AAS in Information Systems Management


The Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Management will prepare you to design, operate, and evaluate competitive technology alternatives to meet an organization’s needs. You will learn the basic concepts of computer technology and how to apply it accurately and appropriately in workplace settings. You also will be introduced to changing trends in computer technology and their future impacts, as well as the legal and ethical issues regarding the handling of data.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program may pursue careers in local, state, or federal government; nonprofit organizations; the private sector; or cultural institutions.

Faculty Contact

Dr. Antonios Saravanos
(212) 992-8725

Program Structure

Major Curriculum

The required core curriculum is complemented by a broad array of courses that include content in business and management, database design, management systems, and systems analysis. In addition, the degree offers excellent preparation for a bachelor’s degree, including:

Core Courses

Core courses provide an in-depth exploration of the liberal arts that expands your critical thinking and analytical skills, increases your knowledge, and develops your intellect.


Core Requirements

The degree is a 60 credit program consisting of a required set of core courses (32 credits) and required courses (28 credits).


The following courses may be required based on a writing placement assessment, and should be successfully completed within the first three semesters.

Critical Thinking

Students are required to take the following course.

Quantitative Reasoning

Students, in close consultation with their advisor, select Math 1 and Math II or one of the following other courses based on a math placement assessment.

Scientific Issues

Students select one of the following courses in consultation with their advisor.

Admissions Criteria

Note: Applicants must have at least a gap semester between high school graduation and their pursuit of an associate degree at NYUSPS.

Applications will be reviewed for evidence of:

  • Academic preparedness suggestive of success at the associate level

  • Personal attributes that predict readiness for college-level work (e.g., motivation to learn, time management, personal responsibility, maturity)

  • Self-reflection on reasons for pursuing a college degree and how the degree will advance one’s personal or career goals


Application Dates

  • Fall - August 1st

  • Spring - January 1st

Required Forms and Application Details

  • $0 application fee

  • GED or high school diploma required - recommended minimum 2.7 (B-) GPA

  • Résumé

  • 1 Letter of recommendation (recommended, but not required)

  • 4 short-answer essays

  • Official transcripts from all high school and colleges attended


For Academic Year 2019-2020

Tuition per 4 credit course $2,040

Registration Fee* $708

*Fees based on total number of courses registered for, see link below for details.

Review Process

Applications are reviewed by the NYUSPS Office of Admissions, in consultation with the Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies.


Financing Your education

We know that financial planning for your education is of the utmost importance. We want to support you. Click the link below to learn about financial aid opportunities or download the financial aid guidelines document.