Welcome new MS in Information Systems students!
MS students will receive an email from the advising team with more specific information related to your program requirements. New students should note that information will be sent to the same email address that you used to apply to your degree program.
MS IS Program Advisor:
Taneisha Green and Monee’ Johnson
MS IS Faculty Advisor:
Professor Michael Palley
Degree Requirements: https://zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu/academic-programs/graduate/ms/information-systems/
International students need to be registered for 9 credits in fall and spring to be considered full-time. Part-time students typically take 6 credits per semester.
|First Semester Courses||Elective Options (No Prerequisites)||Business Communication|
CIS 9340 (if you intend to complete
BUS 9551 1.5 credits; 7 weeks
- Other required course notes:
- CIS 9490 Systems Analysis and Design has a prerequisite of CIS 9340. Students planning to graduate in three semesters should complete this course in their second semester so that they are ready to enroll in the capstone course CIS 9590 in their third semester.
- CIS 9590 Information Systems Development Project is the required capstone course and is completed later in the program. The pre-requisites are CIS 9490 and CIS 9340. Plan your registration for CIS 9590 based on your expected date of graduation.
Baruch Undergraduates in Computer Information Systems, Statistics, or Quantitative Modeling
- If you earned your BBA in Computer Information Systems, Statistics or Quantitative Modeling you may receive course substitutions for the following courses:
|Baruch Undergraduate Course||Grade||Graduate Equivalent||*Time Limit||Course Substitution|
|CIS 3400||B or better||CIS 9340||5 years||Any CIS 9000-level elective|
|CIS 4800||B or better||CIS 9490||5 years||Any CIS 9000-level elective|
|CIS 5800||B or better||CIS 9590||5 years||CIS 9480|
*Students may consult with the faculty advisor if they completed courses beyond the five year time-limit
Baruch Undergraduates in Accountancy
If you earned your BBA in Accountancy and wish to fulfill NYS CPA requirements you will be required to take an ACC elective. Students should aim to complete their Accounting elective after their first semester in the program.
Students with undergraduate degrees in Accountancy, who intend to meet NYS CPA-Licensure requirements, should review additional information here: