MS in Information
Management

MS in Information Management at the iSchool

The MS 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 humanities 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.

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What you will learn

As an IM student, you will learn how to collaborate and communicate as a 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 (CAS) give you the opportunity to specialize further in your graduate studies. You can incorporate CAS classes into your Information Management curriculum, which means you can graduate with a certified and highly marketable skill set without taking extra classes.

CAS in Data Science

Learn the data lifecycle from beginning to end. With this CAS, you will learn to create, analyze, visualize, and archive data – and discover how data science is integral to every industry.

CAS in Information Security Management

Information security is critical, but complex. With this CAS, you can get a strong foundation: from using technology to government policy.

Career Outlook

Syracuse University is known for its strong alumni network, and the iSchool is no exception. Graduates of the MS 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 MS in Information Management can help get you there.

career outlook
94%
2015 Placement Rate
Based on 92% response rate
Top Employers
Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Deloitte Consulting, EY (Ernst & Young), JP Morgan Chase & Co., KPMG, LPA Software Solutions, Microsoft Securonix, Inc, PwC, U.S. Government
Top Job Titles
Associate Consultant, Security Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, Data Analyst, Business Technology Analyst, IT Consultant, Technology Advisor, Technology Analyst

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.

Imformation 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 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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Scholarships

Explore all of the merit awards and scholarships for Information Management students.

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Learn more about our Information Managament Program

This program is offered in both online and on-campus format. Select from the options below.


Melissa Lopo

Melissa Lopoo

Graduate Recruitment Specialist

(315) 443-8826