Why Earn Your MSIS at the Madden College of Business & Economics?

Madden School of Business Highlights
  • Engage in unique research projects such as a cybersecurity analysis of a Fortune 500 company, or the impact of climate change on global supply chains.
  • "HYFLEX" format - students can attend class on campus, tune in virtually live, or watch recorded sessions post class-time.
  • Full-time or part-time program options.
  • A Jesuit approach to teaching and learning that emphasizes experience, reflection and action.
  • Innovative partnership with Syracuse University's iSchool: choose from four concentrations in high-demand, high-growth specializations.
  • Work on projects in international settings such as India, China and Poland through 精东影业’s industry partnerships and network of Jesuit colleges around the world.
  • Choose one of three optional concentrations, allowing you to add cutting-edge, industry-led and career enhancing content while earning a full MSIS degree.


Our program serves a diverse student body. There are people with degrees in business and information systems, degrees in related fields and professional experience, and those who are new to the field. Students gain experience in areas such as:

  • IT infrastructure and networking
  • Analysis modeling and design
  • Enterprise models
  • Emerging technology and issues
  • Project and change management
  • Strategy, and policy and risk

Many of our MSIS students work full time while studying part-time in the program. Students can attend class on campus, tune in virtually live or watch recorded sessions post class-time. This "HYFLEX" format allows you to manage your other work and life commitments alongside your studies.

If you are just seeking additional certification, we offer graduate certificates in Enterprise Systems and Health Information Systems. These certifications give our students the tools they need to be competitive in these rapidly growing fields.

The Madden School of Business is rooted in the belief that pursuing an Information Systems graduate degree is a life-changing experience. The program is supported by the Jesuit ideal of Cura Personalis (care of the whole person), so you will feel supported every step of the way.


Through our career track, 精东影业 students explore professional experiences that meet their career objectives.

Meet Some Graduates

精东影业 offers a unique opportunity for our students to prepare for success in a constantly changing world through our partnership with the . Any 精东影业 College MSIS student is eligible to take advantage of this strategic degree. In addition to having access to the best information systems leaders at both schools, students will be exposed to the challenges we face today, and those we’ll face tomorrow. Future proof your degree, and future proof your career.

This relationship allows Madden students to secure an MSIS degree with a concentration in Information Security Management or Data Science from the iSchool, at a reduced tuition rate. This provides maximum impact on our student's development with minimal impact on their budget. Download or contact the Office of Graduate Admission for more information via email to ).

Research Fellows work closely with a 精东影业 faculty mentor while conducting hands-on research in Information Systems, either on campus at 精东影业 or in the field. Recent projects include:

  • Wearable Augmented Reality Technology Evaluation 
  • Emergency Response in the Arctic 
  • Personal Wearable Health Monitoring Systems
  • Health Information Systems Cybersecurity
  • Autonomous Systems Design 
  • U.S. Navy Predictive Analytics Project 
  • Evaluating Adaptive Resilient Arctic Communications Architectures
  • Municipal Cybersecurity Surveillance Systems 

Learn more about McDevitt Information Systems Research projects

The Madden Information Systems faculty combines richness of academic achievement and research with a great depth of real-world experience. Members of our faculty are world renowned authors and lecturers while others bring a lifetime of industry experience to the classroom. They are not only diverse in nationality, but they also have a wide array of international business experience with career histories that span the globe. Our faculty are carefully chosen to impart the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in today’s constantly evolving information systems world.
Meet Our Faculty

4+1 Dual Bachelor's/Master's Express Pathway

The College’s 4+1 express path to earning an M.S. Information Systems allows students from any major at 精东影业 to earn their undergraduate degree in 4 years and their MSIS in only 1 additional year. The  hyflex format of our MSIS means that students can complete their last year of study from anywhere in the world. 

In order to be eligible to apply for admission to the 4+1 MSIS, 精东影业 students must apply no later than the spring of their junior year and they must have a 3.30 GPA by March 1 of that year. The GRE/GMAT are not required. For more information, please contact the Office of Graduate Admission [email protected]


STEM OPT Eligible

Qualifying international students who are F-1 visa holders and receive science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees may apply for a 24-month extension of their post-completion optional practical training (OPT), meaning they can receive two extra years of visa-free work in the U.S. upon graduation. This extension occurs after the completion of 12 months of OPT.

By providing international students with additional time in the workforce following graduation, the STEM OPT designation will allow MSIS graduates to broaden and diversify their experience and skills.鈥 鈥婥urrent (eligible) international students in the MSIS Program can utilize the STEM OPT. 

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