The MS in Management and Systems (MSIM) is a STEM graduate degree offered by the NYU SPS Division of Programs in Business, Department of Management and Technology. It prepares you for a broad range of career paths in the field of technology management by providing a solid foundation in information technology management and degree concentrations in areas that are critical to business management. Similar to a Management Information Systems degree (MIS), the MSIM focuses on the interrelationship between organizations, technology, and people. This program, however, also affords you the benefits, resources, and prestige of earning an NYU management and systems degree, while building technological and leadership skills that are immediately applicable and globally transferable.
MS in Management and Systems
- Degree core curriculum that prepares you for a broad range of technology management jobs
- Four degree concentrations that span across the field of management technology
- STEM degree, which may qualify students holding F-1 visas for a STEM OPT extension of 24 months
- Internships at Fortune 500 business and technology firms that can help to build your résumé and can lead to permanent positions
- Flexible full- or part-time study options
Who Should Consider Earning the MS in Management and Systems?
Students who have an interest in leadership roles that fuse business and technology should consider pursing the MS in Management and Systems. The degree builds technological, analytical, and managerial skills that make you highly competitive in the marketplace. Whether you are a recent college graduate or you are already a working professional, this program provides you with the core competencies to manage technology across the business functions.
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Choose From Four Degree Concentrations
The MS in Management and Systems offers degree concentrations in: Database Technologies, Enterprise Risk Management, Strategy and Leadership, and Systems Management. Each area of specialty provides the distinct technical skills and business acumen to prepare you for tech jobs that require the ability to manage technology projects, systems, and teams in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Learn From Faculty Members Who Are Experts in Their Fields
Faculty members teaching in the MS in Management and Systems have years of experience in managing technology across a broad array of fields. They bring their wealth of knowledge and their deep understanding of buiness and systems management to every class they teach—from financial management and data analytics to systems management, information security management, and technology team leadership.
Gain Global Skill Sets
As a student enrolled in the MS in Management and Systems, you will have the opportunity to study with classmates from around the world, hear from a wide range of guest lecturers, and work on projects in an environment that simulates what you can expect on the job. The skills you acquire will be transferable anywhere and will prepare you for the demands of the global workplace. You will gain the universal leadership, strategic, and technical skills that will make you a valued member of any organizational team.
Internships and Job Opportunities
Through the Division of Programs in Business and the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at NYU SPS, MS in Management and Systems students have the opportunity to complete internships that provide the hands-on experience needed to compete for technology management jobs. Many of these internships evolve into permanent positions or IT consulting jobs. 97.7% of our students reported being employed within six months of graduation. Our graduates go on to a wide range of careers in a broad array of companies and organizations including:
- Goldman Sachs
- Scopis Sofware
- United Nations
- YAD Captial
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Management and Systems?
The term management and systems is directly related to technology, information, and knowledge and the ways in which they interrelate within an organization. It is more commonly referred to as information technology (IT) and encompasses the planning, coordination, and structuring of information-related activities in every facet of a business. Management and systems, and IT professionals employ best practices to put technology to use across organizations by designing, building, securing, and managing information and knowledge systems.
What Do Management and Systems Professionals Do?
Management and systems professionals typically analyze their organization’s information and technology needs and recommend technology and systems upgrades as well as new systems; plan and direct the installation and maintenance of computer hardware and software; ensure the security of an organization’s systems network and data; assess the costs and benefits of new projects and justify funding on technology projects; keep abreast of new technologies and look for ways to upgrade their organization’s information systems; determine personnel needs as they relate to information technology; plan and direct the work of other technology professionals, often creating and leading technical teams; and negotiate with the organization’s technology vendors.
What Key Skills Do Management and Systems Professionals Need to Succeed?
Management and systems professionals must have a deep understanding of analytical, business, communication, decision-making, leadership, and organizational skills. They also must have dexterities in data management, analytics, cybersecurity, risk management, and systems development, in addition to the ability to make important decisions regarding how to allocate technological resources to reach their organizations’ goals.
What certifications are available to graduates of the program?
Management and systems students who complete the Enterprise Data and Analytics Systems concentration are prepared to be certified by INFORMS as Certified Analysis Professional (CAP); those who complete the Enterprise Risk Management Systems concentration may aspire to be certified by ISACA as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISP); if the Enterprise Systems Development concentration is completed, graduates may pursue the IIBA Certified Business Analyst (CBA) certification.