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To become a leader for your tech firm—or to manage information technology in your organization—you need a solid background in both business and technology. Santa Clara University’s M.S. in Information Systems degree gives you the skills to solve challenging technical business problems and grow into one of the leaders your industry needs.


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 core cluster groups:

Cluster 1

Core business knowledge.

Cluster 3


Cluster 2

Core information systems knowledge.

Cluster 4

Integration and application.

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Program Format

The Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) at Santa Clara University is a 54 units degree program. It is offered in both full-time and part-time formats.

Core Units: 33

Elective Units: 15

Capstone: 6

Program Length: 2 years one quarter to 6 years

Class Availability:

  • Classes held Monday through Thursday
  • Meeting times 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:

    • Fall 2013 - April 1, 2013 (first round)
    • Fall 2013 – June 1, 2013 (second round)
    • Winter 2014 - November 1, 2013
    • Spring 2014- January 20, 2014
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