16 months
2528 USD/credit 68256 USD/year
2528 USD/credit 68256 USD/year
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The Information and Knowledge Strategy program from Columbia University develops leaders prepared to guide such organizations. Our graduates master essential skills in collaborative leadership, strategy, entrepreneurship, design, and change management. 

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The Information and Knowledge Strategy program from Columbia University  enables students to optimize organizational decisions and outcomes, which translates to increased productivity and impact at all levels of organizations across all industry, nonprofit, and government sectors.

The most productive organizations are strikingly similar. They make smarter decisions based on better information. They inspire collaborative teams that can execute those decisions effectively. They create cultures of excellence. 

In This Master’s Program, You Will...

  • Develop essential skills in collaboration, strategy, entrepreneurship, innovative digital product design, change management, and data analytics to lead 21st-Century organizations.
  • Understand the future of work and how to lead your organization there.
  • Leverage mission-critical data, information, and knowledge to optimize organizational outcomes.
  • Learn from an esteemed faculty of scholar-practitioners with backgrounds in psychology, business administration, economics, information systems, business intelligence, market research, social media, UI/UX, and analytics.
  • Learn how to transform organizational knowledge into marketable assets.
  • Increase productivity by improving key business processes and knowledge flows.
  • Build human networks that provide support, opportunity, and purpose.
  • Become a better communicator, problem-solver, teammate, and leader.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations for the Knowledge Driven Organization
  • Knowledge Processes, Practices & Governance
  • Leading Business Analytics for the Enterprise
  • Leading Collaboration
  • Digital Product Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Workplace and Digital Transformation 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 16 months

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36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application form
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • Your Résumé
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of academic purpose (500  words)
  • Supplemental essay 500 words
  • Optional: Official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test
  • Video Essay
  • An Admissions Interview
  • Students whose native language is not English must include proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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    68256 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2528 USD per credit during 16 months.
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    68256 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2528 USD per credit during 16 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

2638 - 5751 USD /month
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