Information Systems

Northwestern University

24 months
4630 USD/module
4630 USD/module
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The Information Systems program of Northwestern University prepares graduates to advance their careers in IT management or to move into an IT career and progress to management level.


The Information Systems program of Northwestern Universityputs emphasis on the development and management of software projects existing in the workplace. It is designed for professionals who seek a hands-on, laboratory-based experience that will broaden and deepen their knowledge of new and emerging IT. Choose from eight specializations to focus on your area of interest and build the skills you need to advance your career.

An interdisciplinary professional program, MSIS graduates will possess the knowledge, skills and aptitude to:

  • Ability to develop and manage software projects
  • Build effective leadership techniques and communication skills necessary to implement change management and innovation
  • Network within a population of peers and leading information systems professionals from prominent public and private organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Telecommunication Networks
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Database Systems Design and Implementation
  • Web Application Development
  • Database Administration
  • Data Science/Machine Learning

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Submit a nonrefundable application fee of $75
  • One sealed copy of official transcripts from ALL previously attended colleges and universities
  • Two letters of recommendation focusing on academic and professional achievement and ability
  • Statement of purpose
  • Current résumé or curriculum vitae

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4630 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4630 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4630 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4630 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.

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