MS in Management and Systems (STEM)


To lead successfully in the business world, you need to understand the nuances of business and how they interface with the most advanced innovations in technology. This degree is based on a unique curriculum that provides you with experiential learning opportunities to develop strong management and leadership skills and gain a comprehensive knowledge of current information technologies.

The Management and Systems master's is offered through the Management & Technology department within the Division of Programs in Business.

Competitive Advantage

The academic work done throughout the curriculum is directly tied to its application through hands-on projects, case studies, team exercises, and real-world work, providing you with  a competitive advantage in today’s workplace.

STEM Designation

The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) designation is assigned to programs that have quantitative/technical focus and enable students to participate in a longer optional practical training post-graduation.

Expertise of Industry Professionals

Classes are led by knowledgeable industry professionals who help transform students from diverse backgrounds and skill levels into a cohesive learning team, promote collaborative learning, and

make connections with current and future colleagues and potential employers.


NYU plans to resume in-person instruction for academic year 2021-22, and will welcome students back on campus. If you are unable to attend in-person for Fall 2021, accommodations may be available for remote study.

NOTE: Certain restrictions and requirements may apply for international students.

Program Structure

Core Courses

The core curriculum is designed to provide you with a deep and broad foundation that supports concentration course work and serves you throughout your career.



Elective courses in cutting-edge technology and systems are offered to provide industry-specific knowledge.



These specializations allow you to acquire a body of knowledge in key technology and systems area which include Systems Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Strategy and Leadership, & Database Technologies.



To complete their course of study students engage in a rigorous capstone project to  demonstrate their mastery of their course and program knowledge in the form of an applied project, creation of a business plan or completion of  a thesis.


Core Requirements

This degree is a 42-credit program consisting of a required set of 7 core courses, 4 student-selected concentration courses, and a required capstone course.


Students should select one elective course and one capstone course.


Students are required to select one of the following capstone courses.


Students select four courses from any one concentration.

Database Technologies

The Database Technologies concentration provides students with an enhanced knowledge of databases and analytics which includes the design, creation, maintenance, and querying of databases for deep data analysis. It prepares graduates to support the work of the Chief Data Officer in organizations.

Strategy and Leadership

The Strategy and Leadership concentration is intended for students interested in focusing on organizational technical leadership competencies. It prepares graduates to support the work of the Chief Information Officer in organizations.

Enterprise Risk Management

The Enterprise Risk Management concentration bridges both management and IT areas, with a focus on designing and managing both cyber and financial risk systems in organizations. It prepares graduates to support the work of the Chief Information Security Officer in organizations.

Systems Management

The Systems Management concentration provides students with an enhanced knowledge of information systems design, development, and maintenance. It prepares graduates to support the work of the Chief Technology Officer in organizations.

Admissions Criteria

We carefully weigh each component of your application during the admissions review process to evaluate your ability to benefit from and contribute to the dynamic learning environment and the challenging curriculum that the School offers.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester

Priority:   January 15

International Final: April 1*

Domestic Final: July 1


Spring Semester

Priority:   September 15

International Final: October 1

Domestic Final: November 30

Summer Semester

International Final: March 1

Domestic Final: May 1

Required Documents

Personal Statement


Two Letters of Recommendation

Standardized Tests (If required by Admissions team)


We require transcripts from all institutions where college credit was received.


For Academic Year 2020-2021

Application Fee $150

Tuition depends on the number of credit hours a student enrolls in each semester. A part-time student taking 6 credit hours is billed $13,778 for tuition and fees for a semester. A full-time student taking 12 credit hours is billed $22,699 for tuition and fees for a semester. For a full breakdown of tuition and fees visit the Bursar's website.

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Language Proficiency

TOEFL scores are required for applicants who did not complete an undergraduate degree in the United States or in a country where the only primary language is not English.  Successful candidates achieve a minimum score of 110 on the Internet-based test.


For the IELTS, a minimum overall band score of at least 8.0 is recommended.


NYUSPS does not prohibit applicants with lower TOEFL/IELTS scores from applying for admission since many factors influence the admissions decision. 


Pearson Versant English Placement Test (VEPT)

If an international applicant has not achieved the minimum scores as described above, they are required to participate in the VEPT, a 50-minute online test that evaluates English language proficiency.


Career Success

97.7% of NYUSPS Management and Systems graduate students reported being employed within six months of graduation.


Alumni of the NYUSPS Management and Systems program land opportunities across a wide range of levels, organizations, and geographic locations. Below are sample employers and job titles reported over the last five years:




5th Avenue Associates




CMB Realty



Goldman Sachs








Moody’s Analytics

New York University


NYU Shanghai

One Red LLC


RBC Capital Markets

Scopis Software

United Nations



YAD Capital LLC

Job Title


Asset and Wealth Management

Business Analyst


Customer Data Analyst

Cybersecurity Consultant

Development and Financial Support Counselor

Digital Consultant

Digital Product Manager

Faculty Research Administrator

Human Resource Manager

Lead Partner

Management Consultant

Managing Partner

Modeling Consultant

New York Area Film Merchandiser

Operations Manager

Partner Solutions Manager

Product and Project Manager

Public Finance Product Control Officer

Reporting and Analytics Intern

Research Centers and Institute WebMaster

Senior Cybersecurity Analyst

Software Development Manager

Sourcing Manager

Supply Chain and Inventory Management Specialist

Technical Client Implementation Program Officer

Technical Project Analyst

Technology Manager



As professional relationships are an essential part of student success, the NYUSPS Wasserman Center for Career Development and the Division of Programs in Business partner on a variety of career initiatives.

Financing Your education

Click the link below to find important information regarding the federal aid process, NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) department and divisional scholarships, private loans, and the NYU payment plans.