24 months
26600 USD/year
26600 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Information Systems program from Northeastern University offers cutting-edge expertise in a variety of courses that combine technological advances and business practices.

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In the Information Systems program from Northeastern University , you will embark on an IT leadership pathway as a more-evolved, dynamic software engineer. Through an innovative curriculum and a rigorous academic program that is both broad and deep, you’ll become a problem solver who designs groundbreaking software solutions that fit within the complexities of the business world and solve the humanistic needs of the people who use them.

This flexible degree program puts software at the forefront of the engineering paradigm to address the socio-technical needs of contemporary society. You’ll be prepared to go beyond simple programming to become a leader in information technology, delivering systems that are safe and secure and that help solve the world’s grand challenges. 

Unique Features

  • Can be combined with a Gordon Engineering Leadership certificate
  • Optional participation in a Northeastern co-op program
  • Students can take courses in one of five specialty concentrations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Application Engineering and Development
  • Lab for INFO
  • Network Structures and Cloud Computing
  • Big-Data Systems and Intelligence Analytics
  • User Experience Design and Testing 
  • Web Design and User Experience Engineering 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application form
  • $75 application fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • GRE is not required for applicants starting spring 2021
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resumé
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo for international applicants
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering or similar field

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 53200 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    26600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 53200 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 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.

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