MS in Information Management and Systems
Carnegie Mellon University

About Carnegie Mellon University

Started in the year 1900, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a private research university in Pittsburgh. It is one of the best colleges for just about any course, which is why it’s a ‘dream college’ for almost every international student. It’s pretty expensive, though, so that’s something you have to keep in mind. It ranks #81 according to U.S. News' 'Best Global Universities Ranking' list.

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STEM Course
The MS in Information Management and Systems at CMU is a government-designated STEM degree and so international students may be eligible for the 24-month F1 OPT (optional practical training) extension.

Course Duration
16 months






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27 months

CMU Information Management and Systems



Fall: 17 Mar |
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Course Description

Master of Information Systems Management (MISM) program blends technical and leadership skills, equipping you with the ability to transform organizations through technology. The MISM program is available in four challenging pathways—our flagship 16-month and 12-month programs in Pittsburgh. Heinz College Is The #1 Analytics Education Program and Has Been #1 In Information And Technology Management Since 2001.

Students in the MISM: 16-Month pathway can elect an optional concentration in one of the following specialty areas:

  • Electronic Commerce
  • Business Intelligence
  • Information Security Management
  • IT Strategy & Management
  • Health Care Informatics


Required courses:

  • Distributed Systems for ISM
  • Database Management
  • Managing Disruptive Technologies
  • Object-Oriented Programming in Java
  • Design Core
  • Digital Transformation
  • Organizational Design and Implementation
  • Economic Analysis
  • Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Finance
  • Decision Making Under Uncertainty
  • Statistics for IT Managers
  • Writing for ISM
  • Professional Speaking
  • Information Systems Capstone Project


  • Machine Learning
  • Programming R for Analytics
  • Business Intelligence and Data Mining in SAS
  • Measurement and Analysis of Social Media
  • Exploring and Visualizing Data
  • Digital Marketing Analytics
  • Big Data and Large Scale Computing
  • Privacy in the Digital Age
  • Data-Focused Python

Eligibility and Application Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree.
  • ILETS (minimum) score of: 7 in each brand with Listening: 6.5, Reading: 6.5, Writing: 6.5 and Speaking: 6.0
  • TOEFL(minimum) score of: 25 in each section with Reading: 22, Listening: 22, Speaking: 18 and Writing: 22

Job Prospects and Placements for Information Management and Systems at Carnegie Mellon University

Popular sectors

  • Data Scientist
  • Product manager
  • Software Engineer
  • Consultant
  • Associate
  • Financial Assistance

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