Students who obtain an MSIS degree are qualified to do significant work in the computer industry or industries making use of computers to support their business.
These are fully outlined in MSIS Degree Requirements Form. However, here are some of the basics:
The best way is to find a professor whose interests coincide with yours. Often this will be a professor whom you have gotten to know during a class. Contact that professor and see whether you can find a project of mutual interest. The project can be done for credit, as an independent study, if approved by the Director of Graduate Studies.
Further course advice can be found in the MSIS Course Roadmap.
MSIS students register for Stern courses in a different way than MSCS students do. Please refer to the Stern Registration Procedures for MSIS Students for more information.
You are eligible for jobs within the university. To view such jobs, visit the The Wasserman Center for Career Development. These jobs include grading and other jobs, although they are by no means sufficient for funding your education or meeting your living expenses. It is also possible to take up to 2 paid internship courses while you are completing your master's degree. Please refer to Earning Credit for Internship for more information.
The MSIS program is geared to provide students with the solid foundation of practical business and information technology knowledge that will help them succeed as they develop or interact with modern business solutions throughout their career.
Our graduates work in a myriad of fields in various positions. A sampling of the positions held by our MSIS graduates includes:
Our graduates are employed by some of the leading companies in the world. A sampling of the companies that our MSIS graduates work for includes:
Yes, you can subscribe to the mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions are posted at http://cs.nyu.edu/mailman/listinfo/opportunities In addition, you can post your resume through the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development and set up a resume that is accessed by many employers.
MS students who wish to enter the Ph.D. program must submit a new complete application and are considered together with all the applicants to the Ph.D. program. High GPA will be essential. Research experience is a plus (often, obtained by prior independent study with faculty). There is no special mechanism for transferring from the MS to the Ph.D. program