Santa Clara University



To step up to be a leader for your technology firm—or to lead the technology function in your organization—you need a solid background in business and technology. The Santa Clara University’s MS in Information Systems degree gives you breadth and depth to be the leader your industry needs.

The Program

Designed to equip IT leaders with the tools to harness the power of information, the program delivers:

  • skills to apply technology to solve business problems
  • project-based coursework
  • practical exposure to actual challenges

Courses are clustered thematically within four groups:

  • Core Business Knowledge
  • Core Information Systems Knowledge
  • Specialization
  • Integration and Application
Program Format

The Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) at Santa Clara University is a 51 units degree program. It is offered in both full-time and part-time formats.

Core Units: 30

Elective Units: 15

Capstone: 6

Program Length: 2 years to 6 years

Class Availability:

  • Classes held Monday through Thursday, some Saturday class options
  • Meeting times 4:00 PM, 5:45 PM and 7:20 PM

Enrollment Options:

The flexible admission dates means you can start your program sooner than you thought possible.

  • Admission in Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters
  • Applications reviewed on an on-going basis
  • Application deadlines:

    • Winter 2015 - November 1, 2014
    • Spring 2015- January 20, 2015
    • Fall 2015 - April 1, 2015 (first round)
    • Fall 2015 – June 1, 2015 (second round)
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