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Master of Science in Information Management

Earn your W. P. Carey MSIM in only 12 months while you continue to work. Designed for busy working professionals, the MSIM will broaden your professional and managerial expertise in the IT field. 

Whether you’re looking to advance your career or need to bolster your skills within your current position and organization, the MSIM will prepare you to align business and IT strategies and to recognize and evaluate emerging technologies. You’ll build a network of accomplished, motivated peers while you learn to leverage IT to gain a competitive advantage in the global economy.

Quality and Convenience

The W. P. Carey Department of Information Systems Department is consistently ranked among the top 20 in the country by U. S. News & World Report. MSIM faculty members bring their years of research and consulting experience into the classroom, adding more value to your degree.

With lock-step course format and classes held two evenings per week, you’ll be better able to focus on key topics and implement them immediately within your organization. The 16-month W. P. Carey Online MSIM offers the same faculty and the same curriculum, allowing you to enhance your expertise from anywhere in the world.

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 36 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.

Excellent Job Growth Opportunities

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the job outlook from 2014-2024 is especially strong for IT managers, with 11 percent growth projected in the field. According to the GMAC 2015 Corporate Recruiters Survey, demand for master's degree graduates was up 12 percent — to 57 percent of hiring firms — over the previous year.

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“My W. P. Carey experience has taught me that nothing is impossible. Coming halfway around the world, I have been able to pursue and realize my dreams, develop an amazing network of peers and business leaders, and take the first step in an exciting new career.”

Akanksha Mohla
MSIM 2015

Akanksha Mohla