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MBA in Information Systems

  With an MBA in Information Systems, take charge of technology transformations and gain a strategic advantage through:
  • A thorough grounding in critical business factors
  • Specialized database and IT network knowledge
  • Faculty who are experienced and well-connected in the field
  • Internships in leading organizations headquartered nearby
Lead your organization through strategic decisions about information systems, telecommunications, database administration, Internet technologies, systems analysis and design, and how they support the needs of the business.
$123,280
Median salary for computer and information systems managers (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)

 

Students in the Information Systems MBA program take courses from both the Lubin School of Business and the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, one of the first comprehensive computing schools in the country. Through this unique combination of world-class schools, you gain a deeper understanding of and practical skills in business telecommunications, information system principles, and project management. Through Lubin's MBA in Information Systems, you gain:
  • Critical business management skills
  • Essential database management skills
  • Best practices in information system management, analysis, and design
  • Strategic business application of IS principles

Click to view curriculum for the MBA in Information Systems.

 

Lubin puts you at the center of the world's business life, through a network of alumni and corporate partners that reaches into:
  • Major financial institutions
  • Media companies
  • Growing businesses in every industry
Pace University has the largest internship program in the Metropolitan New York area.

Gain valuable experience in one or more internships
- with internationally respected companies. Students in the MBA in Information Systems program complete at least one internship and find daily opportunities to apply the knowledge they've gained in the classroom. Recent internship sites include:
  • Haver Analytics, Inc.
  • Alliance Resources Corp
Connect with industry insiders: In addition to the connections and advice our faculty offer, our alumni-who are themselves industry insiders, rising and leading in a wide range of enterprises-actively connect with current students through our LinkedIn mentoring program.

Convenient locations: Pursue your MBA in Information Systems at either graduate campus: Take full advantage of your dedicated team of advisers while you're here. They can guide you through the program and into your career, opening doors and making connections for you.

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Elite accreditation: Lubin's dual accreditation by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, in both business and accounting, is an elite distinction shared by fewer than 2% of business schools in the world.

International recognition: The MBA in Information Systems program is ranked among the best Masters in Information Systems Management by EDUNIVERSAL, an organization which ranks the top global business programs in the world.

947 students from 81 countries. Build your global network and take it with you when you graduate!

 

A U.S. bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree from a foreign school is the preferred undergraduate degree requirement for admission into the MBA program. In addition to a resume, a personal statement, a GMAT or GRE score report, and two recommendations, applicants must submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities they have attended. If you are an MBA applicant who already holds a business-related master's or doctoral degree, you may request a waiver of the GMAT or GRE. A recent TOEFL score, no more than two years old, is required of all applicants whose native language is not English. Recommended application deadlines are August 1 for the fall entry term and December 1 for the spring entry term. Click for our Application Guidelines and Checklist.

For admission information, please contact:

New York City campus
Graduate Admission
Phone: 212-346-1531
E-mail: gradnyc@pace.edu
  White Plains Graduate Center
Graduate Admission
Phone: 914-422-4283
E-mail: gradwp@pace.edu

Click for information about information sessions, online chats, and other recruitment events, or call 212-346-1323 for more information. To request a brochure, catalog, application packet, or other printed materials, please fill out our online form. You may also call 1-800-874-PACE or send your request via e-mail to infoctr@pace.edu.

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MBA in Information Systems

 

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Here's what to expect with an MBA in Information Systems:
  • Excellent compensation: $59,167 average starting salary (Source: Pace University Career Services Annual Reports)
  • Employment of network and computer systems administrators is expected to grow 28% from 2010 to 2020 (Occupational Outlook Handbook, U.S. Department of Labor, 2012-2013)
  • Significant advantage: Your career prospects are better with a master's degree or higher (Source: U.S. Department of Labor)
  • Make your career move with one of the over 300 employers who recruit Pace graduates every year
  • Varied industries and professional paths
  • Exciting opportunities at respected companies and organizations. These companies have hired recent Lubin MBA/IS graduates:

    • Alliance Bernstein LP
    • FBI
    • IBM
    • Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.

  • Join our distinguished alumni pursuing careers around the globe
 

    In the center of New York City's business life, Lubin introduces you to successful business leaders and thriving multinational corporations. Connect directly with the world-class individuals who serve as an Executive- or Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Pace. We nurture relationships with many of the world's leading executives, to broaden and deepen your learning experience—far beyond what you can expect at any other business school:
  • Meet top executives when they visit your classes and lecture on campus.
Off campus, we get you through the door and behind the scenes for unique opportunities, thanks to our rich and well-developed network of alumni and corporate partners:
  • A Fortune 100 company headquarters in metropolitan New York City
  • The Fed: Research at the Federal Reserve Bank - almost 100 Lubin alumni are employed here
  • NYSE: The rush of the trading floor