M.Sc. On Campus

Information Systems - Systems Development

12 months
838 USD/credit 30168 USD/year
838 USD/credit 30168 USD/year
404 USD/credit 14544 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Systems Development is a master's sequence in Information Systems. The Information Systems - Systems Development program at Illinois State University is designed for students who are interested in integrating existing technologies to help businesses better manage their information.


About this Degree

Most students choosing this Information Systems - Systems Development sequence plan to pursue further studies in Information Systems or work as a programmer-analyst, systems developer, or project manager.

Based on your professional goals, you can choose to do a thesis, project, or take extra courses to complete the program.

Illinois State University is the only university in the state with information systems and computer science programs both accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems Analysis And Design

  • Software Quality Assurance And Testing
  • Object-Oriented System Development
  • Topics In Information Systems
  • Applied Data Mining
  • Building Machine Learning Systems
  • Practical Telecommunication Networking
  • Advanced Topics In Information Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • have earned a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college or university that is accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting association, or do so within one academic year
  • present unofficial transcripts from each college or university other than Illinois State at which graduate, undergraduate, or non-degree credit was earned.
  • A student applying to this program must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for either the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework or any previous work in a master's program.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 404 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Information Systems - Systems Development
Illinois State University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!