faculty and degree as our campus students - it’s just in a different delivery mode.

The online format of the program combines live weekly classes, multimedia coursework, and collaborative group learning exercises. The innovative learning technology platform helps students cultivate lifelong professional relationships and personally interact with a worldwide community of students and alumni—all while having the flexibility to continue working full time.

Courses are led by professors who bring a wealth of experience from the field directly to the classroom, helping students learn skills that are immediately applicable to their day-to-day work environments.

Information Management Online

How to Apply

We offer admissions for fall and spring semesters.

Visit the Admissions page for information on application deadlines, tuition, and more.

The application process for the online master's in Information Management program is different from our on-campus program. For more information, please visit the Admissions Overview page for online programs.

The Checklist

Do you have everything you need to apply? Use our checklist to know that you’re ready to begin your application.

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Learn more about our Information Managament Program

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