M.Sc. On Campus

Information Systems

Santa Clara University

27 months
1150 USD/credit 24533 USD/year
1150 USD/credit 24533 USD/year
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The MS programs in Information Systems at Santa Clara University are designed to challenge you and expand your thinking. You’ll gain solid analytical skills and comprehensive business knowledge, and have ample exposure to problem solving that will give you both the practical skills and the confidence to shape your future.


Individuals with information technology experience and business skills are in high demand by companies around the world. The Information Systems program at Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business develops leaders for technologically advanced organizations. 

Learning outcomes

The program is particularly strong in its focus on the application and effective use of information systems to solve real business problems.

  • Location: Ideally positioned in Silicon Valley, the Leavey School of Business has developed strong relationships with Silicon Valley's leading companies, giving you unique exposure to leading-edge technology, business practice, and potential employers.
  • Curriculum: A unique blend of business and information systems core courses provides a foundation for your growth as a leader in the IT industry. New areas of mastery are learned in a wide range of electives and open new avenues for your career. Most of the coursework is project-based, connecting learning to actual challenges in the field. Some of our new electives include : Big Data Modeling and Analysis, Innovations in Mobile Payments, Crypto-Currency, and Cloud-Based Transaction Security, and Data Science Analysis with Python.
  • Faculty: Both well respected scholars and experienced IT executives teach in the program, giving you exposure to cutting-edge knowledge and its application in the workplace, often in the same evening.
  • Capstone: The Capstone experience brings together coursework with practical application. Mentored by faculty, students work with companies to identify and solve an information systems problem within the organization. Past projects have seen students work in companies such as: Cisco, Kaiser Permanente, Silicon Valley Bank and many more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Object Oriented Analysis and Programming
  • Information Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Management Systems
  • Information Systems Policy and Strategy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 27 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an online application form and $100 application fee paid by credit card
  • Resume
  • 3 Business Essays
  • Academic Records and Transcripts
  • Official GMAT or GRE exam results
  • Official TOEFL exam results
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24533 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1150 USD per credit during 27 months.
  • National

    24533 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1150 USD per credit during 27 months.

Living costs for Santa Clara

1100 - 1600 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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